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From press releases to technical bulletins to new product announcements, you'll find all the information you need to stay up-to-date on the latest from Truck-Lite.

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Truck-Lite Acquires Lumitec, LLC

April 12, 2019 @ 6:32 AM Press Release TL In The News

“Lumitec’s reputation speaks for itself as one of the most trusted lighting suppliers among both boat OEMs and end users,” said Brian Kupchella, Truck-Lite CEO. “Combining Lumitec and Truck-Lite allows us to take advantage of each other’s distribution networks and share technology, helping Truck-Lite to expand into different markets while staying true to our core business.”

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Truck-Lite Launches Second-Generation Road Ready™ System at TMC Annual Meeting

March 27, 2019 @ 5:58 AM New Products Press Release TL In The News

“These advancements were made in order to cater to diversified fleets that utilize multiple trailer types in addition to dry vans, such as tankers, flatbeds, chassis and containers,” said Rob Richard, general manager of Truck-Lite’s Road Ready business division. “The modular design of today’s MCU allows it to adapt to a variety of applications based on a customer’s needs.”

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Road Ready Alerts Fleet of Tire Failure in Real Time

August 06, 2018 @ 6:31 AM Press Release Tech Article TL In The News

“What’s different about Road Ready is that we can tie different components on the trailer into the SBI,” said John Morrow, owner of Pleasant Trucking in Connellsville, PA. “It’s more than just location. I can monitor tire pressure, what tires are taking air and how many miles I’m putting on the trailer.”

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Truck-Lite Announces Executive Appointments

July 31, 2018 @ 7:07 AM Press Release TL In The News

“These additions to our executive staff come at an exciting time for Truck-Lite,” said Brian Kupchella, Truck-Lite CEO. “Mark, Laurie, Paul and Doug have decades’ worth of experience between this organization and the industry at large and will greatly facilitate Truck-Lite’s strategic trajectory for continued growth in 2018 and beyond.”

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Truck-Lite Releases 2018 Full-Line Catalog

July 31, 2018 @ 6:58 AM New Products Press Release TL In The News

“Our revamped catalog is an extension of our website overhaul project from 2016,” said Beth W. English, vice president of marketing for Truck-Lite. “It mimics our website in terms of navigability and allows customers to quickly reference any of our 3,000+ aftermarket products and any associated kit or accessory items.”

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Truck-Lite celebrates the life and career of chief technology officer, Bradley Van Riper

May 09, 2018 @ 6:00 AM Press Release

“Brad has been an integral part of the Truck-Lite organization for 40 years,” said Brian Kupchella, Truck-Lite CEO. “His contributions extend beyond the success of this company to the entire transportation safety industry. He will be missed by all who knew him.”

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Truck-Lite releases ROADMAX™ LED headlights for medium-duty trucks

January 23, 2018 @ 8:03 AM New Products Press Release TL In The News

“Truck-Lite brought the first LED headlights to market in 2007, followed by the first custom LED headlight system for heavy-duty truck platforms,” said Paul Sniegocki, vice president of research and development for Truck-Lite. “We’re proud to continue this tradition by expanding into the medium-duty market.”

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Truck-Lite adds LED fog and driving light kits to heavy-duty aftermarket

January 23, 2018 @ 7:48 AM New Products Press Release TL In The News

"The successful launch of our fog light kit for the Freightliner Cascadia in August 2017 prompted demand for kits compatible with other truck platforms," said Errico Paolucci, aftermarket sales director for Truck-Lite. "We're excited to expand this rugged and dependable lighting line to more of the heavy-duty aftermarket."

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Road Ready™ Telematics System Featured at 2017 IFDA Expo

November 30, 2017 @ 11:48 AM New Products Press Release TL In The News

“Road Ready’s flexibility and ease of use generated a lot of enthusiasm at the IFDA expo,” said Brett Jackson, product and segment development manager for Road Ready by Truck-Lite. “Road Ready can cater to different iterations of body vehicles with multiple doors and temperature compartments.”

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Road Ready™ System Available on Wabash National Trailers

November 06, 2017 @ 6:31 AM

“Wabash National is well known for their industry-leading innovations and diversified range of trailer products,” said Jon Stineman, US OEM Sales Director for Truck-Lite. “With Road Ready being the next generation of visibility systems from Truck-Lite, we are very excited to be  a telematics option on new trailer specifications.”

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Truck-Lite Adds LED Fog and Scene Lighting to Heavy-Duty Aftermarket

September 25, 2017 @ 6:46 AM New Products Press Release

Truck-Lite Co., LLC, a worldwide leader in heavy-duty lighting, wire harness, mirror, telematics and visibility systems, has added an SAE-compliant LED fog light and LED scene light to its Truck-Lite® by RIGID® product offering.

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Truck-Lite Announces Product Availability for Road Ready™ System

August 22, 2017 @ 6:09 AM New Products Press Release TL In The News

“Regardless of the size of the fleet or the industry it serves, Road Ready places key information at a fleet’s fingertips,” said Rob Richard, vice president and general manager of Road Ready. “The combination of long-life sensors and the intuitive Road Ready dashboard helps any fleet make better business decisions.”

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Truck-Lite Achieves Standard Position with Daimler Trucks North America

July 06, 2017 @ 5:44 AM Press Release TL In The News

For the 2018 model year, the new Cascadia, Freightliner’s flagship model, will feature three Truck-Lite components as standard equipment: the main mirror, located on the doors of the truck; the fender mirror, located on the hood of the truck; and side turn lamp, an LED side lamp mounted on the front fender.

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Truck-Lite Achieves Standard Position with Navistar

July 06, 2017 @ 5:39 AM Press Release TL In The News

“The LT Series from International was designed with drivers in mind,” said Craig Watrous, director of product engineering for Truck-Lite. “We’re proud that our mirror and lighting systems align with Navistar’s vision for safety and visibility.”

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Truck-Lite Reveals Road Ready™ System at TMC Annual Meeting

March 01, 2017 @ 11:09 AM New Products Press Release TL In The News

The Road Ready system creates the industry’s first true “smart” trailer with its solar-powered Master Control Unit (MCU). Using military-grade solar power technology and a 10-year, quick-charging battery that can keep its charge for 60 days without any sunlight, the MCU continually monitors and cellularly transmits crucial data from customizable Road Ready sensors to an intuitive user interface – all without requiring power from a tractor.

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