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Category: Fleet Maintenance

Ryder Acquires Dallas Service Center, Expanding Fleet Maintenance Network

Ryder Acquires Dallas Service Center, Expanding Fleet Maintenance Network

| October 12, 2017

Ryder System, Inc., a leader in commercial fleet management, transportation, and supply chain solutions, has completed the acquisition of all outstanding equity of Dallas Service Center, Inc. (DSC), an independent truck repair facility located in Dallas, Texas. Ryder intends to operate the business under the name Ryder Dallas Service Center, maintaining its current service offering […]

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New Pro Truck 2D Wheel Balancer for Trucks, Buses and Passenger Vehicles

New Pro Truck 2D Wheel Balancer for Trucks, Buses and Passenger Vehicles

| October 2, 2017

Wheel balancers have gone high tech. The new R544 Pro Truck 2D wheel balancer from Rotary,  features a microprocessor with self-calibration and self-diagnostic features. It also has specific balancing programs for static, dynamic and light alloy/aluminum wheels. According to the company “one single spin with low rotation speed provides all the necessary values.” The R544 […]

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Transervice Selected for Fleet Maintenance Service in Massachusetts

Transervice Selected for Fleet Maintenance Service in Massachusetts

| September 26, 2017

Transervice Logistics, Inc., a leading provider of customized transportation solutions, has been selected by Dennison Lubricants, Inc. to provide maintenance services to a fleet of approximately 61 vehicles, including straight trucks, tractors, trailers and material handling equipment delivering lubricants, greases and oils to the New England marketplace. Jim Lavery, Transervice’s Director of Business Development for New […]

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Mesilla Valley Transportation Fleet Taps Auxiliary Solar System for 1,000 Vehicles

Mesilla Valley Transportation Fleet Taps Auxiliary Solar System for 1,000 Vehicles

| August 9, 2017

Mesilla Valley Transportation is going green — having recently purchased nearly 1,000 eNow auxiliary solar power system energy systems for its fleet of Navistar trucks. Recently, Navistar’s SuperTruck program demonstration vehicle exceeded the improvement goals set by the Department of Energy for the SuperTruck program: achieving a freight efficiency improvement of 104% compared to the […]

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Preventing Carbon Deposits in Diesel Engines a Rolling Concern

Preventing Carbon Deposits in Diesel Engines a Rolling Concern

| July 21, 2017

As fleet operators know, carbon deposit buildup on diesel engine components such as piston heads, fuel injectors and intake valves is a bigger problem than it is for gasoline engines. There is a federal requirement that certain detergents be added to gasoline at the refinery itself, but there is no such mandate for adding detergents […]

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Stertil-Koni Vehicle Lifts Star in New Video Featuring Top Construction Firm

Stertil-Koni Vehicle Lifts Star in New Video Featuring Top Construction Firm

| July 18, 2017

Heavy duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni has announced that the latest episode of its popular, customer-focused “We Care” video series incorporates advanced cinematography and editing technology to dramatically showcase a new, state-of-the-art maintenance facility located in Plainfield, New Jersey that utilizes the company’s award-winning vehicle lifting systems. In the latest installment of “We Care,” the […]

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