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    Ingersoll Rand
    Fleet Maintenance 1211 Max High Speed Ratchet Review

    Tool review: Ingersoll Rand 1211MAX High Speed Ratchet

    Jan. 12, 2023
    A master diagnostic technician reviews the Ingersoll Rand 1211MAX High Speed Ratchet, and why it's rarely in his tool box.
    Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems
    Kevin Pfost, Bendix’s coordinator of technical service, performs a brake inspection.
    Brakes, Tire & Wheel

    Brake check-in: Latest update on commercial vehicle braking systems

    Jan. 5, 2023
    A refresher on what fleets need to know to spec, inspect, and maintain their braking systems.
    John Hitch | Fleet Maintenance
    ACT Research projects Class 8 truck sales will drop 12.4% YOY in 2023.

    Heavy-duty equipment trends of 2023: Truck Outlook

    Jan. 2, 2023
    A review of some of the top heavy-duty truck trends that will impact fleets.
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    Emissions & Efficiency

    When picking the fleet of the future, choose wisely

    Dec. 21, 2022
    Don't let the push for cleaner trucks shove you down the wrong path.
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    Shop Operations

    What signals will help predict the economic outlook?

    Dec. 21, 2022
    While the next six months of the economy appear rough, watching pricing, freight rates, inflation, interest rates, and more will help leaders in the transportation industry know...

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    Automatic transmission

    Transmission transition

    Dec. 15, 2022
    As the industry continues down its long path to electrification, technicians must remain attentive and agile when servicing today’s evolving drivetrain solutions.
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    Shop Management

    Most important KPIs for maintenance effectiveness

    Nov. 15, 2022
    With the amount of data in trucking, it's easy to get overwhelmed. Here's four of the most important key performance indicators to pay attention to.
    Tyler Fussner | Fleet Maintenance
    SEMA Show

    Latest vehicle repair products on display at SEMA 2022

    Nov. 14, 2022
    This media gallery features highlights from the 2022 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, covering the latest tools and equipment for vehicle repair.
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    Employees & Training

    Fleet Maintenance guide to hiring veterans

    Nov. 11, 2022
    Veterans will bring plenty of desirable skills to a fleet or shop's maintenance team, but they can also carry some baggage. Managers need to know what to expect to get the most...
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    Diagnostic & Repair

    Seven considerations for choosing outside service providers

    Oct. 25, 2022
    Fleets are driving trucks longer while the technician shortage means service personnel are spread thin. When speaking with outside service providers, remember to ask these questions...