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Peak Unveils New Test Strips for Final Charge Antifreeze

Peak Commercial & Industrial, an Old World Industries company, is unvailing new test strips for its Final Charge heavy-duty extended-life coolant/antifreeze.

News

Recall Issued for Certain Kenworth and Peterbilt Models

Paccar is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Kenworth T680 and T880 trucks and model year 2013-2014 Peterbilt 567, 579 and 587 trucks equipped with air ride seats. The cables for anchoring the seat belt buckles of both the driver and passenger seat may fray.

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Volvo Takes Multi-Faceted Approach to Maximizing Uptime

Ongoing Volvo dealer investments continue to improve Volvo's dealer network, while new technology features also help improve uptime.

Products

Delo 400 XLE Synblend SAE 10W-30 Targets Fuel Economy

Chevron says its latest engine oil can save up to 3% in fuel economy in Class 6 trucks compared to SAE 15W-40 oils.

Products

MCH413 Mobile Column Lift Offers Smaller Package for Fleets, Independent Shops

The time-saving, productivity-enhancing features of Rotary Lift's heavy-duty Mach family of mobile column lifts are now available in a smaller package suited for fleets, independent repair facilities, school bus garages and truck dealerships.

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Bendix Warns About Friction and Shorter Stopping Distance Technology

Bendix engineers are warning truck owners that if they aren't careful about the choice of replacement friction new trucks designed to meet the latest stopping distance requirements, they could negate the improved stopping distance that was designed into the trucks.

Products

Donaldson Announces Twist&Drain Fuel Filter Kits

Donaldson Co. Inc., a manufacturer of filtration systems and parts, introduced its newest line of replacement filters for both on- and off-road vehicle applications – with coverage for Racor fuel systems, Cummins engines and more.

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Bendix Announces MATS Tech Talks

This year’s Bendix Tech Talk Series at the Mid-America Trucking Show will include insights on air disc and drum foundation brakes, air treatment and charging systems, and advanced safety technologies.

Articles

Tires for multiple applications

The economic recession had profound effects on trucking, but one of the most surprising is a greater need for tires on trucks that need to be used in more than one application. That's the opposite of another trend, which is more single-application-specific tires.

Articles

5 Must-Have Tools for Your Tire Shop

Changing truck tires isn't rocket science. Since tire service isn't cheap, it's not uncommon to find smaller fleets and even some bigger ones doing their own tire maintenance. But safety needs to be the priority in any shop.

USEFUL WHITEPAPERS
How the Right Diesel Fuel Additives Can Save Your Fleet Money
Diesel fuel additives are among the most powerful and cost-effective tools a fleet manager can use to keep their fleet up and running. Not every additive does the same thing—specialized formulas can help clean fuel systems, prevent gelling, or keep the fuel flowing in the coldest temperatures. Some OEMs recommend that additives be used to keep trucks operating at peak efficiency.
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.
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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