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Range Rover Td6 Diesel Review

By Team Writer / a couple of years ago

The Range Rover Td6 Diesel has us scratching our heads. Who buys a Range Rover to save on gas? True, at 29 mpg, it’s a huge leap from the gas guzzling 19 mpg of the V-8 Range Rover. But there’s a trade-off: this diesel-run SUV has a feeble 254 hp compared to the V-8 Range […]

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Report: Cadillac Offering Buyouts to 40 Percent of its Dealerships

By Team Writer / a couple of years ago

A recent report from Automotive News is stating that Cadillac is offering to buy out four hundred small U.S. dealerships. The report also states that the conditions are that dealers who are willing to walk away from their franchises will receive between $100,000 and $180,000. However this buyout package is only being offered to dealerships […]

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FMCSA issues final rule on windshield-mounted technologies

By Team Writer / a couple of years ago

Vehicular safety regulations are set by the federal organization FMSCA. This September, FMSCA released a new ruling relating to mounting devices on windshields. The new ruling allows such device within any commercial motor vehicle. The devices are allowed to placed on the windshield, in the area where wipers pass. Importantly, any windshield-mounted devices must use […]

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Safety Tip: Avoiding Deer-Vehicle Crashes

By Team Writer / a couple of years ago

Have you ever had to avoid a collision with a large animal on the road? Fall is mating season for many large animals, including deer, elk and moose. Many more of these animals can be found on our roads and represent significant risks for drivers. In this WorkTruck blog, State Farm gives several points of […]

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Properly inspecting wheel end caps

By Team Writer / a couple of years ago

Preventing wheel off situations is critical to passenger safety and should be a top priority of shop technicians. Darry Stuart, President/CEO of DWS Fleet Management Services provides suggestions in how to properly inspect the wheel end caps and avoid meeting attorneys. Key Takeaways: Hello Trouble… There is no question that in the past few years, […]

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Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck Unveiled With 335 HP

By Team Writer / a couple of years ago

Mercedes Benz unveiled a sleek new electric work truck. The truck’s electric engine creates 335 horsepower allowing the truck to carry 26 metric tons of goods. However, the traditional gas powered trucks are not dead yet, as this truck has a limited range that will keep it in a relatively small area and prevent it […]

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Maxion Unveils MaxSmart Wheel-Mounted Sensor

By Team Writer / a couple of years ago

Maxion Wheels has created and will be releasing an advanced on-wheel sensor to provide accurate data to drivers and fleets. The sensor is powered by kinetic energy and uploads a variety of useful statistics to the cloud. Maxion hopes that the sensor, called the MaxSmart, will be released by 2017 for general use. Maxion Unveils […]

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