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Freightliner M2 Trucks to Use Continental Tires

FORT MILL, SC - Continental tires will now become standard original equipment on all Freightliner Business Class M2 medium-duty trucks.

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AMSOIL Introduces Diesel Recovery

SUPERIOR, WI - AMSOIL has introduced a new diesel fuel additive that quickly dissolves gelled fuel to allow operators to continue driving with minimal downtime.

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Valley Smart Trailer Wireless Lighting Monitor

LODI, CA - The Smart Trailer Wireless Lighting Monitor from Valley is designed to provide constant monitoring of all trailer signal lights, including tail lights, market lights, stop and turn lights, while driving.

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Oncor Unveils Hybrid-Powered Bucket Trucks

DALLAS – Oncor, one of 14 utilities that participated in a 2006 trial of hybrid trucks in the field, has added two new hybrid-powered bucket trucks to its fleet.

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Bright Ideas Energize Fleet Management

From acquisition to remarketing, a compilation of best ideas in managing successful, cost-effective, and efficient fleets is presented.

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Dominion Virginia Power Shows Off Biodiesel Hybrid Trucks

NORFOLK, VA – Dominion Virginia Power displayed its five electric hybrid vehicles April 22 at its Cromwell Drive field office, according to The Virginia-Pilot.

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Armadillo Liners Portable Bed Liner Installations

HOUSTON - Armadillo Liners announces fast, easy, affordable, and portable bed liner installations. No 55 gallon drums, no mixing, or large inventory as cartridges come six kits to a case (one case per truck), according to the manufacturer.

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QWIKLINER Spray-On Bed Liner

QWIKLINER is an easy to use, no clean up and NO VOC's spray-on bed liner option. Offering a low cost lining system that delivers the highest quality 100-percent solid polyurea lining in eight standard colors.

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Introducing the STEINEL Heat Blower Series

BLOOMINGTON, MN - STEINEL announces the launch of its Professional Heat Blower Series. These tools feature a powerful air delivery rate up to 23 CFM.

Banjo style adapter fitting, from Kurt Urban Performance

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Kurt Urban Performance Releases New LS Oil Adapter

COMMERCE, MI - Performance engines often require additional oil ports. The innovative new adapters from Kurt Urban Performance allow for an easy "bolt on" method of adding up to 4 external oil feeds to a GM LS Gen 3 or 4 engine.

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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.
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