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Products

Road Warrior Jack Pads

DICA, known for its unbreakable, engineered outrigger pad products for construction and utility applications, announced a new jack pad product line for the commercial trucking market.

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News

Cummins Connected Diagnostics Available Through Zonar

Zonar and Cummins Inc. announced the availability of Cummins Connected Diagnostics to customers using Zonar's smart fleet management solution, delivering critical information to operations managers that can help optimize the performance of their fleets.

Products

DPF300 Master Series

Delphi’s DPF300 Master Series is a set of equipment designed to extend diesel particulate filter life in diesel engines.

Products

Turbocharger for 6.0L Power Stroke

PurePower Technologies’ remanufactured turbocharger is designed as an aftermarket replacement part for the 6.0-liter Power Stroke diesel engines used in Ford Super Duty trucks.

The new Paccar Automated Transmission was designed from the ground up as an automated transmission. Photo: Paccar

News

Paccar Unveils Automated Transmission for Medium-, Heavy-Duty Models

Paccar introduced the new Paccar Automated Transmission, giving it a complete proprietary and integrated powertrain. Developed with Eaton, it's the lightest heavy-duty transmission on the market for several of its medium-duty and heavy-duty models, according to the company.

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Products

Two-Step Fuel Additive Treatment Plan

Lubrication Specialties Inc., manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret fuel and oil additives, announced a new two-step fuel additive treatment plan developed to work with all diesel engines, light-, medium-, and heavy-duty, for both import and domestic vehicles.

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Articles

Telematics in Vocational Truck Fleets: Food and Beverage

Complying with both vehicle and food safety regulations, keeping vehicles on the road with minimized downtime, and ensuring route efficiency are all ways food and beverage fleets are leveraging telematics solutions to help with their operations.

Products

Truck Swivel Gripper Filter Wrench

The Lisle Corporation Truck Swivel Gripper is a filter wrench that is texture coated to prevent slipping while removing truck oil filters.

Products

GC Spin-On Air Dryer Cartridge

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems’ GC Spin-On Air Dryer Cartridge is a spin-on style air dryer cartridge using recycled desiccant for the aftermarket.

Videos

7 Steps to Check Oil

A vehicle's engine is at risk for failure when the oil is low or dirty. This video demonstrates how to check the oil. Video courtesy of Allstate. For more maintenance advice, click here.

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Fleet Maintenance Management System Best Practices

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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.
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