Gear up for important decisions with the new Calibrate quarterly magazine.
With a view from the repair shop to the corner office, Calibrate offers more involved discussions into the trends and issues surrounding equipment and maintenance.
Be ready to lead the next office conversation about driver seat comfort, electric refrigerated trailers, or 24-hour repair shops!
New Oil Standard Will Help Fleets
The Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Trucks Plan, to take effect by 2027, is targeting a 75% reduction in nitrogen oxide.
5 Questions With Rig Runner's Jay Rincker
As an experienced technician and director, Jay Rincker shared some of his thoughts about the trucking industry as well as the repair and maintenance sector.April 7, 2023
The Evolution of Tractor-Trailer Connectivity
ATA’s Technology & Maintenance Council is nearing the culmination of a multiyear effort to define the evolutionary direction of tractor-trailer connectivity.
Getting a Lift: Fleets Weigh Lift Equipment
Penske Truck Leasing has a simple strategy for heavy-duty vehicle lifts in its shop network: Mobile is better. It's not alone.
Standard Sought for Brake Lining Classification
In 1995, the Technology & Maintenance Council created a recommended practice for the classification of aftermarket brake lining materials. The hope was to create a standard.April 7, 2023
Input Needed on Brake Lining Classification
Brake lining classification centers on the work of crafting a recommended practice through vehicle and dynamometer testing data.April 7, 2023
Ready for the Future
However different and complex these issues that face the truckling industry may be, there’s one common thread that ties many of them together: the known unknown.February 3, 2023
Brakes, Telematics Center Stage at Upcoming TMC Annual Meeting
Brakes and telematics will take center stage at two important technical sessions during TMC’s 2023 Annual Meeting & Technology Exhibition at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., Feb. 27-March 2.February 3, 2023
Top 10 Equipment Financing Trends for 2023 See Economic Headwinds
According to the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, real private investment by U.S. businesses in equipment and software is forecast to be more than $2 trillion in 2023, with a substantial amount of that investment activity financed. It’s one of the many trends to impact a significant portion of the U.S. economy for the new year.February 3, 2023
Advances in Diagnostics Help Technicians Identify Problems, Streamline Repairs
In trucking, costly service interruptions and delays stemming from equipment problems can be reduced with the use of diagnostic repair technology, said fleet maintenance experts and vendors of systems.