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International Enhances Preventive Maintenance Planning To Further Improve Uptime

First introduced in International’s premium set of connected vehicle solutions, Intelligent Fleet Care, Advanced Preventive Maintenance uses data collected from Navistar’s connected services platform OnCommand Connection to calculate fuel economy and identify the optimum maintenance intervals for each make and model of vehicle in a fleet. Fleets can now work with the International service network to manage all

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Link introduces ROI Cabmate aftermarket kits

Link Manufacturing has released aftermarket kits for its ROI Cabmate Semi-Active Cab Suspension. The kits are designed and engineered to replace original, factory-installed cab suspensions with Link’s “intelligent” cab suspensions featuring Road Optimized Innovation (ROI) technology, the company says. The kits target sleeper models including the Freightliner Cascadia, Kenworth T680, International LT Series, Peterbilt 579

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Finding a service location that can turn your truck quickly

Unexpected truck service issues always happen at the worst time in the worst place. Finding a service facility that has bay and technician availability, the right parts, and won’t rake you over the coals in terms of cost can feel like finding an oasis in the middle of a desert. But it doesn’t have to.

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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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Gallery: News and photos from Work Truck Show 2020

Fleet Equipment visited the 20th anniversary of the annual NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis to catch up on all the latest news and equipment from the medium-duty, vocational and construction segments. Check out photos and all the news from the show below. Cummins displayed its medium-duty B6.7 and L9 engines, both of which will

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Navistar adds Advanced Predictive Maintenance to International 360 service solution

Navistar International Corporation has introduced new service and connectivity initiatives in an effort to simplify the vehicle maintenance process to ensure improved uptime and reduced total cost of ownership (TCO). Navistar says its International 360 platform creates seamless communication with dealers throughout the service process, supports all-makes fleets and integrates vehicle data from more than

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Matching truck axles to the right vocational jobsite

Application: The Alpha and Omega of equipment spec’ing. Start with the right spec to work as productively as possible with that spec. “Vocational applications place a wide variety of demands on the drivetrain,” said Tony Sablar, vocational marketing manager for Peterbilt. “Consider the differences between a flatbed hauling materials to a construction site and the

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Leveraging lift axles in various vocations

Tough truck tasks require tough spec’ing choices. Picking the right lift axle to put to work is often one of the most complicated decisions. Driven by application, lift axles need to meet your expectations and adhere to stringent bridge laws. A quick refresher: The federal bridge formula aims to keep bridges from becoming overloaded, stating

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What’s the right axle ratio for vocational trucks?

Carrying your vocational load means balancing the right axle ratio with the right axle weight rating. Just as advanced engine technology and deeper integration have enabled faster axle ratios on-highway, so too have those engine efficiencies translated to the vocational world. “Today’s engines are more advanced and efficient than ever,” said Kelly Gedert, director of

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What vocational truck weight class is your axle working in?

Are you a heavy-haul roller or do you cube out before you weigh out? The load that’s riding on your axles shoulders will greatly determine the equipment you spec for your vocational truck application. “Selecting the proper weight rating for steer and drive axles allows the truck to haul the right amount of payload for

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Futuristic diesel engine offerings: An overview

Trucking companies detail what they’re working on to help fleets meet 2021 emissions standards.

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