Maintenance

The Eaton Cummins Endurant as unveiled at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show. Photo: Evan Lockridge

News

Eaton Cummins Automated Transmissions Recalled for Software Glitch

Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies is recalling more than 1,300 transmissions due to a software error that could allow unintentional movement of the truck.

The Authorized Rebuilder Program for axle carriers is being launched in Canadian market with plans to extend it to the U.S. this year. Image via Meritor

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Meritor Launches Authorized Rebuilder Program for Axle Carriers

Meritor has launched a North America Rebuilder Program for drive axle carriers, including the company’s 145, 14X and 160 products.The program is being introduced to the Canadian market with plans to extend it to the U.S. this year.

Image of PRO-LINK starter kit courtesy of Snap-on.

Products

Snap-on Pro-Link Ultra Diagnostic System for Hino Engines

The new Snap-on EEHD866025 Pro-Link Ultra Diagnostic System software is designed specifically to support the diagnosis and calibration of Hino engines. This v.1.0 version software supports both Hino 600 Series Conventional (2005 to 2016) and Hino 300 Series Cab-Over (2012 to 2016) vehicles.

A key way that fleets can ensure that trucks are prepared for winter and drivers are able to get help if they need it, is to have a comprehensive maintenance partner. Photo: Ryder System

Articles

Preparation the Key to Handling Winter Weather

While most of the impact of a winter storm will directly affect drivers, many of the disruptions can be prevented by a well-maintained and prepared fleet.

Logo: Michelin

News

Michelin, Sumitomo Strike Commercial Tire Deal

Michelin North America Inc. and Sumitomo Corporation of Americas (SCOA) have agreed to combine their respective North American replacement tire distribution and related service operations in a 50-50 joint venture.

Image courtesy of IPA Tools

Products

5700 Alpha Mutt Trailer Tester System

Removing the burden of paperwork and data entry, the Alpha Mutt advanced trailer tester system provides automatic and guided inspections with detailed reports.

Products

Ultracapacitor Support Module Can Jumpstart Low Batteries

The uStart engine starting system from Ioxus is an ultracapacitor-based, drop –in battery support module designed for Class 3-6 vehicles.

Beasley Tire offers mobile services that perform on-site alignment and tire balancing on large trucks and mounting and balancing tires on small vehicles.

Articles

What Tire Dealers Can Tell us About Truck Tire Trends

Low-cost imported tires, retread demand, and the increasing presence of truckstop chains into the tire market are among the trends seen in the truck tire market in Modern Tire Dealer’s annual survey of commercial tire dealers.

News

Michelin Sells TCi Stores, Retread Shop to Independent Dealers

Michelin North America Inc. has sold four Tire Centers stores and a TCi retread plant to two independent commercial tire dealers.

More and more information management options are becoming available today as tire pressure management systems begin to integrate with telematics and connected vehicle systems. Photo: PressurePro

Articles

Taking Tire Pressure Management to the Next Level

Tire pressure monitoring and inflation systems are a proven way for fleets to manage one of their biggest consumable items and ensure safe operation. New technologies will take the capabilities of these systems to the next level.

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