April 17, 2013 - Industry News
PEX Card has launched a mobile application for Android and iOS smartphones designed to give small and medium businesses access to manage cash and expense controls for the PEX Visa Prepaid Card.
Tags: fuel cards, PEX Card
March 29, 2013 - Industry News
The J.D. Power study asked owners to rate tire wearability, tire appearance, tire traction and handling, and tire ride quality after 2 years of ownership, by brand, for different vehicle segments.
Tags: J.D. Power, Tires
March 11, 2013 - Industry News
Auto body services company Maaco has launched Maaco Fleet Solutions, which will provide a number of services, including rebranding fleet vehicles, restoring them in advance of remarketing, and accident management services.
Tags: accident management, Maaco, Maaco Fleet Solutions
March 5, 2013 - Press Release
Hino Trucks announces the release of their first mobile application designed to provide customers with personalized access to Hino’s nationwide dealer network.
Tags: mobile application, Hino Trucks, fleet dealers
March 1, 2013 - Industry News
Designated Chevrolet and GMC dealers will provide priority service and hours to fleet customers; offer them business financing and leasing options; handle remarketing and disposal; offer work-ready loaner vehicles; and offer 24-hour towing service.
Tags: General Motors Corp., GM Business Elite, Gm Business Choice, fleet dealers
February 14, 2013 - Industry News
In 2013, the dependability of new or substantially redesigned models for MY-2010 averaged 116 problems per 100 vehicles (PP100), which is a 17-point improvement over MY-2009 vehicles, according to J.D. Power's study.
Tags: J.D. Power, J.D. Power 2013 Vehicle Dependability Study
February 5, 2013 - Industry News
Pro Grade Protection covers standard scheduled maintenance costs for two years or 24,000 miles – whichever comes first – for all 2013 GMC Sierra 1500s sold between Feb. 1 and Feb. 28, 2013.
Tags: preventive maintenance, maintenance management, GMC Sierra, General Motors Corp., GMC, GMC Pro Grade Protection, GMC Sierra 1500
January 30, 2013 - Industry News
No. 3 in the top 10, "not changing your oil," was listed by technicians as by far the single most damaging car maintenance item that customers neglect.
Tags: preventive maintenance, maintenance costs
January 3, 2013 - Industry News
The GM Business Choice maintenance plan, which covers lube, oil and filter changes; tire rotation; and a 27-point inspection, is now available to GM Business Choice customers.
Tags: preventive maintenance, small business owners, General Motors Corp., Gm Business Choice
December 20, 2012 - Industry News
When a low-speed impact occurs, Ford said it designed the rear panel to absorb the brunt of the force, adding that it first used this design on the European-market Mondeo.
Tags: collision repair, Ford Fusion, 2013-MY, Ford Motor Co., accident cost
December 4, 2012 - Industry News
Here is a list of winter preparation measures that should be part of every truck maintenance program.
Tags: driver safety, preventive maintenance, Mitsubishi Fuso, winter driving
November 12, 2012 - Industry News
Yokohama Tire Corp.'s latest education video gives an overview on why it's important to consider winter tires.
Tags: Yokohama, winter driving, Tires, winter tires
October 25, 2012 - Industry News
The system was introduced to improve speed of service for fleet drivers by electronically streamlining the process and significantly reducing the amount of time required to obtain service authorizations.
Tags: maintenance management, repair shop, Sears Auto Centers
October 16, 2012 - Industry News
In a AAA study, five out of 10 (51%) of those motorists who own a vehicle with a maintenance reminder system surveyed rely solely on the reminder system and only get work done when it reminds them to do so.
Tags: preventive maintenance, maintenance management, AAA, maintenance reminder systems
September 24, 2012 - Industry News
An extensive fleet trial is planned to gather real-world information from customers in 2013.
Tags: Goodyear, Tires, Tire Inflation, self-inflating technology
July 10, 2012 - Industry News
The in-car device knows when the next service is due and based on current mileage can “hash-tag” a work order request for servicing and maintenance.
Tags: preventive maintenance, maintenance management, Twitter, vehicle tracking, Android, PoolCar
May 29, 2012 - Industry News
The XL Hybrids powertrain is designed for aftermarket installation. Commercial vehicle installation of the hybrid powertrain takes less than four hours without modifying or removing the original equipment manufacturer’s engine or transmission.
Tags: partnership, aftermarket parts, hybrid electric vehicles, alternative-fuel conversion, XL Hybrids, Chevrolet Express, GMC Savana
May 16, 2012 - Industry News
The study found that when tires are underinflated by 25% or more, tire problems are three times as likely to be cited as critical events before a crash.
Tags: accident prevention, NHTSA, Tire pressure, tire tread, Tires
May 7, 2012 - Industry News
'Tire Tips' videos provide suggestions on ways to get the most out of tires.
April 26, 2012 - Industry News
With the same wide variety of services and maintenance solutions that retail customers enjoy, the Pep Boys Fleet Services Program helps business owners and fleet administrators manage the maintenance and repair of their fleet. The service is for fleets of all sizes, big or small, import or domestic.
Tags: preventive maintenance, maintenance management, Pep Boys, Pep Boys Fleet Services Program
March 7, 2012 - Industry News
In addition, the survey by PHH Arval also found that 35% of respondents are investing in factory-equipped safety options, such as backup cameras, forward collision warning and lane departure warning.
Tags: driver behavior, accident management, PHH Arval, replacement policy, personal use policy
February 24, 2012 - Industry News
Royal Purple explains what oil viscosity is and why zero-weight oils help to drive new vehicle fuel economies.
Tags: Motor Oil, oil change, low viscosity oil, Royal Purple
January 31, 2012 - Industry News
ORLANDO, FL - AAA created a downloadable PDF that lists vehicles, up through model-year 2011, that either don’t have a spare tire and include run-flat tires or a sealant, or offer eliminating the spare tire as an option.
Tags: AAA, vehicle weight, spare tire, runflat tires
January 4, 2012 - Industry News
FULLERTON, CA - Yokohama Tire Corporation has announced it will implement a price increase of up to 8 percent on all of its commercial truck tires in the U.S., effective February 1.
Tags: Yokohama, tire price increases, commercial truck tire
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