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This truck demonstrates uneven treads on dual tires. Photo by Les Smart.

Articles

Tire Maintenance: It’s Not Just Checking Tire Pressure

For proper tire care, it’s also important to make sure that each tire has adequate tire tread left and to check that the sidewalls have no cuts or damage.

LaTres Jarrett Photo: Bridgestone

News

Bridgestone Names New Bandag Marketing Director

Bridgestone Americas has named LaTres Jarrett as director, marketing for Bandag, the Bridgestone business dedicated to the research, development, and manufacturing of retreads.

Photo via Kris Arnold/Flickr

News

Ind. City Debates In-House Refuse Collection

Officials at the City of Lake Station, Ind., recently voted to keep refuse collection in house rather than outsource it. The aging fleet needs to be replaced, which may require a rate increase.

Photo of tower-free wheel aligners courtesy of Rotary.

Products

Tower-Free Wheel Alignment Equipment

Rotary introduces a full line of wheel alignment equipment that has no minimum bay size requirements and can be used anywhere in the shop.

Products

Spiral Wrap

Phillips Industries’ spiral wrap products can be used to replace old spiral wrap or make new combination air and electrical assemblies for commercial vehicles.

Products

Aftertreatment Service Kit

The Aftertreatment Service Kit is used as part of a cleaning routine to remove particulates and soot that impede or obstruct the honeycomb filter within the front face of the Diesel Oxidation Catalyst.

Products

Tech Pro Link Diagnostics Tool

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)

News

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.

Products

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

News

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.

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