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)

3 great alternatives to the leading alternator for Highway Coaches

For over 30 years, Elreg has been a major supplier of new alternators. Elreg prides itself in supplying 100% factory-tested high-quality products, even under the most extreme operating conditions. The newly released Elreg alternators operate just like the leading brand, and they’re changing the game. Whatever your needs are, one of these three new alternators are … Continue reading 3 great alternatives to the leading alternator for Highway Coaches

How to save money and keep your older vehicles on the road

Most fleets are made of a combination of older and newer vehicles. The newer vehicles are straightforward and reasonably affordable to maintain, but the older vehicles get more challenging and expensive to repair every year. There are cost effective ways to maintain these older vehicles, and some are more advisable than others. Many buyers look … Continue reading How to save money and keep your older vehicles on the road

Switching to a Gear Reduction Starter

A successful switch to a gear reduction starting motor requires three things: The right design. An OE spacer. The integrated magnetic switch relay. Gear reduction starters are smaller, faster, more powerful and energy efficient. So follow these steps to retrofit your old technology. The right design Gear reduction starters from Delco Remy, for example, use … Continue reading Switching to a Gear Reduction Starter

Alternator as Battery Maintainer

Delco Remy has prepared this information and we wanted to share it with you. The vehicle charging system is comprised of three components: The alternator The battery The cabling connecting the alternator and battery These three components make up the charging system on any vehicle, large or small. Each component depends on the other. If … Continue reading Alternator as Battery Maintainer