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May 9, 2017

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.

April 6, 2017

Q. When it comes to maintenance management, what features are typically available? Or will I need to integrate with a maintenance management program?

A. Maintenance management is often a part of a telematics solution, such as Fleetmatics Reveal...

March 31, 2017

CK-4 and FA-4 Engine Oils on Store Shelves Now, API Says

The organization has licensed about 400 CK-4 oils and more than 60 FA-4 oils submitted by marketers, making the robust new classifications available to operators of new and older diesels.

March 6, 2017

How to Avoid Becoming a Prisoner of ‘Legacy Behavior’

“But it works; it’s always worked!” Everyone, at times, becomes a slave to what has worked in the past. That’s how we’ve always done it, we say. But in a rapidly changing fleet world, legacy behavior isn’t always the best way

March 1, 2017

Fleet Replacement Tire Costs Decline

Passenger car tire prices are anticipated to increase in CY-2017. The key factors influencing future replacement tire prices are the cost of materials and the continuing trend to larger diameter and unique tire sizes.

January 9, 2017

Safety Tip: Cooling System Maintenance

When coolant freezes, it expands and poses a danger to your vehicle's engine block. Here's advice from NHTSA on how to protect your cooling system and avoid vehicle breakdowns in frigid temperatures.

November 11, 2016

How to Reduce Vendor Fees and TCO

Although total cost of ownership is usually thought of in terms of fixed and variable vehicle expenses, vendor fees play a role as well. Here are some strategies fleet managers can use to reduce both.

May 19, 2016

Mich. Senate Approves New Auto Repair Rules

If passed into law, new state regulations would restrict the use of certain non-OEM parts in the repair of newer vehicles.

May 6, 2016

50 Ways to Reduce Fuel Spend

Keeping fuel spend low is the No.1 challenge fleet managers face. The fluctuation in gasoline and diesel prices over the past few years has given fleet managers a sobering reality check on how quickly the price of fuel can cause operational budgets to hemorrhage.

March 1, 2016

Donlen Improves Purchase Order System

Donlen has rolled out enhancements to its maintenance program that will provide customers with new features and benefits geared towards lowering their fleet's maintenance expenses, the fleet management company has announced.

February 2, 2016

A Closer Look at Wheels' Reimbursement Option

Many fleets may need both a leasing and reimbursement solution. But, deciding what program fits what segment of your fleet may seem challenging. Wheels has developed a solution.

December 14, 2015

Robust Economy in Mexico Drives Growth in Fleet Market

Presently, there are 34 million vehicles in operation in Mexico, of which 34 percent of them are commercial vehicles. The majority of large fleets operating in Mexico are owned or leased by multinational companies.

November 17, 2015

OTC Upgrades Encore Maintenance Software

OTC has released version 2.4.0.8 of its Encore software to provide enhanced diagnostics information, an improved web browser experience, and an expanded data stream and global OBD II coverage in Spanish.

November 5, 2015

Fleet Maintenance and Repair Costs Decrease in CY-2015

Extended maintenance intervals and high vehicle quality contributed to the decline. Areas of concern include higher labor rates, rising parts prices, and difficulties diagnosing increasingly complex systems.

July 20, 2015

A&R Logistics Names Area Maintenance Manager

Timothy Brevoort was named area maintenance manager for A&R Logistics, Inc. in Columbus, Ohio. He assumed this position in February.

January 13, 2015

Understanding Wheel Misalignment

This video, produced by Hunter Engineering Co. in the U.K., explains the causes and impact of wheel misalignment. For the full safety tip, click here.

November 10, 2014

Fleet Safety Video Tip: Changing Windshield Wiper Blades

Here's a video explaining how to replace wiper blades. Manufacturers typically recommend they're changed two or three times a year to keep windshield visibility optimal.

October 27, 2014

Jordan Municipal Solid Waste Fleets Receive Maintenance Grants

The German Agency and Ministry of Environment will join forces with Jordan’s Ministry of Municipal Affairs and the municipalities of Irbid, Mafraq and Karak to improve solid waste collection systems by training their staff in the maintenance and repair of the motor pools.

October 24, 2014

CNG Vehicle Training Begins in Trinidad and Tobago

The National Energy Skills Centre (NESC) and the National Gas Company (NGC) of Trinidad and Tobago have recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU), which will allow for the training of individuals in the maintenance of natural gas-powered vehicles.

May 19, 2014

Fleet Safety Video Tip: Dealing With Engine Overheating

Higher temperatures place vehicle engines at a higher risk of overheating, especially if there have been lapses in vehicle maintenance. Here are some seasonal safety and maintenance tips you can share with your drivers.

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