April 14, 2016 - Industry News
The Technology & Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations has just made it more affordable for smaller carriers to join the association and benefit from the group's information resources on spec'ing and maintenance issues.
Tags: TMC, Associations, Small Fleets
April 7, 2016 - Industry News
Commercial tire dealer and retreader BestDrive has purchased Brahler’s Trucker Supply, significantly expanding its presence in the Midwest.
Tags: Tires, Continental Tire the Americas, Retreads, Mergers & Acquisitions
April 4, 2016 - Industry News
TravelCenters of America hjas announced that its TA Truck Service, Petro: Lube, RoadSquad Connect, RoadSquad OnSite and eShop will all now fall under the single-brand umbrella of TA Truck Service.
Tags: Roadside Assistance, Vehicle Repairs, Petro, TravelCenters of America
In a partnership with Love’s Travel Stops, Great Dane will offer AdvantEdge emergency roadside service at Love’s locations.
Tags: Roadside Assistance, Love's Travel Stops, Great Dane
March 31, 2016 - Industry News
Trading on its global presence in the commercial tire market and the tremendous success of its consumer brand in the NAFTA market over the past decade, Pirelli plans to bring several popular sizes and types of truck tires to North America later this year.
March 31, 2016 - Product News
The Uniroyal brand is adding two more sizes to its recently launched line of commercial truck tires, the company announced.
Tags: Tires, Uniroyal, Regional, Delivery Fleets
March 30, 2016 - Industry News
LOUISVILLE, KY — When you think of innovation, you may automatically think of technology. But a panel of HDT’s Truck Fleet Innovators Wednesday revealed that in many cases, it’s really all about people.
Tags: Fleet Forum, Driver Shortage, Fleet Innovators, Technicians, MATS
March 28, 2016 - Industry News
The Peterbilt Technician Institute (PTI) expanded with a third location in Exton, Pa. Approximately 100 students graduate from PTI each year.
Tags: Peterbilt, Technician Training, PTI
March 23, 2016 - Industry News
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has determined that vehicles included in Volvo Trucks' recent safety recall that have not been repaired should not be operated and are to be immediately placed out of service.
Tags: FMCSA, Vehicle Safety, Volvo Trucks, Recalls, Out of Service
March 21, 2016 - Product News
Fleet mobility technology company PeopleNet has announced the integration of a tire pressure monitoring system from Wabco.
Tags: PeopleNet, Wabco, Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems
March 21, 2016 - Industry News
Brian Cunningham has been promoted to vice president of sales for GCR Tires & Service, a division of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations.
Tags: Sales, Leadership, People, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, GCR Tires & Service
March 17, 2016 - Industry News
Volvo Trucks North America has issued a recall of certain VNL, VNM and VNX truck models because some of them may have steering shafts that could separate, resulting in complete loss of steering.
Tags: Recalls, Steering System, Volvo Trucks North America, NHTSA
March 16, 2016 - Product News
Petro-Canada Lubricants has launched the Lube 360 Product Selector, an online tool designed to help fleets make more informed decisions about the lubricants they use in their vehicles.
Tags: Lubricants, Online Tool, Petro-Canada Lubricants
March 14, 2016 - Industry News
Bridgestone Americas has appointed Doyle Bradford its executive director, service offering for GCR Tires & Service, a division of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations.
Tags: Leadership, Bridgestone, Tires, People, GCR Tires & Service
March 7, 2016 - Product News
Goodyear has opened five new Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Centers offering truck tires, retreads and Goodyear-Fleet HQ Roadside Service.
Tags: New Facility, Goodyear Tire & Rubber, Goodyear Commercial, Tires
March 4, 2016 - Industry News
While the technician shortage can’t be fixed tomorrow, Doug White believes it’s time for trucking to up its game when it comes to long-term solutions. Learn more in this interview with the new chairman of the Technology & Maintenance Council.
Tags: Technician Shortage, TMC
March 1, 2016 - Industry News
American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council honored five trucking industry professionals with the Silver Spark Plug Award, the group’s highest honor.
Tags: ATA, Leadership, TMC, Awards, People
February 29, 2016 - Product News
Over-the-air reprogramming of engine control modules is now available on all International Truck models powered by N9, N10 and N13 engines, the company announced.
Tags: Engine Control Systems, International Trucks, Engines, Wi-Fi
February 28, 2016 - Industry News
The first member of the ModulT family to be introduced in North America is the 22.5-inch optimized trailer brake, weighing 70 pounds including pads. It will soon be followed with 19.5-inch and 22.5-inch air disc brake sizes for trucks and buses
Tags: TMC, DISC BRAKES, HALDEX
Rapid adoption of thousands of tractor bolt-on inflation systems follows more than 50 fleet tests, validating Halo’s performance and ability to drive significant safety and efficiency benefits
Tags: Fuel Efficiency, TMC, Automatic Tire Inflation Systems, Tires
February 26, 2016 - Product News
Rush Enterprises has launched RushCare Service Connect, a service communication system that provides customers with an online, on-demand view of the service process for vehicles in Rush Truck Centers service departments.
Tags: Information Technology, Vehicle Repairs, Rush Enterprises, Parts and Service
February 25, 2016 - Product News
To strengthen strategic relationships and drive growth, Phillips 66 Lubricants will consolidate its Lubricant’s portfolio into two brands, Phillips 66 and Kendall Motor Oil.
Tags: ConocoPhillips, Lubricants, Branding
The all-makes heavy-duty truck parts brand Road Choice Truck Parts recently expanded its authorized locations to more than 500 dealers and expanded its product portfolio.
Tags: Aftermarket Parts, Parts, Road Choice Truck Parts
February 23, 2016 - Product News
The program makes Pennzoil and Quaker State motor oils and Shell Rotella engine oils available to the Bridgestone Affiliated Retailer Nationwide Network.
Tags: Oil, Shell, Bridgestone, Shell Rotella, Lubricants
February 18, 2016 - Product News
The update gives technicians access to TruckSeries, the latest version of Mitchell’s repair information for Class 4-8 trucks.
Tags: Vehicle Repairs, Mitchell 1, JPRO, Software Integration
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