Maintenance

Noregon's Director of Telematics Sales says TripVision is ideal for fleets that operate trucks from different makers. Photo: Evan Lockridge

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Noregon Launches TripVision Safety Management

LAS VEGAS – One day before the official start of the American Trucking Associations annual Management Conference and Exhibition in Las Vegas, there were several product announcements, including from vehicle data company Noregon.

Photo: Love's

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Love’s Expands Truck Maintenance Program to all Locations

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores has announced it will expand its truck maintenance program at all travel stop locations nationwide.

Photo: Evan Lockridge

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Report: Small Fleets Keep Trucks Nearly Twice as Long as Large Fleets

A study jointly produced by FTR and CK Commercial Vehicle Research is now available, examining heavy duty vehicle usage, maintenance practices and replacement parts purchasing activity.

Image via ExxonMobil

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ExxonMobil Unveils PC-11 Specification Lineup of Mobil Delvac Oils

ExxonMobil unveiled its lineup of enhanced Mobil Delvac diesel engine oils that are designed to meet or exceed the CK-4 and FA-4 categories of API Proposed Category 11, known as PC-11, specification.

Source: Wabco

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Wabco Offers Maintenance Tips Ahead of Brake Safety Week

With the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s annual Brake Safety Week coming soon, Wabco is offering and Air Disc Brake Maintenance Care Tips Checklist for fleets, drivers and maintenance technicians.

A class from teh Northalnd Career Center Diesel Technology Program poses with Haldex's donated air brake system board. Photo via Haldex

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Haldex Donates Training Equipment to Diesel Technology Program

Air brake system manufacturer Haldex has donated an air brake system board to the Northland Career Center Diesel Technology Program as a training aide for young technicians.

Photo courtesy of Modern Tire Dealer

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DOC Says 40% Tariffs Due on Truck Tires From China

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) says truck and bus tire manufacturers in China are dumping tires in the U.S. at less than fair market value, and those tires should be subject to tariffs of at least 20%. The tariffs are retroactive.

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TMC Releases Updated Manuals for Technicians

“By following each manual’s quality PMI program, fleets are provided a road map to follow for maximum return on assets and optimal component life of major vehicle systems,” said Carl Kirk, TMC executive director and an ATA vice president.

FA-4 oils will be designated with yellow caps and coloring on the label. Photo: Chevron

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Chevron Unveils New Delo 400 CK-4 and FA-4 Engine Oils

Chevron unveiled its new line of Delo 400 engine oils meeting the American Petroleum Institute’s new CK-4 and FA-4 heavy-duty diesel oil specifications, offering improvements in fuel economy and engine protection.

Photo of ISX12 engine courtesy of Cummins.

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Cummins Adds 450-HP ISX12 Ratings

Cummins Inc. announced the availability of two new 450-hp ISX12 ratings for linehaul and regional-haul truck markets.

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How a Collaborative Approach To Fleet Fuel Maintenance Can Improve Vehicle Uptime
Find out how Penray’s collaborative approach to fleet fuel maintenance can improve vehicle uptime! Penray’s Fuel Doctor program addresses individual fleet needs through testing, independent lab analysis, recommendation of treatments and tank cleaning as well as long term maintenance program planning.
The Process of Turning Maintenance Data Into Actionable Information
Maintenance providers can help fleets gather crucial maintenance data and integrate it into the entire data stream to create intelligence that will improve operations.
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