When changing a truck’s cabin air filters, it’s important to be particularly careful about those below the windshield.
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, businesses have dealt with the rapid adoption of social distancing and enhanced safety and health protocols. Aftermarket manufacturers have responded with innovations that help prevent the spread of infection to drivers and passengers, which augment their selection of components that optimize the overall experience of driving
In a recent online address, Mahle Aftermarket provided a business update and charted its mapped out a course for the coming years. The German supplier describes itself as “resuming the growth course of the preceding years” after the market hitches caused by COVID-19. Mahle says its focus is on four strategic areas: the digitalization of
You’re probably aware of the new oil categories that were introduced back in 2017: CK-4 and FA-4. The introduction of these new oil categories has accelerated a trend we were already seeing in the trucking industry of certain fleets extending their oil drain intervals. The guest on this episode of Fleet Future is Chad Stepanian
Mahle and Canadian fuel cell manufacturer Ballard Power Systems Inc. have agreed to work together in the future on developing fuel cell systems for commercial vehicles of various weight classes. The companies say the long-term goal of the cooperation is to manufacture complete fuel cell systems for the European, North American and Asian markets. During
Mahle announced that it has developed a new generation of piston coatings, with the goal of increasing efficiency and minimizing emissions. These coatings are intended to guide and reduce the heat entering the pistons, which initially reduces the demand for piston cooling, and the increased exhaust gas temperature allows a higher quantity of energy to be extracted
Mahle Service Solutions highlights its Smart A/C technology, which is showcased in its new ArcticPro air conditioning service units (pictured above) integrated with the TechPro diagnostic tool. The ArcticPro ACX1185 A/C service machine is for vehicles that use R134a refrigerant and the ArcticPro ACX1285 machine for vehicles using the new R1234YF refrigerant, which the company says is the
Mahle Aftermarket Inc. has announced the introduction of the Mahle Letrika AZG family of electric starters, which are designed for the high-output requirements of large displacement diesel engines used in heavy-duty truck applications. The AZG starters use a two-stage engagement to prevent damage and overloading of the starter pinion and the engine ring gear. The Mahle