Equipment

Long live your tires, Part 1: Proper tire spec’ing for containing costs

The first step in extending tire life starts with making sure the right one is spec’d for the application.

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Partners in Business tip: Remember the warranty during truck loan negotiations

When you are negotiating for a truck loan, make sure your dealership is able to service your truck and that warranty work and downtime will have the least possible effect on your driving time and miles. Get warranty agreements in writing and make sure you ...

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ELD Mandate, with equipment headaches, presents ‘tough call’ for one owner-operator

Weighing the costs of maintenance, truck purchase and operation in the face of the ELD mandate with one owner-operator.

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Commercial truck financier launches mobile app

ENGS Commercial Finance Co. (“ECF”) introduced a new way for customers to access their online accounts. The ENGS Mobile App is now available in app stores for both iPhone and Android users.

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Mack Leasing full-service demand on upswing

Mack Leasing System is today seeing greater demand for leasing services, having added 19 member dealer locations to its network in 2015.

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New GPS-dashcam hybrid released

The system uses built-in GPS capabilities and built-in 3G cellular connectivity to form real-time location reports, along with saving recordings when triggered.

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More than 800 recalled Volvo trucks remain unaccounted for, FMCSA says

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is still looking for hundreds of Volvo trucks recalled last month and subsequently placed out of service over potential steering problems.

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Shell adds more coolant products to recall

Shell has added additional 50/50 pre-diluted coolant products to the coolant return program that began in March due to a lack of bitterant in the coolant.

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