OAKVILLE, Ont. – The FRP tank trailers used to haul corrosive acid products are always a popular piece of equipment, but be prepared to wait if you want a new one. “I have orders for 2021,” says Mike Trianos, director – fleet services and procurement at Transcourt Tank Leasing. They aren’t the only bulk trailers to experience growing lead times.
TORONTO, Ont. -- The last truck I owned was a 1991 Peterbilt 379 with a Detroit Series 60 engine. I had to change the oil in that thing every 10,000 miles (16,000 km). At about $200 a pop every time I pulled the drain plug, oil changes took a significant bite out of my maintenance budget. I'm not in a...
BOUCHERVILLE, Que. -- In a facility that appears more laboratory than assembly line, Quebec-based TM4 is looking to play a leading role in the future of electric vehicles.
TORONTO, Ont. -- The tolerable end play for truck wheel bearings lies somewhere between the thickness of a human hair and a sheet of paper. In other words, it's perfectly acceptable to adjust wheel bearings so that they are just a little bit loose, but not too loose. How do you set your end play?
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- There are still lessons to learn when it comes to electric vehicles, but data from early experiences could help ensure the trucks meet actual needs. Maybe some of the range anxiety is unfounded.
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