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Profile: The City of Lakeland’s fleet is prepared for severe weather at all times

It’s always news when hurricane season begins in the U.S., but for the Fleet Management division in the City of Lakeland, Florida, the date just isn’t all that relevant. Read more about Lakeland’s fleet and how they deal with the constant threat of severe weather by clicking below to view our interactive fleet profile. Read

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Fleet Profile: BMC trucks supply job sites around the U.S.

At BMC, being a successful nationwide building materials provider depends on a reliable fleet and the maintenance operation behind it.

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Ford rolls out new offerings and enhancements to its line of commercial vehicles

Focused on providing a complete portfolio of light- and medium-duty commercial vehicles, as well as enhancing existing products, Ford used the 2020 Work Truck Show to showcase a range of new offerings. Headlining the company’s announcements was that an all-electric Ford Transit commercial van is on its way for the 2022 model year. While full

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Fleet profile: Waste Connections Refuse

While fleets across the country remain focused on COVID-19 prevention issues, there’s no question that refuse collection operations are going the extra mile to safely provide an essential service. For Waste Connections, an integrated solid waste services company that operates over 10,000 vehicles at approximately 500 facilities in the U.S. and Canada, working to ensure

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Diesel engine innovations that make it a top choice for light-, medium-duty trucks

Of the more than six million diesel Class 3 to 7 trucks now operating in the U.S., according to Allen Schaeffer, executive director of the Diesel Technology Forum, 42% are equipped with the latest generation engine technology to achieve lower levels of greenhouse gas emissions as well as run more fuel efficiently. “It was clear

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The keys to aftertreatment system reliability and performance

As primary components of diesel engine aftertreatment systems, diesel particulate filters (DPF) and diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) filters require routine maintenance. “Every maintenance program should ensure these components are serviced at the OEM recommended intervals,” says Jason Johnson, director of aftermarket at PACCAR. “Drivers should also receive comprehensive training on how the aftertreatment system is

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Fleet profile: Decker Truck Line

At Decker Truck Line, driver engagement is an all-encompassing affair.

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A full lineup: Mack Trucks expands its product offerings with new medium-duty trucks

It’s been almost 20 years since the Mack Trucks bulldog was seen on a new medium-duty truck model, so it was big news when the OEM recently launched the new Mack MD Series. “We’re already providing our customers with a full product lineup of Class 8 vehicles, so the Mack MD Series expands even further the

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Shop Profile: How Clark’s Truck Center is focused on improving customer uptime and value

At Clark’s Truck Center, Wade Eagle is leading a service department focused on providing customers with higher uptime and greater value.

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Keeping up with scan tools

Why is it important for truck fleet service facilities to keep up with new fault code data and scan tool and diagnostic system updates? “It is imperative that a shop’s diagnostic and scan tools always operate the latest version in order to repair all makes, models and components,” says Jason Hedman, product manager at Noregon.

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Fleet profile: Brigiotta’s Farmland Produce & Garden Center

Using technology to improve safety, efficiency and productivity is making Brigiotta’s Farmland Produce & Garden Center a first choice wholesale produce distributor for customers.

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Fitting cab and chassis designs to the needs of vocational trucks

OEM designs and resources are making upfitting easier than ever for vocational truck operators.

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