Donaldson Co. has launched an online Emissions Resource Center: The web site provides access to emissions-control information such as descriptions of emissions-reduction technologies, diesel-engine exhaust retrofits and health impact of diesel emissions.

Heil Environmental Truck Equipment Group is now applying a corrosion-resistant primer to all the dump truck bodies it manufactures. Heil says the system uses a durable epoxy primer supplied by BASF to provide a more corrosion-resistant, longer-lasting finish.

Remanufactured brake linings from Carlisle Motion Control Industries' Altec Brake Systems division are now being coated with RustGard to prevent rust-jacking caused by corrosive road treatments. The UV coating was far more effective than standard paint coating at resisting rust in industry-standard salt-spray tests conducted by Carlisle.

Mitsubishi Electric now offers a Class 8 brushless alternator, with pad-mount design and 145 amps. According to the company, it offers exceptional durability, improved fuel economy, increased payload potential and lower noise levels. The unit weighs 20 lb.

A brochure containing information on Sloan Transportation Products' new line of electrical wiring harnesses, USA-Plus, is now available. An agreement with USA Harness, Winnsboro, TX, identifies Sloan as the exclusive distributor of its wire harnesses for the heavy-duty aftermarket. For a copy of the brochure, call 800-336-7778, email, or go to

ArvinMeritor has formed a joint venture with First Auto Works (FAW) Sihuan Axle Brake Group, based in Changchun, China. The venture is expected to establish a new manufacturing facility, which will eventually produce up to 90,000 brakes annually, in the Changchun area later this year.

Horton is offering the WindMaster MS9, a lightweight fan for medium-duty vehicles.