maintenance

New Boss Shop location in Iowa

Bosselman Boss Truck Shops announced the opening of a Boss Truck Shop location in Elk Run Heights, Iowa, at Interstate 380, Exit 68.

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Dyne Systems introduces portable dynamometer

The new portable AC Chassis Dynamometer, the TD-24-AC-T is a fully-contained mobile system specifically designed for testing OTR tractors. The AC dynamometer is unique, the company says, in providing both power-absorbing as well as motoring integrated into the trailer that houses it.

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Summit diesel-tech rodeo results

Congrats are due to Summit Truck Group Service Technician Nathan Hodlen of Little Rock, Ark. -- Holden walked home from the recent, 6th-annual Summit Truck Group Technician Rodeo on August 11 in Springfield, Missouri, with $5,000 and bragging rights.

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Love’s expands tire, maintenance offerings to 340 locations

Love’s Travel Stops, since acquiring Speedco on Nov. 1, 2017, has expanded its over-the-road tire and preventive maintenance network to be the largest in the nation, according to Dan Jensen, Love’s director of tire sales and service.

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Combating heat’s toll on batteries

Winter weather takes a lot of blame for battery failures, but the damage caused by hot-weather driving is often the primary culprit. Battery wear can go undetected for months, but routine checks can head off potential failures.

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Bandag retreads available at Boss shops

Bosselman Boss Truck Shops, Inc., announced it had partnered with the Bandag business of Bridgestone Americas to provide Bandag retreads at all Boss Truck Shops locations throughout the country.

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Rental kits for ECM programming needs

remote programming kits from diesel laptops

Diesel Laptops' new Remote Programming Kits are available for most engine makes to fleet managers, shop owners, mechanics and individual owners and enthusiasts in need of quick, one-time solutions to atypical situations.

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New network for emissions-maintenance service

Clean Diesel Specialists, Inc., a California-based diesel emissions services company, has launched its North American Network of licensed emissions-service centers to provide branded maintenance for the cleaning of diesel particulate filters and diesel oxidation catalysts as well as related and emerging diesel emission components.

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Love’s finalizes acquisition of Speedco

With the 52 new locations, the number of Love's-operated tire service and lube facilities grows to more than 320. Speedco facilities will continue to offer their current selection of products and services, including diesel oil changes, federal inspections and battery work.

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Love’s reaches agreement to purchase Speedco

The acquisition will add 52 trucking service and lube locations to the Love’s network, bringing the number of Love’s-operated tire and lube facilities to 323 nationwide.

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