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Diesel coolant heaters reduce DPF wear and tear
Diesel coolant heaters improve DPF life by drastically cutting cold-start soot. Engine wear is also reduced and fuel consumption improves by cutting 'needless engine idling.'
February 23, 2021
Pending Goodyear, Cooper tie up creates tire behemoth
In the combined portfolio, Goodyear will be positioned as the original equipment and premium replacement tire while Cooper, Roadmaster, Mastercraft, and Mickey Thompson will be the mid-tier brands.
February 22, 2021
Owning versus leasing an asset
Truck leasing companies offer a variety of operating lease solutions, bundling in various life-cycle administrative and operating services that deliver meaningful value to a lessee.
February 4, 2021
Steer tire issue prompts recall of certain Freightliner Cascadia models
Daimler Trucks North America is recalling over 4,000 Freightliner Cascadia trucks for a potential issue with certain steer tires. Also: Indiana's oversize/overweight permitting system will be down next week.
January 25, 2021
Innovators: Werner enjoying ROI from EDGE fleet management
Werner EDGE rolled out its propriety mobile fleet management program earlier this year and it has since delivered ROI in multiple areas. Details here on CCJ.
January 4, 2021
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Digital analytics delivering cost-saving tire data
With tires ranking as the second highest fleet expense behind fuel, catching an issue before it becomes a costly and potentially dangerous problem down the road makes digital tire analytics all the more appealing.
November 23, 2020
Factors to consider to accurately determine tire CPM
Small operational variances can have a major impact on the results.
November 3, 2020
Tire testing can cut costs but isn’t for the faint of heart
Fleets have the opportunity to save money over the long-haul by implementing tire tests. Discover the work that goes into a tire test on CCJ today.
October 26, 2020
Maintenance helps maximize asset life
Before turning to your fleet's maintenance program to help you maximize asset life, use maintenance data to help you spec new equipment. Details on CCJ.
October 15, 2020
Commentary: Tips for preparing drivers for roadside inspections
One of the most important things you can do to ensure a smooth interaction during a roadside inspection is to have a good preventive maintenance program.
September 18, 2020
New tech helps fleets get a jumpstart on vehicle fault codes
Vehicles continue to grow more complex. How can new technology help fleets predict and correct issues? See CCJ for the latest tools to minimize downtime.
May 8, 2020
Cojali launches new diagnostics tool, software and OEM business line
Cojali presented several new diagnostics solutions for commercial vehicles, agricultural and construction machinery this week at ATA’s Technology and Maintenance Council in Atlanta. The company’s Jaltest V9 is the latest iteration in its line of all-makes diagnostic tools. “The integrated Bluetooth antenna is going to help because there’s no breakage and the USB is protected […]
February 24, 2020
Goodyear launches Complete Tire Management to increase uptime through predictive analysis
Goodyear's Complete Tire Management lineup helps keep commercial trucks up and moving and maximizes tire life to prevent costly roadside repairs and downtime.
February 4, 2020
Uptime in the aftermarket: How OEMs, dealers manage reliability
CCJ gives a behind-the-scenes look at how a truck manufacturer and its dealer network supply information and services to fleets to make maintenance decisions.
December 23, 2019
P.S.I. launches new tire analytics platform for fleet managers
P.S.I. has introduced TireView Live, its tire management tool that provides a data analytics platform allowing fleets to track and manage tire performance.
October 30, 2019
Mitchell 1 adds comprehensive search navigation to TruckSeries software
Mitchell 1 has added intelligent navigation to their TruckSeries web-based software for Class 4-8 repair information to allow technicians to find information they need.
October 30, 2019
Aperia adds vehicle location and service insights to Halo Connect tire analytics platform
Aperia Technologies is adding vehicle location and service insight features to its Halo Connect tire analytics platform in addition to tire tread depth and replacement tracking. The Halo Connect platform categorizes tire-related issues by severity and provides maintenance recommendations to fleets. The system issues proactive alerts to fleet managers on pending tire failures due to […]
October 29, 2019
Kenworth, Peterbilt launching OTA updates for select MX-equipped trucks, addition of Paccar trans to work truck line
Kenworth announced plans to launch its TruckTech+ Over-The-Air (OTA) program that will allow customers to remotely install engine and aftertreatment software on Kenworth models equipped with 2017 or later MX-13 and MX-11 engines. The service will begin in December for select customers with a full rollout early next year. “This program enhances truck uptime by […]
October 28, 2019
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Daimler, Cummins partnership puts writing on the wall for DD5, DD8 engines
DTNA will wind down production of its DD5, DD8 engines through medium-duty partnership with Cummins.
With COVID vaccine ‘peak season’ nigh, can trucking keep up with looming load demand?
Floodgates wide open for investment in trucking and logistics
Carrier failures mounted in '20, but so did new entrant carriers
Goodyear Launches Fleet Central, an Interactive Portal that Revolutionizes
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