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February 18, 2014

Goodyear Adds Commercial Tire & Service Center In Texas

The Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Network continues to expand with the addition of a new Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Center in Wichita Falls, Texas.

February 18, 2014

Rotary Lift Introduces MW-500 Mobile Wheel Lift

Rotary Lift’s new MW-500 Mobile Wheel Lift can remove and position any size wheel or tire weighing up to 500 pounds, making it much easier and more ergonomic for technicians to work on heavy-duty trucks, buses and construction equipment.

February 13, 2014

Study: Advanced Powertrains to Drive Remanufactured Replacement Component Market

The entry of advanced class 6-8 powertrain systems that comply with new emission regulations will drive revenue for the North American remanufactured replacement components market over the next five to seven years.

February 10, 2014

Commentary: Getting Ready For Discs

Have you been avoiding spec’ing your vehicles with air disc brakes because you think they are not seeing widespread use or because you have concerns about the cost of maintaining them? Aftermarket Editor Denise Rondini says you may be surprised.

February 6, 2014

Eaton Announces Enhancements to Aftermarket Transmission Program

Power management company Eaton has made several enhancements to its lineup of Flex Reman transmissions. Among the improvements to the Flex product line is changing the part numbers to a model based part number.

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.

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