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Category: Wheels & Tires

New Love’s Truck Care, Speedco technology improving fleets’ bottom line

New Love’s Truck Care, Speedco technology improving fleets’ bottom line

| September 15, 2021

Shop Connect VIEW reducing costs, improving uptime and streamlining operations Fleets conducting business at Love’s Truck Care and Speedco locations are seeing bottom-line improvements through a new system integrating data between the shops and fleets. The Shop Connect VIEW platform is a cloud-based system allowing fleets to better manage maintenance needs on the web or […]

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Costs for Fleet Maintenance and Repair Rise in First Half of 2021

Costs for Fleet Maintenance and Repair Rise in First Half of 2021

| September 14, 2021

Benchmarking Report from TMC and Decisiv Found Higher Parts and Labor Expenses American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council and Decisiv Inc., reported during TMC’s Fall Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition that costs for parts and labor for repairs rose over the first six months of the year. According to the Decisiv/TMC North American Service […]

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TravelCenters of America Celebrates Professional Drivers During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 12- 18

TravelCenters of America Celebrates Professional Drivers During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 12- 18

| September 9, 2021

Sites nationwide will hold special events for drivers, including complimentary cookouts, health and wellness checks, entertainment activities, window washing, mid-trip inspections and tire inspections TravelCenters of America Inc. (Nasdaq: TA), nationwide operator and franchisor of the TA, Petro Stopping Centers and TA Express travel center network, is honoring the nation’s professional drivers during National Truck […]

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Bridgestone Completes Acquisition of Azuga Fleet Management Solutions Business

Bridgestone Completes Acquisition of Azuga Fleet Management Solutions Business

| September 8, 2021

Acquisition accelerates company’s development of comprehensive tire-centric and mobility solutions that improve fleet safety, performance and sustainability Bridgestone Americas has completed the acquisition of Azuga Holdings, Inc. (Azuga) and the Azuga fleet management platform from Sumeru Equity Partners, Danlaw, Inc. and other shareholders. The acquisition, valued at $391 million, accelerates Bridgestone’s efforts to develop and deploy a comprehensive fleet management […]

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Reading Truck Group Signs an Agreement to Acquire Auto Safety House; Grows Nationwide Work Truck Center Network

Reading Truck Group Signs an Agreement to Acquire Auto Safety House; Grows Nationwide Work Truck Center Network

| August 24, 2021

Auto Safety House complements the portfolio of business units owned by JB Poindexter & Co, a best-in-class manufacturing and commercial transportation business enterprise Reading Truck Group has signed an agreement to acquire Arizona-based Auto Safety House, a commercial truck solutions provider and bus dealer. With three locations in Arizona, the acquisition of Auto Safety House […]

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Goodyear And Plus Collaborate On Autonomous Trucks

Goodyear And Plus Collaborate On Autonomous Trucks

| August 23, 2021

Integrating Goodyear’s intelligent tires with Plus’s autonomous driving system can also improve a vehicle’s overall performance The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced a strategic collaboration with Plus (formerly Plus.ai), a global provider of self-driving truck technology, to provide optimized, autonomous trucking solutions that elevate the intelligent and connected transformation of the logistics industry. Through […]

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