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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.

Infographic courtesy of Roadmaster

News

Roadmaster Tires Celebrate 10th Anniversary

In 2007, Cooper Tire & Rubber Company introduced the Roadmaster line of truck tires. As Roadmaster celebrates its 10th anniversary, the tire brand has become synonymous with a strong heritage of quality products backed by innovative engineering.

News

DTNA Expands Parts Distribution Network

DTNA's two new parts distribution centers will hold more than $15 million of inventory and over 20,000 parts.

DSS-5000 Battery Diagnostic Service System image courtesy of Midtronics, Inc.

Products

DSS-5000 Battery Tester

This new Midtronics battery tester technology delivers significantly fewer Charge & Retest decisions, in addition to battery reserve capacity warnings.

Products

Underhood30 Air Compressor for 2017 Ford F-250 and F-350

The VMAC Underhood30 is designed to fit with the Ford 6.2L V8 gas engine while ensuring truck warranty remain intact. At 62 lbs., is the lightest weight mobile air compressor available, according to VMAC.

The new API FA-4 oil-service category was developed specifically to work in concert with the new generation of more fuel-efficient heavy-duty diesels starting to come on the market. Photo: Shell Oil

Articles

FA-4: Oil Worth Waiting For

The newest API oil-service category promises to boost mpg, but its use is limited to new engines.

Products

Firestone FS818 Tire

Bridgestone Americas' Firestone FS818 is a wide base radial truck tire designed for on- and off-highway applications.

Image courtesy of Rotary

Products

Wheel Balancers

Rotary introduced a full line of professional wheel balancers to meet any automotive shop’s needs. The line ranges from a value-priced manual model to a sophisticated 3D electronic wheel balancer with microprocessor.

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Fleet Maintenance Management System Best Practices

See how one fleet implemented a universal system to reduce operating costs, instill accountability, save time and increase efficiency.

USEFUL WHITEPAPERS
Is Your Oil Filter Short Changing Your Engine's Protection?
Fleets have a choice when it comes to oil filter technology. Conventional filters are less expensive, but have several fundamental flaws, while reusable filters use better methods and materials to ensure that oil lubricates the engine effectively and efficiently and, potentially, reduce long-term cost.
How Auto Parts Can Be A Fleet's Next Cost Savings Center
Fleets are under ever-increasing pressure to cut costs. A fleet parts provider can help turn maintenance from an expense to a cost savings center by saving fleets up to 35% and sometimes more on OEM parts.
Automating Common or Tedious Fleet Management Tasks
Automating common or tedious fleet management tasks is the next best thing to being on call 24/7. It doesn’t take you out of the equation. Rather, automating helps you cut costs without error and oversights… without having to make every call.
The Impact of Mobile on Fleet
Five ways you should be using mobile technology to improve your fleet.
The Process of Turning Maintenance Data Into Actionable Information
Maintenance providers can help fleets gather crucial maintenance data and integrate it into the entire data stream to create intelligence that will improve operations.
Dollars and Cents of Engine Calibration (Infographic)
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