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 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
March 12, 2014 - Industry News
Michelin Americas Truck Tires announced Michelin Truck Care, a national network of mechanical service providers for trucks with dedicated fleet maintenance managers and technicians, along with standardized services that are audited by Michelin.
Tags: maintenance, Michelin Americas Truck Tires, Aftermarket, Michelin Truck Care
February 24, 2014 - Industry News
Inland Truck Parts has reinvested in North Texas with a new, larger Denton facility just up the street from their former location. The new facility at 4321 N. Elm Street is open for truck repairs and service.
Tags: Aftermarket, Inland Truck Parts
February 5, 2014 - Industry News
The more complex, expensive and harder to replace the component is, the more likely fleets are to purchase the manufacturer’s brand, according to a recent study by MacKay & Co.
Tags: Parts, Aftermarket, HDAD, HDAW, MacKay and Co., Alliance Truck Parts, HDAW 2014, Euclid, Fleetrite, Aftermarket Parts
January 31, 2014 - Industry News
Components and parts are lasting longer, which means fleets will be spending less on replacement parts. According to survey results from MacKay & Co. presented at the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue in Las Vegas, the most significant component longevity gains have been in power transmission.
Tags: Aftermarket, HDAW, MacKay and Co., HDAW 2014, Aftermarket Parts, HDMA
January 30, 2014 - Industry News
Online parts ordering is a growing trend, based on results from a recent MacKay & Company survey on fleet parts purchasing, presented during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week.
Tags: Aftermarket Parts, Aftermarket, MacKay and Co., HDAW, HDAW 2014
January 29, 2014 - Industry News
Meritor has long positioned itself as a provider of information and training, but has gone one step further developing two Nissan high-roof NV3500 trucks that will deliver onsite product and systems education to fleets, warehouse distributors and independent service garages in the United States and Canada.
Tags: Meritor, Aftermarket, Technician Training, Brakes, maintenance, Training, Technicians, HDAW 2014, HDAW
January 27, 2014 - Industry News
Bendix has announced the 2014 schedule for its in-person Bendix Brake Training School, continuing its efforts to support and educate both new and experienced technicians.
Tags: Bendix, Aftermarket, Technician Training, In the Shop
January 22, 2014 - Industry News
Citing safety and a concern about counterfeit parts, Shaun Shroff, vice president of DuraBrake, says the company is forming the Wheel End Manufacturers Association, Linkedin Group.
Tags: Aftermarket, Wheels, Brakes, HDAW
November 22, 2013 - Industry News
Peterbilt Motors Co. has teamed with Universal Technical Institute to create the Peterbilt Technician Institute program, an exclusive curriculum focused on comprehensive service technician training, the company recently announced.
Tags: Peterbilt, Aftermarket, Technician Training, In the Shop, Technicians, Universal Technical Institute
November 18, 2013 - Industry News
Daimler Trucks North America is taking steps to meet a goal of "undisputed leadership" in the aftermarket parts and service business, including revamping inventory and parts delivery and using technology to speed diagnosis and repairs.
Tags: Aftermarket, Daimler Trucks North America, Alliance Truck Parts, Fleet Maintenance
August 6, 2013 - Industry News
Companies that remanufacture engines could see their customer base shrinking, according to a Frost & Sullivan analysis, as OE engines improve and interest in hybrids and alternative fuel vehicles increases.
Tags: Remanufacturing, Frost & Sullivan, Engines, Aftermarket
April 5, 2013 - Industry News
Universal Technical Institute is now offering a Cummins engine program at its Exton campus. To celebrate the new program, UTI-Exton will hold a grand opening on Thursday, April 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tags: Cummins, Aftermarket, UTI, Engines, Technicians, Training
February 4, 2013 - Industry News
HDA Truck Pride is continuing to grow by adding Fleet Friction. Fleet Friction is located in San Diego, Calif. Their management team includes: Owners Mike Buscher and Richard Harrigan and General Manager Craig Dawson.
Tags: HDA Truck Pride, Fleet Friction, Aftermarket, Brakes, Distributors
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