Latest Tricks of the Trade
Considering the increased acceptance of automatic transmissions in medium- and heavy-duty trucks, as well as vocations like fire, refuse, bus and utility operations, we explored the availability of...read more
Where did the word “diesel” come from? Rudolf Diesel, a young German engineer, designed and patented the first compression ignition engine in 1897. Name four advantages of a diesel engine over...read more
Dave Hahn has it right: “As sophisticated as machines have become, and as the industry has introduced more and more tools to help technicians diagnose problems with these machines,” says the...read more
One of the biggest misconceptions is that batteries charge the same throughout the year. They simply don't! In warm weather (above 40 degrees), batteries are very easy to recharge. They can...read more
How Oil Filters Can Help Fleets Extend Drain Intervals
High diesel and crude oil prices may make headlines, but the cost of engine oil has risen, as well, making an extended-oil-drain strategy more appealing. Many newer engines already have longer...