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May 18, 2016 - Industry News

API Debuts Symbols for Identifying New Diesel Oils

The two donut symbols are designed to help identify the new FA-4 and CK-4 diesel engine oils. Image: API

The American Petroleum Institute is introducing a special Service Symbol Donut designed to help buyers differentiate between the new API FA-4 and CK-4 service categories for diesel-engine oils.

Tags: American Petroleum Institute, Diesel Engine Oil, PC-11, Engine Oils

May 10, 2016 - Industry News

International Offers Over-the-Air Programming for Cummins Engines

International Truck will be the first OEM to offer over-the-air truck programming for Cummins engines, allowing fleets to update engine control modules with a secure Wi-Fi connection.

Tags: Cummins, International, Engines, Wi-Fi

May 10, 2016 - Industry News

Michelin Opens El Paso Retread Facility

Photo via Border International Facebook Page

Michelin Americas Truck Tires has opened a new Oliver Rubber retread facility in El Paso, Texas, called Border Recapping.

Tags: Michelin, New Facility, Retreads, Oliver Rubber, Dealers, Texas, Tires

May 10, 2016 - Industry News

Navistar's OnCommand Connection Hits 200,000 VINs

Navistar, Inc. announced subscriptions to OnCommand Connection (OCC), the company's open architecture remote diagnostics system, have surpassed the 200,000 vehicle mark.

Tags: Vehicle Diagnostics, Navistar, Navistar OnCommand

May 9, 2016 - Industry News

Chevrolet Offers Predictive Maintenance Alerts

Graphic courtesy of GM.

Chevrolet is offering a predictive maintenance alerting system called Onstar Proactive Alerts that monitors the health of the vehicle and notifies drivers to take the vehicle in for service.

Tags: Chevrolet, OnStar, Preventive Maintenance, Chevrolet Silverado, General Motors, 2016-MY

April 29, 2016 - Industry News

Paccar Parts Opens Larger Distribution Center

PACCAR Parts’ new $32 million distribution center in Renton, Wash., is now fully operational. Photo: Paccar Parts

Paccar Parts has opened its new $32 million distribution center in Renton, Wash., which services dealers in the Northwestern U.S. and Western Canada.

Tags: Parts, Paccar Parts, Distribution Centers

April 28, 2016 - Industry News

Bridgestone Expands DriveGuard Tire Line

Photo of Bridgestone DriveGuard courtesy of Bridgestone.

Bridgestone is adding seven new sizes of its DriveGuard tires designed for minivans and compact SUVs that will be available May 1. The tire line was already available in 36 run-flat sizes for sedans.

Tags: Tires, Compact SUVs, Bridgestone, Minivans

April 26, 2016 - Industry News

Beverage Fleet Outsources Truck Maintenance

Photo of a service truck Johnson Brothers would use for on-site maintenance courtesy of Ryder.

St. Paul, Minn-based beverage distributor Johnson Brothers has outsourced its fleet maintenance work to Ryder System, Inc., for 517 trucks in 15 states.

Tags: Outsourcing, Ryder System, Food and Beverage Fleets

April 25, 2016 - Industry News

Goodyear Endurance RSA Targets Regional, Urban Delivery Fleets

Endurance RSA (PHOTO: Goodyear)

The Goodyear Endurance RSA focuses on the evolving needs of regional and urban delivery fleets, which split their time between highway and city driving.

Tags: Goodyear, Tires, Delivery Fleets

April 25, 2016 - Industry News

GPS Insight Integrates with Fleetio

PHOTO: GPS Insight

The data integration allows customers who use both systems to receive automated odometer readings and Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) Alerts from GPS Insight inside the Fleetio software application.

Tags: Vehicle Diagnostics, GPS Insight, Fleetio, Telematics

April 19, 2016 - Industry News

FCA Offers Mopar Fleet Parts Program

Photo courtesy of FCA US.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will offer a Mopar parts and service program for fleets as a one-stop maintenance solution to increase uptime, driver safety, and competitive pricing, FCA has announced.

Tags: Mopar, Parts and Service, FCA

April 14, 2016 - Industry News

HDA Truck Pride, Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance Team Up

HDA Truck Pride and the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance have created the Aftermarket Distributors Alliance, designed to help both groups meet the needs of fleets running a variety of equipment types.

Tags: Aftermarket Parts, HDA Truck Pride

April 14, 2016 - Industry News

TMC Adds Small-Fleet Category

TMC officials open the 2016 TMC annual meeting in Nashville, Tenn. File photo: Deborah Lockridge

The Technology & Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations has just made it more affordable for smaller carriers to join the association and benefit from the group's information resources on spec'ing and maintenance issues.

Tags: TMC, Associations, Small Fleets

April 8, 2016 - Industry News

Utility One Source Introduces Call-in Center, Service Network

PHOTO: Utility One Source

Utility One Source plans to introduce the equipment rental industry’s first proprietary aftermarket call-in center, a comprehensive service network in which all rental customers will be able to call in 24/7.

Tags: Utility One Source, Repairs

March 31, 2016 - Industry News

Pirelli Bringing Truck Tires to North America

Clif Armstrong, president of TP Commercial Solutions, LLC

Trading on its global presence in the commercial tire market and the tremendous success of its consumer brand in the NAFTA market over the past decade, Pirelli plans to bring several popular sizes and types of truck tires to North America later this year.

March 31, 2016 - Product News

Uniroyal Adds 2 Sizes to Commercial Truck Tire Lineup

Photo via Uniroyal Tire

The Uniroyal brand is adding two more sizes to its recently launched line of commercial truck tires, the company announced.

Tags: Tires, Uniroyal, Delivery Fleets

March 31, 2016 - Industry News

GM Launches Vehicle Management Platform for Small Businesses

Commercial Link logo. Courtesy of General Motors.

Known as Commercial Link, General Motors has developed a new platform specifically designed for small businesses to access key vehicle information such as location, fuel level, miles driven, and maintenance needs.

Tags: OnStar, Preventive Maintenance, General Motors, Small Fleets, Mobile App, Commercial Link

March 28, 2016 - Industry News

Peterbilt Expands Technician Institute

The Peterbilt Technician Institute (PTI) expanded with a third location in Exton, Pa. Approximately 100 students graduate from PTI each year.

Tags: Peterbilt, Technician Training, PTI

March 22, 2016 - Press Release

Centuri Construction Selects Chevin Fleet Solutions

Fleet management software provider Chevin Fleet Solutions has been selected to provide its enterprise fleet management information system FleetWave to Centuri Construction Group.

Tags: Fleet Management Software, Construction Fleets, Chevin

March 22, 2016 - Industry News

Benefits of Wheel Alignment

Proper wheel alignment is extremely important to protect tire investment and tire life, maximize fuel economy, and stop safely in all weather conditions.

Tags: Wheel Alignment

March 7, 2016 - Product News

Goodyear Opens Tire and Service Centers in 5 Cities

Photo: Goodyear

Goodyear has opened five new Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Centers offering truck tires, retreads and Goodyear-Fleet HQ Roadside Service.

Tags: Goodyear, New Facility, Goodyear Commercial, Tires

February 29, 2016 - Product News

International Adds Over-the-Air Reprogramming for Trucks

Over-the-air reprogramming of engine control modules is now available on all International Truck models powered by N9, N10 and N13 engines, the company announced.

Tags: Engine Control Systems, International Trucks, Engines, Wi-Fi

February 26, 2016 - Press Release

Goodyear Revamps Commercial Tire Website

PHOTO: GOODYEAR

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has completely revamped its commercial tire Website to help fleets find the Goodyear Total Solution that’s right for them.

Tags: Website, Goodyear, Truck Tires

February 25, 2016 - Product News

Phillips 66 Consolidates Lubricants Brands

To strengthen strategic relationships and drive growth, Phillips 66 Lubricants will consolidate its Lubricant’s portfolio into two brands, Phillips 66 and Kendall Motor Oil.

Tags: ConocoPhillips, Lubricants, Branding

February 25, 2016 - Industry News

Pothole Damage a 'Frequent Repair' in Fleets

Photo via Wikipedia.

Pothole damage to fleet vehicles has become a frequent repair item, especially in late winter months when melting snow and thawing pavement opens up new cracks and damage to roadways, fleet management companies told AutomotiveFleet.com.

Tags: Fleet Management Companies, Vehicle Repairs, AAA

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