maintenance

Predetermined oil intervals and what to check in oil analysis

As a responsible truck owner, you should change your oil at predetermined intervals. Oil analysis provides great information and is the best way to keep track of how your engine is wearing.

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Bosselman shop opens in Nebraska

Bosselman Boss Truck Shops, Inc. recently announced its newest location in Gretna, Neb., at Interstate 80, Exit 432. The shop is located adjacent to the Flying J Travel Plaza and is the company’s third shop to be built from the ground up. As part of the UNI-MAXX Truck Care network, Boss Shop customers gain additional value with complete coast-to-coast warranty coverage and industry leading standards of service.

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A few new sources for trucking discounts

A few new websites that enable dealers and fleets to mark down prices on parts and labor.

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MHC Kenworth opens new Topeka location

MHC Kenworth has opened a new dealership in Topeka, Kan. The building, designed with green technology, is located off Interstate 70, at 209 MacVicar Avenue. The 35,000-square- foot facility hosts energy-efficient geothermal temperature control features, as well as translucent hollow-core overhead doors in the service department to allow natural light into the building and provide insulation.

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Allstate Peterbilt opens N.D. location

Allstate Peterbilt announced the opening of its parts-only location in Grand Forks, N.D. The location boasts a huge inventory of OEM and aftermarket parts for medium and heavy-duty trucks and trailers. Free local parts delivery is available. The 7,000 square-foot store is located off I-29 at 3805 Gateway Drive and is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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Mack to place QRs on trucks

Mack Trucks today announced that all new units will feature a unique QR code to speed service response times and improve customer uptime. QR codes, or quick-response codes, are matrix bar codes that supply rapid retrieval of information when a tablet or other mobile device scans the code. Starting in April, Mack will install QR codes on the vehicle’s doorframe during the manufacturing process. When the vehicle arrives at the dealership, service advisors scan the vehicle’s ...

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PartsRiver.com enhances online parts-buying experience

The company believes its new online marketplace will lead a "revolution" in the truck parts-buying experience.

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FindItParts.com launches

FinditParts.com has recently relaunched its website, featuring more content and a redesigned format.

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New Dallas Transport America terminal

Transport America has opened a new Support Center in Dallas, located on South Hampton Road, near Exit 465 on Interstate 20.

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Rush centers prosper with oil field development

The Texas oil and gas field boom of the last few years has also been a boom for much of the state’s economy, and that includes the Rush Truck Centers facility in San Antonio.

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