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Category: Fleet Maintenance

Yokohama’s Virginia Tire Plant Set to Reopen

Yokohama’s Virginia Tire Plant Set to Reopen

| May 29, 2020

Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Virginia closed temporarily as a precautionary measure to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus Yokohama Corporation of North America’s (YCNA) consumer tire plant in Salem, Virginia is set to reopen on June 1. Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Virginia (YTMV) was closed as a precautionary measure to stop the spread of the COVID-19 […]

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Stertil-Koni Debuts Customizable “G-Series” Heavy Duty  Mobile Column Lifts with Customer-Specified Pick-Up Points

Stertil-Koni Debuts Customizable “G-Series” Heavy Duty Mobile Column Lifts with Customer-Specified Pick-Up Points

| May 28, 2020

Lifts serve applications ranging from light rail, trolleys, buses, and military tanks to industrial, agricultural, and even construction equipment Heavy duty bus lift and truck lift leader Stertil-Koni launched its new “G-Series” Mobile Column Lifts — engineered to solve the challenge of heavy lifting applications that demand special lifting adapter configurations with uniquely customized pick-up […]

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Students at Universal Technical Institute Receive Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund CARES Act Grants

Students at Universal Technical Institute Receive Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund CARES Act Grants

| May 27, 2020

Funding will help more than 10,000 students impacted by the COVID-19 crisis Universal Technical Institute the nation’s leading provider of transportation technician training, has begun distributing $17.6 million in Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) CARES Act stimulus grants to more than 10,000 students training for careers as transportation technicians, welders and computer numerical control (CNC) machinists. The […]

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IMR Inc. Releases Insight on Disruption in Parts Availability Affecting Shop Purchasing Behavior During the Pandemic/Shelter-in-Place Requirement

IMR Inc. Releases Insight on Disruption in Parts Availability Affecting Shop Purchasing Behavior During the Pandemic/Shelter-in-Place Requirement

| May 20, 2020

48 percent of shops have experienced disruption in getting parts for the vehicles they service either “ very frequently,” “frequently” or “occasionally” IMR Inc., the industry’s leading full-service automotive market research firm, has published its latest insight on disruption in parts availability affecting shop purchasing behavior during the pandemic/shelter-in-place requirement. This report focuses on the impact […]

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Certified Uptime Process Helps Dealers Keep Customers Running During COVID-19

Certified Uptime Process Helps Dealers Keep Customers Running During COVID-19

| May 19, 2020

Certified Uptime professionals in the Volvo Trucks North America dealer network are using their training, standard processes and facilities to support customers safely and responsibly within the current restrictive conditions   Created in 2016, Certified Uptime is a process built around best practices determined by Volvo Trucks North America dealers to increase quality, optimize service and […]

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Stertil-Koni Expands Heavy Duty Shop Equipment Line with Models Engineered for Military Applications

Stertil-Koni Expands Heavy Duty Shop Equipment Line with Models Engineered for Military Applications

| May 19, 2020

The Stertil-Koni Shop Equipment lineup for the U.S. Military includes high-capacity floor jacks Heavy duty bus lift and truck lift leader Stertil-Koni, which has long served the U.S. Military, announced that the company is expanding its line of heavy duty shop equipment tailored for servicing and repairing military vehicles. The new products, the company noted, […]

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