June 24, 2014 - Industry News
When Cooper's new worldwide center of excellence for tire science and technology is fully operational it will employ 40 scientists and engineers, many of whom will be in highly specialized technical roles. Technology developed will be deployed at Cooper facilities around the world.
Tags: Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.
June 17, 2014 - Industry News
The Sold15 (Service Opportunities Learning Days) conference will open with a workshop led by an internationally recognized expert in shop maintenance and efficiency, conference organizers have announced.
Tags: Managing the Shop, Events
June 9, 2014 - Industry News
Western designed a one-of-a-kind Wide-Out plow commemorating the five branches of the U.S. military and their veterans. PPG Industrial Coatings donated the paint for this project, and ICAFe Inc. donated the custom paint job.
Tags: Snow Removal, Snow Plow, Military Support, Western Products
June 2, 2014 - Industry News
Brake violations are historically among the top reasons trucks are taken out of service during the Roadcheck inspection blitz. Bendix has a few ideas on how to keep your trucks out of the compound during this year's 72-hour blitz.
Tags: Bendix, CVSA, Roadcheck, Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake
May 28, 2014 - Industry News
As a result of continued growth, Bergstrom, a designer and and supplier of climate systems to the commercial vehicle industry, has promoted Joe Kirby to general manager of aftermarket sales.
Tags: People, Bergstrom, Aftermarket
May 22, 2014 - Industry News
The Volvo Group will build a 1-million-square-foot central parts distribution center in Byhalia, Miss., to support its Mack, Volvo and UD truck brands, as well as the Volvo Construction Equipment brand and Volvo Penta marine business.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Aftermarket Parts, UD Trucks, Mack Trucks, Parts, Volvo Group
May 19, 2014 - Industry News
TEC Equipment now provides sales parts and service for Wabash National.
Indiana and Alabama have added the Drivewyze PreClear weigh station bypass service to 10 new locations while 12 more sites have been added in Texas, bringing the total number there to 18.
Tags: Texas, Alabama, Drivewyze, Indiana, Drivewyze PreClear, Weigh Stations
May 16, 2014 - Industry News
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America now offers a used-truck warranty option for any used FUSO work truck up to 7 years old with less than 300,000 miles on it at time of purchase.
Tags: Mitsubishi Fuso, Used Trucks
May 14, 2014 - Industry News
Utility Trailer Manufacturing announced the opening of a new parts location in San Benito, Texas on June 1, 2014.
Tags: Aftermarket, Utility Trailer Manufacturing, Trailers
Heavy traffic makes travel in the Atlanta metro difficult with more than 400,000 people occupying the roads. MHC Kenworth is opening a new dealership in Conyers, Ga. The new location now positions MHC in every corner of Atlanta to better serve its customers.
Tags: Aftermarket, MHC Kenworth, Dealers, Georgia, Kenworth
May 13, 2014 - Industry News
A proposed Minnesota ban on lead wheel weights for all vehicles within the state, including passenger and commercial vehicles, has passed a final vote in both the state house and senate and is awaiting the signature of Gov. Mark Dayton.
Tags: Minnesota, Regulations, Lead Wheel Weights, Tires, Aftermarket, Wheels
Southeastern Freight Lines has opened a relocated service center in Carencro, Louisiana, in response to growing business in the region.
Tags: Southeastern Freight Lines, Expansion
May 6, 2014 - Industry News
Consolidated Truck Parts is the newest company to join the Vipar Heavy Duty network of distributors as a stockholder. Located in Rockwell, N.C., Consolidated Truck Parts was started in 1973 by John Hess who serves as president and owner.
Tags: Vipar Heavy Duty, Aftermarket, Expansion, Consolidated Truck Parts
Performance Truck has opened a new full-service Kenworth location with six service bays on U.S. Highway 59 in Victoria, Texas.
Tags: Kenworth, Aftermarket, Performance Truck
May 5, 2014 - Industry News
A company that provides trailer tracking and an array of other information technology services to the trucking industry is scheduled to launch the first phase of a set of satellites on Saturday.
Tags: Information Technology, Trailer Tracking, ORBCOMM
April 29, 2014 - Industry News
Wofford Truck Parts of El Paso, Texas, has joined the Vipar Heavy Duty network of distributors as a stockholder. Founded by its president Paul Wofford in 1985, Wofford Truck Parts specializes in heavy-duty and medium-duty truck parts.
Tags: Vipar Heavy Duty, Aftermarket, Wofford Truck Parts
April 25, 2014 - Industry News
Kenworth of South Florida – Riviera Beach has opened a new parts and service location with eight service bays and a larger parts department than at its previous location.
Tags: Aftermarket, Expansion, Service Center, Kenworth of South Florida
Con-way Freight announced the grand opening of its new Central Texas service center in Robinson. The facility will serve as the local hub from which the company will provide daily freight services for commercial and industrial businesses in the greater metropolitan regions of Waco, Robinson and other Central Texas communities.
Tags: Con-way Freight, Expansion, Service Center
April 23, 2014 - Industry News
Kenworth of Pennsylvania has opened a new parts and service facility in McKees Rocks, an industrial area and suburb four miles west of downtown Pittsburgh.
Tags: Aftermarket, Dealers, Kenworth of Pennsylvania
April 22, 2014 - Industry News
Marangoni Tread North America announced that Gibson Tire Service in Charleston S.C. has converted their retread operation to the Marangoni family of products.
Tags: Tires, Marangoni, Tires and Wheels
A new report forecasts the global commercial telematics market to grow from $17.3 billion this year to $39.15 billion in 2019, representing an compounded annual growth rate of 17.7%.
Tags: telematics, Economy, Information Technology
April 18, 2014 - Industry News
Six Robblees’ and Valley Brake and Truck Parts are joining forces to create an expanded presence with a total of 22 locations, as well as expanding the company’s experience in friction and brake remanufacturing.
Tags: Aftermarket, Six Robblees, Mergers & Acquisitions, Valley Brake and Truck Parts
April 17, 2014 - Industry News
The Hendrickson Vehicle Suspension Institute scheduled its next session of hands-on technical suspension training for the heavy-duty transportation industry.
Tags: Technician Training, Events, Hendrickson
April 11, 2014 - Industry News
Volvo Trucks’ service capabilities in the Southwest region of the U.S. have grown with the addition of a new Bruckner’s Truck Sales facility in Albuquerque, N.M.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, New Mexico, Aftermarket, Dealers
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