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Complete Coach Works Develops its Largest Electric Bus Battery Capacity

Complete Coach Works (CCW), a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced March 28 that they now offer an optional 466 kWh onboard energy storage system. CCW increased its Zero Emission Propulsion System (ZEPS) battery pack in order to increase power and range. Currently, there are more than 50 ZEPS buses deployed in service across […]

Stertil-Koni Intrdouces Ergonomic Forklift Adapter Kits

Heavy-duty bus lift leader Stertil-Koni has recently introduced ergonomic forklift adapter kits designed to make the servicing and repair of forklifts easier and safer. The solution to efficiently lift these heavy-duty vehicles — often with unequal weight distribution between the front and rear — are two Stertil-Koni adapter kits specifically designed for three-and four-wheel forklifts. These accessory kits are […]

Cooper Tire Named Most Valuable Partner by Dickinson Fleet Services

Cooper Tire has been named Most Valuable Partner (MVP) of the Year by Dickinson Fleet Services (DFS). The award was presented to the Cooper commercial truck tire team, which supplies DFS with Roadmaster® truck and bus radial (TBR) tires and Cooper® Discoverer commercial van tires, at the DFS annual banquet held March 4 in St. […]

Bridgestone to Showcase the Advantages of Retreads with New Industry-Wide Initiative

Bridgestone Americas, Inc. recently announced a new, industry-wide campaign focused on educating small-to-medium sized fleets on the advantages of retreads. The campaign will launch at the 2019 Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition in Atlanta – home to trucking’s leading fleet professionals, vehicle manufacturers and component suppliers. The Fleets We […]

Goodyear, Envoy Technologies Pilot Digital Service Solution for Shared, On-Demand EV Fleets

As a leading supplier of tires and solutions for future mobility, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced on March 21 a new pilot program with Envoy Technologies, a provider of shared on-demand, community-based electric vehicles (EVs). The pilot, which launched early this year, is testing services aimed at minimizing operational downtime for vehicle fleets. Goodyear’s […]

Cooper Tire Launches Pro Series™ LHS Steer Tire

First steer tire in Cooper’s PRO Series commercial line Cooper Tire has launched a new long-haul steer (LHS) tire as part of its Cooper® PRO Series™ product line. The tire joins the Cooper PRO Series long haul drive tire introduced last year. The new steer tire will initially be available in size 295/75R22.5 with other […]

Second Metro Transit Bus Achieves Million-Mile Mark on Original Engine

Industry-leading maintenance program yields significant taxpayer savings Imagine putting a million miles on your car. How about on a public transit bus? In the St. Louis, Missouri metropolitan region, Metro Transit has turned what may sound impossible into possible by logging one million miles on a bus — on the original engine without a major […]

Stertil-Koni Introduces New High-Performance LED Light Tubes for Platform Lifts

Heavy duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni has recently introduced an enhanced high-performance LED lighting system for its platform lift model, the SKYLIFT, and the company’s four-post lifting system. The goal is to increase area-specific, under-vehicle lighting, thus ensuring greater shop safety and efficiency for ever-busy maintenance technicians. The requirement is pressing because Stertil-Koni, known for […]

MV Transportation improves brake life and performance with Cryo Rotor®

  By Richard Tackett When Sruly Lowy approached Joe Smith, regional vice president of MV Transportation, in May of 2015, claiming that cryogenically-treated brake rotors could provide a 300 percent increase in rotor life, Smith was noticeably skeptical. In his career — dating back to his former positions as president of MTA Bus and Long […]

Stertil-Koni Welcomes John Sliney as Assistant Service Manager

Stertil-Koni, the leader in heavy duty vehicle lifts – notably bus lifts and truck lifts – has announced that John Sliney has joined the company as Assistant Service Manager. In this capacity, Sliney will provide a broad range of activities including technical support, equipment troubleshooting assistance, vehicle lift installation oversight and heavy-duty lift equipment training […]