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Truck manufacturers look to up the voltage on electrical systems

May 10, 2019 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. — Vehicle electrical engineers are like kids in a sandbox these days. The transition to 48-volt vehicle architecture represents nearly endless potential for improvement in efficiency and functionality of electrical components. It’s almost like starting from scratch — in more ways than one.

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Haldex unveils Midland air, electrical products

May 2, 2019 by John Smith

Haldex has unveiled a lineup of Midland 3IN1 ConnectSets, seven-way cable assemblies, tractor-trailer jumper air lines, tender kits, and a wider array of brake hose assemblies that include dual live swivel fitting configurations. In 2016 the company relaunched the Midland […]

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Mack makes battery refresher standard

April 11, 2019 by John Smith

Mack Trucks is adding a battery refresher as a standard feature on all truck models beginning in the second quarter of 2019. The refresher, mounted in the battery box, helps to reduce and reverse the effects of sulfation, giving lead-acid […]

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HAND-HELD ELECTRICAL ANALYZER

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Remy’s Intelli-Check II measures voltage drop and monitors a truck’s alternator and 12-volt batteries.

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WESTERN STAR FRONT WALL

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Western Star trucks now feature a redesigned cab front wall.

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BOSCH ALTERNATORS

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Comprehensive catalog on universal alternators for medium- and heavy-duty trucks.