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Maintaining a liftgate charging system

For commercial trucking fleets, break-downs and road calls due to dead or uncharged batteries are a costly issue that can cut into fleets’ profit margins and drivers’ accumulated hours of service. Vehicles with battery-powered liftgates have an additional potential point of failure, Purkeys says, as dead liftgate batteries can put the brakes on driver pickups or deliveries. For this reason, it’s important to equip vehicles with ...

Borla releases installer catalog

Borla Performance Industries, producer of exhaust components for the automotive, racing, commercial, agriculture and industrial industries, has released its 2017 Pro Installer Catalog. According to Borla, it is designed for the professional installer and includes an extensive range of Borla products, including mufflers, resonators, bends, elbows, brackets, hangers, clamps, straight tubing and tips. “We understand the professional installer needs to quickly find the exhaust system parts they need ...

The music of vehicle maintenance: How VRMS coding can help aftermarket businesses better communicate with end users

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June 21, 2017

The following comes from the June 2017 issue of Truck Parts & Service. To read a digital version of the magazine, please click the image below.  The value of seamless data transfer becomes more evident in the trucking industry every day. From end users to service centers and back; from PDCs out to warehouse distributors; from those distributors to their fleet and service center customers. Everyone wants to ...