The Michigan Department of Transportation plans to spend about $165 million on major repairs to I-75 between the Rouge River and Goddard Road in Brownstown Township affecting our Detroit/Melvindale facility. The two-year project includes replacement of the concrete surface on the Rouge bridge, which has the largest concrete surface of...Read More
A federal rule requiring truck operators to use electronic logging devices to keep records of duty status is set to take effect December 16, 2017. Here’s a look at the mandate’s key components: Mandating ELDs ELDs must be installed and in use by December 16, 2017. This applies to all...Read More
The major diesel engine and truck manufacturers have recently provided their own OEM specifications that connect with the new API CK-4 and FA-4 categories for their new model GHG ’17 diesel engines. Some have started providing initial guidance for backward compatibility of the new products for their older EPA...Read More
Both owner operators and truck fleets alike are struggling with rising fuel costs as a major operating expense. This has led many in the transportation industry to seek cost saving solutions in their maintenance practices. With Chevron, Shrader recommends switching from conventional 15W-40 engine oil to a lower-viscosity product like...Read More
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