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Benefits of Aluminum Truck Bodies
Benefits of Aluminum Truck Bodies
Looking for a new work-truck body? You’re smart enough to know they’re not all created equal, and some research is in order. So, before forking out your hard-earned money, take a quick look at these four reasons why a body constructed of aluminum might fit your needs.
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What to Consider When Choosing How to Electrify Your Fleet
What to Consider When Choosing How to Electrify Your Fleet
Fleet managers are faced with the new responsibility of leading the transition to electrification. Choosing how to electrify your fleet is a monumental business decision that contains many different moving parts.
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Flex Fuel Vehicles: E85 Fuel Explained
Flex Fuel Vehicles: E85 Fuel Explained
As the push for sustainability encroaches on the auto industry, commercial vehicles are no exception. Flex fuel is a great option, but is it better?
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Starting a Plumbing Business
Starting a Plumbing Business
Starting a plumbing business can be very profitable with a small initial investment. However, when considering leaving a larger plumbing company or entering the plumbing profession as a career change, the most important thing is to have invested in the right tools and to have a commitment to get your name known quickly in your area.
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Tips for Deciding When to Electrify Your Fleet
Tips for Deciding When to Electrify Your Fleet
Electrifying a fleet may seem like a large and daunting task, but if you plan ahead and do your research, you’ll be able to make a smooth transition. For most fleets, incorporating electric vehicles (EVs) will be a cost-saving decision. For the majority of fleets, it will make sense to begin the electrification process as soon as possible.
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Work Truck Solutions Commercial Vehicle Business Summit: Alternative Fuels, EVs and When to Pass the Baton to the New Generation of Commercial Vehicles.
Work Truck Solutions Commercial Vehicle Business Summit: Alternative Fuels, EVs and When to Pass the Baton to the New Generation of Commercial Vehicles.
On September 22 and 23, Work Truck Solutions and COMVOY brought industry leaders together to discuss EV and alternative drivetrain/fuel adoption. The commercial vehicle industry is in the process of a significant transformation to alternative fuels that could positively affect the future of commercial transportation and logistics. If you missed the only major summit dedicated to the growing commercial vehicle industry, recordings of the sessions are now available on Work Truck Solutions' YouTube channel.
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Truck and Van EV Companies to Watch for in 2022
Truck and Van EV Companies to Watch for in 2022
Southern California Edison estimates it will save more than 620,000 gallons of fuel annually by switching out its diesel trucks for EVs. This is why SCE has been working with Freightliner and their eCascadia Class 8 battery-electric tractor for material transport operations.
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3 Upfitting Trends That Focus on Long Term Success
3 Upfitting Trends That Focus on Long Term Success
In recent years, manufacturers and upfitters have made great strides to accommodate the needs and long term goals of commercial contractors and end users. As technology and trends continue to advance, there will always be opportunities to develop new and changing innovations to support the changing needs of customers.
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Tips on Maintaining Your Commercial Fleet
Tips on Maintaining Your Commercial Fleet
Your fleet vehicles have a limited lifespan. Learn how to protect them from an early grave with Tips on Maintaining Your Commercial Fleet.
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Right Sizing Your Work Truck Fleet Is a Smart Investment
Right Sizing Your Work Truck Fleet Is a Smart Investment
Right sizing is a crucial fleet management technique that enables business owners to take control and optimize their assets, while empowering them to understand how to make the most sound investments if they are just beginning to build their fleets.
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