June 7, 2016 - Product News
Accuride has launched a new series of how-to videos to help fleet maintenance technicians properly install and service the company’s steel and aluminum wheels and Gunite-brand brake drums.
Tags: Maintenance, Video Series, Accuride, Wheel Ends
June 2, 2016 - Product News
Heavy-duty product manufacturer Gates Corporation has announced its 2016 heavy-duty aftermarket and automotive marketing programs and promotions.
Tags: Aftermarket, Marketing, Promotions, Gates
June 2, 2016 - Industry News
With the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s 29th annual International Roadcheck starting on June 7, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems is offering key points on inspecting and maintaining its components.
Tags: Vehicle Safety, Inspections, CVSA, Roadcheck, Preventative Maintenance, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems
June 1, 2016 - Industry News
ATA's Technology and Maintenance Council will hold its 2016 Fall Meeting and annual National Technician Skills competitions from Sept. 18-22 at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, N.C.
Tags: ATA, TMC, Events, Technicians, TMCSuperTech
May 25, 2016 - Product News
Monro Muffler Brake has acquired tire retailer McGee Tire Stores, adding 29 stores and one retread facility to expand the company’s footprint in Florida.
Tags: Tires, Monro Muffler Brake, Mergers & Acquisitions
May 23, 2016 - Product News
Vipar Heavy Duty has expanded its TruckForce Service Center program with added tools, resources and services to support independent service centers.
Tags: Aftermarket Parts, Vipar Heavy Duty, Suppliers, Repair Shops
May 18, 2016 - Industry News
The American Petroleum Institute is introducing a special Service Symbol Donut designed to help buyers differentiate between the new API FA-4 and CK-4 service categories for diesel-engine oils.
Tags: American Petroleum Institute, Diesel Engine Oil, PC-11, Engine Oils
May 12, 2016 - Industry News
Registration is open for the third annual National Student Technicians Competition at TMCFutureTech 2016, announced event sponsor Velociti.
Tags: ATA, TMC, Competition, Technicians, TMCSuperTech
May 11, 2016 - Product News
Industry statistics suggest only about 30% of fleets do wheel balancing, and even those fleets usually balance only the steer axle wheels. IMI Products says if fleets balanced wheels at every position. they could see fuel savings and gains in tire life that would return their investment in balancing compounds tenfold in the just the first year.
Tags: Fuel Efficiency, Tires, IMI, Tire Balancing
May 10, 2016 - Industry News
International Truck will be the first OEM to offer over-the-air truck programming for Cummins engines, allowing fleets to update engine control modules with a secure Wi-Fi connection.
Tags: Cummins, International, Engines, Wi-Fi
Michelin Americas Truck Tires has opened a new Oliver Rubber retread facility in El Paso, Texas, called Border Recapping.
Tags: New Facility, Michelin Americas Truck Tires, Retreads, Oliver Rubber, Dealers, Texas, Tires
Navistar, Inc. announced subscriptions to OnCommand Connection (OCC), the company's open architecture remote diagnostics system, have surpassed the 200,000 vehicle mark.
Tags: Vehicle Diagnostics, Navistar, Navistar OnCommand
May 5, 2016 - Product News
The Automotive Distribution Network has partnered with Innova Fleet Services to provide the group’s members with a telematics solution to efficiently manage small- and medium-sized fleets.
Tags: Vehicle Diagnostics, Software, Vehicle Tracking
May 4, 2016 - Product News
Mitchell 1 has reached an agreement to provide repair information, diagnostics, estimating and maintenance software to the fleet management and maintenance services provider First Vehicle Services.
Tags: First Vehicle Services, Software, Mitchell 1, Technicians, Repair Shops
April 29, 2016 - Industry News
Paccar Parts has opened its new $32 million distribution center in Renton, Wash., which services dealers in the Northwestern U.S. and Western Canada.
Tags: Parts, Paccar Parts, Distribution Centers
April 25, 2016 - Industry News
The data integration allows customers who use both systems to receive automated odometer readings and Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) Alerts from GPS Insight inside the Fleetio software application.
Tags: Vehicle Diagnostics, GPS Insight, Fleetio, telematics
Great Dane’s AdvantEdge national aftermarket parts and service program has expanded in Texas with four new service provider locations in the state.
Tags: Trailers, Aftermarket, Great Dane, Repair Shops
April 18, 2016 - Product News
Purkeys has partnered with Maxwell Technologies to produce a portable jump starter called CAPS that's designed for heavy- and light-duty applications.
Tags: Maxwell Technologies, Jumpstarter, Engines, Purkey's Fleet Electric
April 14, 2016 - Industry News
HDA Truck Pride and the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance have created the Aftermarket Distributors Alliance, designed to help both groups meet the needs of fleets running a variety of equipment types.
Tags: Aftermarket Parts, HDA Truck Pride
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
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