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Equipment Weekly
March 9, 2022


Phillips CEO Rob Phillips reveals the company's new smart noseboxes at TMC 2022.

Phillips Connect, Utility Trailers launch smart trailer partnership

Phillips Connect also introduced new trailer technology offerings, including a trailer backup camera that integrates with ELD displays and new smart trailer noseboxes that can be spec’d or retrofitted on current equipment.


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Ford Pro Depot Charging

Ford Pro touts turnkey transition to EVs

A comprehensive package that includes vehicles, telematics solutions, and charging infrastructure will provide commercial customers substantial operational benefits, the company announced at Work Truck Show 2022.

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Cenex knows fuels and lubricants

The experts at Cenex understand the impact of the proper use of fuels and lubricants on today’s diesel engines. Learn from these experts in their blog, Shifting Gears, in partnership with Fleet Owner.

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Volvo Trucks Advanced Roadside Assistance

Volvo Trucks adds digital, advanced roadside assistance service

The new Volvo Action Service feature modernizes fleet experience and streamlines VTNA’s customer service assistance across the continent, the OEM announced at the TMC annual meeting.

Highway Hero Gerald Andy Wright

Pre-trip inspections help prepare driver to save family

Goodyear awards Illinois truck driver with Highway Hero Award after he stopped to rescue four people from a burning SUV on the side of the road. A reminder of the importance of pre-trip inspections.


The Bendix Electronic Stability Program (ESP) full-stability system addresses both roll and directional stability, recognizing factors that could lead to vehicle rollovers or loss of control. It can utilize automatic brake interventions involving the steer, drive, and trailer axles and can act in ways the driver cannot duplicate (activating a single wheel end, for example).

Product Spotlight: Ride stability and control

Ride stability and control is so important to a heavy-duty commercial vehicle’s fuel economy, stability, and control on the road. FleetOwner spotlights seven manufacturers that lead in this area of truck parts and equipment.

Nate Kirian, Michelin Vp Of B2 B Sales North America

Michelin details its lowest rolling resistance tire yet

The X One Line Energy D2 drive tire, unveiled at TMC 2022, is for line-haul, dry van truckload, and refrigerated truckload applications. Michelin says its design offers fuel savings, lower TCO, and provides traction and driver confidence.


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