‘SMART TRUCKER’ SEMINAR HELD IN KINGSTON
The Smart Trucker seminar series made an informative stop at the Ramada Hotel & Inn in Kingston, Ontario on September 20th.
Sponsored by Challenger Motor Freight, Fleet Tax Services and RS2000 Tax Consultants, the seminar series offers advanced sessions on leadership, business, time management, better customer service, profit centers in trucking, new electronic log devices, mandatory elementary level training and commercial vehicle safety with a focus on prevention of wheel off incidents, etc.
The Smart Trucker series is presented by Road Today Media Group and Outridge Enterprises. The final session for 2016 will be held on Thursday, November 10th in Oshawa. Seminar timings are from 5 pm to 9 pm including dinner. Entry is free but seats are limited so don’t delay to reserve your spot.
For more info call 905 487 1320 or visit www.roadtoday.com/ smarttrucker
International Truck has launched the International LT Series, its new flagship line
of Class 8 over-the-road trucks developed
through driver centric design and featuring advanced technologies that deliver fuel efficiency, uptime and driver appeal.
In developing the LT Series, International worked hard to assure that drivers will find each vehicle more comfortable, appealing and userfriendly in every detail.
Based on a careful review of more than 500 points where the driver and truck interact, the highly ergonomic interior of the LT Series includes better elbow room, hip room and leg room. Driver input also led to a smart, welldesigned mix of high-tech and traditional features that emphasize driver ease of use.
The redesigned interior features a new premium gauge cluster with a digital driver display that places everything within comfortable reach, while offering drivers real-time monitoring of fuel economy and other important alerts in clear sight. The new display also offers up to 15 customizable digital gauges. In addition, the air horn was relocated back to its traditional, intuitive position
Driver controls and instrumentation are based on robust industry-standard SAE J1939 electrical architecture, with a new cluster and switches designed to keep drivers focused and maximize uptime. Steering wheel control labels painted for maximum readability and durability. Key interior fasteners access and easier servicing. The powerful, all-new HVAC system employs advanced automotive heating and cooling technology to deliver optimal comfort and reliability. The system endured
rigorous testing in extreme temperatures to deliver The LT Series will be offered in best-in-class visibility and comfort. A new max defrost feature in the HVAC system helps u clear windows faster in colder climates, providing quicker, clearer visibility for increased uptime and less waiting. multiple configurations, including day
Cab wiring includes all-new harnessing and an all-new inu cab power distribution module that’s inside the cab and away from the elements. cab, 56” low roof sleeper, 56” hi-rise
A new single canister after-treatment system u 60% smaller and 40% lighter than the system it replaces, with better heat management to help improve fuel economy and greater ash retention to stretch out time sleeper, 73” hi-rise sleeper and 73” between service intervals. The system is also simplified for quicker servicing. sky-rise sleeper. It will offer customers a choice of engines that provide premium performance.
The LT Series is being launched with the new 2017 Cummins X15 engine, which has HP ratings of up to 500 HP in the efficiency series and up to 565 HP in the performance series. It is also being launched with the new 2017 Navistar N13 engine, which will be available in the spring and has an advanced fuel-efficient 13-liter design that produces up to 475 HP and 1,750 lb.-ft. of torque from a design that is 500 to 600 pounds lighter than traditional big bore engines.
The company will begin production in late November.