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A Ryder technician performing a scheduled preventive maintenance checkup on a Ryder pre-owned vehicle. Photo: Business Wire

News

Ryder Offers Preventive Maintenance for Pre-Owned Vehicles

Ryder System has launched a preventive maintenance program available for its pre-owned vehicle purchases.

Image courtesy of Rancho

Products

4-inch Performance Suspension System for Ram 1500

Owners of late model Dodge Ram 1500 pickups using EcoDiesel technology can now experience a lifted ride height with the new Rancho 4-inch suspension system (RS66402B), engineered for use on 2017-13 Ram 1500 4WD trucks using either gasoline and diesel engines.

Billy Stanley of Rush Truck Center - Houston raises the cup as the winner of Hino Truck's 2017 National Master Elite Service Skills Competition. (Photo: Hino Trucks)

News

Texas Technician Wins Hino's Skills Competition

Hino Trucks honored a new master elite technician in its annual Service Skills Competition, now in its ninth year.

Products

HDS 200 Scan Tool

Bosch’s HDS 200 heavy-duty scan tool is designed to be a diagnostic tool for technicians working on Classes 4-8 trucks.

Image courtesy of Stertil-Koni

Products

Ecolift with ebright Smart Control

Heavy-duty lift supplier Stertil-Koni has incorporated its ebright Smart Control System into the Ecolift scissor-lifting system.

Photo via Fleet Clean

News

Mobile Truck Washing Business Expands

Each Fleet Clean rig is equipped with its own water, generator, pressure washers, soap dispensers, brushes, tools, and water reclamation equipment, with customers only needing to supply the dirty vehicle.

Photo: Continental

News

Continental to Raise Truck Tire Prices Again

Prices for Continental, General and AmeriSteel-brand truck tires rise "as much as 7%" effective July 1.

Photo of Ford Transit van courtesy of Ford.

News

Ford Recalls Transit Vans for Driveshaft Issue

The safety compliance recall covers more than 370,000 2015- to 2017-model year vehicles in the U.S.

Products

WorkStar 3000 Work Light

The Maxxeon WorkStar 3000 Technician’s Work Light is a handheld, cordless, rechargeable LED light.

Rush Truck Centers' new Denver facilities expand the dealer network to 108 stores in 21 states. Photo: Jim Park

News

Rush Truck Centers Opens Denver Locations

Rush Truck Centers' new Denver facilities expand the network to 108 stores in 21 states. Jim Park has the story.

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