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To continue working through the Alaskan winter, BlackHawk Works, a tree removal company, adds snow plows to three of its trucks. Additionally, BlackHawk Works hauls a skid steer with the F-550 and puts a sander in the F-450’s bed.

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Equipping Vehicles to Operate Through Winter

Service fleets share their insights on how to convert vehicles for winter as well as how they deal with the challenges of cold weather and harsh roads.

Photo courtesy of Enzo's Cleaning Solutions

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Tools to Keep Drivers, Equipment Safe in Winter

These accessories can help protect drivers — and their tools — in icy and snowy conditions this winter season.

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Ford Offers Replacement Parts for Non-Ford Vehicles

Ford’s Customer Service Division has launched Omnicraft, an all-new brand of replacement parts that will be available to all Ford dealers.

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Pep Boys Acquires Just Brakes Repair Chain

Pep Boys has acquired the privately-held Just Brakes chain of repair and maintenance stores in a deal that will increase the chain's network to more than 900 locations.

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Safety Tip: Cooling System Maintenance

When coolant freezes, it expands and poses a danger to your vehicle's engine block. Here's advice from NHTSA on how to protect your cooling system and avoid vehicle breakdowns in frigid temperatures.

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How to Check Coolant

This video explains how to make sure your vehicle's coolant can withstand the winter temperatures it may encounter. Video courtesy of Advance Auto Parts. For the full safety tip about cooling system maintenance, click here.

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Top 10 News of 2016 on Business Fleet

The top 10 Business Fleet news stories of 2016 covered several topics including vehicle recalls, vehicle add-ons, and safety scores.

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Comparing Vans by Lifecycle Cost

This analysis shows that ownership costs for vans with similar powertrains, GVWR, and capacities can vary by manufacturer as much as $9,000.

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Safety Tip: Responding to the TPMS Light

Here are tips on how to respond to the tire pressure monitoring system warning light.

Screenshots courtesy of Telogis.

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Mobile Apps to Improve Fleet Efficiency

As the use of mobile apps continues to grow, more functions are becoming available to fleet drivers at their fingertips. These mobile apps — some stand-alone, others part of larger program offerings — update traditional processes and advance fleet efficiency.

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