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Truck-Lite’s Road Ready integrates Stemco data

June 18, 2019 by John Smith

Stemco’s wireless monitoring technology is now being integrated into Truck-Lite’s Road Ready telematics system through a second-generation SmartBridge Integrator. The integration means fleets will be able to access information about Stemco’s wireless products through Road Ready’s web portal, which will […]

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New mounting options for Truck-Lite’s Road Ready

March 25, 2019 by John Smith

Truck-Lite has unveiled an updated master control unit for its Road Ready trailer telematics system, creating new options for those who want to use the system on chassis, flatbeds and more. The new unit measures just 13.25 x 5.5 inches, with […]

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A night and day difference in truck lighting

November 15, 2018 by John Smith

FALCONER, N.Y. — Since headlamps are something drivers use every single day, we arranged a test drive with Truck-Lite to see if the LEDs lived up to the billing. Manufacturers like Truck-Lite use all kinds of sensitive instruments to measure […]

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Light it Up: Why some LED lamps seem brighter than others

November 15, 2018 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. — LEDs are much more energy-efficient than incandescent lights and they last much longer. Primarily for those two reasons, LEDs will be the light sources of the future, but they are not without their problems.

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Young leaders share thoughts for the top

June 14, 2018 by John Smith

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – Kimberly Biback was new to the trucking industry when she attended her first annual meeting of the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC). But a year later, the corporate relations and marketing specialist with Sharp […]

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Truck-Lite’s Road Ready gets SmartBridge

March 8, 2018 by John Smith

Truck-Lite has added a new SmartBridge Integrator (SBI) to its Road Ready trailer telematics system, integrating with existing trailer devices. “The new SmartBridge functionality effectively creates the second generation of the system by integrating existing trailer devices with the Road […]

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Dielectric products fight against corrosion

February 12, 2018 by John Smith

Truck-Lite has introduced a family of dielectric products – nanoSeal and nanoShell — to help in the ongoing fight against corrosion. Using what Truck-Lite calls nGlide technology, the products are designed to adhere to microscopic imperfections on even the smoothest […]

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LED fog and driving light kits

January 19, 2018 by John Smith

Truck-Lite has expanded its Rigid product line to include LED fog light kits and an LED auxiliary driving light kit. Based on the D-Series from Rigid Industries, the 3-by-3-inch fog lights are designed as plug-and-play replacements for the 2008-17 International […]

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Top 10 of 17 — Truck-Lite’s smart trailer system

December 19, 2017 by John Smith

Truck-Lite’s new Road Ready telematics system can create smarter trailers. Its Master Control Unit monitors and transmits data from a series of customizable sensors, and is powered by a solar panel rather than power from the tractor.

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LED headlamp for medium-duty

December 14, 2017 by John Smith

Truck-Lite’s Roadmax LED headlight system is now available as a factory option on new Freightliner M2 Model 106 and 112 trucks, and the Thomas Built C2 bus – and can be retrofitted on previous generations.

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Peel-and-stick smart trailer sensors

August 24, 2017 by John Smith

Truck-Lite’s new Road Ready trailer telematics system uses a solar-powered Master Control Unit to create smart trailers.

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Truck-Lite entering telematics market

February 27, 2017 by John Smith

NASHVILLE, TN – Truck-Lite, a supplier long known for vehicle lighting and mirrors, is expanding its offerings to include telematics – and this new form of visibility will not be limited to lights alone.

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Combination lamp

January 18, 2017 by Rolf Lockwood

Truck-Lite has added the 4-inch 44 Series stop/turn/tail and backup combination lamp to its lineup, available in flange or grommet mounts

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Combination Lamp

June 22, 2016 by Rolf Lockwood

Truck-Lite has added the Model 60 stop/turn/tail and back-up combination lamp to its 60 Series line.

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Truck-Lite Purchased, Penske Relinquishes Majority Interest

September 28, 2015 by sehui

FALCONER, NY – Truck-Lite Co. has announced it is being purchased by an affiliate of Koch Equity Development LLC and BDT Capital Partners LLC and will partner with Penske Corp. The move will allow the commercial vehicle and filtration systems provider, owned by Penske and funds affiliated with the private investment firm Kelso & Company, to relinquish its majority control, while allowing Truck-Lite to expand with new products and services, according to a news release.