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Replacement Truck Tire Shipments Set a Record in 2017

With new truck tire facilities being planned and new and retreaded truck tires topping the 33 million mark domestically, the estimates are that truck tire shipments will be up again this year.

Products

Traxon Synthetic Gear Oil

Petro-Canada Lubricants' Traxon Synthetic MTF 75W-80 is part of the company's Traxon gear oil line for transmissions.

Products

FluidPro Fluid Exchange Solutions

Mahle Service Solutions’ FluidPro is a line of fluid exchange solutions for the commercial vehicle market, designed to increase shop productivity.

Each of the tires will be available in 50 p-metric and LT sizes in 16- to 20-inch diameters to cover a wide range of SUV, CUV, pickup, and van fitments. (Image courtesy of Eldorado Tire)

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TBC Brands Targets Highway Light Truck Tires

TBC Brands LLC is expanding its Multi-Mile, Eldorado, Delta, and Vanderbilt brands to each include a new highway light truck tire.

Image of HX Series construction truck courtesy of International trucks.

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International Increases Warranty Protection for Vocational Trucks

International Truck announced three plans to deliver on its uptime pledge to vocational truck customers: the extension of the International A26 Customer Uptime Assurance Program for vocational models, a new, Vocational Confidence Warranty Package, and the International A26 Barrel Protection Plan.

Image courtesy of Air Lift Company

Products

Air Spring Spacers

Air Lift Company has debuted a new product line specifically for drivers of lifted trucks looking for load support solutions.

Improvements include expanded coverage for diesel particulate filters and full coverage for diesel oxidation catalysts coming in the Spring. Photo: Denso

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Denso Announces Diesel Particulate Filter Program Improvements

Denso Products and Services Americas has announced a series of improvements to its PowerEdge Diesel Aftertreatment Program.

Image of monty 8100s courtesy of Hofmann

Products

smartSpeed Tire Changers

Hofmann offers a new line up of three smartSpeed tire changers that are easy to operate and offer speeds from 7 to 18 RPMs.

Products

Extended Life Oil Filter for Cummins ISX

Luber-finer's LFP9001XL is an upgraded oil filter with extended life designed for the Cummins ISX engine.

Stu MacKay delivering an  overview of the history of the heavy-duty commercial vehicle aftermarket during HDAD. Photo: Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue

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Disruption Accelerating in Commercial Truck Market

While globalization has been around for some time, it’s affecting the commercial truck market more than ever before, according to a session at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue in Las Vegas Monday.

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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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