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New tire designs emerge from tire makers almost monthly.

Articles

How Truck Tires Have Evolved

The tread designs of medium- and heavy-duty truck tires have become more sophisticated and tailor-made for specific applications and wheel positions.

News

Video Safety Tip: Preventing Pothole Damage

Here's some advice from the Michigan Department of Transportation on how to deal with potholes.

Products

LED Lights for Vehicle Lifts

Rotary Lift’s Line Light 4 LED runway light kit is designed to illuminate the underside of a truck when on raised lifts in a repair shop.

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Products

FleetLine Commercial Adjustable Shocks

Gabriel (Ride Control, LLC), a manufacturer of automotive ride control technology, has released its updated FleetLine commercial truck and trailer shocks.

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News

N.C. City to Maintain County Fire Fleet at Five Stations

The City of Wilmington, N.C., is considering providing fleet maintenance services to New Hanover County at five of the county’s fire stations. The contract would be for six months at an estimated cost of $25,000, which would be reimbursed.

EWEB's renewable diesel fueling station. Photo courtesy of Oregon Department of Energy

News

Renewable Diesel Reduces Ore. Utility's Maintenance Costs

Since switching from biodiesel to renewable diesel, the Eugene Water & Electric Board (EWEB) in Oregon has reduced its fleet greenhouse gas emissions as well as maintenance on its diesel vehicles.

Photo via Wikimedia.

News

Tucson FD's Maintenance Costs Rising on Aging Trucks

The Tucson Fire Department is struggling to maintain an up-to-date fleet due to rising maintenance costs for an aging fleet and a growing funding gap for adding new vehicles.

Products

Slack Adjuster Tools

Ken-Tool's slack adjusting tools are designed for adjusting drum air brake linkage to remove slack on trucks and trailers.

Products

Directional Control Valves

Muncie Power Products, Inc. offers a family of directional control valves built with higher pressure capabilities to withstand the most extreme applications.

Products

FleetLine 83000 Series Shocks

Gabriel’s FleetLine 83000 Series shocks are designed as a direct replacement for commercial factory shocks in class 3-6 truck applications.

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