Ford Telematics expanding to all vehicle makes
Keeping up with vehicle health and driver behavior has become more inclusive as Ford announces telematics service for non-Ford vehicles this week at the virtual 2021 Work Truck Show.
March 10, 2021
The toughest 15 states for lights violations, one of the 2021 Roadcheck emphases
Here are the top 15 states when it comes to a propensity to issue lights-related violations. And data also point to both 2021 Roadcheck enforcement-emphasis areas in Georgia, Vermont and Nevada.
March 4, 2021
GM rolls out new fleet parts program
GM's new ACDelco National Fleet Parts Program (NFPP) is designed to provide fleet owners with access to resources and tools to simplify their service workflow.
February 24, 2021
Ford F-Series and Ranger recalled
Ford Ranger is being recalled again after it was learned that obsolete air bag parts had been used in Takata air bag repairs. F-Series trucks are being recalled for improper windshield mounts and incorrect payload labels.
February 23, 2021
Guide To Engine & Transmission Oil Coolers
Upgrading engine and transmission cooling systems is cheap insurance for preventing overheating issues during the summer season.
June 1, 2015
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Synthetic oil use on the rise: Is it time to switch?
So many lubricant choices, so little time. What kind of oil, synthetic blend, or full synthetic is best for your truck’s engine – and your operational bottom line? As with every equipment option, the answer is: It depends. Dan Arcy, Global OEM Technical Manager, Shell Global Solutions, walks HWT through selecting the right oil for your fleet today, as well as what to keep in mind with upcoming changes in truck emissions standards.
December 11, 2013
Spectrum Oil Containers
Trico Launches New Line of Oil Containers Spectrum Oil Containers is a new product providing an error-free solution to identify, store, transport, and dispense lubricants in a wide variety of applications. The products are built with high density polyethylene to withstand hostile environments. The containers have a wide opening for no spill-filling and are available […]
June 5, 2013
New Mobil Delvac 5W-30 Synthetic
Low Viscosity Mobil Delvac 1™ LE 5W-30 Delivers Exceptional Engine Protection ExxonMobil just introduced Mobil Delvac 1 LE 5W-30, a low-viscosity, synthetic diesel engine oil formulated to deliver outstanding engine protection and valuable sustainability-related benefits, including enhanced fuel economy as well as potential and long drain intervals. Mobil Delvac 1 LE 5W-30 is recommended for diesel-powered commercial […]
May 6, 2013
SHOP TALK: VEHICLE MAINTENANCE GREASE JOB Maintenance tips for your pickups so you can be “making hay while the sun shines” by Steve Temple When you’re changing engine oil for the summer months, don’t forget to freshen your truck’s other moving parts with lubrication while you’re at it. As pointed out by our contacts at […]
April 17, 2013
Cognito GM Dually Lift
Cognito Motorsports’ 6″ suspension lift how-to install step-by step for 2008 GMC 3500HD
February 27, 2013
Mobil Delvac For more than 80 years, Mobil Delvac has been helping construction contractors, agriculture professionals and landscapers to maximize the performance and durability of their trucks and heavy-duty equipment. That’s why Mobil Delvac synthetic engine oil, transmission fluid, radiator coolant and differential gear oils are being used in ProPickup’s 2008 GMC Sierra 3500HD, Big Red. Whether […]
July 18, 2012
Bel-Ray High Performance Marine Products
Bel-Ray announces the introduction of a complete line of Marine related high performance lubricant products available for retail sale beginning in January 2012.
November 11, 2011
MPT claims FIRST True Synthetic Engine Lubricant
MPT Industries announces Thirty-K, the only truly revolutionary full synthetic high-performance engine lubricant.
October 21, 2011
Shell Lubricants offers simplified lubricant choices for fleet, construction industries
Makes lubricant choices easier for vehicles & equipment operators Shell Lubricants is rolling out its redesigned global portfolio of transmission fluids, gearbox oils, mobile hydraulic oils, gear and axle oils, and greases for on- and off-highway vehicles and equipment. The simplified product lineup is designed to make selecting the proper level of protection easier. Shell […]
July 19, 2011
Universal Lubricants retails environmentally-friendly motor oil
Universal Lubricants launched a campaign to bring its high performance, recycled ECO ULTRA motor oil to drivers across the country by retailing the product on Amazon.com. Produced domestically at the company’s state-of-the-art re-refinery, ECO ULTRA is an American Petroleum Institute (API) certified motor oil that boasts one of the highest percentages of recycled oil content […]
July 14, 2011
Pickup service intervals
An Ounce of Prevention Pickup service intervals; how to make the best decision By G.R. Whale Today’s fleet and service managers have a lot of responsibility riding on their shoulders as they balance productivity with costs of operation. Vehicles and equipment in the shop for repairs are expected, but they hurt the bottom line. That’s […]
June 15, 2011
Extending Oil Drain Intervals
Using oil analysis is a good maintenance move for anyone using pickups for business
July 26, 2010
LIQUI MOLY BOYCOTTS BP
LIQUI MOLY BOYCOTTS BP German lubricant manufacturer “Taking a stand against irresponsibility and the destruction of the environment” by removing BP as a supplier Ulm, Germany, 30th June 2010 – The German motor oil manufacturer LIQUI MOLY is boycotting the British mineral oil company BP (represented in Germany by the brands Aral and Castrol) over […]
July 6, 2010
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Self-driving Ford F-150 lowers driver stress
Long road trips can be exceedingly dull and stressful. Ford engineers say they've taken some of the edge off after road-testing their BlueCruise self-driving feature in what they call the Mother of All Road Trips.
Electric Silverado will be available as fleet model
Battery-powered utility truck set to be nation's first
Chip shortage leads to production halt for GM midsize trucks
Major updates for refreshed Dakota service body