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6.6L Duramax Diesel engine being placed in chassis at engine set for GM’s Heavy Duty pickups. General Motors Flint Assembly/UAW Local 598 in Flint, Michigan. (Photo: General Motors)

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GM Builds 2 Millionth Duramax Diesel Engine

General Motors, DMAX, Ltd., and I.U.E.-CWA Local 755 employees celebrated the build of the 2 millionth Duramax 6.6L V-8 turbo-diesel engine.

Screenshot via Ford.

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Ford Offers CK-4 Alternative Oil for Super Duty Diesels

Ford is recommending the use of a new Motorcraft diesel engine oil for its Super Duty trucks and warning fleet and commercial customers to avoid using most new CK-4 or FA-4 oils because they may cause damage to the engine, the company told AutomotiveFleet.com.

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Jasper Names Manager of Process Control, Sales Support

Jasper Engines & Transmissions announced that Judah DeLorenzo has been named manager of Process Control and Sales Support.

Photo: Mack Trucks

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Mack Brings Uptime Solutions to Legacy Vehicles

Mack Trucks is bringing its telematics-driven uptime solutions to customers with older Mack vehicles, the company announced at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.

Products

TX6R Tactical Xtreme Front Brake Kits

Wilwood's TX6R Tactical Xtreme front brake kits are now available for 2004-2008 Ford F-150 four-wheel drive trucks.

Products

Qwiktie Tie Rod Assembly

Stemco’s Qwiktie tie rod assembly is designed to fit more than 80% of the straight tie rod lengths and styles in the market, offering more flexibility for parts dealers and fleets.

(Photo: iStockphoto.com)

Articles

Knowing Your Fluids Part 2: Coolants and DEF

Fluids are critical for fleet health — are you current on your fluid knowledge? In part two of this three-part series, how to make the right choices about and maintain coolant and fluid options are shared.

Why is so little emphasis placed on tire preventive maintenance? Is it because, in the words of a popular advertising campaign, “Tires Ain’t Pretty”? (Photo: iStockphoto.com)

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Tire PMs: Low-Tech Solutions for Cost Control

This six-part series covers essential processes needed for effective preventive maintenance. Despite so many high-tech options on the market, fleets must remember tried-and-true methods for an effective tire program. 

Using a voltmeter ormultimeter (pictured) isnecessary for checkinga battery’s charge. (Photo: iStockphoto.com)

Articles

Electrical Systems: Proactive Measures for Protection

In part two of this six-part series, tips for maintaining electrical systems are shared, including helpful tools and best practices for battery maintenance and replacement.

News

Mitchell 1 Introduces Medium-Duty Shop Software

Mitchell 1 introduced its newest solution for the commercial trucking industry: Manager SE Truck Edition, shop management software for repair shops that service all makes of Class 4-8 trucks.

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