Equipment & Maintenance

PartsRiver.com enhances online parts-buying experience

| March 10, 2013

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

A Closer Look: Diesel exhaust fluid

Sean Randall | February 25, 2013

While it performs a sophisticated task, the basis of the selective catalytic reduction system – DEF itself is a simple blend of urea and water.

Meritor produces 10-millionth trailer axle

| January 31, 2013

At its manufacturing facility in Frankfort, Ky., company representatives and guests gathered to commemorate the milestone and celebrate the company's long history.

Treadle valve corrosion a growing problem?

| January 24, 2013

Adjustment isn't the only brake problem going -- observer and longtime former driver Allan Powell suggests treadle valve corrosion is a growing issue.

Securement 201: How best to chain to a stake pocket

| September 25, 2012

What is the best way to use a stake pocket as a chain anchor point? Reader J.D. Bronson, among others, offers his preferred method.

Allison to produce gearless transmissions

| September 13, 2012

Allison Transmission Holdings, Dana Holding Corp. and Fallbrook Technologies have announced plans for high-efficiency transmissions to serve the commercial truck and other vehicular markets.

PHOTOs: Bridgestone’s retread process, tire maintenance and moreImage Gallery

| September 05, 2012

A pictorial tour through Bridgestone's La Vergne, Tenn., North American Manufacturing Education Center and retread plant.

Natural gas series, Part 4: Maintenance changes

| August 30, 2012

When it comes to maintenance, here are three of the biggest differences between diesel and natural gas engines:

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