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
HDA Truck Pride is partnering with the ASE Industry Education Alliance to recruit recently trained technicians for the trucking industry.
Tags: Training, ASE, HDA Truck Pride, Technicians
November 10, 2015 - Industry News
Heavy-duty component manufacturer, Stemco, has settled a lawsuit with competitor RevHD and its owners over uncompetitive practices.
Tags: Aftermarket Parts, Lawsuits, Stemco, RevHD
November 2, 2015 - Product News
Power Heavy Duty has launched a new website with an upgraded design and improved functionality for members, supplier partners and end-users.
Tags: Website, Distributors, Suppliers
October 30, 2015 - Product News
Westport Innovations aftermarket parts division, Westport Parts + Service, has formed a distribution partnership with Alliant Power with an initial focus on Class 1-5 light-duty vehicles through select Alliant Power distributors.
Tags: Diesel, Natural Gas Vehicles, Distributors, Westport
October 19, 2015 - Industry News
The system replaces the traditional first in, first out method of working on customers’ vehicles by diverting jobs that will take under four hours to special service bays with dedicated technicians.
Tags: Vehicle Repairs, Customer Service, Mack Trucks, ATA MC&E
October 16, 2015 - Industry News
Eberspaecher Climate Control Systems North America has named Brian Covello its new president.
Tags: Leadership, People, Espar Heater Systems, Eberspaecher
October 14, 2015 - Product News
Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America has received Paccar’s 2014 50 PPM Quality Achievement award for suppliers.
Tags: Paccar, Supplier, Mitusbishi, Awards
October 8, 2015 - Product News
Eaton is offering expanded warranty coverage for the company’s aftermarket transmissions and clutches.
Tags: Eaton, Aftermarket Parts, Transmissions, Extended Warranty, Clutches
October 7, 2015 - Product News
Meritor Wabco is offering a new line of remanufactured air dryers, starting with the System Saver 1200 family of products for heavy- and medium-duty trucks.
Tags: Recycling, Meritor Wabco, Remanufactured Parts
October 2, 2015 - Industry News
Former NCAA football coach and ESPN analyst Lou Holtz will serve as the keynote speaker for the Vipar Heavy Duty Annual Business Conference scheduled for Oc. 18 -23, 2015.
Tags: Conference, Aftermarket Parts, Keynote Speech, Vipar Heavy Duty, Events
September 30, 2015 - Product News
Stemco has switched its Genuine CentriFuse brake drum product line to a new blue color to distinguish the products from fake overseas copies.
Tags: Brake Drum, Counterfeit Goods, Stemco
September 30, 2015 - Industry News
Mexican company Distribuidora Aresco has joined the Vipar Heavy Duty network of distributors as a stockholder, Vipar announced.
Tags: Mexico, Aftermarket Parts, Vipar Heavy Duty, Distributors
September 29, 2015 - Industry News
The American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists will focus on axle maintenance during its 23rd Technician Training Clinic.
Tags: Technician Training, ACOFAS, Hendrickson
September 25, 2015 - Industry News
Stemco has announced the promotion of Michael Keller to director of aftermarket sales.
Tags: Sales, Aftermarket Parts, People, Stemco
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