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New RP manual now available from TMC

American Trucking Associations has just released the Technology & Maintenance Council’s (TMC) 2014-2015 Recommended Practice manual. According to TMC, this manual is the best maintenance and spec'ing information available anywhere. Fleets and manufacturers depend on TMC’s Recommended Practices Manual when it comes to the purchase, design, maintenance and performance ...

Bridgestone rebranding GCR Tires & Service division

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO) has unveiled its newly rebranded GCR Tires & Service division. “GCR is respected within the industry for delivering trusted quality brands including Bridgestone, Bandag, Firestone and Dayton products, top customer service and dependable workmanship time after time,” says John Vasuta, President, GCR Tires & Service. “Keeping ...

Truck Trailer & Equipment expands to Memphis

Truck Trailer & Equipment has entered the Memphis marketplace with the acquisition of former Pinnacle Truck & Trailer in West Memphis. Truck Trailer & Equipment recently changed management to the Hollingsworth Group, and it’s that change that spurred the company’s new growth plan. David Hollingsworth is the company’s new ...

NGVi extends early-bird registration rates

Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) announces its early-bird registration rates for its upcoming heavy-duty natural gas vehicle maintenance and diagnostics training courses, set for Aug. 12-14 in San Leandro, Calif., have been extended. Interested parties now have until July 31 to register for the August course at the discounted ...

FTG expands filter/water separator product lines

FTG, Inc. announces another expansion of its diesel fuel filter/water separators product offering. According to FTG, its new products work in conjunction with coolant-type fuel heaters to help customers brave the challenges of operating in cold climates. “This product line offers customers a variety of solutions for diesel or biodiesel ...

Betts Company releases corporate brochure

To further extend a new corporate branding initiative unveiled in 2013, Betts Company has completed a new four-page corporate brochure. The brochure provides a concise history of the company from its origins in 1868 and elaborates on the company’s mission, value proposition and core values. The brochure is tied ...

Coolant maintenance not ‘set it and forget it’

Cooling system problems cause 40 percent of all engine service, making it one of the most misunderstood systems on a commercial vehicle. Many coolant suppliers attribute that confusion to the number of coolants available in the market and the monitoring each require. Providing expertise on coolant and cooling system maintenance ...

Betts Company launches new corporate website

Betts Company has rolled out a new corporate website at www.betts1868.com. The website serves as the centerpiece of a new branding initiative the company embarked upon this past year and helps introduce the six generation family owned and managed business to customers, prospects and the general public, the company ...

National Truck Protection releases new comprehensive protection product

National Truck Protection Inc. (NTP), an independent provider of extended service contracts (ESCs) to the trucking industry, has introduced its new “Ultra” coverage product. "As drive train technologies have become increasingly complex, we believe that the owner/operators of these vehicles need breakdown protection that is comprehensive enough to really make ...

Dana’s Wolma named to Reman judging panel

Doug Wolma, winner of the ReMaTec News Remanufacturer of the Year award in 2012, will join the panel of judges for the Remanufacturer of the Year Award 2014. According to ReMaTec News, this brings the jury to four leading industry experts and adds a U.S. dimension to the award, ...