As the trend of “last mile delivery” picks up speed, fleet and repair shop owners are faced with the consequences of stop-and-go driving and extended idling periods. Anticipating these challenges and meeting them head-on will ensure a solid place in this market that’s set to grow exponentially.
A few years ago, we posted an article about the need for clean power during diagnosis and on-vehicle maintenance and repair. This includes diagnosing electrical system components, such as fuses, relays and more. It also includes repairs to electronic systems, such as electronic brake jobs, which would be severely disrupted if there was a loss of system voltage.
Ranger Design Inc. has updated its van lockers and workbenches for mobile technicians’ work vehicles.
Trico Products Corp. has released a line of universal rear wiper blades to fit both beam and integral wiper arms.
The new VDO REDI-Sensor Multi-Application TPMS Sensor SE10005 expands coverage to include Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, GMC, Hyundai, Jeep, Nissan, Ram, and Subaru vehicles, 2014 and newer.
Bosch Automotive Service Solutions Inc. has added the 34998 and AC1234-9 connected air conditioning (A/C) recovery machines to the Robinair product line.
The new OTC heavy-duty fuel injection tools meet the requirements of Detroit Diesel Series 60, Two-Cycle, DD13, DD15 engines and more.
VDO OE-quality Power Window Lift Assemblies come complete with motor and regulator, ready to use right out of the box for a fast and hassle-free installation.
The Rancho brand performance suspension lineup now includes a new 3-inch suspension system (Part no. RS66507R9) for 2014-2020 Ford F-150 pickup trucks.
Clore Automotive Inc. has added the Pro-Logix PL3760, a 12/24-volt intelligent wheeled battery charger, to its Solar product line.
The new BL Series bench lathe from Hunter Engineering Co. is designed to eliminate the buildup of vibration (chatter) that can occur when machining rotors at a fixed speed.
The new off-road-ready, high-clearance DynoMax QuietCrawler stainless steel performance exhaust is available for 2020 Jeep Gladiator 3.6L trucks (39541).
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