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Gearing up

Hino Motors Sales USA Inc., a Toyota Group company, has readied itself to meet stringent 2010 diesel engine emissions regulations

Where will all the steer tires go?

Having the ability to interchange used and retreaded tires of the same size on different axles is a luxury most tire managers have enjoyed for decades

Stargazin’

Will truck tires always remain round and black in essentially their present form?

Times are changing; tires, too

Not many years ago, most industry veterans would have characterized our industry as conservative, resistant to change and in some cases, downright stubborn to accept new ideas.

Long distance opportunities: telematics

Held annually in Williamsburg, Va., the Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference (EUFMC) strives to provide fleet managers with information on the latest technologies available for vehicles and shop operations.

Dodge momentum continues

No longer a new player in the truck market, the Dodge brand of Chrysler LLC has realized success in a short period of time.

Progress for “pressure” is overdue

While watching some old open-wheel racing films recently, I was struck by several things.

Change? Analyze total tire cost first

There is considerable pressure within many trucking firms to examine all significant expenses with an eye to cost reduction.

Fuel saver

While fleets today are focused on offsetting record high fuel prices by adopting new technologies and operating practices, there are some tried-and-true solutions available

Smoother ride may reduce costs

Well thought-out and properly executed tire programs have many benefits.

Report card: tracking tire performance saves money

A good recordkeeping system to track fleet tire performance and costs is vital to making wise decisions

Scrap tires: opportunities, problems

Every two years, the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) publishes a report titled “Scrap Tire Markets in the United States”