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CBC Perfects The High Tech Road Trip

The Canadian Broadcasting Corp. runs three Kenworth Class 6–7 cabovers as mobile production units to disseminate news on the fly.

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Replacement Tire Costs Increase 5-10%

For the past four years, tire costs have been stable. But, new cost pressures have emerged in 2017, due to higher prices for the commodities used to manufacture tires and the trend to larger diameter, more expensive tires.

Tire Maintenance: It’s Not Just Checking Tire Pressure

For proper tire care, it’s also important to make sure that each tire has adequate tire tread left and to check that the sidewalls have no cuts or damage.

Understanding Wheel Alignment

Properly aligned wheels are necessary for steering control, fuel efficiency and long tire life. But what factors ensure proper wheel alignment? Video courtesy of CNET. For the full safety tip on wheel alignment, click here.

Fleet Operating Costs Remain Stable for Fourth Consecutive Year

The stability of fuel pricing over the past 36 months, along with ongoing improvements in vehicle fuel economy, have been the key factors keeping fleet operating costs relatively flat.

How Small Fleets Manage Recalls

Auto manufacturers, dealers, and fleet operators weigh in on ways to hone the recall repair process.

Defining the Small Fleet Manager

Business Fleet conducted a survey and talked to several small service and vocational fleets to learn more about how they handle in-house fleet duties — and whether they outsource particular duties to a third party.

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.

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.

’Gamification’ Helps Fleet Focus on Driver Safety

This growing service fleet promotes driver safety through a connected car platform that tracks each driver’s behind-the-wheel habits — and scores them.