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Bosch Learning Portal Adds Virtual Garage Skills Assessment Program

Robert Bosch LLC has added the Bosch 2D Virtual Garage, an interactive training and skills assessment resource, to its Bosch Online Learning Portal.

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Reading Group Offers Online Inventory Access

Work Truck Solutions has partnered with The Reading Group to provide up-to-date bailment pool inventory online.

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Mopar Express Lane Opens 1,000th Facility

Mopar Express Lane opened its 1,000th store in the United States in Bradley, Illinois.

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Mich. Bill Restricting Aftermarket Parts Vetoed

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder cited concerns about the legislation's potential impact on competition between OEMs and manufacturers of aftermarket parts serving the auto repair industry.

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Hail Damage Claims for Vehicles Spiking

Insurers made increasingly higher payouts for hail damage to vehicles in three of the four years ending with 2014 than in the earlier three years of a seven-year study completed by the Highway Loss Data Institute.

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Ford Telematics Offers Real-Time Diagnostics

Ford will begin offering the Telogis-powered Maintenance Connect this summer that will allow fleets to connect their vehicles to a Ford service center and provide real-time diagnostics and preventive maintenance information.

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Video Safety Tip: Summer Driving

Here are some summer driving tips from State Farm you can pass along.

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Summer Driving Advice

This video from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration offers tips on summertime driving. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

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How to Conduct Efficient Vehicle Inspections

To ensure the safety of the vehicle being operated, fleet drivers need to conduct efficient pre- and post-trip vehicle inspections. These inspections will serve as the first indicator of what preventive maintenance must be done.

Nissan’s Easy-Fill Tire Alert indicates reaching the correct pressure with a beep of the horn. Photo courtesy of Nissan.

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Nissan Offers Tire Safety Tips

It’s Tire Safety Week so here’s some advice you can pass along to fleet drivers as a friendly reminder.

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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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