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CONTENTS / OCTOBER 2019

20

F E AT U R E S
20 VEHICLES

Engine trends impacting
performance and fuel
efficiency

A look at how current engine
technologies are helping to improve
fuel economy and powertrain
performance
» A review of emissions byproduct
and fuel efficiency terms
» Powertrain items to consider for
PM checklists
» Get the dirt on diesel
contaminants

34 IN THE BAY

Understanding tire
pressure monitoring and
management systems

» CO V E R S T O R Y
10

10 Connecting to the future
How the latest advances in data access help
streamline vehicle maintenance.

 On the cover: Photo from Getty Images

Evaluate the benefits of TPMS and
ATIS to choose the best system to
fit your fleet.
» The do's and don'ts of checking
tire pressure
» Options available for TPMS
and ATIS

44 SHOP OPERATIONS
How fleets can benefit
from RCM

Reliability-centered maintenance
goes beyond preventive
maintenance by analyzing and
prioritizing the causes of vehicle
failures, helping fleets identify
solutions that improve uptime while
minimizing costs.

34

D E PA R T M E N T S
8 UPTIME

Are all systems secure?

56 FLEET PARTS
& COMPONENTS
What's new
in products
for more
efficient fleet
operation.

62
TOOLS &
EQUIPMENT

A roundup of the latest
tool and equipment
offerings.

73 CLASSIFIEDS
Product and service
offerings.

Want to contribute? Contact us at
editor@VehicleServicePros.com

VIEWS FROM THE EXPERTS
50 MANAGEMENT

Are you a good global citizen?
By Joel Levitt
SPRINGFIELD RESOURCES

52 POWERTRAIN

What are fault code action plans,
and how can they help improve the
vehicle diagnostic process?
By Kevin Snow
EATON VEHICLE GROUP

51 ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
WDTKAWDTKI?
By Robert Dieli

MACKAY & COMPANY

54 BRAKING &
COLLISION AVOIDANCE
How will electric vehicles impact
commercial truck braking systems?
By Kevin Romanchok
BENDIX COMMERCIAL VEHICLE
SYSTEMS

4 Fleet Maintenance | October 2019

74 GUEST EDITORIAL

Differences servicing air disc brakes
versus drum brakes
By Justin McCoy
MERITOR



Fleet Maintenance

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Fleet Maintenance

Uptime: Are all systems secure?
Cover Story: Connecting to the future
Vehicles: Engine trends impacting performance and fuel efficiency
In the Bay: Understanding tire pressure monitoring and management systems
Shop Operations: How fleets can benefit from RCM
Management: Are you a good global citizen?
Economic Outlook: WDTKAWDTKI?
Powertrain: What are fault code action plans, and how can they help improve the vehicle diagnostic process?
Braking & Collision Avoidance: How will electric vehicles impact commercial truck braking systems?
Fleet Parts & Components
Tools & Equipment
Classifieds
Guest Editorial: Differences servicing air disc brakes versus drum brakes
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