Leitner Designs recently released its new patented rack system for light duty trucks called The Active Cargo System, or ACS. The ACS eliminates what Leitner Designs feels are shortcomings of truck racks currently on the market.
In the coming months we plan to get behind the wheel of arguably Chevrolet’s most ambitious mid-size truck offering to date, the 2016 Colorado powered by a 2.8-liter turbo-diesel Duramax engine. Even with that new and exciting engine option looming on the horizon, Chevrolet has announced two special edition Colorados that will be offered in the 2016 lineup as well.
Clackamas, OR – Warn Industries, the global leader in winching products, is releasing a new high performance lineup: WARN Epic Winching Accessories. Designed to complement the look of WARN winches, each top-of-the-line Epic accessory is carefully crafted to hold up under difficult winching situations. A multi-layered E-coat protects forged steel components from both corrosion and abrasion.
Lansing, Mich. – To provide increased safety and comfort for 2011-2015 Chevy/GMC C/K 3500 (two and four wheel drive) commercial chassis trucks when towing or hauling heavy loads, Air Lift Company offers a new LoadLifter 500 Ultimate air spring kit. These fully-adjustable air springs help reduce driver fatigue by improving the ride characteristics of a fully-loaded vehicle, working with the existing suspension to deliver up to 5,000 pounds of load-leveling capacity and improved handling.
GREENVILLE, S.C., AUG. 10, 2015 – BFGoodrich Tires announced today it is recalling approximately 129,000 tires that were sold in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Approximately 104,000 of the recalled tires were sold in the U.S. market. These tires are primarily found on commercial light trucks, as well as full-sized heavy-duty vans, small RVs and some 3/4 and one ton pick-up trucks.
Auburn Hills, Mich. – Where in North America can you go from testing the 4×4 capabilities of a 2015 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk at minus 40 degrees with snow whipping by at 100 mph, while at the same time baking a Renegade Limited just a few steps away at 130 degrees?
Answer: The Chrysler Technology Center (CTC) at the FCA US headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich.
SANTA ANA, CA. – (Aug. 3, 2015) – Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) keeps the summer fun rolling by giving consumers great deals with “Summer Joyride 2.” The promotion, which runs until August 31, offers customers a $60 Visa® prepaid card after purchasing a set of four select Yokohama tires.
Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif. (July, 2015) – The 6.7 liter Cummins diesel is world renowned for being a serious workhorse. The Cummins has massive potential for power and torque and will soldier on almost forever. All this is well and good, but what happens when one of your factory catalytic converters or your diesel particulate filter (DPF) fails? It used to mean a VERY expensive trip to the dealership. Not anymore though, thanks to MagnaFlow. MagnaFlow is pleased to announce the availability of replacement catalytic converters and DPFs for 2007-2012 Ram 2500/3500 trucks equipped with the 6.7 liter Cummins diesel.
Greenville, S.C., July 27, 2015 – BFGoodrich Tires has sold more than 1 million All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires in North America, less than eight months after launching in the market.
The Company’s most advanced light truck tire premiered in November 2014 with 12 initial sizes, and since has expanded to 40 available sizes. A total of 61 sizes will be available to more than 20,000 BFGoodrich Tires authorized dealers when the line expansion is complete in the coming months.
Tustin, CA – AMP Research has added a new model to its lineup of PowerStep electric deployable running boards. The PowerStep XL features an additional 3-inches of drop compared to standard PowerStep boards, which makes them ideal for lifted vehicles. This 3-inch drop comes courtesy of an integrated aluminum rail that not only looks great, but also offers additional durability when the steps are retracted. The PowerStep XL also features easy installation with hassle-free plug-and-play wiring. Simply attach the boards and plug the wiring harness into the vehicle’s OBDII port.