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With one scan, a service technician is given immediate access to maintenance, faults, settings, and sensors from the home screen.

The JASPER-Designed workstations use four pneumatic air cylinders mounted underneath the lift table. A handle is installed to aid in maneuverability. (Image courtesy of Jasper)

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Jasper Floats Diesel Engines on Air

As the Diesel Division renovation project progresses at Jasper Engines & Transmissions, associates have found an easier way to transport diesel engines from one assembly station to another.

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Everyday Diesel Treatment

Hot Shot’s Secret’s Everyday Diesel Treatment is a daily diesel cetane boost and lubricant fuel additive designed to improve the efficiency of diesel engines.

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has agreed to acquire Ventech Systems of Dorsten, Germany, from Grenzebach Maschinenbau GmbH. Photo: Goodyear Tire & Rubber

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Goodyear Acquires German Automated Tire Inspection System Provider

Goodyear Tire & Rubber has completed the acquisition of Ventech Systems GmbH, a provider of automated tire inspection technology.

Michelin is backing its XDA Energy+ linehaul with a limited fuel-savings guarantee. (Photo: Michelin)

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Truck and Equipment Tire Showcase

Take a closer look at some of the new rubber on the market that helps keep trucks and equipment rolling.

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Latest Innovations in Retread Tires

Long a staple of the replacement tire market for trucks and vans as well as tractor-trailers, aircraft, and buses, new advances in manufacturing and technology have made retreaded tires an attractive choice for fleet owners and operators.

Image of the XA14 alignment scissor lift courtesy of Rotary Lift.

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XA14 Alignment Scissor Lift

The XA14 is compatible with any alignment system, including Rotary’s three light-duty, tower-free wheel aligners, the R1080 Baysaver 3D, R1070 CCD Pro, or R1060 CCD Shop.

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AVi168 Alternator

The AVi168, a 24-volt, 150-amp alternator from Leece-Neville Heavy Duty Systems is designed to offer consistent, high-output power and resistance to extreme temperatures, thanks to its dual internal fan design.

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Military-Spec Booster Cables

Mississippi Industries for the Blind’s military-spec booster cables are designed to jump-start trucks, heavy equipment, and other vehicles.

Image courtesy of Pirelli Tires

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Tire Prices Experience Upward Pressure

For many vocational truck fleets, price is the key factor when selecting the type of replacement tire. As shown in the past, when replacement tire prices increase, the retread industry benefits since retreads are significantly cheaper.

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