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Second Life for M/V Bus Brown

With two locations along the Kanawha River in West Virginia and one along the upper Ohio River, Amherst Madison, Inc., is an employee-owned business focusing on marine towing, construction, and repair. Tim Spencer, director of vessel maintenance and engineering, managed the repower of the M/V Bus Brown, which is primarily used

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Roanoke Now an Authorized Autocar Parts & Service Warranty Dealer

Autocar has always been the toughest, hardest working, never-let-you-down truck out there. Severe-duty is the only job it knows. Custom-engineered from the wheels up and purpose-built just for you to meet the unique demands of your operation and application, Autocar is not just a truck, it’s a whole company. When

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Now Under One Roof

SAME PEOPLE. SAME SUPPORT. ONE LOCATION. On January 18, 2021, Johnson Truck Center’s and Western Branch Diesel’s respective Manassas, VA branch locations will merge into one location, running out of the current Western Branch Diesel facility at 12011 Balls Ford Road in Manassas, VA. This location will be rebranded as Johnson Truck Center.

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WheelTime Launches New Mobile App for Truck and Coach Customers

GREENSBORO, North Carolina – October 27, 2020 – WheelTime, North America’s largest dedicated service and parts network, is launching a new mobile app designed to better serve truck and coach customers in need of consistent, reliable and trustworthy repairs. The new app allows users to find the nearest WheelTime service

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Volvo Penta Engines Providing Power & Reliability to Ferries

To get to Daufuskie Island, South Carolina, you need a boat. The special thing about the island is that it offers a glimpse, for visitors and residents, of what sea islands were like before bridges, causeways and development. Richard Inglis, Director of Transportation for Haig Point, located on Daufuskie Island, began working

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Success of Charter Business Rides on D6s

“The engines are running awesome. With or without a load, we’re burning three gallons of fuel per hour, cruising at 16–17 mph,” says John Tibbels, owner and captain at Tibbels Fishing Charter Service, a family-owned company started by his grandfather and great uncle in 1921. Located in Marblehead, Ohio, Tibbels has

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Getting you back on the road. Not only fast, but safely.

Every minute you are off the road puts important shipments, deliveries, and services at risk. At Western Branch Diesel, our goal is to diagnose your technical issue and make the necessary repairs quickly, to get you back up and running. Currently, we do not plan to restrict our hours or

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Ten Tips for Top Engine Performance

As summer approaches, it’s time to start thinking about the upcoming fishing season. Maintaining your engines, marine gears, and generators should be on your annual de-winterization to-do list. A proper maintenance plan is key, to not only maximizing your fishing time and enjoyment this season, but to extend the life

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