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    Bridgestone buys Bandag for over $1B

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Bridgestone’s acquisition wheel has turned its attention to tire retread company Bandag as the two companies announced a $1.05 billion purchase agreement.

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    TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Rolf Lockwood

    Low engine speeds are a good thing, right? Well, you can go too low.

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    Fleet achieves 200,000-mile oil changes

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    DALLAS, Tex. — Yes, the figure you see in the headline is correct. Dallas-based Stevens Transport, a refrigerated TL carrier with 1,600 trucks is now approaching 200,000 miles between oil changes — and to top it off, the fleet’s maintenance management folks are confident these super-long oil drains are safe and not harming engine life.

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    COOL SEAT COVER

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    Or warm… this one helps all year long.

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    LUBE FILTERS

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Rolf Lockwood

    There isn’t much that’s more important than keeping your engine oil clean.

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    DRIVING FOR DOLLARS

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Jim Park

    Fuel cost is a killer, but you’ve got ways to fight it — and put thousands of dollars in your pocket.

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    THE FUNDAMENTALS OF FUEL/WATER SEPARATORS

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Rolf Lockwood

    Fuel/water separators: don’t leave home without one.

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    TRUCKER’S STOVE

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    Spenton campstove runs on any fuel.

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    ARMRESTS DISAPPEAR

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    New Sears Seating StowAway armrests mean easy sleeper access.

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    MEDIUM-DUTY REPAIRS

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    Snap-on’s ‘Shopkey5 Medium Truck’ PC-based shop tool.

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    TRUCK/HOME RADIO

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    Visteon shows first transportable ‘HD’ radio, the HD Jump.

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    DRY-ICE BLASTER

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    Kärcher introduces safe dry ice blaster for in-place cleaning.

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    HEAVY WHEEL LIFT

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    Gray offers new 40,000-lb wheel-lift system.

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    AIR-BAG SUSPENSION

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    New air-bag suspension system on International 9000 Series sleeper cabs.

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    IMPROVED ETHER STARTS

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    KBI’s Dieselmatic NVT ether-start system gets better.