Alliance launches conversion system for Ram ProMaster

An Alliance AutoGas-engineered single-plug connector, no cut or drill fuel system, installed on a Ram ProMaster was recently displayed at the Government Fleet Expo in Nashville, the company announced. The Ram ProMaster features a 16-gal. underbody autogas tank with the conversion system. This adds to the Ram ProMaster’s front-wheel-drive system, and a 3.6L Pentastar V6 […]

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McLeod releases new versions of software solutions

McLeod Software is releasing Version 16.1 of its flagship products, LoadMaster Enterprise and PowerBroker software solutions. McLeod’s Version 16.1 release includes a new data warehouse and business intelligence product, McLeod IQ, which was designed to take advantage of current Microsoft tools, such as PowerBI, according to the company. “We developed McLeod IQ to provide insight […]

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RoadKing launches new ‘classic’ CB

RoadKing has expanded its portfolio of mobile communication devices to include a new classic style CB radio. “This addition enhances the current offering of mobile communication devices and accessories that keep drivers clearly connected,” the company said. “There’s a reason that RoadKing has set the professional driver standard,” said Charles White, vice president, brands and […]

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Rotary Lift introduces Shockwave-Equipped SmartLift medium-duty inground lift

The Rotary Lift 12,000 lb. capacity SL212 Shockwave-equipped SmartLift inground lift gets pick-ups, work trucks and vans in the air and ready for service. Rotary Lift announced its Shockwave technology is now available on the 12,000 lb. capacity SmartLift inground lift. The SL212 SmartLift inground lift can raise a vehicle 83 inches off the ground […]

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VIDEO: ZF-WABCO Evasive Maneuver Assist

Integrating the latest innovations in vehicle sensors, braking, and steering systems, ZF Friedrichshafen AG and WABCO Holdings Inc. on June 29 demonstrated the prototype of an “industry first” collision avoidance technology for commercial vehicles, the Evasive Maneuver Assist (EMA). As Dr. Gerhard Gumpoltsberger, Head of Innovation Management in ZF’s Advanced Engineering unit explains in the […]

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What Goes Around Comes Around

My first job out of college (1976) was working in the military defense industry at General Electric in Utica, NY. I was doing some electronics testing for a down-looking radar system to allow missiles to fly autonomously to a target. Some of that technology was used in the early 90’s in a war we had […]

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