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News Products: DiCAN Inc.

Video Says a Million Words

They’re out there, bad drivers, lurking in your blind spot, driving distracted, crossing multiple lanes, cutting you off, slamming on their brakes, yacking on their phones and potentially causing a wave of near misses or accidents in their path. Protect yourself from the liability issues these drivers present with the DiCAN in-vehicle dash camera.

The benefits of covering your assets with video surveillance are many: Reduced liability, driver training, increased accountability, reduced exposure to insurance fraud and unnecessary premium increases, etc.  One DiCAN dash cam customer reported,

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Feature: MacEwen Petroleum

Tradition of Growth, Product & Service Excellence

By Marek Krasuski

In 1976 MacEwen Petroleum Inc. was established to meet the fuel needs of customers in the Maxville, Ontario region. A family owned business, company founder Allan MacEwen excelled by cultivating a tradition of loyalty with area customers by providing personalized, one-on-one service. Nearly 40 years later MacEwen proudly retains this heritage, both as a family run business and a superior provider of fuel products.

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Meritor, Inc.

Meritor Sponsors ChampTruck Racing

Louisville, Kentucky – Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) is the executive title sponsor of the Meritor ChampTruck World Series® for the 2015 season, marking the return of big-rig truck racing to major U.S. racetracks for the first time since 1993. The announcement was made at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

Spearheaded by ChumpCar International founder and CEO John Condren, the Meritor ChampTruck World Series debuted April 24 at New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville, New Jersey with professional and amateur teams competing in two-axle, Class-8 trucks at speeds up to 100 mph.

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Feature: RM2J Inc.

E-COPILOT Adjusts Fuel Supply Based on Load

Many studies show that there is a gap of about 30% in fuel consumption between a diligent driver and a less diligent one. This difference can be explained only by certain driving habits. RM2J has finally found a solution with the E-COPILOT, using the Fuel MaximiZer technology.

“The E-COPILOT is a module that is installed between the accelerator pedal and the throttle position sensor (TPS). It measures in real time the load to be carried by the truck and adjusts the fuel supply based on this load, “says Jean Poulin, Engineer and Founder of RM2J INC, the company that developed and markets the E-COPILOT.
Assuming that a 500HP engine fully loaded requires all its power to move this full load, when this same truck returns to the terminal or to the next pick-up partially loaded or even empty, there is a great opportunity to save fuel while the truck does not require all its power. Since there is much weight variation from one course to another, the module provides the proper distribution of fuel based on the load, thereby saving a lot of fuel.

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