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  • PIT Group and TMC to validate fuel economy, electromechanical braking

    March 17, 2019 12:08PM by

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Quebec-based PIT Group and the American Trucking Associations’ Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) are pushing forward with joint research into fuel-saving and emerging braking technologies. PIT Group is reviewing and validating the test data used to develop

  • Roadside repair costs push higher in face of tariffs, labor costs

    March 17, 2019 11:52AM by John G. Smith

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Data from several truckload fleets suggests the costs of individual roadside breakdowns and repairs were on the rise in 2018, reaching an average of US $334.20 when excluding tire-related repairs. Jim Buell, FleetNet America’s executive vice-president of

  • Feature Equipment


    July 7, 2015 12:00PM by James Menzies

    Now, time for more from my interview with Maintenance Manager of the Year Chris Iveson, because there were so many great nuggets to share. I asked Chris how Challenger’s spec’ing process has evolved in recent years. As it turns out,

  • News Equipment

    CFMS to be held May 6

    February 20, 2015 6:02AM by Truck News

    CONCORD, Ont. — The Canadian Fleet Maintenance Seminar and trade show is returning to the Paradise Conference Centre in Concord, Ont. May 6. Topics to be covered include: The maintenance-free truck – fact or fiction?; Warranty recovery – learning to