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Michelin's long-term Visionary concept can perhaps be best summed up as a "wheel with no air." Photo: Michelin

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Michelin Reveals ‘Wheel with No Air’ Tire Concept

Looking not unlike a lushly blue life form on James Cameron’s cinematic world of Pandora, the prototype of Michelin’s Visionary concept tire glowingly held center stage at the tire maker’s Movin’ On global conference on sustainable transportation.

Photo courtesy of HUBB Filters.

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Optimize Oil Drain Intervals With the Right Filter

Pairing the right filter with the right oil is crucial in helping fleets implement a successful and safe extended oil drain program. It can also save fleets thousands of dollars in maintenance costs.

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Zubie Adds Repair Shop Locating to App

When the check engine light comes on, Zubie users can access information on the vehicle's specific issue and the action the user should take. Other details the app provides include the severity of the problem and an estimate on repair costs.

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BGTT Fleet Services Names Regional Manager

Jayme Dolbeare-Sharp was named regional manager for BGTT Fleet Services in Louisville, Ky. in February.

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How Preventative Maintenance Can Improve Driver Safety

Regularly monitoring tire pressure, brakes, windshield wipers, and vehicle recalls can help make a vehicle a safer place to do business.

Photo courtesy of NHTSA.

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Safety Tip: Tire Maintenance

In recognition of National Tire Safety Week, here are some tire maintenance tips from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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How to Maintain Your Tires

John Nielsen of AAA offers advice on tire maintenance. Video courtesy of AAA. For more tire safety tips, provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, click here.

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Pep Boys Acquires 12 Tire Stores in Memphis

Pep Boys — Manny, Moe & Jack has acquired 12 retail tire locations in the Memphis area with the purchase of Mathis Tire & Auto Service Inc. and Direct Tire Distributors Inc.

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HUBB Adds Oil Change Cost Tool to Website

HUBB Filters has created a new educational tool to help fleet managers compare their oil change costs and the potential savings they can achieve by switching to the HUBB filter program, according to the company.

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YourMechanic Offers Mobile Mechanic Solution for Fleets

YourMechanic, a mobile car repair network, announced a new fleet product that connects mobile mechanics to fleet facilities. Contracted mechanics can fill in during times of work backlogs and during technician shortages.

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Change Your Filter, Green Your Fleet
Choosing the right oil filter enables you to make a green statement and cut maintenance expenses.
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.
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.
How to Prevent the #1 Diesel Fuel Contaminant from Harming Your Fleet's Engines
Believe it or not, water is the number 1 contaminant in diesel fuel, and causes problems for fleets like decreased efficiency, lower MPG and increased expenses. Read more to learn how to mitigate the effects of water contamination to keep your diesel fleet healthy.

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Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Fleetmatics will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

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Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

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