maintenance

New vid series on tire, brake maintenance

Accuride's series of how-to videos assist owners and techs in properly installing and servicing Accuride’s steel and aluminum wheels and Gunite-brand brake drums and Automatic Slack Adjusters.

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TA/Petro launches new TA Truck Service brand, expansion of maintenance offerings

TravelCenters of America, parent company of TA and Petro truck stops, announced March 31 at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville it is combining all of its mobile truck maintenance services under one umbrella, a rebranded TA Truck Service.

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Georgia Freightliner dealer partnering with local tech college for diesel training programs

Peach State Freightliner, Georgia’s largest Freightliner dealer, has partnered with Gwinnett Technical College to provide more than $100,000 in equipment, training opportunities and scholarships.

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Volvo, Mack looking to minimize downtime with Certified Uptime Centers

Volvo and Mack both announced recently they will begin introducing Certified Uptime Centers within their respective dealer networks in 2016 in an effort to maximize uptime.

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Goodyear roadside service program sets new monthly record

Goodyear-Fleet HQ 24/7 Emergency Roadside Services set a new monthly record in August, servicing 15,375 trucks in the month.

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‘Right to repair’ battle won by truck owners, independent shops

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed on access to heavy-duty service information for model year 2010 and later trucks and buses over 10,000 pounds sold in the United States and Canada.

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Peterbilt SmartLINQ diagnostics system enters production

The system comes standard with all Peterbilt trucks equipped with a Paccar MX-13 engine.

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Kenworth TruckTech+ enters production

Every new Kenworth Class 8 truck equipped with a Paccar MX-13 engine now comes with a complimentary subscription to TruckTech+ as long as the truck is under the 2-year standard warranty.

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POLL: What’s your truck’s oil-change interval?

Whether your oil-change interval varies based on oil analysis results or not, what's your most common interval for change?

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Lighting plug and socket PM tips

The Phillips company's latest Qwik Tech Tips newsletter details plug and socket preventive maintenance steps in trademark quick-and-simple format.

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