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Can Electric Trucks Ease the Technician Shortage?

Can Electric Trucks Ease the Technician Shortage?

Electric trucks have thousands fewer moving parts than vehicles with conventional powertrains. Does that mean near-future fleets could get by with fewer technicians? Senior Editor Jack Roberts takes a look in the Truck Tech blog.

April 8, 2019

How to Test Truck Tires in Your Fleet

How to Test Truck Tires in Your Fleet

Tires can be an endless headache for truck fleet managers trying to determine which brands and types perform best in their applications. What's the best way to conduct a tire test to see how a prospective tire stacks up when compared to other makes and models?

April 8, 2019

TMC Chairman Calhoun on Technology, Technicians

TMC Chairman Calhoun on Technology, Technicians

Kenneth Calhoun, newest chairman of the Technology & Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations, has long been an advocate of embracing new technology. Now, he’s doing just that to bring more positive change to the trucking industry.

March 20, 2019

Rush Launches Online Parts Ordering

Rush Launches Online Parts Ordering

Rush Enterprises, which operates the largest network of commercial vehicle dealerships in North America, is launching RushCare Parts Connect, a new, easy-to-use online parts ordering system which gives customers the ability to shop for parts for all makes and models of heavy- and medium-duty trucks.

March 19, 2019

Augmented Reality Technician Training Available for Mobile Devices
Don’t Overlook Trailer Maintenance
TMT Module Connects Fleets to Service Shops

TMT Module Connects Fleets to Service Shops

Trimble’s new TMT ServiceConnect add-on module helps fleet shops using TMT Fleet Maintenance software reduce the time their trucks are out of service for repairs and maintenance.

March 18, 2019

Can Emissions Repair Costs be Contained?

Can Emissions Repair Costs be Contained?

The addition of selective catalytic reduction and diesel particulate filter aftertreatment to modern trucks forced fleets and manufacturers to shift expectations on the fly. These two fleets met the emissions maintenance monster head-on — and won.

March 13, 2019

Goodyear to Launch Tire-Buying Portal for Small Commercial Fleets, Owner-Operators
TMC Calls for Proactive Tire Pressure Management System
Lucky Seven Comes Up a Winner for 2018 Rush Technician Rodeo Champion
Strong Tailwinds Promise Early 2019 Growth: Rush CEO

Strong Tailwinds Promise Early 2019 Growth: Rush CEO

Rush Truck Centers CEO Rusty Rush shares his thoughts on the growth of the company's annual skills rodeo and the current state and future prospects of the heavy- and medium-duty truck industry.

December 12, 2018

Rush Champions Team Up With Nascar Pit Crew to Attract Technicians
How to Get a Fast 1 MPG Fuel Economy Boost

How to Get a Fast 1 MPG Fuel Economy Boost

Joel Morrow, technology officer for Ploger Transportation and recognized fuel economy guru, shares a quick and easy way to get an immediate 1 mpg fuel economy bump from new trucks.

June 15, 2018

Help for Tire Management Headaches

Help for Tire Management Headaches

Constantly evolving outsourced maintenance programs are helping fleets bring an unprecedented level of detail and expertise to total tire management.

May 10, 2018