May 23, 2016 - Product News
Vipar Heavy Duty has expanded its TruckForce Service Center program with added tools, resources and services to support independent service centers.
Tags: Aftermarket Parts, Vipar Heavy Duty, Suppliers, Repair Shops
May 23, 2016 - Industry News
Sixteen-year company veteran Merrick Murphy has been named president of the Alcoa Wheel and Transportation Products business.
Tags: Leadership, Wheels, Alcoa, People
May 19, 2016 - Product News
Collision repair manufacturer Chief introduced a new product line called Chief Heavy Duty that is designed for heavy-duty body shops.
Tags: Collision Repair, Aftermarket Parts, Technicians, Repair Shops
May 18, 2016 - Industry News
The American Petroleum Institute is introducing a special Service Symbol Donut designed to help buyers differentiate between the new API FA-4 and CK-4 service categories for diesel-engine oils.
Tags: American Petroleum Institute, Diesel Engine Oil, PC-11, Engine Oils
May 11, 2016 - Product News
Industry statistics suggest only about 30% of fleets do wheel balancing, and even those fleets usually balance only the steer axle wheels. IMI Products says if fleets balanced wheels at every position. they could see fuel savings and gains in tire life that would return their investment in balancing compounds tenfold in the just the first year.
Tags: Fuel Efficiency, Tires, IMI, Tire Balancing
May 5, 2016 - Product News
The Automotive Distribution Network has partnered with Innova Fleet Services to provide the group’s members with a telematics solution to efficiently manage small- and medium-sized fleets.
Tags: Vehicle Diagnostics, Software, Vehicle Tracking
May 4, 2016 - Product News
Mitchell 1 has reached an agreement to provide repair information, diagnostics, estimating and maintenance software to the fleet management and maintenance services provider First Vehicle Services.
Tags: First Vehicle Services, Software, Mitchell 1, Technicians, Repair Shops
April 29, 2016 - Industry News
Paccar Parts has opened its new $32 million distribution center in Renton, Wash., which services dealers in the Northwestern U.S. and Western Canada.
Tags: Parts, Paccar Parts, Distribution Centers
April 27, 2016 - Industry News
Denso has entered into an agreement with Hino Trucks to supply all-makes diesel aftertreatment products, including DPFs, to Hino dealers.
Tags: Hino Trucks, DPF, Denso, Suppliers
April 26, 2016 - Industry News
Jim Moss, president of Kona Communications (publisher of Truck Parts & Service and Successful Dealer magazines), passed away on April 20 at his home in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, after a brief illness. Moss was 82.
April 25, 2016 - Industry News
Great Dane’s AdvantEdge national aftermarket parts and service program has expanded in Texas with four new service provider locations in the state.
Tags: Trailers, Aftermarket, Great Dane, Repair Shops
April 22, 2016 - Product News
Webb Brake Adjusters' self-setting automatic brake adjusters will come standard on all Fontaine platform and heavy-duty trailers equipped with Hendrickson axles and suspensions.
Tags: Marmon Highway Technologies, Fontaine, Hendrickson, Automatic Slack Adjusters
April 19, 2016 - Product News
Haldex has re-launched its Midland brand in North America as a value brand for aftermarket products.
Tags: Aftermarket Parts, Remanufactured Parts, Haldex
April 14, 2016 - Industry News
FlowBelow it's its first major deal with a Canadian carrier; says snow and ice proved not to be a problem when using the devices in winter.
Tags: FlowBelow, Aerodynamics, Canada, Truck World
HDA Truck Pride and the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance have created the Aftermarket Distributors Alliance, designed to help both groups meet the needs of fleets running a variety of equipment types.
Tags: Aftermarket Parts, HDA Truck Pride
April 12, 2016 - Industry News
Airflow solutions company Horton Holding has appointed Terry Schilling Gilberstadt as its vice chairman and corporate secretary.
Tags: Leadership, Fans, People, Horton
April 4, 2016 - Industry News
In a partnership with Love’s Travel Stops, Great Dane will offer AdvantEdge emergency roadside service at Love’s locations.
Tags: Roadside Assistance, Love's Travel Stops, Great Dane
March 31, 2016 - Industry News
Trading on its global presence in the commercial tire market and the tremendous success of its consumer brand in the NAFTA market over the past decade, Pirelli plans to bring several popular sizes and types of truck tires to North America later this year.
March 28, 2016 - Industry News
Truck and trailer parts distributor FleetPride has named Allan R. Dragone its new president and chief executive officer, effective immediately.
Tags: Leadership, FleetPride, People
March 15, 2016 - Industry News
Power Heavy duty has announced the addition of Precision Brake and Wheel as its newest member company.
Tags: Aftermarket Parts, Distributors, Power Heavy Duty
March 15, 2016 - Product News
Eaton is offering a free clutch with the purchase of a heavy-duty remanufactured transmission as part of a limited time aftermarket program.
Tags: Transmissions, Remanufactured Parts, Eaton Corporation, Clutches
March 1, 2016 - Product News
Michelin Auto Inflate will use automatic tire inflation technology developed by Aperia Technologies called Halo to maintain the pressure on drive and trailer tires.
Tags: TMC, Michelin Americas Truck Tires, Tire Inflation
February 28, 2016 - Industry News
Rapid adoption of thousands of tractor bolt-on inflation systems follows more than 50 fleet tests, validating Halo’s performance and ability to drive significant safety and efficiency benefits
Tags: Fuel Efficiency, TMC, Automatic Tire Inflation Systems, Tires
February 26, 2016 - Industry News
Magnum Products Group has joined the Vipar Heavy Duty network of distributors as a stockholder, bringing additional distribution in the South and West Texas markets.
Tags: Texas, Aftermarket Parts, Vipar Heavy Duty, Distributors
February 25, 2016 - Product News
The all-makes heavy-duty truck parts brand Road Choice Truck Parts recently expanded its authorized locations to more than 500 dealers and expanded its product portfolio.
Tags: Aftermarket Parts, Parts, Road Choice Truck Parts
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