Equipment http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6595/more en Bendix online brake school enrollment tops 40,000 http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/bendix-online-brake-school-enrollment-tops-40000 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><a href="http://www.brake-school.com/public/" target="_blank"><u><font color="#0000ff" face="Times New Roman" size="3">Brake-school.com</font></u></a><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">, the online training portal from Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, continues to grow as the go-to training resource for professionals from all corners of the trucking industry.</font></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/bendix-online-brake-school-enrollment-tops-40000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/bendix-online-brake-school-enrollment-tops-40000#comments Maintenance Equipment News Tue, 03 May 2016 14:33:00 +0000 190551 at http://fleetowner.com Chevrolet salutes the military http://fleetowner.com/equipment/chevrolet-salutes-military <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>May is National Military Appreciation Month, so the Chevrolet division of General Motors took one of its new &quot;Special Ops&quot; Silverado pickup trucks down to the National Navy SEAL (&#39;Sea, Air, Land&#39;) museum in Ft. Pierce, FL, to mark the occasion. In fact, Chevrolet plans to donate a portion of the proceeds from sales of its new &quot;Special Operations&quot; custom Silverado package to benefit the Navy SEAL Museum and its foundation. (<em>All photos courtesy of GM</em>)</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/chevrolet-salutes-military" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/chevrolet-salutes-military#comments Equipment News Tue, 03 May 2016 11:34:00 +0000 190511 at http://fleetowner.com Fontaine hires new northern regional sales manager http://fleetowner.com/equipment/fontaine-hires-new-northern-regional-sales-manager <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Verl Brown has joined <a href="http://www.fontainemod.com/" target="_blank"><u>Fontaine Modification Fleet Services</u></a> as regional sales manager.&nbsp; His responsibilities include building the firm&rsquo;s customer base and strengthening relationships with major fleets in the northern half of the United States, the company said.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/fontaine-hires-new-northern-regional-sales-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/fontaine-hires-new-northern-regional-sales-manager#comments Equipment News Mon, 02 May 2016 14:25:00 +0000 190461 at http://fleetowner.com PACCAR Parts opens new $32M distribution center http://fleetowner.com/equipment/paccar-parts-opens-new-32m-distribution-center <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.paccarparts.com/" target="_blank">PACCAR Parts</a> announced its new $32 million distribution center in Renton, WA, is fully operational. Servicing dealers in the Northwestern U.S. and Western Canada, the new 160,000 sq.-ft. parts distribution center (PDC) is almost three times the capacity of its predecessor built in 1973, the company said.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/paccar-parts-opens-new-32m-distribution-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/paccar-parts-opens-new-32m-distribution-center#comments Equipment News Mon, 02 May 2016 14:13:00 +0000 190451 at http://fleetowner.com <p>PACCAR Parts invests $32 million in new Renton, WA, distribution center.</p> SKF introduces new U-joint catalog http://fleetowner.com/equipment/skf-introduces-new-u-joint-catalog <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">In conjunction with the launch of its expanded u-joint product offering, </font><a href="http://www.skf.com/" target="_blank"><u><font color="#0000ff" face="Times New Roman" size="3">SKF</font></u></a><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> has introduced a new Universal Joints catalog for passenger car, light-, medium- and heavy-duty truck applications (part #457285).</font></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/skf-introduces-new-u-joint-catalog" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/skf-introduces-new-u-joint-catalog#comments Equipment News Mon, 02 May 2016 13:56:00 +0000 190431 at http://fleetowner.com <p>SKF U-Joint Catalog cover</p> Show me that at NPTC http://fleetowner.com/technology/show-me-nptc <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>How about some interesting tech like electronic muscle stimulation therapy or an all-new app on the way to help install graphics across your fleet, or getting to test out an anti-fatigued driving system well before you've got your license? All that was at NPTC this week.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/show-me-nptc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/show-me-nptc#comments Equipment News Technology Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:41:00 +0000 190371 at http://fleetowner.com Carrier Transicold expands solar panel line http://fleetowner.com/running-green/carrier-transicold-expands-solar-panel-line <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;">Carrier Transicold has expanded its line of <a href="http://www.carrier.com/performance-parts/en/worldwide/parts/truck-trailer/truck-trailer-performance-accessories/truck-trailer-new-accessories/" target="_blank">Thin Film Flexible Solar Panels </a>designed to help maintain performance of transport refrigeration unit (TRU) batteries in a more environmentally sustainable way. Carrier Transicold is a part of UTC Climate, Controls &amp; Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/carrier-transicold-expands-solar-panel-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/carrier-transicold-expands-solar-panel-line#comments Equipment News Running Green Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:23:00 +0000 190331 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Carrier Transicold expands line of flexible solar panels.</p> Schmid appointed Mitsubishi Fuso’s director, product management http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/schmid-appointed-mitsubishi-fuso-s-director-product-management <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><a href="http://www.mitfuso.com/en-US" target="_blank">Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America</a> has named Otto Schmid its new director of product management. Schmid has worked for the past eight years for Daimler AG in Germany and Japan, in various corporate and engineering functions, the company said.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/schmid-appointed-mitsubishi-fuso-s-director-product-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/schmid-appointed-mitsubishi-fuso-s-director-product-management#comments Equipment Fleet Management News Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:18:00 +0000 190321 at http://fleetowner.com Ford adds strobe light kit for F-150 http://fleetowner.com/equipment/ford-adds-strobe-light-kit-f-150 <div class="field-deck"> OEM says the “no-drill” option for the F-150 strobe light kit comes with a limited warranty of three years or 36,000 miles. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>A factory-installed strobe warning light emitting diode (LED) kit is now being offered by <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/ford-0?intlink=incontent " title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Ford</a></span> Motor Co. for its F-150 pickup truck line for fleet customers; a light kit designed with utility, road construction and municipal fleet crews.</p> <p>Already available on 2016 <a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/ford-showcases-toughest-smartest-most-capable-super-duty-ever">F-Series Super Duty</a>, the OEM said this LED strobe light kit will be offered as an option on all 2016 F-150 models with a fleet identification number. &nbsp;</p> <p></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/ford-adds-strobe-light-kit-f-150" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/ford-adds-strobe-light-kit-f-150#comments Equipment News Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:35:00 +0000 190291 at http://fleetowner.com <p>The front- and rear-mounted amber lens strobe lights can be seen from as far away as 1,000 feet during the day and a mile at night, the company said. (<em>Photo courtesy of Ford Motor Co.</em>)</p> TICO Manufacturing signs agreement with PSI http://fleetowner.com/powertrain/tico-manufacturing-signs-agreement-psi <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.ticomanufacturing.com/" target="_blank">TICO Manufacturing</a>, a terminal tractor manufacturer, announced it has signed an agreement with <a href="http://www.psiengines.com/" target="_blank">Power Solutions International Inc.</a> (PSI) to provide TICO with gasoline and alternative fuel engines.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/powertrain/tico-manufacturing-signs-agreement-psi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/powertrain/tico-manufacturing-signs-agreement-psi#comments Powertrain Equipment News Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:18:00 +0000 190251 at http://fleetowner.com