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Maintenance

Improperly installed inverters are known to have caused truck fires. There’s no reason to avoid using an inverter — just make sure it’s installed by someone who knows what they are doing.

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Spring Into Summer Maintenance

Now is the time to start prepping trucks for the long, hot summer that’s just around the corner. Two critical systems, cooling and electrical, deserve full attention.

Season Two of HDT Talks Trucking Podcast Now Available

Season two of the HDT Talks Trucking podcast is now available, covering topics such as California’s AB5 law restricting the use of independent contractors, autonomous trucks, electric trucks, and reducing unscheduled downtime.

How 4 Fleets Handle Parts-Buying, Maintenance

Four fleet executives shared their thoughts on managing the parts and service their trucks need, from vehicle lifecycle to PM strategies, during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue.

How to Spec and Protect Truck Electronics

Electronics are not noted for being robust systems. They are susceptible to failure due to environmental conditions such as dust or moisture, extremely hot and cold temperatures, mud, grime and grit, anti-icing chemicals – all the things a truck deals during a routine day’s work.

Maintaining Trailer Electrical Systems

There's technology on the horizon that will improve trailer electrical system performance, but in the meantime, basic electrical maintenance, done right, will see you through.

9 Questions to Ask When Determining Your Truck’s Lifecycle

Determining when exactly to cycle your vehicles is a fine balance among many factors, from acquisition, through operation, and resale or asset disposal. Here are nine questions to answer when you’re deciding when and how to best cycle your trucks.

Navistar Unwraps Electric Truck

The OEM revealed a prototype for a battery-electric drive version of its International MV medium-duty truck, dubbed the eMV, which is slated to come to market by early 2021.

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