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February 5, 2014

Manufacturer Brand Or Value Brand: What Are Fleets Using?

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.

February 5, 2014

Fontaine Fifth Wheel Releases Catalog

Fontaine Fifth Wheel has released a new 20-page catalog that covers its full line of fifth wheels. The comprehensive catalog replaces multiple individual product brochures to simplify the fifth wheel ordering process.

February 5, 2014

Rotary Lift Introduces New Lighting Solutions for All Vehicle Lift Users

Rotary Lift has introduced Tech Lights, an innovative new line of LED shop lights. The Rotary Lift Tech Lights series offers powerful lighting options that can be adapted to meet a variety of service bay needs. Each light comes with mounting clips that are magnetic, so the lights can be set up in a variety of locations without drilling.

January 31, 2014

Longer-Lasting Parts, Regulations Causing Changes In Parts Demand

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.

January 31, 2014

Bob Phillips Inducted Into HD Hall of Fame

Bob Phillips, chairman and CEO of Phillips Industries, was inducted into the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Hall of Fame during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week.

January 31, 2014

Imperial Introduces Mobile App

Mobile users can now download the Imperial Mobile App for iOS and Android devices. This give them ability to access and purchase over 25,000 fleet maintenance products while on the go, according to the company.

January 30, 2014

Online Parts Ordering Becoming More Popular

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.

January 30, 2014

Timken Launches Online Technical Training

The Timken Co. announced the launch of Timken Tech Series for Commercial Vehicles, an online training program for professional technicians and distributors. Available at www.timken.com/techseries, the training starts with tapered roller bearings. Courses covering lubricants, driveline center support bearings, seals and other topics will be added periodically.

January 29, 2014

New Organization of Aftermarket Leaders Formed

A new group of heavy-duty trucking aftermarket leaders have formed a new organization, GenNext, to educate, mentor and recruit the next generation of aftermarket leaders.

January 29, 2014

Meritor Goes from Quarterly Loss to Profit

Truck component maker Meritor recorded a profit for the final quarter of last year, compared to a loss the same time a year ago, according to a newly released earnings report.

January 29, 2014

Meritor Continues On Its Journey To Provide Training

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.

January 27, 2014

Bendix Announces 2014 Brake Training School Schedule

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.

January 22, 2014

Wheel End Manufacturers Group Forms

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.

January 21, 2014

Volvo Trucks Names Nacarato Volvo 2013 North American Dealer of the Year

Nacarato Volvo of Nashville, Tenn., has been named Volvo Trucks’ 2013 North American Dealer of the Year. The annual award recognizes Nacarato Volvo’s organization and employees for overall accomplishment and performance.

January 14, 2014

Ridewell Suspensions Announces New RSS-233

Ridewell introduces the release of the RSS-233, a steerable auxiliary lift axle suspension system that provides a balance of weight and price. This completely new suspension design includes a compact mounting envelope and an easy mount, adjustable hanger system. This suspension also ships fully assembled for efficient installation.

January 13, 2014

Kiene Diesel Develops Another Clutch Caddy Adapter

Kiene Diesel developed a new adapter for the multifunctional Clutch Caddy. The CC2066 DPF kit includes a support tray, a matched set of ballistic nylon JackSacks and a 2-inch Load Hugger Safety Strap to secure the load.

January 10, 2014

Mahle Clevite Inc. Transitions Name to Mahle Aftermarket Inc.

Mahle Clevite Inc. announced the transition of its company name to Mahle Aftermarket Inc. The changeover to the company’s name was effective Jan. 1, and serves a dual purpose: to bring Mahle in line with all of the Mahle Global Aftermarket divisions, and to highlight the substantial diversification of the Mahle Aftermarket product mix.

January 9, 2014

Goodyear Expands Its Retread Network

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has expanded its Goodyear Authorized Retread network with the addition of Colonial Tire Distributors, a Richmond, Va.-based firm that serves trucking fleets with new Goodyear commercial truck tires, Goodyear retreads, and other products and services.

January 9, 2014

Dossier Adds Audit Trail for Fleet Management Tracking

Arsenault Associates has introduced a new Audit Trail Option to Dossier, its fleet maintenance management software. Audit Trail provides a history of all transactions in Dossier, including who in an organization did what and when.

January 8, 2014

Great Dane Opens New Dealership in Montreal

Great Dane is pleased to announce the addition of Great Dane of Montreal to its Canadian distribution network.

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