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How Fuel Additives Protect Your Diesel Fleet

The list of maintenance issues for fleet managers is a lengthy one. Oil changes, tire wear and engine performance are just a few of the areas that need to be monitored. That’s why it’s easy to ignore the importance of fuel additives. Additives commonly found in gasoline that can protect a vehicle’s […]

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Pacific Power Group Expands Allison Territory

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We’re excited to start 2019 as the new Allison Transmission distributor for Northern California, which allows us to expand our current territory from the Pacific Northwest. This expansion will immediately grow our dealer network to respond to customer needs in terms of sales and service categories. This proven strategy taps into our […]

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On-Highway Transmissions: Fully Automatic Versus Automated

The debate between a traditional manual transmission and fully automatic or automated transmission in on-highway trucks wasn’t much of a discussion just a few years ago. Manual transmissions were the hands-down preferred shifting mechanism. But that isn’t necessarily the case today as the industry desperately searches for ways to increase the pool […]

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Four Ways to Increase Fleet Fuel Efficiency

The U.S. Energy Information Administration is projecting diesel fuel prices to spike for the remainder of the year as global oil supplies tighten due to political reasons and supply lines damaged by tropical storms. This short-term price increase, however, could easily continue into 2019, according to the federal agency’s forecast. So how […]

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PPG Keeps Greyhound and Bolt Buses On Schedule

When you’ve got a fleet of buses that will travel 1.5 million miles in a lifetime, uptime is a premium. You need those buses working and keeping your passengers safe. For Greyhound’s fleet in the Pacific Northwest, that means trusting their repair and maintenance work with us. Well, specifically with Pat Ryan’s […]

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Customer Profile: Lonny Lofts

Our customer Lonny Lofts started trucking a few months after graduating high school in 1980. In 1982, he bought his first Western Star truck, a 1970 with a 318 Detroit Diesel Engine. He and his father went to the Western Star factory in 1984 to watch the trucks being built, and his […]

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