Monthly Archives: September 2014

Should you buy a new backhoe now or wait for the Tier 4 debate to subside?

The 2013 Equipment World Spec Guide had 10 new models of backhoes in the 14-foot and greater categories. This year, there’s only one new model. Since Tier 4 Final is set to come into effect next January 1 for most

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Fleet Owner launches online access to trucking experts

A new online community launched today by Fleet Owner gives its audience open access to a wide range of trucking industry experts. Featuring a revolving lineup of well-known industry figures,IdeaXchange is designed to open valuable discussions between experts in many different areas of the

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Avoid Aggressive Driving and Road Rage

Avoiding Road Rage So, what can we do to avoid road rage in others or in ourselves? When motorists were surveyed, they consistently identified the following situations as ones that would anger and provoke them. Steer clear of these types

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Falling used-vehicle values threaten recovery

The long-awaited decline in used-vehicle prices has finally arrived, only it may turn out to be steeper drop and a bigger threat to the overall market than almost anyone expected. Prices have slipped for three straight months due to an

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Carfax: Title Washing Plagues 800K Cars

  Title washing, a scam that attempts to hide problems with used cars, affects nearly 800,000 vehicles across the country, according to new research from Carfax.   Con men looking to sell wrecked cars used to wash vehicle titles using

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