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July 2019 | Overdrive | 53 MICHELIN NORTH AMERIC A planned a price increase of up to 6 percent for its commercial Uniroyal tire line and select off-highway prod- ucts in the United States and Canada effective July 1. VOLVO AND MACK now offer factor y-backed warranties for their preowned trucks. Qualified Volvo Cer tified and Mack Cer tified trucks that are four model years or newer, with 450,000 miles or less, undergo a comprehnsive 150-point inspection and reconditioning process and are U.S. Depar tment of Transpor tation safety- compliant. The trucks come with up to 24 months and 250,000 miles of coverage backed by the com- panies' ser vice networks. STRICK TRAILERS spec 'd with over- head doors now come standard with Whiting's 1184HD Hold Open Device designed to keep the rollup door up during loading and unloading. The device locks the door in place to keep it from sagging and to minimize dam- age to the bottom panel. NAVISTAR PLANS to invest $125 million in expanded manufacturing capabilities at its engine plant in Huntsville, Alabama, over the next three years. The plant manufactures International-branded diesel engines, including the 12.4-liter big-bore A26 engine offered in International's Class 8 on-highway trucks. Charging mount, pad RoadKing's Qi-Charging Mount is designed for Qi-enabled smartphones and provides a solid metal construction with adjust- able arms built to hold a phone securely in place when mounted to a dash, a window or an air vent. The company's mobile Qi-Charging Pad features a nonslip rubberized coating and cradles a phone to help keep it secure while charging. roadprobrands.com, 866-622-7979 Expanded accessory lineup Belmor's Aeroshield II, Next-Gen Aeroshield and Aeroshield hood deflec- tors now are available for various Hino, Peterbilt and Volvo models. The company's Ventvisor and Ventshade side window deflectors, designed to reduce interior fogging and heat and to allow fresh air in the cab during rain, now can be spec'd for vari- ous International, Peterbilt and Western Star models. Belmor's bug screens now are available for various International, Peterbilt and Volvo models, while the company's Rock Guards now can be spec'd for various Hino models. Belmor's Winterfront grille covers now are available on various International, Mack, Peterbilt and Volvo models. belmor.com, 800-423-1855 8 on-highway trucks. designed for Qi-enabled smartphones and provides a solid metal construction with adjust- able arms built to hold a phone securely in place when mounted to a dash, a window or an air vent. The company's mobile Qi-Charging Pad features a nonslip rubberized coating and cradles a phone to help keep it roadprobrands.com, 866-622-7979 Belmor's bug screens now are available for various International, Peterbilt and Volvo models, while the company's Rock Guards now can be spec'd for various Hino models. Belmor's Winterfront grille covers now are available on various International, Mack, Trailer tire Bridgestone's R123 Ecopia trailer tire is engineered for low rolling resistance and added wear in long-haul and regional applications. The retread- able tire features the company's IntelliShape sidewall that reduces weight and minimizes rolling resistance, while its patented NanoPro- Tech polymer technology limits energy loss and improves fuel economy. A fuel-efficient tread design also lowers rolling resistance and improves fuel economy, while the tread's pat- tern is designed to increase traction and grip on wet roads while absorbing the tread's edge stress to promote long, even wear. bridgestoneamericas.com, 615-937-1000 Trailer tire Bridgestone's R123 Ecopia trailer tire is engineered for low rolling resistance and added wear in long-haul and regional applications. The retread- tern is designed to increase traction and grip on wet roads while absorbing the tread's edge stress to promote long, even wear. bridgestoneamericas.com, 615-937-1000

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