Aftermarket

Photo: Meritor

News

Meritor Expands FastSet No-Ream King Pin Kit Line

Meritor has expanded the FastSet king pin kit product line to offer 45 no-ream kits for aftermarket king pin replacement, the company announced at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week.

Chris Baer. Photo: Vipar

News

Vipar Poised for Aftermarket Growth

Chris Baer, president of Vipar Heavy Duty, described the parts-buying group as entering its “third generation of growth” at a press conference during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week. Baer said Vipar now has 820 points of sale in the U.S. Canada and Mexico.

News

Dana Announces E-commerce Platform

Saying it is listening to the needs of its customers, Dana Corp. unveiled a new e-commerce platform during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week.

Products

Continental Offers Belt Designed for Extreme Duty

Continental, an automotive supplier, tire manufacturer and industrial partner, has introduced the Extreme Duty Poly-V belt for the North American heavy-duty aftermarket.

Two 22.5 x 8.25 steel wheels new to the Accu-Lite line. Photo: Accuride

News

Accuride Offers New Wheels, Warranties

Accuride introduced new steel and aluminum wheels and extended warranties on anti-corrosion coatings at this year’s Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week in Las Vegas.

News

Economic Outlook for 2017: More of the Same?

The outlook for the U.S. economy is expansion at a pace around trend through 2019, according to Bill Strauss, senior economist and economic advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, speaking at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue.

The 16.1-liter Volvo D16 and Mack MP10 diesel are going out of production for lack of customer demand. Image: Volvo Trucks

News

Volvo, Mack, to Discontinue 16-liter Diesel Immediately

Volvo says a general trend toward 13-liter diesel engines is a key factor in discontinuing D16 production.

Manufacturing under way at SAF-Holland plant in  Bessenbach Germany. Photo: SAF-Holland S.A.

News

SAF-Holland to Close Michigan Plants, Consolidate Elsewhere

The change will also move production closer to its truck and trailer customer base, the company announced from its European headquarters.

Denise Rondini

Articles

Commentary: What Dealers Are Doing to Better Meet Fleet Needs

While it may feel like dealers are ignoring fleets’ concerns, based on interviews with the American Truck Dealers/Heavy Duty Trucking/Procede Truck Dealer of the Year nominees, dealers not only hear what fleets are saying, but also are trying to do something about it.

Deval Joshi Photo courtesy of Vipar Heavy Duty

News

Vipar Appoints Senior Program Manager

Deval Joshi will be responsible for developing supplier programs with Vipar Heavy Duty and its family companies

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