Archive for January, 2018

Renault Trucks Proves its “French Origin” Status

Since 1894, the renowned truck manufacturerwith the diamondshapedlogohas been designing vehicles for light and heavy duty operations. The comprehensive Renault Trucks’ expertise in the automotive industry is promoted through the “French Origin” certification, granted by the so-called “ProFrance” association. The certified status has been recently prolonged until 2020.

Such a favourable quality assessment encourages further development of the existing strong-tie relationship between Renault Trucks and XPO Logistics, which represents one of the largest providers of transport and logistics services in the world. The two market leaders have signed a new two-year contract at the beginning of April. By the way, the mutual cooperation started in the distant 1979.

As of today, there are 2,500 Euro 6 trucks from Renault D and T series in the fleet of XPO Logistics. These distribution and long-distance vehicles are used for high-performance transportation with the focus on the demanding environmental …


Brake Pad Replacement: What Are Air Brakes?

We rely on trucks every day to deliver various goods from suppliers to retailers or to courier goods to specific destinations. They transport our food, clothing and other supplies that we need and want. Air brakes are often used in larger or heavy duty vehicles. Because air can be found so easily all around, it is easier to use the gases from air to operate the braking systems of trucks and other big vehicles.

In trucks, foundation air brakes are the most common systems found. This system uses the triple valve principle that was originally invented in the late 1800’s. The air fills up inside the brake pipes releasing the brakes.

When the truck is in an idle position, the air pressure will overcome the diaphragm or S-Cam (a cam shaped like an “s” that pushes the brake shoes apart and against the brake drum) into a closed position which …


Amazing Features of Fat Bikes

Fat bikes give you incredible traction, and its amazing features give it the much-neededversatility. Fat Bikes are built to tackle any kind weather and terrain and are ideal for snow, sand, bogs, and mud. You can ride the fat bike in areas that the regular bikes will not cycle. Fatbikes are undoubtedly your best bet for muddy tracks, crossing rivers and sketchy dirt roads.

In today’s world being fit is imperative and fit bikes are the perfect workouts for burning calories. The fact that the bike does not have too much weight makes it an ideal exercise gear. The bike is also your best partner for adventure as it allows you to takethe climb or downhill ride uneventfully, and you can concentrate on enjoying the serenescenery.

Features of a fat bike that makes them your everyday riding partner:

Wide Tires

The most apparent reason that makes the fat bikes great …