Equipment http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6595/more en New Volvo Trucks dealer opens in New Mexico http://fleetowner.com/equipment/new-volvo-trucks-dealer-opens-new-mexico <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>A new full-service <a href="http://www.volvotrucks.com/trucks/na/en-us/dealers/dealer_locator/Pages/dealer_locator1.aspx">Volvo Trucks dealership</a> has opened in New Mexico. Bruckner&rsquo;s Truck Sales in Albuquerque, features a 7.5-acre dealership with 18 truck bays staffed by 16 technicians, including two <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/volvo-1?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Volvo</a></span> master technicians.</p> <p>The location, just off the Unser Boulevard exit on Interstate 40, houses more than $1 million in parts inventory in a 13,000 sq. ft. parts warehouse.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/new-volvo-trucks-dealer-opens-new-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/new-volvo-trucks-dealer-opens-new-mexico#comments Equipment News Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:24:00 +0000 123081 at http://fleetowner.com Explaining the need – and worries – for low viscosity oil http://fleetowner.com/equipment/explaining-need-and-worries-low-viscosity-oil <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>As more engine makers aim to push the use of <a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/new-oil-choices-thick-or-thin"><u>low viscosity oils</u></a> for their products, mainly in a bid to comply with <a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/nrc-weighs-phase-ii-ghgmpg-rules"><u>ever-tighter heavy truck fuel economy mandates</u></a>, fleets are voicing concerns about the long-term protective capability of such &ldquo;thinner&rdquo; oil &ndash; a concern lubricant makers are trying to dispel via a variety of outreach efforts.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/explaining-need-and-worries-low-viscosity-oil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/explaining-need-and-worries-low-viscosity-oil#comments Equipment Fuel News Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:56:00 +0000 123021 at http://fleetowner.com Bridgestone Commercial Solutions names president http://fleetowner.com/equipment/bridgestone-commercial-solutions-names-president <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>John Boynton has been promoted to president of <a href="http://www.bridgestonetrucktires.com">Bridgestone Commercial Solutions</a> (BCS), effective immediately. Boynton was most recently vice president-sales, BCS.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/bridgestone-commercial-solutions-names-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/bridgestone-commercial-solutions-names-president#comments Equipment Fleet Management News Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:34:00 +0000 122981 at http://fleetowner.com Firm brings pneumatic landing gear to U.S. http://fleetowner.com/equipment/firm-brings-pneumatic-landing-gear-us <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Ireland-based <a href="http://www.primetransportsolutions.com">Prime Transport Solutions</a> (PTS) will be offering its pneumatic landing gear, PTS50, in the U.S., following a successful launch in Europe.</p> <p>&ldquo;We are on the receiving end of requests from several best practice end-users.&nbsp; Global distributors have come forward as well as OEMs.&nbsp; Hyundai has made the product an option.&nbsp; Others have asked for exclusivity,&rdquo; said David White, PTS managing director.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/firm-brings-pneumatic-landing-gear-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/firm-brings-pneumatic-landing-gear-us#comments Equipment News Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:30:00 +0000 122971 at http://fleetowner.com Fontaine Modification redesigns website http://fleetowner.com/equipment/fontaine-modification-redesigns-website <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Fontaine Modification has redesigned its website to make it more visually appealing, easier to use, and better optimized for mobile devices, it said.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/fontaine-modification-redesigns-website" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/fontaine-modification-redesigns-website#comments Equipment Fleet Management News Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:29:00 +0000 122961 at http://fleetowner.com EVO Trillium opens new CNG fueling station in Wisconsin http://fleetowner.com/running-green/evo-trillium-opens-new-cng-fueling-station-wisconsin <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.evocng.com/">EVO CNG</a> and its joint venture partner Trillium CNG have opened a new compressed <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span> (CNG) fueling station in Oak Creek, WI.</p> <p>The station&rsquo;s anchor tenant, Sheehy Mail Contractors, operates 10 <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/freightliner-1?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Freightliner</a></span> Cascadia tractors with Cummins-Westport ISX G engines, the companies said, with plans to add more this summer.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/evo-trillium-opens-new-cng-fueling-station-wisconsin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/evo-trillium-opens-new-cng-fueling-station-wisconsin#comments Blue Fleets Equipment Fuel News Running Green Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:28:00 +0000 122951 at http://fleetowner.com PlastiKote catalog now available online http://fleetowner.com/equipment/plastikote-catalog-now-available-online <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>PlastiKote has published its latest product catalog online. The catalog features the complete line of PlastiKote automotive aerosol paints and coatings.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/plastikote-catalog-now-available-online" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/plastikote-catalog-now-available-online#comments Equipment News Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:04:00 +0000 122871 at http://fleetowner.com Bully Dog releases tuner for CAT, Cummins engines http://fleetowner.com/equipment/bully-dog-releases-tuner-cat-cummins-engines <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Bully Dog has released a new <a href="http://www.bullydogbigrig.com">ECM tuner</a> with four variations for CAT, Cummins, Detroit and Paccar engines.</p> <p>The tuner can also read and erase trouble codes and adjust speed limiters, the company said. Users can choose between the Economy tune, Economy + Power or custom tuning.</p> <p>The Economy tune can help drivers achieve mileage gains of 6-12%, Bully Dog said. By using Economy + Power, fleets can increase horsepower and torque up to 15% while still maintaining economy.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/bully-dog-releases-tuner-cat-cummins-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/bully-dog-releases-tuner-cat-cummins-engines#comments Equipment News Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:02:00 +0000 122851 at http://fleetowner.com Con-way Freight to skirt its trailer fleet http://fleetowner.com/equipment/con-way-freight-skirt-its-trailer-fleet <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.con-way.com/en/freight">Con-way Freight</a> will outfit 16,000 linehaul trailers with the DuraPlate AeroSkirt to improve fuel efficiency. The DuraPlate AeroSkirt was developed by <a href="http://www.wabashnational.com/">Wabash Composites</a>, a division of Wabash National Corp., and improves trailer aerodynamics, reduces wind drag and contributes to improved fuel economy and trailer stability.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/con-way-freight-skirt-its-trailer-fleet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/con-way-freight-skirt-its-trailer-fleet#comments Equipment News Running Green Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 122841 at http://fleetowner.com Westport WiNG systems receive EPA, CARB certifications http://fleetowner.com/running-green/westport-wing-systems-receive-epa-carb-certifications <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The <a href="http://westport.us5.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=a67aeb3e845dd7599d6787c6f&amp;id=5e4bb4ef50&amp;e=401d45cbb0">Westport WiNG system</a> has received EPA and CARB certifications for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/ford-0?intlink=incontent " title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Ford</a></span> pickups.</p> <p>The company&rsquo;s dedicated compressed <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span> (CNG) system has been certified CARB for use on the Ford F-150 while the WiNG bi-fuel CNG system has been certified by the EPA for use on Ford F-250 and F-350 models.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/westport-wing-systems-receive-epa-carb-certifications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/westport-wing-systems-receive-epa-carb-certifications#comments Blue Fleets Equipment Fuel News Running Green Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:58:00 +0000 122831 at http://fleetowner.com