How to Get Your Commercial Fleet Ready for Cold Weather

Get your commercial fleet ready for the cold The first official day of winter is 2 months away, but you know the real cold weather will arrive long before that. That cold weather puts increased strain on the vehicles in your fleet, and it’s your responsibility to do everything you can to keep the fleet … Continue reading How to Get Your Commercial Fleet Ready for Cold Weather

How to Install Your MP Bus Circulator Pump Correctly

The Best Circulator Pumps in the Industry A good circulator pump helps your vehicle draw more heat from the engine, using it to keep your drivers and passengers comfortable instead of immediately dumping the heat to the outside air. For some engine models, circulator pumps are absolutely essential. For others, circulator pumps are more of … Continue reading How to Install Your MP Bus Circulator Pump Correctly

Alternator Care & Maintenance for Fleet Mechanics.

Alternators wear out over time. But placing them in the same category as tires, belts and hoses is a mistake. Preventative maintenance can extend the functional lifespan of an alternator by years, even in cases of heavy use. Heat, vibration and contamination from outside sources cause most damage to alternators, but this damage only reduces … Continue reading Alternator Care & Maintenance for Fleet Mechanics.

New High Efficiency Almott Alternators | Save on Fuel for Your Transit Bus Fleet

The annual fuel expense for a transit bus operating with a competitor 450 alternator is about $4,886.95. Transit buses using the Almott 25AT-450-3, which we now carry, save about $306 per year. This assumes: Buses operating 4,000 hours each year. Fuel prices around $2.42/gallon (USD). A typical urban city transit schedule. An average electrical load … Continue reading New High Efficiency Almott Alternators | Save on Fuel for Your Transit Bus Fleet

How to Prevent Summer Heat Damage to Your Fleet

The success of your fleet depends on optimizing vehicles and operators to perform at peak efficiency for as long as possible (and in the most cost-efficient configuration as possible). This includes strategic maintenance scheduling and reducing instances of unexpected repairs or other downtime. Extreme hot weather can throw a wrench into your plans. In fact, … Continue reading How to Prevent Summer Heat Damage to Your Fleet

The Right Way to Test an Alternator | Kill Your Bad Habits

The easiest way to test an alternator is: Check the output voltage. Many instrument clusters include built-in voltmeters, and some vehicles include dash mounted warning lights that illuminate when alternator output drops below a set level. These are great. Convenient. Easy. And it’s almost as easy to check the voltage output of your alternator with … Continue reading The Right Way to Test an Alternator | Kill Your Bad Habits

10 Ways You Can Be a Better Fleet Manager (Infographic)

You’re a fleet manager. You’re busy. You have a lot to think and worry about, including: Budgeting for alternator and starter needs Time management of parts deliveries Vehicle and operator deployment And as a fleet manager, you always have your eye on the bottom line; which is keeping costs down while boosting efficiency. At Elreg … Continue reading 10 Ways You Can Be a Better Fleet Manager (Infographic)

What Impacts the Lifespan of Your Alternator (and What to Do About It)

No matter what industry you’re in – commercial trucking & refrigeration, mining industry or even transit bus transportation – one thing is consistent: Your vehicles work hard; usually for extended periods of time and under less than ideal weather or road conditions. Compounding the stress your alternator experiences is that it’s exposed to the elements. … Continue reading What Impacts the Lifespan of Your Alternator (and What to Do About It)

New Products For 2017

Firstly, everyone here at Elreg Distributors would like to thank you for a wonderful year in 2016, and we wish you all the very best in 2017. This New Year is expected to be the best for new industrial products for all your alternator and starter needs. Here are a few that we recommend. Electrodyne … Continue reading New Products For 2017