Viewing entries posted in June 2015


Get The Most Out Of Your Fleet's Gas Purchases With These 7 Fuel Saving Tips

Posted by on 25 June 2015

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Over-the-road fleets come in all shapes and sizes. You may be operating just a few vehicles, dozens or more than a hundred. They may be automobiles, medium-duty trucks or Class 8 long-haul rigs. They all have one thing in common: your fleet's gas purchases represent one of your most significant ongoing expenses - on average about 30%. Even the smallest improvement can add up smartly by the end of the year.

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Kobelco Breaks Ground for South Carolina Production Facility

Posted by on 17 June 2015

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A few months ago, we reported that Kobelco planned to build a new production and office facility here in the US, to serve customers across North America. Now, we're excited to report that Kobelco has broken ground at the 85-acre site and that project is underway.

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Medium Duty Truck Sales Are On The Rise In 2015

Posted by on 11 June 2015

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Industry reports issued shortly after the first of the year indicated medium duty truck sales rose 10% in January compared to January 2014, although sales were considerably lower than December 2014 levels. A total of 13,316 Class 4-7 trucks were sold in the US in January, whereas the December total was 18,731.

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Kawasaki Loaders: Meet the 95Z7 and 115Z7 Xtreme Loaders

Posted by on 4 June 2015

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In the past couple of years, construction customers have been increasingly asking for a wheel loader that could offer “short boom,” “load and carry” or “2-pass” configuration. Now, Kawasaki-KCM Wheel Loaders has answered the call by introducing the 95Z7 and 115Z7 Xtreme wheel loaders.

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Alliance Parts Introduces cross reference tool for truck parts

Posted by on 1 June 2015

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It can be a real headache trying to find the right new or replacement parts or accessories for your truck. OEMs and after-market manufacturers use different numbering systems, and you have to look in multiple places to compile the information you need. But not anymore.

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