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Low-viscosity oils are only the beginning; new EPA diesel fuel economy rules will significantly impact your future

Low-viscosity oils are only the beginning; new EPA...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 24, 2015

Earlier in June, Shell Lubricants went into great detail telling journalists about how the soon-to-come, low-viscosity diesel lube oil category ...

Are you ready for Tier 5 emissions regulations?

Are you ready for Tier 5 emissions regulations?

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 05, 2015

Is Tier 5 on its way to the United States? That’s up to the EPA, but if Europe is any indication ...

REVIEW: Can Lemur’s $100 BlueDriver device and app match up to a $3,000 OBD-II scan tool?

REVIEW: Can Lemur’s $100 BlueDriver device and...

Posted by Bruce Smith on Apr 23, 2015

Turn your smartphone or tablet into a $3,000 scan tool for $100? Sounds a bit far-fetched. Is the Lemur BlueDriver more gimmick than genuine? ...

Caterpillar’s predictive diagnostics will enable more “repairs before failure” in future telematics updates

Caterpillar’s predictive diagnostics will enable...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 12, 2015

It's not too often that you'll see a construction boss smile while talking about an equipment operator mishandling a machine. ...

California contractor sees latest emissions-compliant construction equipment as a competitive advantage

California contractor sees latest emissions-compliant...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 26, 2015

Andrew Allen, president of R. J. Allen Inc, has a different perspective on California Air Resources Board regulations, which require ...

How to spec out your pickup and construction work truck fleet to save on operating costs

How to spec out your pickup and construction work truck...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 20, 2015

Contractors and fleet managers spend a significant portion of their time looking for ways to control operating costs. Fuel is always a ...

AEMP’s fall symposium: Telematics finally gets the jump-start it’s been needing

AEMP’s fall symposium: Telematics finally gets the...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 18, 2014

If you weren't there, I'm sorry to say, but you missed it. What was "it?" It was the feeling of 300 light ...

Two experienced fleet managers tell how telematics data helps make their companies more competitive, explain how to adopt the technology

Two experienced fleet managers tell how telematics data...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 10, 2014

There will come a time in every construction company's life, when a trigger event will make the deployment of telematics ...

How a “Circle of Retention” can bring better hires to construction companies

How a “Circle of Retention” can bring...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 01, 2014

The biggest challenge facing the heavy equipment industry is the lack of qualified workers in any skill area. The problem ...

Cut operation costs by keeping lubricating oils and hydraulic fluids free of contaminants

Cut operation costs by keeping lubricating oils and...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 01, 2014

In July, we showed the importance of keeping our weapon (grease gun) in good condition and using the proper gun. ...

Mack partners with Telogis to launch scalable telematics package for truck fleets

Mack partners with Telogis to launch scalable...

Posted by Jack Roberts on Sep 29, 2014

Mack announced a major expansion package to its GuardDog Connect fleet telematics system today. The company’s new Mack Fleet Management ...

8 reasons why you pay too much for your equipment’s tires… and what you can do about it

8 reasons why you pay too much for your...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 02, 2014

Contractors hate leaving money on the table at a bid letting. But how much money are you wasting by neglecting ...

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