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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.

January 8, 2014

Honeywell To Sell Friction Materials Business To Federal-Mogul

Honeywell announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell its Friction Materials business unit to Federal Mogul Corporation for approximately $155 million.

January 6, 2014

Vipar Heavy Duty Announces Acquisition of Power Heavy Duty

Vipar Heavy Duty announced the acquisition of Power Heavy Duty based in Pearland, Texas. As a result of the transaction, Power Heavy Duty will become part of the Vipar Heavy Duty family of companies and continue to serve the marketplace as a separate brand.

December 31, 2013

Lifting Up Your Shop

Whether you have lifts in your shop or not, there are some factors to consider before purchasing a lift or when determining whether the lift you have is right for your needs.

December 23, 2013

APH Launches New Commercial Vehicle Division

Automotive Parts Headquarters Inc., a family-owned aftermarket auto parts distributor and store group, is expanding into the heavy-duty market with the creation of its new commercial vehicle division.

December 16, 2013

Commentary: Is Purchasing Parts Online Right For You?

The Internet is opening avenues for parts purchases that never existed before. But does it make sense for you to consider adding online parts purchasing to your parts buying strategy?

December 15, 2013

Mitchell 1 Updates Web-based Truck Repair Information Programs

Mitchell 1 has completed updates to their suite of Web-based software programs for medium- and heavy-duty trucks, providing diagnostic, repair and labor time information for the model year 2013.

December 12, 2013

Low-Cost Wheel End Brake Components Increasing Penetration in the Aftermarket

The growing Mega Trend of urbanization and the consequent increase in vehicles in operation has culminated in more stop-and-go traffic than ever before. This has lead to higher wear and tear in wheel end brake components, creating a strong case for the class 4-8 commercial vehicle wheel end brake components market, according to a new analysis from Frost & Sullivan.

December 9, 2013

Aero Clad Bumper for Peterbilt 367 and 587

Hendrickson Bumper and Trim released new All Makes Aero Clad bumpers for the Peterbilt Model 367 and Model 587 trucks. The Aero Clad Peterbilt Model 367 and Model 587 bumpers are another addition to the All Makes aftermarket bumper program from Hendrickson.

November 25, 2013

HDAW’14 Sets New Records for Supplier Participation

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week organizers report record-breaking registrations from exhibiting suppliers for the 2014 conference, with a 105 year-to-date increase in the number of supplier-company exhibitors from the previous year.

November 25, 2013

Freightliner Trucks Offers Twin Steer Prep Kits for 114SD and 122SD

Freightliner Trucks is now offering twin steer chassis prep kits for its 114SD and 122SD truck models. The prep kits will serve to quickly facilitate aftermarket conversions and installation of second steer axle and heavy-duty suspensions, resulting in faster delivery to the customer.

November 22, 2013

Peterbilt, Universal Technical Institute Team For Training

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.

November 21, 2013

Hunter Introduces WinAlign HD Alignment System

Hunter’s new WinAlign HD alignment system allows fleet operators to perform truck and trailer alignments without unhooking the trailer from the tractor, maximizing workflow and reducing setup time.

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