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June 3, 2013

Independents Look to Service for Growth

Consolidation, more proprietary parts and increased competition are squeezing margins for those who sell heavy-duty truck parts. Industry experts are on the record saying that in the future, aftermarket parts distributors need to have service as part of their business if they want to remain profitable.

May 31, 2013

Haldex Names Reman Sales Manager

Haldex has named Tim Shaw national sales manager for reman components as well as two new directors of trailer sales.

May 6, 2013

Meritor Names Evans Chairman, Interim CEO/President

Meritor has named Ivor J. Evans executive chairman of the board and interim chief executive officer and president. Evans, who has been a member of the board of directors since 2005, succeeds Charles "Chip" McClure Jr., who is departing from the company.

May 3, 2013

Peterbilt Honors Dealers

Peterbilt honored several dealers during its recent annual dealer meeting, held at the Paccar MX Engine manufacturing facility in Columbus, Miss. The company handed out Medium Duty Dealer of the Year, Parts and Service Dealer of the Year, Paccar MX-13 Engine Dealer of the Year and TRP Dealer of the Year awards.

May 1, 2013

How Much Do You Know About Heavy-Duty Coolants?

n the emerging days of the heavy-duty industry, as liquid-cooled engines were being developed and heaters were added to allow winter driving, finding the right coolant could be as easy as taking a trip to your pantry. Coolant is a lot more complex today, and the more you know about it, the better you can help your customers.

May 1, 2013

CSA: Aftermarket Profit Opportunity

It is not too often in the trucking industry that regulation is seen as a good thing. Yet the recent Compliance, Safety, Accountability regulations may prove the exception to the rule, at least when it comes to the heavy-duty aftermarket.

April 30, 2013

Meritor Announces Agreement to Sell Ownership Stake in Brazilian Joint Venture

Meritor Inc. announced it has signed a purchase and sale agreement to sell its 50% ownership interest in Suspensys Sistemas Automotivos LTDA to its joint venture partner Randon S.A. Implementos E Participacoes.

April 30, 2013

Meritor Reports Sales Down 22%

Meritor Inc. reported financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2013, which included that its sales were $908 million, down $252 million or 22 percent, from the same period last year.

April 24, 2013

Reyco Granning Expands Aftermarket Distribution Network

Reyco Granning announced that The Universal Group headquartered in Pennsauken, N.J., has become its newest authorized aftermarket distributor.

April 15, 2013

Keep Them Turning Wrenches

Every shop wants its technicians to be as proficient and productive as they can. Yet most shops fail to see the things that are getting in the way of achieving this goal.

April 5, 2013

Cummins, UTI Expand Diesel Technician Program

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.

April 5, 2013

Babine Truck & Equipment Service Technicians Take First Vista World Championship Semifinals.

Service technicians from Babine Truck & Equipment of Prince George, Canada earned first place at the 2012-2013 Volvo Trucks North American Vista World Championship semifinals.

April 2, 2013

Denso Sales California is Now Denso Products and Services Americas Inc.

Denso Sales California Inc. announced the completion of its reorganization under a new name – Denso Products and Services Americas Inc. The establishment of its Aftermarket Business Headquarters for the Americas in Long Beach, Calif. was first announced on Oct. 31, 2012.

March 26, 2013

HDA Truck Pride EDI Solutions

HDT Truck Pride is working on the second phase of its EDI solutions program, focusing on vendor partners.

March 26, 2013

Managing Cores for Profitability

Dealers, distributors and repair garages that take core management seriously do well, and those who don’t take it seriously don’t do as well. It is as simple as that, according to Dave Clark, manager of consulting at Karmak. Don't do it well, and a profit opportunity could turn into a profit drain.

March 25, 2013

Registration Open for Aftermarket Online Courses

The University of the Aftermarket is now registering aftermarket industry professionals for 12 online courses that will begin May 20.

March 25, 2013

Vipar HD, Accuride Ink Three-Year Deal

Vipar Heavy Duty and Accuride announced a new three year agreement where Vipar HD will offer Accuride Wheels, Gunite wheel-end components and Imperial Group products.

March 20, 2013

Gabriel Signs New Master Distributors for Fleetline and GasSLX Products

The Original Gabriel (Ride Control LLC), which makes light vehicle and heavy-duty OE and aftermarket shocks and struts, has signed agreements with four new Master Distributors of its Fleetline and GasSLX products

March 20, 2013

University of the Aftermarket Offers “Aftermarket 101” for New Aftermarket Employees

The University of the Aftermarket will present its “Aftermarket 101” program at Federal-Mogul headquarters in Southfield, Mich., May 29-30.

March 19, 2013

Watch for Changing Powertrain Technology to Meet Fuel Economy Regs

What type of engine systems and parts will you be dealing with in the future? From electric-drive turbos to waste heat regeneration, Derek Kaufman, president of C3 Network, examined powertrain trends during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week earlier this year.

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