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
February 18, 2016 - Industry News
The domestic retreaded truck tire market was down in 2015 compared to 2014, however, the health of the truck tire market also depends on new truck tire shipments. They were up 4%.
Tags: Tires, Retreads, Replacement Tires, Economic Conditions
February 12, 2016 - Press Release
The 275,000-square-foot facility is a critical strategic component that will allow customers to receive stock and mission critical parts in record time.
Tags: DTNA, Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation, Daimler Trucks North America
February 11, 2016 - Industry News
Modern Tire Dealer and Heavy Duty Trucking magazines have completed an in-depth research project that provides an expansive look at truck tires and their maintenance.
Tags: Tires, Wheels
February 9, 2016 - Industry News
The Cummins Connected Diagnostics application is now available to customers using Geotab's fleet management solution.
Tags: Cummins, Geotab, Diagnostics
February 8, 2016 - Industry News
Mack Trucks has announced the first four dealer locations to achieve the Mack Certified Uptime Center designation.
Tags: Mack Trucks, Dealers, Uptime, Repair Shops
Continental Tire the Americas has selected a site in Mississippi for a commercial vehicle tire plant that as part of a long term investment totaling $1.4 billion.
Tags: Mississippi, New Facility, Tires, Continental Tire the Americas
February 5, 2016 - Industry News
The International Trade Commission is looking into whether it should impose anti-dumping and countervailing duties, or tariffs, on truck and bus tires made in China.
Tags: China, Tires, Global
February 1, 2016 - Industry News
The Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network has partnered with the National Automotive Service Task Force on right to repair. NASTF will integrate heavy-duty OE manufacturers into programs offered on its website.
Tags: Truck and Engine Manufacturers Association, Right to Repair, Repair Shops, HDAW
January 29, 2016 - Product News
SAF-Holland has introduced the Gold Line Quality Parts brand to expand the products it supplies to the aftermarket.
Tags: Aftermarket Parts, HDAW, Parts and Service, SAF Holland
January 25, 2016 - Product News
HDA Truck Pride has partnered with trucking telematics and fleet management solutions company iMatics to produce an aftermarket telematics program designed to help fleets and independent repair facilities.
Tags: telematics, Fleet Management Software, Aftermarket, HDA Truck Pride, Parts and Service
January 15, 2016 - Industry News
Since switching from biodiesel to renewable diesel, the Eugene Water & Electric Board (EWEB) in Oregon has reduced its fleet greenhouse gas emissions as well as maintenance on its diesel vehicles.
Tags: Diesel Engines, Maintenance Costs, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Renewable Diesel, Alternative Fuels
January 13, 2016 - Industry News
The Uniroyal tire brand is moving into the commercial tire market with a product line aimed at cost-conscious owner-operators and small fleets, says Michelin.
Tags: Michelin Americas Truck Tires, Tires
January 12, 2016 - Industry News
The Technology and Maintenance Council will celebrate its 60th anniversary at its 2016 Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition in Nashville.
Tags: ATA, TMC, Events, Technicians, Annual Meeting
January 7, 2016 - Product News
Hino Trucks has partnered with service relationship management solutions provider Decisiv to enable communication and collaboration between fleets and dealers for service and repair events on Hino trucks.
Tags: telematics, Hino Insight, Hino Trucks, Decisiv
December 30, 2015 - Industry News
The Technology and Maintenance Council has announced that it will develop an RP1210 test/verification app that will allow vehicle diagnostic adapter vendors to qualify that their VDAs are compliant with the standard.
Tags: ATA, Vehicle Repairs, TMC, Technicians, Parts and Service, Annual Meeting
December 22, 2015 - Product News
The Meritor Aftermarket Wheel End Extended Warranty program offers increased warranty coverage when complementary Meritor wheel end products are bought and installed together.
Tags: Meritor, Extended Warranty, Wheel Ends
December 18, 2015 - Industry News
Aperia Technologies, maker of the Halo Tire Inflator, has launched a nationwide network of dealers to offer Halo for fleets in multiple locations in the U.S.
Tags: Tires, Tire Inflation, Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems
December 16, 2015 - Industry News
Chevron has launched a PC-11 Public Education Campaign aimed at “building awareness and clarity” about the new API CK-4 and API FA-4 oil-service category specs approved last week.
Tags: Oil, Education, Chevron Lubricants, PC-11
Lou Wall was named maintenance manager at Jack Cooper Transport, one of the nation's largest car-hauling fleets.
Tags: New Hire, Auto Haulers, Ryder System Inc.
December 15, 2015 - Industry News
The 2015 Rush Truck Centers Tech Skills Rodeo wraps up in San Antonio with the awards ceremony.
Tags: Rush Truck Centers, Technician Training
Research found fleets that saw MPG gains of 5% to 10% with rigorous PMs, Trucking Efficiency's confidence report says.
Tags: Maintenance, Preventive Maintenance, Fleet Maintenance, Fuel Economy
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