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TMC Chairman Takes Aim at Technician Shortage
TMC Chairman Takes Aim at Technician Shortage

March 4, 2016
While the technician shortage can’t be fixed tomorrow, Doug White believes it’s time for trucking to up its game when it comes to long-term solutions. Learn...

Doing More to Solve the Technician Shortage
Doing More to Solve the Technician Shortage

March 1, 2016
Trucking needs to do more to get the technicians of tomorrow educated and into truck shops. That was the message of a standing-room only panel discussion...

The Modern Maintenance Manager: Managing Today's Technicians
The Modern Maintenance Manager: Managing Today's Technicians

February 16, 2016
With trucks turning into sophisticated equipment resembling computers on wheels, plus increasing emphasis on uptime, controlling costs, and safety and...

Improving Dealer Service Key Theme at ATA
Improving Dealer Service Key Theme at ATA

October 26, 2015
As fleets work to improve productivity in the face of a shortage of qualified drivers, the last thing they need is to have trucks sitting for days at a...

Landmark Agreement Addresses 'Right to Repair' for Commercial Vehicles
Landmark Agreement Addresses 'Right to Repair' for Commercial Vehicles

September 15, 2015
The aftermarket repair industry and truck and engine makers have reached an agreement on the sharing of heavy-duty vehicle service information, which will...

Q&A: New Committee Head Talks PC-11 Oil Category
Q&A: New Committee Head Talks PC-11 Oil Category

September 9, 2015
There's a new head of the committee developing the new heavy-duty engine oil classification, known as PC-11. HDT talked to Shawn Whitacre to find out what...

Keeping Diesel Fuel Clean
Keeping Diesel Fuel Clean

June 24, 2015
If you don’t take steps to keep diesel fuel clean, it can degrade your fuel economy, damage expensive fuel system components and cause downtime. That’s...

NTSB Takes Aim at Commercial Trucking Safety, Distracted Driving
NTSB Takes Aim at Commercial Trucking Safety, Distracted Driving

January 14, 2015
Strengthening commercial trucking safety is one of four new issues on the National Transportation Safety Board's Most Wanted List for 2015, including active...

Navistar Narrows Losses, Hits Income Milestone for First Time Since 2011
Navistar Narrows Losses, Hits Income Milestone for First Time Since 2011

September 3, 2014
Although its market share is not increasing as rapidly as it had expected, Navistar has made significant progress in cutting its warranty spend and other...

On-And-Off Engine Patterns Can Be Hard on Oil
On-And-Off Engine Patterns Can Be Hard on Oil

August 11, 2014
Fleets that do city deliveries are increasingly turning vehicles off during deliveries rather than letting them idle. While this saves fuel and cuts...