January 27, 2016 - Product News
Accuride president and CEO Rick Dauch spoke about the company’s recently acquired metal matrix composite technology during a briefing at HDAW, explaining the role MMC would play in Accuride’s lightweight components.
Tags: Accuride, Lightweight Materials, Lightweighting, Brake Drums
January 27, 2016 - Industry News
The odds of a recession in the U.S. during the first three quarters are low, according to Bob Dieli, president and founder of RDLB, Inc.
Tags: Economy, HDAW
Meritor is partnering with TruckDown on its Meritor Service Point program to help fleets find approved service centers.
Tags: Partnership, Meritor, Service Center
January 26, 2016 - Product News
Meritor is launching a new line of Meritor AllFit clutches designed for original equipment and warehouse distributor customers.
Tags: Aftermarket Parts, Meritor, HDAW, Clutches
January 26, 2016 - Industry News
Stu MacKay, president of MacKay & Company, took time during the recent Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue to compare today’s aftermarket to that of 1956. What a difference 60 years make.
Tags: Aftermarket, HDAW, MacKay and Co., Distribution
January 25, 2016 - Industry News
Power Heavy Duty has appointed Mark Iasiello as its new general manager, the organization announced at its annual member meeting during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week.
Tags: Leadership, People, Power Heavy Duty
January 25, 2016 - Product News
HDA Truck Pride has partnered with trucking telematics and fleet management solutions company iMatics to produce an aftermarket telematics program designed to help fleets and independent repair facilities.
Tags: Telematics, Fleet Management Software, Aftermarket, HDA Truck Pride, Parts and Service
January 21, 2016 - Industry News
Vipar Heavy Duty is sponsoring a Northwood University student intern during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week, allowing him to participate in Vipar’s activities during the conference.
Tags: Vipar Heavy Duty, HDAW, Distributors, Colleges and Universities
The 11th annual Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week is a gathering of the independent heavy-duty aftermarket industry. Set to begin on Jan. 25, it will offer educational programs, a product expo, peer networking, social activities and meetings for suppliers and distributors.
Tags: Aftermarket, Events, HDAW
January 13, 2016 - Industry News
The Uniroyal tire brand is moving into the commercial tire market with a product line aimed at cost-conscious owner-operators and small fleets, says Michelin.
Tags: Michelin Americas Truck Tires, Tires
January 12, 2016 - Industry News
Parts supplier SKF USA plans to transfer its North American Automotive Vehicle Service Market Distribution and Packaging operations in Hebron, Ky., to its Crossville, Tenn., facility by July 2016.
Tags: SKF, Distribution, Parts and Service, Suppliers
January 6, 2016 - Industry News
Truck component remanufacturer TransAxle has joined the Vipar Heavy Duty network of distributors as a stockholder.
Tags: Vipar Heavy Duty, Remanufactured Parts, Distributors
January 5, 2016 - Industry News
Truck dealer group Fyda Freightliner has started construction of a full-service Freightliner and Western Star dealership in Zanesville, Ohio, slated to open in April 2016.
Tags: Freightliner, Western Star, Ohio, Dealership
January 4, 2016 - Industry News
Georgia–based Truck Parts Warehouse has joined HDA Truck Pride, expanding the network’s presence in the state.
Tags: Aftermarket Parts, Georgia, HDA Truck Pride
December 30, 2015 - Industry News
The Technology and Maintenance Council has announced that it will develop an RP1210 test/verification app that will allow vehicle diagnostic adapter vendors to qualify that their VDAs are compliant with the standard.
Tags: ATA, Vehicle Repairs, TMC, Technicians, Parts and Service, Annual Meeting
December 22, 2015 - Product News
The Meritor Aftermarket Wheel End Extended Warranty program offers increased warranty coverage when complementary Meritor wheel end products are bought and installed together.
Tags: Meritor, Extended Warranty, Wheel Ends
December 15, 2015 - Industry News
The 2015 Rush Truck Centers Tech Skills Rodeo wraps up in San Antonio with the awards ceremony.
Tags: Rush Truck Centers, Technician Training
Research found fleets that saw MPG gains of 5% to 10% with rigorous PMs, Trucking Efficiency's confidence report says.
Tags: Maintenance, Preventive Maintenance, Fleet Maintenance, Fuel Economy
December 14, 2015 - Industry News
Power Heavy Duty has added Laredo, Texas-based parts distributor SR Parts as its latest member company.
Tags: Parts, Vipar Heavy Duty, Distributors, Parts and Service
December 7, 2015 - Industry News
Consolidated Metco has been recognized as a top performer by Paccar as part of its Supplier Performance Management Program for 2015.
Tags: Paccar, Supplier, Awards, ConMet, Parts and Service
December 3, 2015 - Industry News
Meritor has announced that Dickinson Fleet Services of Indianapolis is the first repair service partner approved for its Meritor Service Point Program.
Tags: Meritor, Aftermarket, Parts and Service
November 30, 2015 - Industry News
Used Class 8 truck sales were mixed in October with volumes shrinking 3% from the previous month, per the latest report from ACT Research.
Tags: ACT Research, Used Trucks, Used Truck Sales
November 25, 2015 - Industry News
Truck Centers, Inc., which operates a network of Freightliner/Western Star/Sprinter dealerships in Illinois, Missouri, and southern Indiana, has agreed to purchase the assets of Indiana-based Hill Truck Sales, Inc.
Tags: Truck Dealers
November 11, 2015 - Product News
Webb Brake Adjusters is partnering with HDA Truck Pride to sell their clearance-sensing automatic slack adjusters at more than 700 distributor locations.
Tags: Webb Wheel, Brakes, HDA Truck Pride, Automatic Slack Adjusters
November 11, 2015 - Industry News
Reyco Granning has named Raoul Steenekamp vice president of engineering and Ramin Zarrabi vice president of manufacturing.
Tags: Leadership, Reyco Granning, Aftermarket, People, Suspensions
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