Eric Brothers, Author at Fleet Equipment Magazine
Kenworth announces details for T680 Advantage Road Tour

Truck operators will have an opportunity to explore the new Kenworth T680 Advantage during a three-month tour announced by Kenworth Truck Co. The Kenworth T680 Advantage Road Tour will visit 36 Kenworth dealer-hosted events in the U.S. and Canada. The two-country tour begins June 23 at Worldwide Equipment in Lexington, Ky. The double-expanding, 53-ft. tour


Jeffrey Schlecht, Omaha TruckCenter, has earned the title of Grand Champion

Electrical systems and batteries

Strategies and devices to keep power available for cranking and other vehicle electrical loads

Wheel end bearing choices

Manual, pre-adjusted, unitized—what you need to know about wheel ends

Managing hotel loads

Electrical power inverters are a popular solution for providing sleeper cab creature comforts for long haul drivers, but are they the best solution?

FMVSS 121 brake option review

New stopping regulations encourage fleets to consider foundation brake choices for their current and future vehicles

Maximize liftgate uptime

Stay ahead of battery drain and corrosion


Mohawk Truck Inc.’s Christopher Tate takes top honors

Good “connections” and “safe” landings

Weight savings, less maintenance, more convenience
drive development of fifth wheels and landing gear

Remedy for driveline issues

Spec’ and maintain a quality driveline and when servicing, stick to quality parts

Fuel economy is more than MPG

Vitran Express’ Greg Cybor finds right blend of biodiesel and tax incentives

Lubricants for 2010 engines

What you need to know about lubricants to protect new engines