June 9, 2016
CORRECTED -- SAF-Holland says a new P89 air disc brake for trailers will reduce the price premium compared to drum brakes, and an upgraded P89 Plus will virtually eliminate brake maintenance for seven years.
June 7, 2016
Accuride has launched a new series of how-to videos to help fleet maintenance technicians properly install and service the company’s steel and aluminum wheels and Gunite-brand brake drums.
May 18, 2016
DPF and aftertreatment systems may be a maintenance nightmare, but they aren’t going away. It’s up to you to figure them out.
May 10, 2016
Gates’ Hybrid Polymer Air Hose is a zero memory air hose designed to resist kinks and curls and inflexibility.
April 18, 2016
What does it take to be a successful modern maintenance manager — and to be ready for what the future brings? Heavy Duty Trucking is exploring the topic with a series of articles that examines the different aspects of being a shop manager in today’s trucking industry.
March 18, 2016
From remote diagnostics to predictive analytics, being on top of maintenance today means using data and connections.
March 17, 2016
When it comes to wheel-offs, the mainstream press, and even some of the less well informed enforcement folk, always look to the driver first to find fault.
March 9, 2016
Tire maintenance needn’t be a mind-numbing inconvenience. These tools can reduce the workload and improve efficiency.
March 3, 2016
What we learn from sessions like TMC's Fleet Forum is that you probably aren't the only truck owner having a particular problem. It puts the boots to the oft-heard comment from dealers, "Gee, I've never heard that one before."
February 25, 2016
To improve the safety of its reefer technicians, Erb asked its maintenance staff what would be the best solution. Input from the staff resulted in a custom-designed and manufactured mobile work platform.
January 7, 2016
Penske Truck Leasing has announced the opening of a new 14,400 square-foot, state-of-the-art facility in Norton, Mass.
December 15, 2015
Research found fleets that saw MPG gains of 5% to 10% with rigorous PMs, Trucking Efficiency's confidence report says.
November 6, 2015
Werner’s 15-pound Tool Lanyard was designed to hold heavier tools when working high up, protecting them from fall damage and doubling duty as a safety measure for property and crews working below.
October 17, 2015
PHILADELPHIA -- Lighter sleepers to serve more segments; PremierCare Gold to speed diagnostics and repairs at certified dealers.
September 29, 2015
Proper fifth wheel maintenance is important to ensure the tractor and trailer stay together.
September 14, 2015
Spectro Scientific’s CoolCheck 2 Coolant Analyzer is designed to automatically test coolant systems and diesel exhaust fluid.
August 10, 2015
Volvo and Mack are offering pre-paid preventative maintenance plans as an option for fleets looking to reduce operating costs.
February 26, 2015
Peterbilt launched the Rapid Check service program to provide diagnostics and an estimate of repairs in two hours or less.
January 28, 2015
White vapor puffs out wherever there’s a leak and is plainly visible in the yellowish beam of a strong halogen light wielded by the technician. The device is for heavy duty diesels.
January 15, 2015
Oil Eater’s Tuff Rug is an absorbent pad for use in high traffic areas and designed to be tough enough for use in maintenance departments, forklift aisles, oil change pits and walkways.
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