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All About Medium-Duty Work Truck Engines

Defining exactly what a truck must do is the first step in spec’ing a medium-duty truck engine.

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Detroit Diesel Launches Advanced Diagnostics Features for DDDL

REDFORD, MI – Detroit Diesel Corporation has launched advanced diagnostics features for its Detroit Diesel Diagnostic Link (DDDL) tool.

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Monroe Brakes Line Now Includes Extensive Air Disc Brake Coverage for Trucks

MONROE, MI – Tenneco Inc. has introduced Monroe Dynamics disc brake pads and shoes, which covering the latest air disc brake systems from Workhorse, Knorr Bremse, Meritor Wabco, and other manufacturers.

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Penske Truck Leasing Opens New Body Shop

READING, PA – Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new, 20,000-square-foot collision repair center in Lithia Springs, Ga.

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2009 Dossier Fleet Maintenance Calendar Features Photo Contest Winners

BURLINGTON, N.J. – The 2009 Dossier fleet maintenance wall calendar from Arsenault Associates has been released.

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Manage Your Truck Fleet More Effectively

TORRANCE, CA – Saving money on maintenance and fuel and improving bottom line are just a few subjects to be discussed during Work Truck magazine's free, 60-minute interactive live event December 10 at 11 a.m. PST. Sign up now!

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New TireStat Commercial-Grade TPMS Is Released by Mobile Awareness, LLC

CLEVELAND, OHIO – Mobile Awareness, LLC, a provider of transportation safety products, has released TireStat, Tire Pressure Monitoring & Maintenance System (TPMS) products geared toward commercial trucks, trailers, buses, off-road, construction, utility vehicles, and RVs.

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Tire Maintenance Cut by 75% With New TireVigil Features

TROY, MI – TireStamp Inc. has added two new features to its TireVigil Tire Pressure Management solution for fleet customers.

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Vehicle Graphics Do's, Dont's, and Advice

Utilized as advertisements or mobile billboards, vehicle graphics can give fleet vehicles an identity. The pros advise not to make designs too busy or complicated, and communicate needs and requirements clearly.

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Pros & Cons: Aluminum vs. FRP Van Bodies

Each material offers benefits and drawbacks. Aluminum may be less expensive, but fiberglass reinforced plywood (FRP) is sturdier. Evaluate your truck application to determine which factors matter most.

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Change Your Filter, Green Your Fleet
Choosing the right oil filter enables you to make a green statement and cut maintenance expenses.
How the Right Diesel Fuel Additives Can Save Your Fleet Money
Diesel fuel additives are among the most powerful and cost-effective tools a fleet manager can use to keep their fleet up and running. Not every additive does the same thing—specialized formulas can help clean fuel systems, prevent gelling, or keep the fuel flowing in the coldest temperatures. Some OEMs recommend that additives be used to keep trucks operating at peak efficiency.
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.
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.
How to Prevent the #1 Diesel Fuel Contaminant from Harming Your Fleet's Engines
Believe it or not, water is the number 1 contaminant in diesel fuel, and causes problems for fleets like decreased efficiency, lower MPG and increased expenses. Read more to learn how to mitigate the effects of water contamination to keep your diesel fleet healthy.
Reduce Your Oil Change Costs By Up To 50%
Take a look at these seven steps for choosing the right oil and filter combination for your fleet.

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