Maintenance

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April 21, 2017

Commentary: 3 Lessons Learned at TMC

The spring meeting of the Technology & Maintenance Council usually is a place where ideas flow freely and best practices are shared, and things were no different in Nashville this year.

April 17, 2017

Tread Rubber and Repair Group Puts Recommended Practices Online

The Tread Rubber and Tire Repair Materials Manufacturers Group has completed additional recommended practices for retreading and repairing tires and is making them available online through the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau.

March 31, 2017

CK-4 and FA-4 Engine Oils on Store Shelves Now, API Says

The organization has licensed about 400 CK-4 oils and more than 60 FA-4 oils submitted by marketers, making the robust new classifications available to operators of new and older diesels.

March 21, 2017

The Case for Fuel Filtration

Fuel filters are your engine’s first and last line of defense against expensive damage from water and particles of debris that are found in diesel fuel.

March 13, 2017

Isuzu's Diesel Engine Durability Upped to 375,000 Miles

The B10 durability rating of the 4HK1-TC diesel engine that powers Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. cabovers has been increased to 375,000 miles, the company has announced at the NTEA's Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.

February 26, 2017

Program Promises 'Instant ROI' For Tire Inflation System

Velociti has partnered with Meritor to develop a new, "turnkey" retrofit tire inflation system for trailers with the Meritor Tire Inflation System by PSI.

February 26, 2017

Dana Debuts Rhombus Tire Management System

Dana's new Rhombus Tire Management is the company's first new product reflecting its transition to a more digitally focused company.

February 13, 2017

Commentary: The Best Maintenance Tools May Not Be in the Shop at All

Editor in chief Deborah Lockridge explains that the most powerful tools you may not be fully taking advantage of in the shop involve information.

February 9, 2017

FTR, CKCVR Issue Maintenance Benchmarking Study

FTR and CK Commercial Vehicle Research have released a comprehensive benchmarking study that examines fleet maintenance practices in heavy- and medium-duty fleets.

January 26, 2017

TouchTek Gen 4 Provides Control Over Vehicle Electrical Loads

Riverside Manufacturing has launched the TouchTek Gen 4, the latest version of its power distribution system designed to provide control over vehicle electrical loads.

January 4, 2017

Bendix Launches Online Trucking Industry Resource

Bendix has launched a new center of commercial vehicle information at its website safertrucks.com, centered around a new multimedia center called the Knowledge Dock.

December 20, 2016

HD Pro Tab Designed for Commercial Vehicle Diagnostics

The HD Pro Tab is a tablet that is designed to be used as a diagnostics tool for commercial, agricultural, and industrial fleet maintenance and repair shops.

October 12, 2016

VehicleDowntimeView Helps Measure and Manage Downtime

Fleet services provider ARI has developed a technology called VehicleDowntimeView that measures how long a vehicle is out of service and provides data to manage the reduction of a fleet’s total downtime.

September 28, 2016

Love’s Expands Truck Maintenance Program to all Locations

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores has announced it will expand its truck maintenance program at all travel stop locations nationwide.

September 26, 2016

Wide-Single Tires Need a Little More Care

Wide-base single tires have saved truck fleets millions of gallons of fuel over the 20-plus years they have been in service and facilitated the transport of thousands of additional tons of payload. Good maintenance improves the value proposition with wide-base singles.

September 26, 2016

Report: Small Fleets Keep Trucks Nearly Twice as Long as Large Fleets

A study jointly produced by FTR and CK Commercial Vehicle Research is now available, examining heavy duty vehicle usage, maintenance practices and replacement parts purchasing activity.

September 23, 2016

Trailers an Important Part of 2016 SuperTech

Trailers get little enough attention in the real world, and this new focus gives them the respect they deserve. Trailers (and truck bodies) are where the payloads go, after all.

September 6, 2016

Pig Absorbent Sock Also Dissipates Static

New Pig Corporation’s Pig Static-Dissipative Absorbent Sock is a spill clean-up device that also dissipates static and is designed for fuels and solvents.

June 28, 2016

Rotary Lift Incoporates Speed Into In-Ground Lift

Rotary Lift’s SL212 SmartLift in-ground lift is designed to quickly raise and lower a vehicle weighing up to 12,000 pounds.

June 9, 2016

SAF-Holland: New P89 Air Disc Brakes to Cost Little More than Drums

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.

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