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Michigan Fleet on the Road 100 Million Miles with No Oil Change

TROY, MI – Hare Express, Inc., a just-in-time delivery service to the automotive industry, has exceeded 100 million miles without an engine oil change using the puraDYN oil filtration system.

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AAMCO Unveils Eco-Green Initiative to Promote

HORSHAM, PA – AAMCO has introduced Eco-Green Auto Service Certification, a new program designed to protect the environment, reduce vehicle emissions, and promote alternative fuels among the thousands of motorists AAMCO serves annually.

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Coordination is Key to Responding to Snow Emergencies

The City of Westminster, Colo., learned valuable lessons during a December 2006 storm event that severely tested the City’s emergency response and fleet maintenance teams. Teamwork and training were critical to a successful response.

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A Long and Useful Life

Through careful use and regular PM maintenance, Los Angeles County Fire Station 92 has gotten 337,000 miles of service out of Squad Truck 592, which was still running strong when the F-350 crew cab was retired.

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Good Predictive Maintenance Begins with Tracking Vehicles & Components

A system to identify vehicles and components helps fleet managers analyze performance.The VMRS code system, designed by the American Trucking Associations, is an industry-accepted tool to make the job easier.

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Using Telematics to Manage Truck Fleets

Fleet managers describe how the ability to track vehicle location, gas consumption, and preventive maintenance has benefited their fleets.

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How to Maximize Commercial Truck Tire Life

While tires are depreciating equipment, fleet managers can control how fast tire value drops. The best way is to write, communicate, and enforce a tire management and maintenance program.

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Eight Questions to Consider when Selecting Medium-Duty Transmissions

With more than 25 different transmissions and more than 15 different engine options available, how can you select the right combination for your medium-duty trucks? Here are some guidelines to help.

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How to Cost-Effectively Support Street Maintenance

To be successful, fleet management must develop a partnership with the operating departments, their operators, and vendors. Fleet is the pivotal player in these relationships as it manages equipment from cradle to grave

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Accurate Mileage:The Lifeblood of Good Fleet

Nearly every function of fleet vehicle management requires a decision dependent upon accurate odometer reporting. Utah’s Division of Fleet Operations employs a proactive approach to ensure correct mileage data.

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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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