December 15, 2015 - Industry News
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
December 11, 2015 - Industry News
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems and Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake will offer 17 in-person sessions in 14 states next year.
Tags: Technician Training, Brakes, Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems
December 8, 2015 - Industry News
Quality Tire & Service of Munford, Tenn., has joined the Marangoni Tread North America family of independent retreaders, the company announced.
Tags: Dealers, Retreads, Marangoni, Tires and Wheels, Tires
December 3, 2015 - Industry News
Meritor has announced that Dickinson Fleet Services of Indianapolis is the first repair service partner approved for its Meritor Service Point Program.
Tags: Meritor, Aftermarket, Parts and Service
November 23, 2015 - Industry News
Tire Service LLC in Jacksonville, Fla., is now a member of the Marangoni Tread North America family of independent retread dealers.
Tags: Tires, Retreads, Marangoni
November 19, 2015 - Product News
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America has launched its FusoFirst product support program, aimed at providing full-service customer support for owners and operators of Mitsubishi Fuso medium-duty trucks.
Tags: Roadside Assistance, Medium-Duty Trucks, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Dealers, Mobile Apps
November 11, 2015 - Industry News
HDA Truck Pride is partnering with the ASE Industry Education Alliance to recruit recently trained technicians for the trucking industry.
Tags: Training, ASE, HDA Truck Pride, Technicians
November 6, 2015 - Product News
Meritor and Pressure Systems International celebrated the production of the 1,000,000th Meritor Tire Inflation System, the companies have announced.
Tags: Meritor, Tire Pressure, Automatic Tire Inflation Systems, P.S.I.
November 5, 2015 - Product News
A Goodyear Commercial Tire and Service Center has opened in Stoughton, Mass., featuring a selection of commercial tires and dedicated truck service.
Tags: New Facility, Tires, Goodyear Tire & Rubber, Goodyear Commercial
November 4, 2015 - Industry News
International Truck has announced the release of its Diamond Edge Certified Program to recognize dealers for their commitment to uptime and to drive awareness of the best performing dealers to customers.
Tags: International, Awards, Customer Service, Truck Dealers
October 30, 2015 - Product News
Westport Innovations aftermarket parts division, Westport Parts + Service, has formed a distribution partnership with Alliant Power with an initial focus on Class 1-5 light-duty vehicles through select Alliant Power distributors.
Tags: Diesel, Natural Gas Vehicles, Distributors, Westport Innovations
October 29, 2015 - Industry News
The Purcell Tire and Service Center in Albuquerque, N.M., has moved its location to a new larger facility to provide its staff with additional space to accommodate customers.
Tags: Vehicle Maintenance, Vehicle Diagnostics, New Facility, Tires
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations has appointed Chris Ripani as president of its on-highway preventative maintenance and tire service provider, Speedco.
Tags: Leadership, People, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations
October 28, 2015 - Product News
Continental Tire the Americas has partnered with Las Vegas-based tire dealer CMC Tire to offer retread service to the area through a new facility.
Tags: Tires, Las Vegas, Retreads, Continental Tires
October 27, 2015 - Industry News
Nextran Corp. held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new regional facility in Atlanta that's set to open in the middle of 2016 with a service area for repairs to natural gas vehicles.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Vehicle Repairs, Medium-Duty Trucks, Repair Shops
Hino has expanded its Insight factory telematics platform under a partnership with Telogis, and will offer the telematics, remote diagnostics, and case management as standard equipment on its 2017 model-year medium-duty trucks.
Tags: Telogis, Hino Trucks, Medium-Duty Trucks, telematics
October 26, 2015 - Industry News
As fleets work to improve productivity in the face of a shortage of qualified drivers, the last thing they need is to have trucks sitting for days at a dealer waiting for repairs. Truck makers are responding with an array of programs and technologies to address this issue.
Tags: Dealers, Downtime, ATA MC&E, Uptime
October 20, 2015 - Industry News
Kenworth is rolling out a service program for its trucks at certified dealers that would provide a full diagnostic analysis and repair estimate within two hours, the company announced at the American Trucking Associations' (ATA) Management Conference and Exhibition in Philadelphia.
Tags: Kenworth, Truck Dealers
October 20, 2015 - Product News
Cooper Tire and Rubber announced its Roadmaster Fleet Service Network that offers 24/7 emergency roadside tire replacement and repair for eligible commercial trucking fleets.
Tags: Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., Roadside Assistance, Customer Service, Tires, ATA MC&E
October 19, 2015 - Product News
Detroit Connect has introduced new features for its Virtual Technician remote diagnostic system, including a new portal that lets users dig deeper into the data, and for some 2017 models the ability to "flash" software updates and parameter changes to the truck over the air.
Tags: telematics, Engines, Daimler Trucks North America, ATA MC&E, Detroit Connect, Freightliner
October 17, 2015 - Industry News
PHILADELPHIA -- Lighter sleepers to serve more segments; PremierCare Gold to speed diagnostics and repairs at certified dealers.
Tags: Maintenance, Kenworth, Dealers, MX-11, ATA MC&E
October 7, 2015 - Product News
Daimler Trucks North America has announced a warranty to cover the aftertreatment system on Detroit and Cummins engines available through its used-truck retail network, SelecTrucks.
Tags: Warranty, SCR, DEF, Used Trucks, Daimler Trucks North America
October 5, 2015 - Industry News
In spite of all the changes that have occurred in the trucking industry, “fleets still want local support to keep trucks running,” according to Jim Maddox, dealer principal at Tri State Trucks. What are dealers doing about it?
Tags: Dealers, Downtime
September 30, 2015 - Product News
Stemco has switched its Genuine CentriFuse brake drum product line to a new blue color to distinguish the products from fake overseas copies.
Tags: Brake Drum, Counterfeit Goods, Stemco
September 29, 2015 - Industry News
The American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists will focus on axle maintenance during its 23rd Technician Training Clinic.
Tags: Technician Training, ACOFAS, Hendrickson
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