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Photos courtesy of iStockPhoto.com. Fleet Car Maintenance Costs Decrease 4%
Overall, passenger car maintenance costs per unit, per month decreased 4 percent in 2013 with the average cost per mile decreasing 2 percent from 2012. These costs include unscheduled repair services, preventive maintenance (PM), tires, and replacement rentals.
Photo courtesy of iStockphoto.com. Tire Safety Myths and Tips
Whether it's the middle of a historic winter blizzard or a scorching, sticky summer day, properly maintained tires keep vehicles on the road and running safely. In addition to the high number of tips out there to help keep the rubber on the road, there are also some myths that can get drivers in a heap of trouble if they are blindly followed.
Photo courtesy of iStockphoto.com. Strategies to Increase Driver Productivity
Fleet managers are tasked with constantly watching their fleet's bottom line, while also ensuring vehicles are operating efficiently and available to accomplish the mission of any particular fleet.
Illustration by Armie Bautista. Preventive Maintenance Then & Now: What's Different?
There are many building blocks in the edifice of successful fleet management. From vehicle selection to assignment, and from replacement cycles to policy, everything has its place. One of the basic foundations of any fleet operation is the preventive maintenance schedule.
Illustration by Armie Bautista. Fleet Operating Costs Remain Flat In 2013
Operating costs for fuel, replacement tires, maintenance/repairs, and preventive maintenance (PM) oil drains were flat in the 12 months ending August 2013 compared to the prior 12 months.

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CS5 Ultra/Grand Touring Tire Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.'s CS5 Touring tire offers several technologies in W-, V-, H- and T-Rated sizes. The tire is offered as the Ultra Touring and Grand Touring. Cooper has added a wear square visual indicator, coupled silica compound, 3D micro-gauge siping, asymmetric tread design, and Stabiledge technologies to the CS5. View more info
Water Pump With the addition of new part numbers to its line of premium performance water pumps, FMI Automotive has increased its vehicle coverage, now including the Ford F-150 pickup. View more info
PHOTO: Robert Bosch, LLC Urea Diesel Filter Robert Bosch LLC announce the addition of a total of 30 new part numbers to its braking, fuel injection, fuel pump module, and filtration lines including urea diesel filters. View more info
Monty 8600 Tire Changer The new Hofmann monty 8600 Tire Changer helps reduce the chance of injury from handling heavy tires and wheels on light trucks, SUVs, and passenger cars. View more info
Drill Bit Carrying Case Made of shock resistant, extra-thick polyethylene plastic materials, the bright orange-colored carrying case is designed to help protect Walter drill bits products from water, rust, oil, grease, and other contaminants. View more info

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Managing Government Mandates
For fleet managers, nothing is more important than keeping vehicles running and productive. Maintaining vehicles, including repair, upkeep, and downtime, has a huge impact on a fleet’s bottom line. A proactive, preventive maintenance program helps fleet managers keep vehicle repair costs to a minimum. Find out how you can stay on top of your vehicles’ service needs in this eBook.
How to Control Repair Costs, Reduce Vehicle Downtime and Streamline Your Maintenance Process
A well-maintained fleet is an efficient, productive fleet – but it doesn’t maintain itself. This eBook offers practical ideas and techniques for lowering repair costs, reducing vehicle downtime, and keeping your fleet in top operating condition.

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