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CCJ's updated Air Brake Book now available for download
The 11th edition of CCJ's Air Brake Book, a free industry resource guide, is now available.
April 6, 2022
Expert: 'No end in sight' for diesel price inflation
Diesel prices are currently about $2 more per gallon than this time last year and have picked up $1.03 since the end of last month.
March 22, 2022
NTEA, Electude roll out truck electrical course online
The Association for the Work Truck Industry (NTEA) partnered with Electude to offer a new DC and AC truck course online as part of its Truck Equipment (TE) Electrical Basics series.
February 9, 2022
Ford Pro Intelligence provides one-stop fleet and customer support
Ford Pro Intelligence integrates vehicle, driver and customer feedback data for easier management no matter the powertrain or business size.
January 26, 2022
2022 HD Repair Forum returning to Ft. Worth, Texas this spring
Early bird registration is now open for the 2022 HD Repair Forum which will be held again at the historic Hilton Fort Worth in Texas this spring.
December 22, 2021
5 ways fleet managers can reduce operational costs
There are numerous overheads in this line of work. The most prominent ones that spring to mind are fuel charges and asset maintenance costs.
August 15, 2021
OnStar Vehicle Insights now available for non-GM vehicles
GM recently announced the expansion of its OnStar Vehicle Insights telematics program to include non-GM vehicles.
July 28, 2021
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
Diesel coolant heaters reduce DPF wear and tear
Diesel coolant heaters improve DPF life by drastically cutting cold-start soot. Engine wear is also reduced and fuel consumption improves by cutting 'needless engine idling.'
February 23, 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
Stocking too many greases is costly, inefficient
Gease color often tends to follow popular trends within the industry but colors are typically only related to the dye used, which helps provide brand recognition and marketing but doesn’t have an impact on the performance of the lube itself.
August 18, 2020
Cabin air filters ‘probably the most overlooked filter on a vehicle’
Cabin air filters often go unchecked until issues arise; however, checking them during service intervals can help eliminate allergens and more for truckers.
May 1, 2020
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
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
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Construction fleet beats supply chain woes, inflation with rebuilt trucks
Doud BTS in Golden, Colorado is choosing to have their pickups rebuilt which saves them 30 to 40% over buying new and keeps them from having to deal with long delivery delays at dealers.
Over 250,000 Ram diesel pickups recalled over fire concerns
2023 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel scores 'Green Truck of the Year'
2023 Ford Super Duty hits historic 40K max towing
Selecting the right wet kit for a heavy truck