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The major differences between heavy-duty and medium-duty truck repair

A delivery truck that runs stop-and-start routes in the city is going to need its brakes checked more often than an on-highway truck.

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Onfleet launches integrations marketplace for last mile delivery

The marketplace will be available to current Onfleet account owners.

Aperia Technologies extends predictive tire maintenance platform to last-mile market

Its tire analytics engine is said to use machine learning to characterize the many interrelated variables that affect and inform tire-related maintenance.

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The Shyft Group highlights Blue Arc EV delivery vans

Blue Arc delivery vehicles have achieved a city driving range of 225 miles under CARB test conditions.

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The Shyft Group’s Blue Arc EV delivery vans receive CARB approval

The certifications will allow Blue Arc customers in states with zero-emission truck regulations to apply for and receive incentives.

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Ford E-Transit Courier aims to electrify European fleets

The E-Transit Courier has been redesigned around a larger, more flexible cargo area that delivers 25% more load volume than the outgoing model, the OEM noted.

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Yokohama Tire launches new work truck tire

The new Geolander A/T XD is available in 21 sizes with even more coming later in the year, according to the company.

The first EV application just happens to be the last mile

Given the range limitations, commercial EVs are primed for last-mile deliveries, and the headlines surrounding that application have been numerous: • Customers across the U.S. will begin to see custom electric delivery vehicles from Rivian delivering their Amazon packages, with the electric vehicles hitting the road in Baltimore, Chicago, Dallas, Kansas City, Nashville, Phoenix, San

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Enhance work truck performance with access, position control technology

Pickup trucks, delivery vans and other kinds of work trucks are some of the most hardworking machines in use in the world today. Businesses from one-person contractors to large utilities and e-commerce operations with fleets of trucks depend on these workhorse vehicles to get the job done every day. The OEMs that build these vehicles

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Medium-duty truck trends as a result of the last-mile delivery mega-trend

Every industry has its trends, and when we look at the trucking data, we see trends too, like the current and continuous rise of last-mile delivery. Let’s take a look at what trends like last-mile means for the future of medium-duty trucks. Click here to watch more of FE’s On the Road video series. The

Vehicle maintenance in last mile delivery operations

The widespread and steady growth of last mile operations has brought with it new and unique maintenance challenges for fleets operating light- and medium-duty delivery vehicles. One of the main issues, according to Grant Hilliard, client development manager for Utilimaster (a Shyft Group brand), is the limited access to vehicles due to the long hours

Last-mile delivery truck lighting tips for better security

Last-mile delivery vehicles – they face some serious security challenges. Not only are they filled with valuable goods, but by their nature, drivers are constantly starting and stopping, often walking considerable distances from the truck or van to make a delivery. Click here to watch more of FE’s On the Road video series. Here is

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