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Pennsylvania Vehicle Management Bureau Deploys CalAmp Tool

The partnership between Pennsylvania and CalAmp is intended to reduce costs and increase efficiency of the Commonwealth's Bureau of Vehicle Management.

Photo courtesy of Phillips Industries

Products

X-TEND Tracker Bar Extension

Phillips Industries has released its new X-TEND tracker bar extension designed to prevent scuffs and marring on the back of the cab from swinging cables.

National tire management programs initially began as roadside assistance services, but now include complete tire life cycle management and data analysis options as well. Photo: Goodyear

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How Fleets Can Get the Most From a National Tire Account

New options and greatly expanded services mean more choices for trucking fleets. Here’s how to fine-tune your fleet's tire management services.

Agencies purchasing compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles must have compliant maintenance facilities. File photo

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Ind. City Unveils New CNG Station and Maintenance Garage

The City of Hobart, Ind., celebrated the opening of a new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station, and showcased its new CNG-compliant fleet maintenance garage.

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APC Launches Replacement Parts Program for Trucks

APC Automotive Technologies has launched a replacement parts category program for light-, medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles.

Products

Lift with Touchscreen Controls

Mohawk's new touchscreen feature displays lift status, current post height, battery level (on DC units), total weight on all posts, and whether the unit load is lowered on the mechanical locks.

Image courtesy of Work Truck Show

Articles

What to Look for at the 2018 Work Truck Show

More than 500,000 square feet of exhibit space can be daunting to even the seasoned Work Truck Show attendee. Here are a few companies you will not want to miss when you check out the show in March.

Image of PRO-LINK starter kit courtesy of Snap-on.

Products

Snap-on Pro-Link Ultra Diagnostic System for Hino Engines

The new Snap-on EEHD866025 Pro-Link Ultra Diagnostic System software is designed specifically to support the diagnosis and calibration of Hino engines. This v.1.0 version software supports both Hino 600 Series Conventional (2005 to 2016) and Hino 300 Series Cab-Over (2012 to 2016) vehicles.

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Jasper Acquires North Carolina Branch Location

Jasper Engines & Transmissions announced the acquisition of Jasper Engines & Transmissions of Greensboro, N.C., which originally opened in 1986 as an independent distributorship, selling Jasper products to customers in North Carolina and southern Virginia.

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Michelin, Sumitomo Strike Commercial Tire Deal

Michelin North America Inc. and Sumitomo Corporation of Americas (SCOA) have agreed to combine their respective North American replacement tire distribution and related service operations in a 50-50 joint venture.

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USEFUL WHITEPAPERS
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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