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Preventive Maintenance Can Improve Fuel Economy, Report Says
Preventive Maintenance Can Improve Fuel Economy, Report Says

December 15, 2015
Research found fleets that saw MPG gains of 5% to 10% with rigorous PMs, Trucking Efficiency's confidence report says.

Auxiliary Power For Work Trucks
Auxiliary Power For Work Trucks

April 11, 2014
Any work truck with a serious electric welder also has an auxiliary power unit, because the engine-driven device doubles as an APU to run smaller welders,...

Once Around the Yard: How Salvation Army Won its P&D Battles
Once Around the Yard: How Salvation Army Won its P&D Battles

January 13, 2014
Over the Christmas holidays, the Salvation Army’s bell ringers raise money to help fund its disaster and human-relief efforts. But considerable dollars also...

Dallas Technician Wins Grand Champion Awards at Rush Competition
Dallas Technician Wins Grand Champion Awards at Rush Competition

December 18, 2013
Jason Swann, a technician at Rush Truck Center Dallas, had to rise from a dinner table last night and walk to a stage to accept top awards not once or...

Jaltest ‘All-Brands’ Diagnostic Tool from Spain Covers Many Trucks, Components
Jaltest ‘All-Brands’ Diagnostic Tool from Spain Covers Many Trucks, Components

September 30, 2013
The “all-brands” diagnostic system adopted by the WheelTime Network of service shops comes from a Spanish company whose leaders saw the need for a versatile...

Tampering Not New, But Dirties Exhaust and Can Damage Engines, Reps Say
Tampering Not New, But Dirties Exhaust and Can Damage Engines, Reps Say

September 16, 2013
How much tampering with exhaust emissions equipment goes on out there? No one knows for sure, but panelists at a session of the Technology & Maintenance...

What's New in Used Trucks?
What's New in Used Trucks?

April 30, 2013
Every day, thousands of used trucks change hands. Last year, 190,000 were sold, and though this year's tally might be lower, it's still a healthy business...

Selling and Servicing Modern Air Filters
Selling and Servicing Modern Air Filters

April 16, 2013
As truck and engine makers continue to move toward vertical integration, fleet managers and owner-operators are less likely to be able to spec what air...

Stronger Brakes on Class 8 Rigs Require Distributors to Learn About and Stock New Parts
Stronger Brakes on Class 8 Rigs Require Distributors to Learn About and Stock New Parts

January 17, 2012
Emerging from truck factories in the U.S. since Aug. 1 are road tractors that can stop in substantially shorter distances than those built earlier. It's due...

Engines Tomorrow: What Types of Engines Will You Be Selling Parts for in the Future?

January 17, 2012
The next step in engine emissions is targeting greenhouse gas emissions in heavy trucks. Because burning less fossil fuel means lower GHG emissions, truck...

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