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  2. 41chevy

    It's not even safe fo eat Cheerios

    Mean while we used Agent Orange and MEK with no protection in Vietnam and still get told to suck it up, it's no big deal.
  3. Remember there is a big difference in the engineering staff to the assembly techs for Volvo trucks and cars to the Volvo Vocational equipment. Much of the heavy equipment experience and designs benefit from Volvo Defense before Volvo quit the military line. Military equipment takes a hell of a lot more abuse from operators then heavy equipment. I personally experienced that with the original M113's powered 6v53 D.D's . Paul
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  5. Mack Technician

    Mack MP8 Tools Vs. Volvo D13 Tools, Buyer beware.

    However bad they are at ringing you out of your pocket change...........My supervisors and bean counters love them. They are doing well at our facility, speaking in terms of the heavy equipment line. I'd never be seen wearing a Volvo cap, but I'm starting to like them too. They are holding up. Hitting 18K hours on our first unit with only a turbo VGT sticking. The whole machine has "trick-outs" in it to make working on them simple. This one came in Monday and replaced a Liehberr LH60 Timber. That Volvo was a little over $400K and is replacing the $750K Liehberr. It pulls a 22% bigger payload of wood per trip and moves as fast as the Liehberr. Some BIG smiles on the department head's faces. I'm guessing in five years from now 50% of our fleet will be Volvo and in 3-5 years we will have our first Mack-vo replace a KW.
  6. 1965

    New ride

    Them hood mirrors look very strange!
  7. j hancock

    New ride

    You're just not head over heels for it....
  8. kscarbel2

    It's not even safe fo eat Cheerios

    Australia Paul, I see my apricot Weet-Bix is not on the list. Good on Sanitarium.
  9. Cheerios, Quaker Oats, other breakfast foods contain ingredient in weed killer The Morning Call/Detroit Free Press / August 16, 2018 A number of popular breakfast foods, including cereals, granola bars and instant oats, were tested and found to contain potentially dangerous amounts of cancer-linked glyphosate, the main ingredient in weed killer. The Environmental Working Group (EWG), an environmental advocacy organization that conducted the study, said Wednesday that glyphosate was found in all but five of 29 oat-based foods that were tested. Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup, the most heavily used pesticide in the United States. Every year, according to the EWG, more than 250 million pounds of glyphosate is sprayed on American crops. The World Health Organization has determined that glyphosate is “probably carcnogenic to humans” and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has set a safety level for the potentially dangerous chemical. Just last week, Monsanto was ordered by a court to pay nearly $300 million to a man who claims his terminal cancer was caused by exposure to Roundup. Hundreds of other cases are working their way through the courts. Monsanto strongly disputes the finding that glyphosate is a probable carcinogen and notes that over four decades, the EPA has consistently supported the safe and effective use of glyphosate. The company notes on its website that on Dec. 18, the EPA stated the following: “The draft human health risk assessment concludes that glyphosate is not likely to be carcinogenic to humans. The agency’s assessment found no other meaningful risks to human health when the product is used according to the pesticide label. The agency’s scientific findings are consistent with the conclusions of science reviews by a number of other countries as well as the 2017 National Institute of Health Agricultural Health Survey.” The products tested by the EWG showed levels dramatically lower than current EPA standard for glyphosate. For example, the amount allowed in grains is 30 parts per million. Most of the products tested by the EWA showed glyphosate levels that measured in parts per billion. Yet California, which is known for its robust cancer warnings, has determined there is a one in 100,000 risk of cancer from glyphosate when more than 1.1 milligrams is consumed per day. EWG says it has calculated a one in one million risk if more than 0.1 milligrams is consumed and a similar risk for children if even 0.01 milligrams is consumed daily. The worst offenders were Quaker oat products, which regularly clocked in at 400 or more glyphosate parts per billion — meaning they would be dangerous for children if even 27.5 grams were consumed daily. A single packet of Quaker’s dinosaur eggs instant oatmeal contains more than three times EWG’s daily safe limit for children. Kellogg products largely passed muster — of the two evaluated, only one of the Michigan-based cereal company’s oat foods came anywhere near dangerous to children and neither posed a threat to adults. The full list of products tested and their results is available below: — Potentially dangerous to children Back to Nature Classic Granola Quaker Simply Granola Oats, Honey, Raisin and Almonds Nature Valley Granola Protein Oats ‘n Honey Giant Instant Oatmeal Original Flavor Quaker Dinosaur Eggs, Brown Sugar, Instant Oatmeal Great Value Original Instant Oatmeal Umpqua Oats, Maple Pecan Market Pantry Instant Oatmeal, Strawberries & Cream … Cheerios Toasted Whole Grain Oat Cereal Lucky Charms (without marshmallows) Barbara’s Multigrain Spoonfuls, Original, Cereal Kellogg’s Cracklin’ Oat Bran oat cereal … Nature Valley Crunchy Granola Bars, Oats ‘n Honey Quaker Steel Cut Oats Quaker Old Fashioned Oats Bob’s Red Mill Steel Cut Oats … — Contains safe amounts of glyphosate Back to Nature Banana Walnut Granola Clusters KIND Vanilla, Blueberry Clusters with Flax Seeds Kellogg’s Nutrigrain Soft Baked Breakfast Bars, Strawberry Nature’s Path Organic Old Fashioned Organic Oats Whole Foods Bulk Bin conventional rolled oats Bob’s Red Mill Organic Old Fashioned Rolled Oats — Contained no glyphosate in any tests Nature’s Path Organic Honey Almond granola Simple Truth Organic Instant Oatmeal, Original Kashi Heart to Heart Organic Honey Toasted cereal Cascadian Farm Organic Harvest Berry, granola bar 365 Organic Old-Fashioned Rolled Oats … This product underwent multiple tests and tested above the dangerous level in one or more and below the dangerous level in one or more.
  10. kscarbel2

    Volvo to Display Historic F7 Truck Near Va. Plant

    Great freight company, great truck and exclusively sold in the United States by...........American-owned Freightliner Corporation.
  11. Heavy Duty Trucking (HDT) / August 16, 2018 Volvo Trucks North America recently welcomed home the very first Volvo truck model to roll off the assembly line at its New River Valley assembly facility in Dublin, Va. Donated by the Wilson family, founders of the former Wilson Trucking Corporation, the 1982 Volvo F7[US] model will reside at the Volvo Trucks Customer Center, adjacent to the plant. Volvo and Wilson Trucking enjoyed a long-standing relationship beginning in the 1970s, when Wilson Trucking purchased the first Volvo F86 model sold in the U.S. In 2011, Wilson Trucking took delivery of the 500,000th U.S.-built Volvo truck model. .
  12. kscarbel2

    Freightliner & WABCO

    Next generation of advanced safety arriving Neil Abt, Fleet Owner / August 16, 2018 During June, DTNA showed some of the future capabilities of its Detroit Assurance 4.0 suite of safety systems. That and other advanced safety systems for trucks have arrived at—or are nearing—new and enhanced functionality that can offer even better protection. DTNA conducted a platooning demonstration featuring two tractor-trailers. Using vehicle-to-vehicle communications, the company's system successfully stopped the first truck from hitting a stationary object, and simultaneously stopped the electronically linked truck in the back from crashing into the back of that lead truck. Kary Schaefer, DTNA's general manager of marketing and strategy, said about three-quarters of orders for the new Freightliner Cascadia are being spec'd with the Detroit Assurance 4.0 systems. That figure is a bit deceiving, she noted, because that system requires a Detroit engine and DT12 automated transmission as part of the package. When factoring in orders for non-Detroit safety system for customers choosing other powertrain options, that 75% figure moves even higher. Meanwhile, Jon Morrison, WABCO's president of the Americas, said studies have found its OnGuardActive system can result in an 87% reduction in rear-end collisions. The system alerts drivers to potentially critical driving situations and can also take corrective action to mitigate or prevent collisions. Last fall, WABCO said it was rolling out OnSide, a radar-based blind spot detection system that provides a 160-degree field of view and coverage for up to 65% of a standard 53-ft. trailer. When used in conjunction with OnLaneASSIST, OnSide can provide active collision avoidance, the company said, with OnLaneASSIST applying a correction torque to the steering wheel to return the vehicle towards the lane center. Among WABCO's other offerings include the trailer anti-lock braking system and OptiFlow aerodynamic tail with automatic deployment and retraction. In an interview with Fleet Owner, Morrison stressed the importance of the recent acquisition of R.H. Sheppard, offering the combination of active steering with braking, stability control and advanced driver assistance systems. Instead of warning-only system, active steering will help prevent trucks from drifting out of their lane and help keep it centered between road markings. Bendix also offers a variety of existing systems and is planning several enhancements during the second half of 2018. Its Wingman Fusion systems uses radar, camera, and the vehicle's brake system to alert a driver and decrease the vehicle's speed. Fusion offers enhanced rear-end collision mitigation and braking on stationary vehicles, along with lane departure warning, and overspeed alerts. Its older generation Wingman Advances is a radar-only system, but offers many similar features. Fred Andersky, director of customer solutions and controls for Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, said that company is nearing the launch of its next generation "Blind Spotter 2." It will provide a much wider field of view, helping to catch smaller passenger vehicles "that have a tendency to evade mirrors" and potentially lead to sideswipe accidents, Andersky said. He hinted the next generation of the Fusion system could be available before the end of the year. It will use the same camera and radar, meaning some feature will be retrofittable for customers. Also before 2018 is out, demonstration on advanced steering control will get underway, and Andersky said safety technologies for trailers are also attracting more attention. Jim Nachtman, on-highway heavy marketing director for Navistar, said a majority of orders for the company's LT series model trucks are being built with collision mitigation systems, and that there continues to be "very significant" year-over-year growth. He added safety systems are one part of a holistic safety approach in the LT series that includes lowered step heights, better visibility around the vehicles, mirrors moved further forward, LED headlamps, and optional roll side air bags. Even the fleets that waited on the sidelines several years ago as other fleets conducted trials have seen enough data to realize they too need to invest. More medium-duty trucks are ordering these technologies as well. For example, at the start of 2018, Kenworth Truck Co. announced it would begin offering the Bendix Wingman Fusion system as a factory-installed option on its T270 and T370 models. Kenworth Marketing Director Kurt Swihart said the manufacturer began offering factory installation of Wingman Advanced, and it was not long after inquiries about Wingman Fusion began. Another supplier in this space is Bosch, which is working on a lane keeping system that uses a video camera that is activated at 35 mph. The camera tracks the truck's position and detects road markings. The system intervenes when the truck does not maintain minimum distance from the marking. The system is initially targeting the European market and is likely to be offered in North America in the future. It is developed from Bosch's electrohydraulic steering system, which was part of a larger demonstration day during May in Michigan highlighting its Mobility Solutions division. .
  13. Our terminal got our first Anthem and I guess I get it. Had it two days now and still not sure if I want it or go back to my worn out International. I guess it's not the worst thing out there but I just don't get into all the new modern stuff. Get close to white or yellow line and beeper goes off get within a half mile of someone in front of you and beeper goes off. Don't put your seatbelt on beeper goes off. Doesn't run to bad Mp7 425 with M drive. All the trucks they bought this year are single axles. I wish Mack would have stuck with building R models and forgot this new stuff. Not sure why picture is upside down
  14. 66dc75

    Had some spare parts............

    Anybody have a couple of the wedge shaped chrome collars and retaining nuts for the wiper shaft posts on a B model? Probably the last thing I need to find for this truck. I doubt there are any floating around but it's worth a shot. Punch list for this thing is getting whittled down, relays for the head lights, relay for the power windows so the little lights in the switches don't kill the battery, got the AC working right (I had it overcharged) found the only thing I didn't replace in the front end (draglink) was worn out so replaced that and centered the steering wheel. Just got to get the wipers finished and I'll have to look for something else to do.
  15. kscarbel2

    Ford Market News

    Despite car cuts, Ford brand's portfolio to grow by 3 nameplates by 2023 Michael Martinez, Automotive News / August 16, 2018 DETROIT — The Ford brand's U.S. lineup will grow to 23 nameplates — three more than today — in the next five years, despite plans to stop selling sedans in the region, a top company executive said Thursday. Ford Motor Co. product chief Hau Thai Tang said the brand would add nine nameplates — seven of which will be pickups and utilities — through 2023. They will fill holes left by eliminating the Fiesta, Taurus, Fusion, C-Max, Flex and all but a wagon version of the Focus, and expand the brand into several new segments, resulting in a net gain of three nameplates for the brand. The product overhaul comes as Ford works to decrease its average showroom age from 5.7 years today to 3.3 by 2020. It hopes to have the freshest showroom in the industry by that time. "It's like selling fish and vegetables," Thai-Tang said at a media event tied to this weekend's 2018 Woodward Dream Cruise in suburban Detroit. "The fresher it is, the better they do." Ford executives have vowed to replace the sedans they're phasing out of North America with vehicles employing different body styles. The brand also is adding two off-road utilities in the coming years: the Bronco and a smaller off-road crossover that has yet to be named. Other new nameplates include the Ranger midsize pickup, a long-range battery-electric crossover inspired by the Mustang, and a commercial autonomous vehicle. Ford also is reportedly considering bringing a compact pickup to market by 2022. As it redesigns many of its vehicles, Ford will place them on one of five modular platforms: rear-wheel-drive/all-wheel-drive body-on-frame; front-wheel-drive/awd unibody; commercial van unibody; rwd/awd unibody; and a unibody platform for battery-electric vehicles. All five will be able to accommodate hybrid vehicles. "This is a profound shift in terms of how Ford is thinking about the business, and how we're working," Thai-Tang said Thursday. Reiterating a presentation to the 2018 J.P. Morgan Auto Conference in New York last week, Thai-Tang said the flexible architectures will help Ford cut costs and boost the efficiency of its supply base. He said Ford can unlock 70 percent of the value content of a vehicle by moving to the modular approach. Thai-Tang and other Ford executives are attempting to offer more clarity on the company's plans amid increasing pressure from Wall Street to better detail CEO Jim Hackett's turnaround efforts, which will include an $11 billion restructuring. "We believe," Thai-Tang said. "I think we have to do a good job telling the story and the rationale, and giving [analysts and investors] tangible proof points. That's the challenge for all of us." .
  16. Yesterday
  17. VaPatentman

    What is wrong with people today?

    Sick individual, my wife turned to me when he was pleading on TV the other night and told me she didn't have a good feeling about him. Women's intuition?
  18. mowerman

    Trip up to New Hamshire

    there might be more out here now....UPS, ABF, oak harber ,US mail ,stater bros, various tanker outfits....bob
  19. Mack Technician

    What is wrong with people today?

    The Chinese would transport him to a Falun Gong prison, shoot him on one side of his chest to collapse a lung, render him unconscious, rapidly declare him dead by the state and take his kidneys before he passed. Here it will be three hots, a cot and possibly a college education.
  20. I bought a MP8 turning tool off of Amazon. There are very few tools for the MP engines that are not from Volvo
  21. V=8 was 331 Caddie based In line is / was GMC 261 , later kicked up to 280 ci except cross flow head was GMC bottom end machined and assembled by R.R. All their 6, 8, class C diesels and V12s used Castile nuts . Their 4 speed auto was a 1950 51 GM Hydramatic pre park unit. The head on my 320 GMC in my 55chevy is a 1958 Bentley 6 cylinder cross flow head as good or better than the Wayne head. When I was still in high school I apprenticed at Raycor Rolls Royce, BMW, Rover. got to learn all the RR secrets of the time.
  22. Maxidyne

    Ford Market News

    It's rather sad to see Ford go down this way, sort of like watching an old friend slowly lose themselves to booze or drugs...
  23. wilbur

    EU PUMP ?

    18489531.pdf
  24. wilbur

    EU PUMP ?

    I got analysis back it was less than 0.50 % on fuel. So i guess i was worried about nothing.
  25. Lmackattack

    Trip up to New Hamshire

    same here in Chicago-land. All the major fleets but one has gone to paccar. even some of the little companys that ran Macks for years have gone to KW or Pete. I still see a few new Macks here and there but they are just owner operators. Mack has given up its once dominant market share around here. I guess thats what happens when you dont listen to die hard Mack owners and instead push out a truck with limited options that few people want. Its a shame to watch a once proud American icon slowly being turned into a ghost. I wonder how much longer Volvo will put this show on.
  26. mowerman

    What is wrong with people today?

    Firing squad baby get rid of him...bob Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  27. kscarbel2

    What is wrong with people today?

    Colorado father murders wife and two daughters BBC World News / August 16, 2018 A father in the US state of Colorado has been arrested in connection with the disappearance of his pregnant wife and two young daughters. Chris Watts, 33, is due in court a day after his arrest in the town of Frederick. He has confessed to killing the family. Shanann Watts, 34, was 15 weeks pregnant when she was reported missing on Monday along with the couple's daughters Celeste, 3, and Bella, 4. Colorado Bureau of Investigation Director John Camper said on Thursday: "At this point we have been able to recover a body that we're quite certain is Shanann Watts' body. "We have strong reason to believe that we know where the bodies of the children are and recovery efforts are in process on that." The body was found on the premises of Anadarko Petroleum Company. Mr Watts has worked for the company, according to bankruptcy court records, reports the Denver Post. The FBI was also called in to help the search, and released descriptions of the family so they could be more easily identified. Police launched an investigation after a close friend of Mrs Watts said she was not answering her phone. On Facebook, a friend posted that she had vanished without taking her phone, children's car seats, purse or children's medicine. Chris Watts spoke to reporters about the hunt, telling local ABC affiliate Denver7 that he wanted "everybody to come home". "I hope that she's somewhere safe right now and with the kids," he told the station. "If somebody has her and they're not safe, I want them back now," he said. But late on Wednesday officials announced that Mr Watts had been arrested and was being held in the Weld County Jail. "The Frederick Police Department, in conjunction with the FBI and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, has made an arrest in connection to the missing person's case," an update posted on the town's Facebook page read. "Chris Watts, the husband of Shanann, has been placed into custody and is awaiting charges." Watts agreed to bring officers to the location of the bodies. Shanann Watts' family provided a statement to the network saying: "It is with deep hurt, confusion and anger to confirm our beautiful cousin Shanann Watts, her unborn child, and her two angelic daughters, Bella (4), Celeste (3) were viciously murdered by husband Chris Watts; who confessed to the killings." .
  28. kscarbel2

    What is wrong with people today?

    Hillary Clinton praises girl for US Pledge of Allegiance protest BBC World News / August 16, 2018 Former First Lady Hillary Clinton has praised a young girl who said she was punished by her school after refusing to stand for the US Pledge of Allegiance. Mariana Taylor, 11, said she was inspired by the NFL kneeling protest to kneel during the daily morning recital. She claims a teacher violated her legal rights, but the school says it has no record of the alleged incident. "Keep up the good work Mariana," Mrs Clinton wrote on Twitter on Wednesday. "It takes courage to exercise your right to protest injustice, especially when you're 11!" the former Democratic presidential candidate wrote. She also shared video of the pupil's testimony to the school board in the US state of Maryland from earlier this summer. According to Mariana's family, the Catonsville Middle School student chose to kneel back in February to protest against racism and sexism. They said a teacher reprimanded the girl in front of the classroom, leaving her "in tears". Mariana spoke about the matter to the Baltimore County School Board on 10 July. "It is my rights that I am allowed to kneel," she told the committee. "Students are allowed to take stands as long as it's not disruptive to the classroom, and I feel that my confrontation was more disruptive than kneeling itself." The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) picked up Mariana's case in May. She said was inspired to kneel by NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who started protesting during the US national anthem at games to highlight perceived police brutality. Mariana profiled Kaepernick for a homework assignment to write about someone she admired. President Donald Trump has repeatedly denounced the NFL protests. Mariana's mother, Joanne Taylor, told CBS News about how her daughter became upset after she was allegedly rebuked by the teacher. "Mariana became upset right then and there," said Ms Taylor. "She was allowed to leave the classroom upset, the teacher did not suggest any kind of support [like] that she go to the guidance counsellor. "It wasn't until her second teacher could not calm her down that she was supportive of Mariana." The Baltimore County Public Schools said in May that they were not aware of any "student who has been reprimanded or punished for non-participation in patriotic observances". Students in the US are typically asked to stand and place their right hand over their heart while facing the flag as they recite the pledge each morning. .
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    • Mean while we used Agent Orange and MEK with no protection  in Vietnam and still get told to suck it up, it's no big deal.
    • Remember there is a big difference in the engineering staff to the assembly techs for Volvo trucks and cars to the Volvo Vocational equipment. Much of the heavy equipment experience and designs benefit from Volvo Defense before Volvo quit the military line.  Military equipment takes a hell of a lot more abuse from operators then heavy equipment. I personally experienced that with the original M113's powered 6v53 D.D's . Paul
    • However bad they are at ringing you out of your pocket change...........My supervisors and bean counters love them. They are doing well at our facility, speaking in terms of the heavy equipment line.  I'd never be seen wearing a Volvo cap, but I'm starting to like them too. They are holding up. Hitting 18K hours on our first unit with only a turbo VGT sticking. The whole machine has "trick-outs" in it to make working on them simple.  This one came in Monday and replaced a Liehberr LH60 Timber. That Volvo was a little over $400K and is replacing the $750K Liehberr. It pulls a 22% bigger payload of wood per trip and moves as fast as the Liehberr. Some BIG smiles on the department head's faces. I'm guessing in five years from now 50% of our fleet will be Volvo and in 3-5 years we will have our first Mack-vo replace a KW. 
    • Them hood mirrors look very strange!
    • You're just not head over heels for it....
    • Australia Paul, I see my apricot Weet-Bix is not on the list. Good on Sanitarium.
    • Cheerios, Quaker Oats, other breakfast foods contain ingredient in weed killer The Morning Call/Detroit Free Press  /  August 16, 2018 A number of popular breakfast foods, including cereals, granola bars and instant oats, were tested and found to contain potentially dangerous amounts of cancer-linked glyphosate, the main ingredient in weed killer. The Environmental Working Group (EWG), an environmental advocacy organization that conducted the study, said Wednesday that glyphosate was found in all but five of 29 oat-based foods that were tested. Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup, the most heavily used pesticide in the United States. Every year, according to the EWG, more than 250 million pounds of glyphosate is sprayed on American crops. The World Health Organization has determined that glyphosate is “probably carcnogenic to humans” and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has set a safety level for the potentially dangerous chemical. Just last week, Monsanto was ordered by a court to pay nearly $300 million to a man who claims his terminal cancer was caused by exposure to Roundup. Hundreds of other cases are working their way through the courts. Monsanto strongly disputes the finding that glyphosate is a probable carcinogen and notes that over four decades, the EPA has consistently supported the safe and effective use of glyphosate. The company notes on its website that on Dec. 18, the EPA stated the following: “The draft human health risk assessment concludes that glyphosate is not likely to be carcinogenic to humans. The agency’s assessment found no other meaningful risks to human health when the product is used according to the pesticide label. The agency’s scientific findings are consistent with the conclusions of science reviews by a number of other countries as well as the 2017 National Institute of Health Agricultural Health Survey.” The products tested by the EWG showed levels dramatically lower than current EPA standard for glyphosate. For example, the amount allowed in grains is 30 parts per million. Most of the products tested by the EWA showed glyphosate levels that measured in parts per billion. Yet California, which is known for its robust cancer warnings, has determined there is a one in 100,000 risk of cancer from glyphosate when more than 1.1 milligrams is consumed per day. EWG says it has calculated a one in one million risk if more than 0.1 milligrams is consumed and a similar risk for children if even 0.01 milligrams is consumed daily. The worst offenders were Quaker oat products, which regularly clocked in at 400 or more glyphosate parts per billion — meaning they would be dangerous for children if even 27.5 grams were consumed daily. A single packet of Quaker’s dinosaur eggs instant oatmeal contains more than three times EWG’s daily safe limit for children. Kellogg products largely passed muster — of the two evaluated, only one of the Michigan-based cereal company’s oat foods came anywhere near dangerous to children and neither posed a threat to adults. The full list of products tested and their results is available below: — Potentially dangerous to children Back to Nature Classic Granola Quaker Simply Granola Oats, Honey, Raisin and Almonds Nature Valley Granola Protein Oats ‘n Honey Giant Instant Oatmeal Original Flavor Quaker Dinosaur Eggs, Brown Sugar, Instant Oatmeal Great Value Original Instant Oatmeal Umpqua Oats, Maple Pecan Market Pantry Instant Oatmeal, Strawberries & Cream … Cheerios Toasted Whole Grain Oat Cereal Lucky Charms (without marshmallows) Barbara’s Multigrain Spoonfuls, Original, Cereal Kellogg’s Cracklin’ Oat Bran oat cereal … Nature Valley Crunchy Granola Bars, Oats ‘n Honey Quaker Steel Cut Oats Quaker Old Fashioned Oats Bob’s Red Mill Steel Cut Oats … — Contains safe amounts of glyphosate Back to Nature Banana Walnut Granola Clusters KIND Vanilla, Blueberry Clusters with Flax Seeds Kellogg’s Nutrigrain Soft Baked Breakfast Bars, Strawberry Nature’s Path Organic Old Fashioned Organic Oats Whole Foods Bulk Bin conventional rolled oats Bob’s Red Mill Organic Old Fashioned Rolled Oats — Contained no glyphosate in any tests Nature’s Path Organic Honey Almond granola Simple Truth Organic Instant Oatmeal, Original Kashi Heart to Heart Organic Honey Toasted cereal Cascadian Farm Organic Harvest Berry, granola bar 365 Organic Old-Fashioned Rolled Oats … This product underwent multiple tests and tested above the dangerous level in one or more and below the dangerous level in one or more.
    • Great freight company, great truck and exclusively sold in the United States by...........American-owned Freightliner Corporation.    
    • Heavy Duty Trucking (HDT)  /  August 16, 2018 Volvo Trucks North America recently welcomed home the very first Volvo truck model to roll off the assembly line at its New River Valley assembly facility in Dublin, Va. Donated by the Wilson family, founders of the former Wilson Trucking Corporation, the 1982 Volvo F7[US] model will reside at the Volvo Trucks Customer Center, adjacent to the plant. Volvo and Wilson Trucking enjoyed a long-standing relationship beginning in the 1970s, when Wilson Trucking purchased the first Volvo F86 model sold in the U.S. In 2011, Wilson Trucking took delivery of the 500,000th U.S.-built Volvo truck model. .
    • Next generation of advanced safety arriving Neil Abt, Fleet Owner  /  August 16, 2018 During June, DTNA showed some of the future capabilities of its Detroit Assurance 4.0 suite of safety systems. That and other advanced safety systems for trucks have arrived at—or are nearing—new and enhanced functionality that can offer even better protection. DTNA conducted a platooning demonstration featuring two tractor-trailers. Using vehicle-to-vehicle communications, the company's system successfully stopped the first truck from hitting a stationary object, and simultaneously stopped the electronically linked truck in the back from crashing into the back of that lead truck. Kary Schaefer, DTNA's general manager of marketing and strategy, said about three-quarters of orders for the new Freightliner Cascadia are being spec'd with the Detroit Assurance 4.0 systems. That figure is a bit deceiving, she noted, because that system requires a Detroit engine and DT12 automated transmission as part of the package. When factoring in orders for non-Detroit safety system for customers choosing other powertrain options, that 75% figure moves even higher. Meanwhile, Jon Morrison, WABCO's president of the Americas, said studies have found its OnGuardActive system can result in an 87% reduction in rear-end collisions. The system alerts drivers to potentially critical driving situations and can also take corrective action to mitigate or prevent collisions. Last fall, WABCO said it was rolling out OnSide, a radar-based blind spot detection system that provides a 160-degree field of view and coverage for up to 65% of a standard 53-ft. trailer. When used in conjunction with OnLaneASSIST, OnSide can provide active collision avoidance, the company said, with OnLaneASSIST applying a correction torque to the steering wheel to return the vehicle towards the lane center. Among WABCO's other offerings include the trailer anti-lock braking system and OptiFlow aerodynamic tail with automatic deployment and retraction. In an interview with Fleet Owner, Morrison stressed the importance of the recent acquisition of R.H. Sheppard, offering the combination of active steering with braking, stability control and advanced driver assistance systems. Instead of warning-only system, active steering will help prevent trucks from drifting out of their lane and help keep it centered between road markings. Bendix also offers a variety of existing systems and is planning several enhancements during the second half of 2018. Its Wingman Fusion systems uses radar, camera, and the vehicle's brake system to alert a driver and decrease the vehicle's speed. Fusion offers enhanced rear-end collision mitigation and braking on stationary vehicles, along with lane departure warning, and overspeed alerts. Its older generation Wingman Advances is a radar-only system, but offers many similar features. Fred Andersky, director of customer solutions and controls for Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, said that company is nearing the launch of its next generation "Blind Spotter 2."  It will provide a much wider field of view, helping to catch smaller passenger vehicles "that have a tendency to evade mirrors" and potentially lead to sideswipe accidents, Andersky said. He hinted the next generation of the Fusion system could be available before the end of the year. It will use the same camera and radar, meaning some feature will be retrofittable for customers. Also before 2018 is out, demonstration on advanced steering control will get underway, and Andersky said safety technologies for trailers are also attracting more attention. Jim Nachtman, on-highway heavy marketing director for Navistar, said a majority of orders for the company's LT series model trucks are being built with collision mitigation systems, and that there continues to be "very significant" year-over-year growth. He added safety systems are one part of a holistic safety approach in the LT series that includes lowered step heights, better visibility around the vehicles, mirrors moved further forward, LED headlamps, and optional roll side air bags. Even the fleets that waited on the sidelines several years ago as other fleets conducted trials have seen enough data to realize they too need to invest. More medium-duty trucks are ordering these technologies as well. For example, at the start of 2018, Kenworth Truck Co. announced it would begin offering the Bendix Wingman Fusion system as a factory-installed option on its T270 and T370 models. Kenworth Marketing Director Kurt Swihart said the manufacturer began offering factory installation of Wingman Advanced, and it was not long after inquiries about Wingman Fusion began. Another supplier in this space is Bosch, which is working on a lane keeping system that uses a video camera that is activated at 35 mph. The camera tracks the truck's position and detects road markings. The system intervenes when the truck does not maintain minimum distance from the marking.  The system is initially targeting the European market and is likely to be offered in North America in the future. It is developed from Bosch's electrohydraulic steering system, which was part of a larger demonstration day during May in Michigan highlighting its Mobility Solutions division. .
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