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Beasley Tire offers mobile services that perform on-site alignment and tire balancing on large trucks and mounting and balancing tires on small vehicles.

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What Tire Dealers Can Tell us About Truck Tire Trends

Low-cost imported tires, retread demand, and the increasing presence of truckstop chains into the tire market are among the trends seen in the truck tire market in Modern Tire Dealer’s annual survey of commercial tire dealers.

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Michelin Sells TCi Stores, Retread Shop to Independent Dealers

Michelin North America Inc. has sold four Tire Centers stores and a TCi retread plant to two independent commercial tire dealers.

The Freightliner 108SD was one of several models recalled by Daimler Trucks North America for an issue with improperly torqued brake caliper mounting bolts. Photo: Freightliner

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Freightliner Recalls 3,000 Trucks for Brake Caliper Issue

Daimler Trucks North America is recalling certain 2018 Freightliner, Western Star and Freightliner Custom Chassis vehicles for an issue with improperly torqued brake caliper mounting bolts.

Photo: Accuride

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Accuride Expands North American Distribution Network

Component supplier Accuride has announced a strategic expansion of its North American distribution network to provide targeted customer coverage in key regional markets.

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Products

PowerPro 7.5

Prestolite Electric has launched the PowerPro 7.5, an all-new 24V, 7.5kW starter motor as part of the PowerPro family of replacement starters.

Having the right information helps determine if a technician with tools should be sent to the site of the repair or if a tow truck is needed. Photo: Ryder

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7 Mistakes to Avoid for Smooth Roadside Repairs

Even with the greatest preventive maintenance programs, you still are going to have some failures.Yet not all fleets do a good job of managing the breakdown process. Here’s a look at common mistakes fleets make when it comes to emergency roadside service.

A roundup of images from some of the top articles in 2017 covering upfitting, maintenance, spec'ing, and fuel.

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Top 10 Work Truck Articles of 2017

The 2017 calendar-year brought about a whole lot of discussion revolving around the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate, increased interest in truck maintenance and fueling, as well as in-depth discussions about service level agreements and full-service leases.

Image courtesy of AirLift Company

Products

Air Lift 1000 for Ram 1500

Specifically engineered for 2009-2018 coil-sprung Ram1500 pickups, the Air Lift 1000 HD load support kit is Air Lift's heaviest-duty coil spring insert, providing up to 2,500 pounds of load-leveling capabilities.

Image courtesy of EnerSys

Products

ODYSSEY Group 31 Battery

EnerSys has upgraded its ODYSSEY Performance Series Group 31 battery from 800 cold cranking amps (CCA) to 925 CCA.

Products

M588 On/Off Road Drive Tire

Toyo Tires's M588 on/off-road drive tire is built for severe service applications including oil, gas, mining, and logging operations.

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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 Impact of Mobile on Fleet
Five ways you should be using mobile technology to improve your fleet.
Dollars and Cents of Engine Calibration (Infographic)
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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.

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