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Our Dyno Test Erases Worries About Your On-Highway Engine’s Performance

If a car’s engine fails to put out the manufacturer cited horsepower, that’s likely to get a shoulder shrug from the owner. A commercial truck, however, needs to hit those performance standards, otherwise the owner loses money. The dyno testing center at our On-Highway shop in Kent, Washington, assures truck owners that […]

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Allison Acquisition Propels Company Into Electric Hybrid Market

The parent company of Allison Transmissions recently made some eye-catching industry news when it announced it was jumping into the electric hybrid market with the acquisition of critical technology. Allison has purchased the electric vehicle systems divisions from Vantage Power and AxleTech. The move will allow Allison to leverage and extend current […]

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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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