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April 2, 2018

M12 Rivet Tool

Engineered with Milwaukee's advanced M12 technology, the new tool rivets up to 2 times faster and requires 65% less muscle effort than hand tools and can pop up to 3/16-inch stainless steel rivets.

March 2, 2018

Fla. County Obtains ASE Blue Seal of Excellence

Manatee County, Fla., has joined the growing list of government fleets that have obtained the Blue Seal of Excellence from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).

March 1, 2018

Replacement Tire Costs Increase 5-10%

For the past four years, tire costs have been stable. But, new cost pressures have emerged in 2017, due to higher prices for the commodities used to manufacture tires and the trend to larger diameter, more expensive tires.

February 13, 2018

Streets of the Future Could Take Automatic Tire Readings

WheelRight allows vehicles to drive through a specialized lane and captures tire pressure readings on all four tires while also providing tire tread depth within a few seconds and printed receipt.

February 8, 2018

Geodyna 8200 Wheel Balancer

The geodyna 8200 wheel balancer is ideal for shops that service cars and light trucks.

January 29, 2018

Fla. Sheriff Contracts with New Maintenance Provider

The Broward County (Fla.) Sheriff’s Department has entered into a five-year, $5 million fleet maintenance and management contract with Vector Fleet Management for its 2,800 vehicles.

January 25, 2018

smartSpeed Tire Changers

Hofmann offers a new line up of three smartSpeed tire changers that are easy to operate and offer speeds from 7 to 18 RPMs.

January 18, 2018

Ind. City Unveils New CNG Station and Maintenance Garage

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

December 20, 2017

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.

December 11, 2017

Houston Approves $2M Maintenance Contract for Fire Equipment

Houston City Council approved a $2 million contract with E-One, which covers OEM replacement parts and repair services for its fire trucks over three years with two one-year options.

December 5, 2017

Texas City Awards $11.6M Maintenance Contract

The City of Arlington, Texas, has awarded its fleet management, maintenance, and repair contract for all municipal vehicles to First Vehicle Services.

November 16, 2017

Should Your Fleet Do Warranty Repairs?

Fleets with warranty repair programs say they can reduce downtime, provide better customer service, and improve operational efficiency. Others say it’s not a good fit for their fleets. Where does your fleet fall?

November 7, 2017

Q. What are the most common causes of vehicle breakdowns?

A. Believe it or not, tire problems cause nearly half of all roadside breakdowns...

October 12, 2017

PowerPro XXL Frame Straightening Rack

The Blackhawk Power-Pro XXL is a lifting and straightening system for commercial, four-wheel drive, and passenger vehicles.

September 21, 2017

Shell: New Engine Oil Categories Making the Grade

A new generation of engine oils is in the North American market, passing a battery of tests developed for specific engine brands. But the work of convincing buyers about the related features and benefits of CK-4 and FA-4 oils continues.

September 12, 2017

Dossier Systems Integrates Geotab Software

The integration provides meter and engine diagnostics data to Dossier, and bi-directional DVIR fault and resolution information between the systems, eliminating the need for paper forms.

August 10, 2017

More Than 200 Baton Rouge Patrol Cars Out for Repairs

Baton Rouge (La.) Police Department spent $2 million on vehicle repairs through the end of June and expects to spend $3.5 million by the end of the year. Many of these vehicles have over 100,000 miles logged.

August 2, 2017

Ga. City to Build $1.4M Consolidated Fleet Facility

Elected officials from the City of Albany, Ga., have approved the construction of a $1.4 million fleet facility that will replace three separate worn-down repair facilities.

July 24, 2017

Safety Tip: Spotting Signs of Misaligned Wheels

Pep Boys and CNET provide advice on how to recognize symptoms of wheel misalignment.

July 22, 2017

Understanding Wheel Alignment

Properly aligned wheels are necessary for steering control, fuel efficiency and long tire life. But what factors ensure proper wheel alignment? Video courtesy of CNET. For the full safety tip on wheel alignment, click here.

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