September 8, 2015 - Industry News
The U.S. Postal Service's Office of Inspector General (OIG) has recommended four best practices and strategies for replacing vehicles based on a study of postal operations in the United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, and Finland.
Tags: Diesel, Vehicle Purchasing, Replacement Cycles, United Kingdom, USPS
September 2, 2015 - Industry News
Shell has refreshed its WhatisPC-11.com website with updated information about the upcoming diesel engine oil specifications.
Tags: Oil, Shell Rotella, PC-11
August 31, 2015 - Industry News
International Truck announced it plans to offer “over-the-air” reprogramming of engine control modules for International trucks powered by its N9, N10 and N13 diesels.
Tags: Navistar, International Truck, Diesel Engines, Wi-Fi, Engine Control Systems
August 27, 2015 - Product News
The new Michelin X Multi Energy D Pre-Mold retread provides high mileage, fuel efficiency and scrub resistance for regional and super-regional applications, according to the tire maker.
Tags: Michelin, SmartWay, Tires, Michelin Americas Truck Tires, Retreads
August 24, 2015 - Product News
Quality Tire Company will join the Michelin Commercial Service Network. with four shops located in Utah and Montana.
Tags: Vehicle Repairs, Vehicle Inspection, Tires, Michelin Americas Truck Tires
August 19, 2015 - Industry News
The facility bolsters MHC's offerings of aftermarket parts for all makes and models of trucks, trailers and buses.
Tags: Aftermarket Parts, Parts, MHC, Dealers
August 18, 2015 - Industry News
Ford Motor Company announced it is issuing a safety compliance recall for approximately 26,400 MY-2011-2013 and MY-2015 F-650 and F-750 vehicles in North America for a safety compliance issue with FMVSS 210 regarding seat belt anchorage.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Ford, Ford F-650, Ford F-750, Vehicle Recalls
August 14, 2015 - Industry News
Inland Truck Parts & Service has expanded the capabilities of its Fargo, N.D., facility increasing the amount of service bays and adding Saturday hours.
Tags: Inland Truck Parts, Parts and Service, Facility Renovations
August 10, 2015 - Product News
Volvo and Mack are offering pre-paid preventative maintenance plans as an option for fleets looking to reduce operating costs.
Tags: Maintenance, Volvo, Preventive Maintenance, Mack Trucks
August 7, 2015 - Product News
Goodyear Tire & Service Network has expanded with the opening of two new locations in Seattle, Wash., and Chesapeake, Va.
Tags: Tires, Service Center, Goodyear Commercial
August 3, 2015 - Product News
Alcoa will release the latest version of its Wheel Service Manual later this summer, the company announced.
Tags: Wheels, Alcoa, Parts and Service
July 29, 2015 - Product News
Eaton is introducing the Rebuilder Bulk Pack line of transmission components with several new Fuller transmission parts for aftermarket rebuilders.
Tags: Eaton, Aftermarket Parts, Transmissions
July 27, 2015 - Industry News
TruckPro has completed the purchase of Power Train Service, a provider of heavy-duty aftermarket truck parts, fleet maintenance, remanufacturing, and mobile repair services.
Tags: Aftermarket Parts, Mergers & Acquisitions, TruckPro, Parts and Service, Remanufacturing
Truck component manufacturer Accuride achieved record profitability in the second quarter of the year and a big improvement from the first quarter.
Tags: Economy, Accuride, Earnings, Wheels
July 23, 2015 - Product News
Mack Trucks has activated its GuardDog Connect integrated telematics solution in more than 25,000 models since the product launched in 2014.
Tags: Telematics, Mack Trucks, Diagnostics
July 22, 2015 - Industry News
Out of service brake violations dropped slightly this year during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's annual, unannounced brake check day.
Tags: Brakes, CVSA, Out of Service Violations
July 21, 2015 - Industry News
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has announced that this year's Brake Safety Week will take place from Sept. 6 - 12.
Tags: Vehicle Inspection, Brakes, Brake Safety Week, CVSA
July 17, 2015 - Industry News
Contracts worth C$725 million include more than 1,500 heavy 8x8 trucks, 300 trailers and 150 Armour Protection Systems.
Tags: Canada, Military, Mack Trucks
Because 7,750 engines were not fully assembled in 2009 but in 2010, the Environmental Protection Agency says Navistar should have obtained an exemption in the form of a certificate of compliance, but didn’t.
Tags: Navistar, Diesel Emissions, EPA, Engines, EPA 2010, Litigation
July 17, 2015 - Product News
Peterbilt's new SmartLinq remote diagnostics technology is in production, a factory-installed system on all trucks equipped with Paccar MX-13 engines.
Tags: Peterbilt, Paccar MX Engine, Remote Diagnostics, Paccar
July 13, 2015 - Industry News
The weekly program covers issues involving maintenance, inspection and specification of brakes, on-board vehicle electronics and electrical systems, engines, seating, tires and more.
Tags: Technicians, Satellite Radio, Technology & Maintenance Council, Sirius XM
July 10, 2015 - Industry News
The Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Network is expanding with the opening of three new locations.
Tags: Tires, Retreads, Service Center, Goodyear Tire & Rubber
July 7, 2015 - Industry News
American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council will hold its 2015 Fall Meeting TMCSuperTech technician skills competition on Sept. 21-25 at the Walt Disney Swan & Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Fla.
Tags: ATA, TMC, Competition, Awards, Events, TMCSuperTech
July 6, 2015 - Industry News
Wheel-end parts manufacturer RevHD has launched a free wheel-end training course on its website for training and certifying mechanics on wheel-end repairs.
Tags: Technician Training, Wheels, Wheel Ends, RevHD
July 2, 2015 - Product News
Noregon Systems’ Truck Check Up is an interactive, fuel-island based truck diagnostics station designed for use in heavy-duty trucks.
Tags: Noregon Systems, Truckstops, Diagnostics
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