Maintenance

Photo via Fleet Clean

News

Mobile Truck Washing Business Expands

Each Fleet Clean rig is equipped with its own water, generator, pressure washers, soap dispensers, brushes, tools, and water reclamation equipment, with customers only needing to supply the dirty vehicle.

Photo: Continental

News

Continental to Raise Truck Tire Prices Again

Prices for Continental, General and AmeriSteel-brand truck tires rise "as much as 7%" effective July 1.

Photo of Ford Transit van courtesy of Ford.

News

Ford Recalls Transit Vans for Driveshaft Issue

The safety compliance recall covers more than 370,000 2015- to 2017-model year vehicles in the U.S.

Rush Truck Centers' new Denver facilities expand the dealer network to 108 stores in 21 states. Photo: Jim Park

News

Rush Truck Centers Opens Denver Locations

Rush Truck Centers' new Denver facilities expand the network to 108 stores in 21 states. Jim Park has the story.

Photo: Jim Park

Articles

The Rolling Resistance Paradox

Looking for a tire with the lowest possible rolling resistance? If that’s your only consideration, you might not be happy with the tire you get.

News

DTNA Expands Parts Distribution Network

DTNA's two new parts distribution centers will hold more than $15 million of inventory and over 20,000 parts.

Products

Midtronics Diagnostic System Monitors Batteries

Midtronics introduced the DSS-5000 Battery Diagnostic Service System, featuring Conductance Profiling that is designed to provide information about the battery state of charge and state of health.

Rolf Lockwood

Articles

Commentary: Complacency Is a Killer

Downtime, unhappy drivers, bitching customers... they all contribute to an ugly bottom line, writes Executive Contributing Editor Rolf Lockwood.

The new API FA-4 oil-service category was developed specifically to work in concert with the new generation of more fuel-efficient heavy-duty diesels starting to come on the market. Photo: Shell Oil

Articles

FA-4: Oil Worth Waiting For

The newest API oil-service category promises to boost mpg, but its use is limited to new engines.

New technicians progress based on what they've learned. Photo: Pro-Mech Learning Systems.

News

TechSpedite Offers Expedited New-Technician Training

One company has developed a program aimed at tackling the technician shortage, with an expedited training program promising to create work-ready technicians.

USEFUL WHITEPAPERS
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.
The True Costs of Outsourced Maintenance & How to Compare Vendors
The most inexpensive vendor isn’t always the one with the lowest bill rate. There are a number of cost factors that fleets need to consider when choosing an outsourced maintenance provider.
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