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Toyo Tires releases NanoEnergy M671 drive tire

Toyo Tires has released its new Toyo NanoEnergy M671 super regional drive tire. The company says the newest addition to Toyo Tire’s commercial tire line provides superior traction, exceptional fuel efficiency and excellent wear life. It is also SmartWay verified. Improved tread compounds developed through the company’s Nano Balance Technology...

Ascot Supply Corp. adds new member

Ascot Supply Corp. has added its 15th and newest member, B-Line Tire & Auto Supply Ltd. B-Line Tire & Auto Supply is a family business that distributes tire supplies, shop equipment, tools and accessories, as well as automotive and car was supplies. Mike Bolduc, the company’s founder and current president,...

What’s the right truck, trailer suspension ride height?

The quick answer is: Specifically what your suspension manufacturer says it is in its specs. The reason? “An air spring’s performance is measured in what is known as its ‘spring rate,’ said Chuck Boden, technical support specialist, Link Mfg. “The spring rate is indicative of how the spring reacts under...

Why diesel truck engine oil formulation is more interesting than you think it is

It might not seem as sexy as electric truck development or the latest in automated driving technology, but diesel engine oil formulation is complex and hugely relevant as engine protection, increased efficiency and even aftertreatment service reduction is paramount to running trucks. Wait a minute: Aftertreatment service reduction? What does...

Technology

How to remotely coach your truck drivers with video telematics

No script? No plan? No problem. Welcome to Fleet Equipment Unscripted—the video interview series that connects you with the greatest minds in the heavy-duty trucking world. In the midst of a nationwide social distancing order and many states issuing Stay at Home orders, staying connected with your equipment and the...

How video telematics can provide truck operation insight beyond what you see

As more Stay at Home orders are issued by states and the quarantine continues, the trucking industry keeps rolling forward. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), which executes the Secretary of Homeland Security’s responsibilities, stated that employees supporting or enabling transportation functions, including truck drivers, bus drivers, dispatchers, maintenance...

Asset management ideas to meet delivery demand with Volvo Trucks

No script? No plan? No problem. Welcome to Fleet Equipment Unscripted—the video interview series that connects you with the greatest minds in the heavy-duty trucking world. Meeting customer delivery expectations is always a top trucking fleet priority, but with the Coronavirus pandemic creating huge demand for necessary supplies and the...

Trimble Transportation launches new Android-powered Trimble Duo device

Trimble has released the Trimble Duo, an Android-powered device that combines an in-cab display with a 4G-LTE-powered vehicle gateway. The company says the Trimble Duo is a ruggedized, fixed-mount device built for the commercial trucking industry, providing fleets with an in-cab display and vehicle gateway in a single device. The...

Podcasts

Podcast: How the coronavirus is affecting the truck market

Fleets and OEMs will not be immune to the economic impacts of the current situation.

Podcast: Where the trucking industry stands in the midst of the coronavirus situation

Fleet Equipment editors Alex Crissey, Jason Morgan and David Sickels discuss the state of the trucking industry during the current crisis, including which manufacturers have suspended production, freight market conditions and the need to keep telematics and service going as trucks continue to run their routes. Note: This episode was...

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