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Build Your Trucker Emergency Kit

Whatever the weather, wherever you drive, an emergency kit is a good thing to carry. But emergency kits aren’t one size fits all. It’s important to take time to customize your emergency kit to how long you’re away from home, where you’re driving, the weather and personal preference. Hot packs and long johns are vital…

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Customer Happiness Using Leasing Operations

One might think Leasing is a straightforward endeavor. For the customer, hopefully it is, but behind-the-scenes at TEC, our Leasing Operations team helps ensure customer needs are met both quickly, and seamlessly. It’s not just about servicing trucks at our dealerships or with our mobile services.  And it’s about more than getting you the right…

Mack Truck Winter Driving

Winterizing Your Truck

Now that we’re putting away our flip flops and hauling out heavy coats, it’s time to do the same for your truck. Preparing your truck for cold weather, or winterizing, is an important step to ensure that both you and your vehicle are ready for whatever winter brings. Even if your work doesn’t take you…

Volvo VNL Semi Truck

Semi Trucks: Everything you Ever Wanted to Know

Semi trucks are a vehicle we see almost every day. Many young kids are fascinated by the “big cars.” But the average person likely doesn’t know a lot about semi trucks. For example, you might call them tractor-trailers, 18-wheelers or just trucks. In this blog, we’ll answer all your basic questions about semi trucks. Whether…

Volvo VNR heavy duty truck

Safety Compliance Central from Nationalease

With so many rules and regulations in the trucking industry it’s hard to keep up. At TEC, we want to keep you up to date on the latest safety regulation changes that may affect your business. Our partners at Nationalease put together a newsletter detailing some of the changes you should know about. Check out…

Hino Trucks and Toyota Join Forces to Develop a Class 8 Fuel Cell Electric Truck

With the effects of air pollution literally hanging over our cities, interest in heavy-duty electric trucks has skyrocketed. Now Hino and Toyota are joining forces to develop a Class 8 fuel cell electric truck (FCET). The companies will leverage the newly developed Hino XL Series chassis with Toyota’s proven fuel cell technology to deliver exceptional…

Volvo Truck Service from TEC Equipment

Which Volvo Engine is Right for You?

Volvo brings some of the most powerful yet fuel-efficient engines to the heavy-duty truck industry. When it comes time to select the engine type when buying a new Volvo truck, you have options: the D11, the D13 or the D13TC. Each engine has its advantages, but whichever you choose, you can feel confident on the…

Volvo VNR Electric at TEC Equipment Fontana

First Electric Volvo VNR Deployed at TEC Equipment - Fontana

June 18th, 2020 Volvo Trucks North America deployed its first pilot VNR Electric truck out of TEC Equipment’s Fontana, California dealership as part of the Volvo LIGHTS (Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions) project – an innovative collaboration between Volvo, TEC Equipment, the South Coast Air Quality Management District (South Coast AQMD) and 12 other…

Hours of Service Proposed Changes

FMCSA Announces Final Hours of Service Rules

After a long wait, the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration (FMCSA), finally announced the final changes to the hours of service regulations. The revisions, the result of over 8,000 public comments, were announced on May 14 by Acting Administrator Jim Mullen. The ruling is intended to add flexibility to the lives of truckers.  Previously, the…

Driver Operating Mack Granite with Command Steer

Drive Easier with Mack Command Steer

Heavy-duty truck drivers know better than most the toll driving can take on their bodies. Even in the best conditions, keeping a fully loaded, heavy-duty truck in line takes effort. Mack Command Steer makes that job easier. Now available on the Mack Granite, controlling a heavy-duty construction truck through the uneven terrain of a jobsite…

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FMCSA Adjusts Hours of Service

In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, FMCSA has issued an emergency declaration providing “targeted, limited relief” from Hours of Service. This means that drivers are relieved from Hours of Service requirements when transporting the following categories of supplies: Medical supplies and equipment related to testing, diagnosis and treatment Supplies and equipment necessary for community safety,…

TEC Equipment Opens Newest Full-service Dealership in Dixon, CA

PORTLAND, OR – TEC Equipment announced today that its newest full-service, heavy-duty truck and trailer dealership is now open in Dixon, California. Located at 8555 Pedrick Rd, the new Dixon store is easy to find and provides convenient access on and off I-80. It is situated on 21 acres, with an impressive 65,000 sq. ft….

Discover Adaptive Loading

TEC Equipment constantly strives to provide our customers with the best in the industry; that’s why we value our partnerships with Mack and Volvo so much. The development teams work closely with their customers to drive new technologies and advancements that meet the customers’ needs. One of these technologies is Adaptive Loading which maximizes efficiency…