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Avoiding Costly Mistakes with ATUVs

Prices can range upward of $300,000 for a ready-to-work all-terrain utility vehicle (ATUV), so fleet managers can ill afford missteps in spec’ing, maintenance or planning – mistakes that may end up costing unnecessary dollars or lost days on a remote site while waiting for repairs. Fortunately, mistakes can be avoided with smart spec’ing and common-sense practices, according to ATUV chassis manufacturers.

Avoiding Costly Mistakes with ATUVs

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Green Fleets

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New Products

Terex Utilities has expanded its TL Series of aerial devices with three new telescopic and material-handling models designed for transmission work.The series includes the TL80, TL100 and TL80/112, whi...
Bridgestone Americas Inc. has announced a new addition to its fuel-efficient Bridgestone Ecopia commercial truck tire portfolio. The Bridgestone R123 Ecopia tire is a SmartWay ...
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