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PSI Behind the Scenes

San Antonio is home to the Alamo and Pressure Systems International, makers of the Meritor Tire...

Pressure Systems International held its annual Fleet Technology Event May 12-13 at its San Antonio, Texas, facility, where it makes the Meritor Tire Inflation System by PSI. HDT Equipment Editor Jim Park was there and got a first-hand look at how the systems are made.

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Commentary: It Comes Down to Quality

While it seems like price dominates conversations about both parts purchasing and service provider selection, the reality is that it often is not the most important factor.

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Explaining the World of Remanufactured Parts

Assemblies are completely torn down and measured and qualified to see if they can be reused....

Remanufactured parts are a $7 billion business at retail, which has been growing slowly over the past 30 years but even with this growth, there are some misconceptions about what remanufacturing means and about the quality of reman parts.

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5 Ways to Improve Shop Productivity

Reorganizing the shop and optimizing workflow reduces the number of steps technicians have to...

Every minute a truck is in the shop is a minute it’s not on the road making money. And while there is no way to eliminate all visits to the shop, improving shop efficiency will get trucks in and out faster.

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Got Questions? ELDs and Telematics

Scott Sutarik is the Business Development, OEM Sales Manager at Geotab Inc. He...

Business Development, OEM Sales Manager

Scott Sutarik from Geotab

Business Development, OEM Sales Manager

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Got Questions? Sleeper Cab Power Experts

Steve Carlson is the Xantrex OEM and fleet manager. Steve has over 20 years of...

Xantrex OEM and Fleet Manager

Steve Carlson from Xantrex

Xantrex OEM and Fleet Manager

http://hdtruck.xantrex.com/?utm_source=HDT&utm_medium=gotquestions&utm_campaign=onhwy

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Noregon Systems Releases JPro 2015 v1

Noregon Systems Releases JPro 2015 v1

The latest version of Noregon's JPro has data updates for Cummins and Detroit as well as Ford, GM and Sprinter modules through 2015. It also includes expanded coverage of model years and diagnostic data for Freightliner and Freightliner Cascadia body and chassis controllers.

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Leadership in the Age of Disruption

Disruptive times call for innovative business owners to focus on vision, culture and their value proposition, said a business consultant during last week’s Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week.

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Coming Soon: Inflation Systems for Drive Axles

A schematic of Dana's Central Tire Inflation System, which is similar to the system the company...

Drive axle inflation systems might not be the Holy Grail of truck maintenance, but they are in a position to cure a vexing problem. Tire pressure maintenance is time-consuming and costly, but there's no debating the savings from properly inflated tires. At least four manufacturers have systems in development. At least one is already available.