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Centuri Construction Selects Chevin Fleet Solutions

Fleet management software provider Chevin Fleet Solutions has been selected to provide its enterprise fleet management information system FleetWave to Centuri Construction Group.

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Collision Repair Bills Would Require OEM Parts

Legislators in both Maryland and Louisiana are considering new insurance industry restrictions on the use of aftermarket replacement parts for vehicle repair.

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TechnaGlass Acquires Precision Auto Glass

TechnaGlass, a Utah-based provider of automotive glass repair and replacement, continues its expansion into the Northwest.

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Fleet Maintenance Tire Costs Remain Flat

The current tire cost stability may be short lived. The forecast is for a 2- to 3-percent cost increase in CY-2016 driven by unique tire sizes, run-flats, and limited replacement tire availability for certain vehicles.

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Fleet Maintenance Oil Intervals Extended

Preventive maintenance expenses were flat in CY-2015. Although the average cost per PM has risen, oil drain intervals have been extended.

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Fleet Car Maintenance Costs Increase Less Than 1%

Costs tracked by the annual maintenance survey in 2015 include unscheduled repairs, PM, tires, and replacement rentals.

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Phillips 66 Consolidates Lubricants Brands

To strengthen strategic relationships and drive growth, Phillips 66 Lubricants will consolidate its Lubricant’s portfolio into two brands, Phillips 66 and Kendall Motor Oil.

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Maaco Opening Satellite Shops in Pep Boys Stores

The satellite Maaco operations will offer a range of services including auto painting, collision repair, fleet and industrial services, paintless dent repair and scratch repair.

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Pothole Damage a 'Frequent Repair' in Fleets

Pothole damage to fleet vehicles has become a frequent repair item, especially in late winter months when melting snow and thawing pavement opens up new cracks and damage to roadways, fleet management companies told AutomotiveFleet.com.

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Chevin Fleet Solutions Releases Fleet Data Mastermind Guide

Chevin Fleet Solutions has released its "How to Become a Fleet Data Mastermind" — the first in a series of informative white papers created by the company.

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How the Right Diesel Fuel Additives Can Save Your Fleet Money
Diesel fuel additives are among the most powerful and cost-effective tools a fleet manager can use to keep their fleet up and running. Not every additive does the same thing—specialized formulas can help clean fuel systems, prevent gelling, or keep the fuel flowing in the coldest temperatures. Some OEMs recommend that additives be used to keep trucks operating at peak efficiency.
Is Your Oil Filter Short Changing Your Engine's Protection?
Fleets have a choice when it comes to oil filter technology. Conventional filters are less expensive, but have several fundamental flaws, while reusable filters use better methods and materials to ensure that oil lubricates the engine effectively and efficiently and, potentially, reduce long-term cost.
How Auto Parts Can Be A Fleet's Next Cost Savings Center
Fleets are under ever-increasing pressure to cut costs. A fleet parts provider can help turn maintenance from an expense to a cost savings center by saving fleets up to 35% and sometimes more on OEM parts.
The Impact of Mobile on Fleet
Five ways you should be using mobile technology to improve your fleet.
The Process of Turning Maintenance Data Into Actionable Information
Maintenance providers can help fleets gather crucial maintenance data and integrate it into the entire data stream to create intelligence that will improve operations.

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