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    ATA maintenance council releases updated technical guide

    August 9, 2018 4:23PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va — The American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) says there are more than 40 new or revised practices in its new recommended practices manual. The group released the 2018-2019 manual was released this week with

  • Tremcar West now ABSA certified in Edmonton

    June 5, 2018 4:15PM by Truck West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Tremcar West’s Edmonton location has been certified by the ABSA, the pressure equipment safety authority, to repair and perform alterations on pressure vessels, as well as modifications on pressure rings. Salvatore Tanzi has been appointed as Tremcar

  • Pilot Flying J is helping drivers get ready for CVSA Roadcheck

    May 29, 2018 11:03AM by Truck News

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Roadcheck is coming and to help drivers through the inspections Pilot Flying J is offering free mid-trip inspections. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck event will run June 5-7 and will focus on Hours of

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    Penske does a million voice-directed inspections

    May 17, 2018 9:14AM by Truck News

    READING, Penn. – Penske Truck Leasing says it has completed a million voice-directed preventive maintenance inspections. It is part of Penske’s recently deployed paperless technology. “Our new approach to a voice-guided preventive maintenance process is exceeding our expectations for shop

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    Wabash Canada launches GoRight brand

    November 8, 2017 6:10AM by Truck News

    KITCHENER, Ont. – Wabash Canada has announced it’s launching a new GoRight brand for its fleet maintenance business. The company says it has developed a fleet maintenance program that can reduce maintenance costs and improve fleet management, safety, and productivity.

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    Penske Truck Leasing opens Windsor location

    June 19, 2017 6:40AM by Truck News

    WINDSOR, Ont. – Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new location in Windsor, offering full-service truck leasing and commercial truck rental, as well as contract truck fleet maintenance services. The new facility is located at 4505 Fourth St. It features

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    TMW targets small fleets with new maintenance management platform

    February 27, 2017 9:41AM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – TMW Systems has launched a new, cost-effective maintenance management system that it says will allow the company to break into the small fleet market. Designed for fleets with 150 or fewer assets, FleetCheck is designed to provide

  • Keeping up with the pace of change

    December 1, 2016 1:24PM by James Menzies

    As trucks become more complex, finding and developing technicians to work on them becomes more challenging

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    Accuride releases three-part installation and maintenance video series

    June 7, 2016 12:02PM by Truck West

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Accuride Corp. has released a series of how-to videos aimed at helping fleet maintenance technicians install and service the company’s steel and aluminum wheels, Gunite-brand brake drums and automatic slack adjusters (ASA). The new three-part service series

  • Five tire management tips for Tire Safety Week

    May 27, 2016 12:16PM by Truck News

    Suppliers offer tire care advice in advance of Tire Safety Week, International Roadcheck

  • Ryder offers new flexible maintenance packages

    May 24, 2016 7:42AM by Truck News

    MIAMI, Fla. — Ryder System has introduced what it claims to be the industry’s most flexible leasing and maintenance solutions, Ryder ChoiceLease. The new offerings include two new lease products, designed to provide more flexibility, choice and control for fleet

  • Titanium outsources North Bay shop

    April 27, 2016 7:06AM by Truck News

    NORTH BAY, Ont. — Titanium Transportation Group announced it has outsourced its on-site North Bay mechanic shop to Lewis Motor Sales. The shop was acquired as part of Titanium’s acquisition of ProNorth Transportation. Lewis Motor Sales is a third-party franchise

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    Big data brings big opportunities, challenges: Ryder’s Dawson

    April 13, 2016 12:02PM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. — The deluge of data being generated by today’s trucks can be overwhelming to manage. Now imagine you have 180,000 vehicles generating such data and you’ll empathize with Bill Dawson, vice-president of maintenance operations and engineering with Ryder

  • TMTA names first-ever female president

    April 11, 2016 7:45AM by James Menzies

    WATERLOO, Ont. — The Transportation Maintenance & Technology Association (TMTA) has installed its first-ever female president, Brenda Alderson. Alderson will lead the Waterloo chapter, after accepting the reins from outgoing president Jake Francis at the group’s monthly meeting last week.

  • Registration now open for Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit

    January 20, 2016 10:44AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Registration is now open for the Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit, to be held Apr. 13 in conjunction with Truck World. The event is being hosted by Newcom Business Media and PIT Group. The event will be held in