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Image of Diamond Lift continuous recess on inground platform lift courtesy of Stertil-Koni.

Products

Diamond Lift with Continuous Recess System

Stertil-Koni announced that its state-of-the-art Continuous Recess system is now available on its inground telescopic piston lift – the DIAMOND LIFT.

Daimler Trucks North America officials gathered in Yountvile, California, to update trucking reporters on the latest Detroit connectivity and analytics advances. Photo: Deborah Lockridge

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New Connectivity, Analytics Options Coming for Detroit-Powered Trucks

Fleets of all sizes that are running Detroit powertrains are about to get access to several new tools that will make it easier to analyze the vast amount of data available from the truck – including not only engine fault code data, but also fuel efficiency and safety data.

Image courtesy of Carrier Transicold

Products

R-452A Refrigerant

Carrier Transicold will begin offering the new-generation refrigerant R-452A as an alternative for use in its truck and trailer refrigeration systems, following the July 21 announcement that the Environmental Protection Agency has approved the refrigerant for transport refrigeration applications.

Photo: TP Commercial Solutions

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Truck Tire Supplier to Open North American Headquarters

TP Commercial Solutions has announced that its new headquarters in San Diego, Calif., will be opened on Sept. 1 as part of the truck tire supplier's expansion in the North American market.

Products

DEF Cap Protector

The DEF Booty is designed to ensure that the cap and surrounding areas are clean prior to refilling the diesel exhaust fluid tank.

Products

Alternators With Isolated Ground Technology

Prestolite Electric IdlePro and IdlePro Extreme alternators now use Isolated Ground technology that's designed to protect engines from potentially severe electrolytic damage caused by stray voltage.

Tread depth measurements and tire condition checks should take place at regular intervals, and all relevant data noted on the evaluation. Photo: Michelin

Articles

Taking Tires for a Test Drive

If you want to test drive some new tires before you buy — and who wouldn’t — be prepared to invest significant time and energy in the project.

News

Safety Tip: Spotting Signs of Misaligned Wheels

Pep Boys and CNET provide advice on how to recognize symptoms of wheel misalignment.

Photo: Double Coin/CMA

News

Double Coin Opens New Tire Plant

Double Coin and CMA has opened a new manufacturing facility in Thailand that will produce truck, bus, industrial, and off-road tires for the North American market.

Photo courtesy of Fleet Clean.

News

Mobile Truck Washer Fleet Clean Enters St. Louis

Mobile truck washer Fleet Clean USA is expanding into the St. Louis market next week and hopes to enter several other southern and Midwest markets by the end of the year, including Chicago, Indianapolis, Memphis, San Antonio, Jacksonville, and Birmingham, Ala.

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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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