Month: October 2016

Financing now available for Canadian customers

Financing for Canada While we have offered financing to our USA customers for quite a while, we are now pleased to announce we can offer the same thing for Canadian¬† customers now as well! We have partnered with Easy Lease Corp from Toronto, Ontario. Easy Lease has a Mission Statement “To build and sustain lasting relationships with our clients by providing a large array of flexible and creatively structured leasing and financial products, while providing excellent professional service and advice in a highly responsive manner.” Easy Lease offers the following for our customers: Approvals from $1500 to $1 million...

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Truck SAE Codes such as J1939, J1708, SPN, FMI, & MID Explained

The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and the American Trucking Association (ATA) Without making this too complicated, the short version is this. Commercial trucks started to go away from mechanical systems to electronic systems in the early 1990’s. When the first generations of these trucks started to come on the market, each truck maker was using their own special plugs and their own proprietary tools. This is where the Cummins QuickCheck, ProLink 9000, and other tools started to emerge. These were handheld devices, and in some cases you could purchase additional cartridges to get the software you needed. Here...

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Allison Transmission Generation Models Explained

Allison Transmissions & Generations¬† – A Quick History Allison was founded in 1909, and is today known as Allison Transmission. Allison was owned by General Motors up until 2007, when it was sold to a private equity company. This company then took Allison public on the New York Stock Exchange in 2012. Today, Allison is the dominant player in the commercial truck industry when it comes to full automatic transmissions. While Eaton, Freightliner, Volvo, and others have developed “automated” transmissions, Allison is the only fully automatic transmission on the market. Through the years, Allison has developed new iterations of...

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