June 2024

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Shop Management

How to standardize systems across repair shops

June 28, 2024
Creating systems to instill standards across a maintenance operation’s individual shops helps make sure everyone’s on the same page.
Shop Management

How choosing the right supplier improves uptime

June 26, 2024
Choosing parts, tool, and equipment distributors requires considering fleet needs, inventories, and capabilities.
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Brakes, Tire & Wheel

Proactive approach to wheel-end health

June 24, 2024
The importance of routine maintenance and tools to help your fleet stay on the road.
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Trucking’s zero-emission destination: Are we there yet?

June 21, 2024
OEMs and experts say when we could be there, and the government says when we should be there, but the journey to decarbonizing the industry feels like a road trip that just won...
City of Boston
Battery & Electrical

Boston EV Party

June 20, 2024
How the City of Boston's municipal fleet is preparing for electrification.

More content from June 2024

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Honest insights from a Nikola Tre FCEV owner after half a year

June 19, 2024
After running the first production model Nikola Tre FCEV in California for several months, Bill Hall of Coyote Container shares the ups and downs of using the hydrogen truck in...
John Hitch | Fleet Maintenance

Lessons from a serial early EV adopter

June 18, 2024
Pitt Ohio has gleaned much about where and how EVs can succeed in the LTL space, though it’s come at a cost.
Battery & Electrical

ZEV real-life use cases: Tesla Semi

June 17, 2024
Several Classes 1-8 zero-emission vehicles have racked up real miles in fleets. But what are the end users saying so far? In Part 1, we delve into Pepsi's experience with the ...
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Fluids & Chemicals

The future of heavy-duty engine oils: leaner and cleaner

June 14, 2024
A new class of heavy-duty engine oils has oil marketers searching for the optimal balance of low viscosity, fuel economy, aftertreatment preservation, and overall wear protection...
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Shop Safety

Spec'ing essentials for a safer shop

June 12, 2024
Accidents are bound to happen in the shop, but employing the right safety equipment can mitigate their frequency and severity.
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In the Bay

History buff: Using past data to improve repairs

June 10, 2024
How digging into historical data and repeat repairs puts shops ahead of future issues.
Photo courtesy of Matt Case

Florida county fleet manager talks Ford Lightning deployment

A year ago, Manatee County in Florida began trialing the electric Ford F-150 Lightning pickup trucks. Fleet division manager Matt Case discusses how they have fared.
American Powertrain
Chassis, Body & Cab

beam2 LTE dash cam

May 17, 2024
Offers LTE connectivity, GPS positioning, and motion sensors
Daimler Truck North America
Safety & Technology

Backup Alert System

Available on Freightliner Plus-series trucks
Fluids & Chemicals

Diesel DEF Treatment

May 16, 2024
Protects SCR and DEF systems from deposits
Dorman Products
Chassis, Body & Cab

Door Latch Assembly, No. 940-673

Matches fit and function of original assembly
Battery & Electrical

48V DC/DC Converter

May 16, 2024
Designed for commercial, off-highway vehicles
OTC Tools
Shop Equipment

HDJ20P 20 Ton Air/Hydraulic Service Jack

Provides enhanced versatility with low-profile stance and extended height
Shop Equipment

BearTrap 360 work light

May 16, 2024
Features 360-degree horizontally rotating and 270-degree vertically pivoting body
Diagnostic & Repair

Phoenix Lite 3

May 10, 2024
Features 8" LCD color display
Mayhew Tools

36" Dominator Pro Pry Bar, Nos. 141170R and 14117GN

May 10, 2024
Black oxide finish prevents corrosion
Thermo King
Trailers, Towing & Specialty

BlueSeal Air Curtains

Offers climate control without a physical curtain

LITESTIX LS36MDX work light

May 4, 2024
Offers upgraded battery for long-lasting performance
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Autel MaxiCheck MX900

MaxiCheck MX900

May 3, 2024
An all-systems scan tool and service tablet
The Coats Company
Shop Equipment

Maxx 70 and 50 Tire Changer Wheel Lift

April 29, 2024
Lifts to tabletop height of 29"
Grote Industries
East Manufacturing
Brakes, Tire & Wheel

ContiConnect LITE

March 5, 2024
Check tire health from your phone