Trailer alignment is more important than ever when you run wide-base tires. HDT file photo


Why You Should Pay Attention to Trailer Alignment

Proper trailer axle/wheel alignment is critical to maximizing tire life, and it's only become more important with the use of wide-base single tires on trailers for fuel economy and weight savings.

Photo: International


International Backs A26 Engine With Uptime Commitment

International has launched the A26 Customer Uptime Assurance Program, backing the recently launched A26 12.4L engine with the promise of reimbursement for extended downtime.


Swivel Gripper Helps Remove Oil Filters

The Lisle Corporation Truck Swivel Gripper is a filter wrench that is texture coated to prevent slipping while removing truck oil filters.

Photo: Love's


Love's Adds Oil Changes to Tire Care Facilities

Love’s Truck Tire Care has made diesel engine motor oil changes available at more than 130 locations.

The new TMT predictive maintenance system uses the PeopleNet Mobile Gateway. Photo: PeopleNet


Data Fuels TMW's Predictive Maintenance Software

TMT's new Predict.Fault Code is a maintenance application designed to predict engine and aftertreatment component failures up to three days in advance. HDT's Jim Beach digs deeper with this report from the TMW/PeopleNet user conference.


TMW Introduces TMT Predictive Maintenance Software

TMW Systems introduced a predictive maintenance application, TMT Predict.Fault Code, that helps fleets anticipate and address potential vehicle breakdowns and other unscheduled service needs before they occur.

A jury has awarded $30.8 million to Milan Supply Chain Solutions in its suit against Navistar Inc. Photo courtesy Milan Supply Chain Solutions


Navistar Hit With $30.8 Million Judgment in ProStar/MaxxForce Lawsuit

Navistar Inc. disputes allegations that it didn’t thoroughly test its MaxxForce EGR engines – allegations that surfaced in a lawsuit where a jury last week awarded $30.8 million in damages – including testimony about the engine program by former executive Jim Hebe that the company "did not test s**t".

Guayule is a shrub that grows in the Southwest and produces a rubber that can be used in tires.


Research Shows Promise for New Source of Rubber for Tires

It’s possible you could see truck tires in the future made from rubber from a domestic plant rather than the traditional rubber tree, as a five-year study led by Cooper Tire & Rubber showed good results for passenger tires.

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Zonar V3 Features Cummins Connected Diagnostics

Cummins Connected Diagnostics is now available to customers using Zonar’s smart fleet management solution, offering critical information on engine maintenance and repair.


Stertil-Koni Lift Boasts 132,000-Pound Capacity

Stertil-Koni’s ST 4600 is a four-post lift with designed for high-capacity lifting and suited to vehicles with low-ground clearance.


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