Vehicle Maintenance

1  -  25  of  1028

July 18, 2017 - Press Release

Stertil-Koni Vehicle Lifts Featured in New Video

Photo courtesy of Stertil-Koni

Stertil-Koni's latest episode of its “We Care” video series incorporates advanced cinematography and editing technology to showcase a new, state-of-the-art maintenance facility located in New Jersey that utilizes the company’s vehicle lifting systems.

Tags: Vehicle Lifts, Fleet Facility, Stertil-Koni

July 17, 2017 - Press Release

Hot Shot’s Secret Releases Fleet Case Studies

Hot Shot's Secret, the leading brand for stiction elimination, announces three case studies with positive results for fleets.

Tags: Diesel Engines, Lubricants, FedEx

June 28, 2017 - Industry News

Mobile Truck Washing Business Expands

Photo via Fleet Clean

Each Fleet Clean rig is equipped with its own water, generator, pressure washers, soap dispensers, brushes, tools, and water reclamation equipment, with customers only needing to supply the dirty vehicle.

Tags: Fleet Clean, Vehicle Washing

June 28, 2017 - Industry News

Ford Recalls Transit Vans for Driveshaft Issue

Photo of Ford Transit van courtesy of Ford.

The safety compliance recall covers more than 370,000 2015- to 2017-model year vehicles in the U.S.

Tags: Cargo Vans, Recalls, Ford, Ford Transit, 2015-MY, 2016-MY, 2017-MY, Safety

June 27, 2017 - Industry News

Tampa Boosts Productivity by Outsourcing Parts

Pictured are Carlos Hicks, Tampa technician, and Porfirio Toro, MANCON parts specialist. Photo courtesy of MANCON

Since the City of Tampa, Fla., began outsourcing its parts room in January, the fleet has been able to improve technician productivity, improve parts availability, and streamline its procurement processes.

Tags: Outsourcing, Parts Management, City of Tampa, MANCON

June 26, 2017 - Press Release

Bendix Provides Copper-Free Friction Formulations for Brakes

MAT Holdings, Inc. announced that Bendix Brakes brand brake products are the first in the automotive brake industry to comply with legislation requiring that copper be completely phased out of brake friction formulations by 2025.

Tags: Preventive Maintenance, Bendix, Brakes

June 14, 2017 - Industry News

Michelin Reveals ‘Wheel with No Air’ Tire Concept

Michelin's long-term Visionary concept can perhaps be best summed up as a "wheel with no air." Photo: Michelin

Looking not unlike a lushly blue life form on James Cameron’s cinematic world of Pandora, the prototype of Michelin’s Visionary concept tire glowingly held center stage at the tire maker’s Movin’ On global conference on sustainable transportation.

Tags: Sustainability, Michelin, Tires and Wheels, Movin' On Conference

June 9, 2017 - Press Release

Optimize Oil Drain Intervals With the Right Filter

Photo courtesy of HUBB Filters.

Pairing the right filter with the right oil is crucial in helping fleets implement a successful and safe extended oil drain program. It can also save fleets thousands of dollars in maintenance costs.

Tags: Oil Filters, HUBB Filters

June 5, 2017 - Press Release

Calif. Groups to Host Fleet Academy

California fleet associations and industry groups in Northern California have banded together to host the 2017 Collaborative Municipal Equipment Fleet Academy. The training event takes place June 20-21.

Tags: Associations, Technician Training, MEMA NorCal

May 26, 2017 - Industry News

Safety Tip: Tire Maintenance

Photo courtesy of NHTSA.

In recognition of National Tire Safety Week, here are some tire maintenance tips from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Tags: Preventive Maintenance, Driver Safety Tips, Tires, NHTSA, Safety

May 24, 2017 - Industry News

Hailstorm Damages 125 Colo. City Vehicles

Photo courtesy of City of Lakewood

So far, 125 vehicles in the City of Lakewood, Colo., fleet have been found with damage from the hail, including windshield, window, and body damage, and this number may increase.

Tags: Vehicle Damage, Hail Damage

May 17, 2017 - Industry News

Ohio Police Union Files Complaints About Aging Fleet

Photo via pixabay

The Lorain (Ohio) police union has filed grievances over five patrol vehicle breakdowns over a two-week period, stating that the police department is providing unsafe working conditions.

Tags: Aging Fleet, First Responders, Replacement Cycles, Labor Unions, Police

May 12, 2017 - Industry News

N.C. City to Decide on Ending Maintenance Contract

Photo via Pixabay

The City of Fayetteville, N.C., has one year to decide if it will terminate its fleet maintenance contract with a utility, which has been performing the city’s maintenance work for at least 12 years.

Tags: Outsourcing, Utility Fleets, Parts Management, Contract Management

May 9, 2017 - Press Release

HUBB Adds Oil Change Cost Tool to Website

HUBB Filters has created a new educational tool to help fleet managers compare their oil change costs and the potential savings they can achieve by switching to the HUBB filter program, according to the company.

Tags: Preventive Maintenance, HUBB Filters, Maintenance, Filters

May 4, 2017 - Industry News

YourMechanic Offers Mobile Mechanic Solution for Fleets

Photo courtesy of YourMechanic

YourMechanic, a mobile car repair network, announced a new fleet product that connects mobile mechanics to fleet facilities. Contracted mechanics can fill in during times of work backlogs and during technician shortages.

Tags: Technician Shortage, Downtime, YourMechanic

May 4, 2017 - Press Release

Stertil-Koni Honors 6 Companies with Aspire Program Award

2016 Aspire Program awardees left to right: Dave Merrow, president of Heavy Duty Lift & Equipment; Jean Dellamore, president of Stertil-Koni; Phillippe and Joe Palma, of Novaquip; Larry Morgan, with Hoffman Services; John Campbell of Power Washer Sales, Gary Vermeulen, president of Westvac International  and Mark Friess with Heavy Lift Systems (photo courtesy of Steril-Koni)

Heavy-duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni announced that six distributors in its North American network have earned the company’s first-ever Aspire Program awards.

Tags: Vehicle Lifts, Stertil-Koni, Awards, Shop Equipment

May 3, 2017 - Industry News

Ill. City Pilots Fire Engine Models and Maintenance Providers

Photo via Wikimedia/Tim1965

Naperville City Council (Ill.) approved $1.4 million to pilot two fire engine models and two maintenance service plans over the next 10 years to determine which better withstands the test of time.

Tags: Maintenance, Outsourcing, Fire Trucks, Pilot Program, Procurement

April 10, 2017 - Industry News

Colorado Springs Sued by Fleet Maintenance Provider

File photo

The City of Colorado Springs is facing a lawsuit from its fleet maintenance provider, which says it requires a 22% price increase for 2017 to meet its operating needs.

Tags: Maintenance, Outsourcing, Lawsuits, City of Colorado Springs, Serco Inc.

April 4, 2017 - Industry News

Utah City Opens New Fleet Facility

Photo courtesy of City of St. George

The City of St. George, Utah, has opened a new fleet facility for repair and maintenance of larger vehicles and heavy equipment.

Tags: Maintenance, Fleet Facility

April 3, 2017 - Press Release

Snap-on Software Upgrade Expands Capabilities

The Snap-on Software Upgrade 17.2 delivers millions of new codes, tests, tips, and data for 1981-2016 model years, as well as expanded functional tests, resets, adaptions, guided component tests, Auto ID, One-Touch Code Scan and Clear, and more.

Tags: Maintenance, Vehicle Diagnostics, Snap-on

March 31, 2017 - Industry News

CK-4 and FA-4 Engine Oils on Store Shelves Now, API Says

The organization has licensed about 400 CK-4 oils and more than 60 FA-4 oils submitted by marketers, making the robust new classifications available to operators of new and older diesels.

Tags: Maintenance, Diesel Engines, Engine Oil, API

March 28, 2017 - Press Release

Spectro Scientific Wins Patent for Fluid Measurement Method

Photo: Business Wire

Spectro Scientific, a suppliers of oil, fuel, and processed water analysis instrumentation and software, has been awarded U.S. patent 9,448,112 B2 for a method to measure coolant and diesel exhaust fluid (DEF).

Tags: Shop Equipment, Oil Analysis, Patents, Spectro Scientific

March 23, 2017 - Press Release

BendPak Wins NASPO Contract for Lifts and Garage Equipment

Photo courtesy of BendPak

BendPak Inc., a global manufacturer of car lifts and specialized garage equipment for servicing wheels, tires, and brakes, won its contract bid from the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO), formally WSCA-NASPO.

Tags: BendPak, Shop Equipment, Cooperative Procurement, WSCA/NASPO

March 20, 2017 - Industry News

Ford Offers CK-4 Alternative Oil for Super Duty Diesels

Screenshot via Ford.

Ford is recommending the use of a new Motorcraft diesel engine oil for its Super Duty trucks and warning fleet and commercial customers to avoid using most new CK-4 or FA-4 oils because they may cause damage to the engine, the company told AutomotiveFleet.com.

Tags: Diesel Engines, Motor Oil, Ford, Motorcraft, Ford Super Duty, CK-4

March 15, 2017 - Product News

Mack Brings Uptime Solutions to Legacy Vehicles

Photo: Mack Trucks

Mack Trucks is bringing its telematics-driven uptime solutions to customers with older Mack vehicles, the company announced at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.

Tags: Geotab, Mack Trucks, Uptime, GuardDog Connect, Telematics, Work Truck Show

Previous||12345678910...4142||

FleetFAQ

Public Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Amin Amini from Verizon will answer your questions and challenges

View All
Sponsored by

A fleet leasing company in the commercial trucking industry.

Read more