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Ind. City Unveils New CNG Station and Maintenance Garage

The City of Hobart, Ind., celebrated the opening of a new time-fill compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station, and showcased its new CNG-compliant fleet maintenance garage.

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Lift with Touchscreen Controls

Mohawk's new touchscreen feature displays lift status, current post height, battery level (on DC units), total weight on all posts, and whether the unit load is lowered on the mechanical locks.

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Orlando Hiring Fleet Manager

The City of Orlando, Fla., is hiring a fleet manager. The fleet manager is responsible supervisory and administrative work directing the repair, maintenance and operation of motor vehicles, heavy equipment or tools.

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Colorado Springs’ Outsourced Maintenance Plan Lags on Savings

The City of Colorado Springs, Colo., expected to save $2 million in the first three years of its outsourced maintenance contract but has saved just $1.4 million.

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Snap-on Pro-Link Ultra Diagnostic System for Hino Engines

The new Snap-on EEHD866025 Pro-Link Ultra Diagnostic System software is designed specifically to support the diagnosis and calibration of Hino engines. This v.1.0 version software supports both Hino 600 Series Conventional (2005 to 2016) and Hino 300 Series Cab-Over (2012 to 2016) vehicles.

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5700 Alpha Mutt Trailer Tester System

Removing the burden of paperwork and data entry, the Alpha Mutt advanced trailer tester system provides automatic and guided inspections with detailed reports.

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No. 1 Leading Fleet to Construct $5.1M Facility

San Bernardino County, Calif., Fleet Management Department, which was named the No. 1 Leading Fleet in 2017, received approval to construct a new facility at a cost of $5.1 million.

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Shark 3 Measuring System with Cabinets

The Shark 3 relies on ultrasound technology to collect measurements and track repairs. The platinum model is positioned on a tool-box style cabinet.

The Freightliner 108SD was one of several models recalled by Daimler Trucks North America for an issue with improperly torqued brake caliper mounting bolts. Photo: Freightliner

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Freightliner Recalls 3,000 Trucks for Brake Caliper Issue

Daimler Trucks North America is recalling certain 2018 Freightliner, Western Star and Freightliner Custom Chassis vehicles for an issue with improperly torqued brake caliper mounting bolts.

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N.J. Communities Save with Shared Maintenance

Shared fleet maintenance has become more widespread in New Jersey in the last several years, as the Cumberland County Improvement Authority (CCIA) Fleet Maintenance Services has grown to service eight public agencies.

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