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January 17, 2013

East Coast Brake Rebuilders Adds High-Tech Paint System

East Coast Brake Rebuilders in Virginia Beach, Va., has added a new paint system for brake shoes it says is one of the first in the industry

January 17, 2013

Rocky Mountain Parts Specialists broadens Utah reach

After Rocky Mountain Parts Specialists acquired Truman Parts Company out of Brigham City, Utah, in November, they decided to relocate the business to Lindon, Utah, south of Salt Lake City. In the process, they also expanded into a 20,000-square-foot facility with an enhanced inventory over $600,000

January 17, 2013

Stemco Names New Director of Aftermarket Sales

Salvatore Miscio has joined the Stemco team as director of aftermarket sales. He will be responsible for aftermarket sales in the U.S. as well as in Canada

January 17, 2013

Meritor Makes Executive Changes as Part of Reorganization

Meritor announced a series of organizational changes it says are designed to more closely align its overall structure with its recent business segment consolidation

January 14, 2013

Patent Case Before Supreme Court Could Have 'Chilling' Effect on Reman

The Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association has joined two other trade associations in filing a friend of the court brief in the United States Supreme Court opposing the right of a patent holder to impose post-sale restrictions on the use of its patented products.

January 14, 2013

Kevin Peters Named CEO of FleetPride

FleetPride Inc. announced that Kevin A. Peters has been appointed CEO of FleetPride, effective Jan. 14. Peters succeeds Woody McGee, who will remain on the board of directors

January 8, 2013

CSA Changes Mean More Attention to Maintenance Items Than Ever

The latest revision to the way the federal government assesses fleet safety and compliance will mean the Vehicle Maintenance BASIC just got more important than ever

January 8, 2013

The Business Case for Synthetic Lubes

For years, some fleets have turned to synthetic engine oils for easier starts in cold-weather climates and to help them extend oil drain intervals. But if that's the only selling point you're using for synthetic lubes, it may be time for some consumer education

January 7, 2013

MPi Enters HD Truck Market with Edge WorldClass

MPi introduced Edge WorldClass for heavy-duty truck shops, a comprehensive package of software products and process training to help truck shops improve vehicle turnaround time, sell more parts, and streamline communications

January 3, 2013

Midwest Wheel Announces Employee Changes

Midwest Wheel recently announced a number of employee changes, including appointing Andy Barkley to branch manager, Sioux City; appointing Todd Scheitler to territory manager; and the retirement of Dave Reiff from his position as branch manager, Sioux City

January 3, 2013

Fleet Brake Adds New Location in Ontario

Fleet Brake announced plans for a new parts distribution center in Mississauga, Ontario. When at full capacity, the 50,000-square-foot facility will employ up to 50 people and is expected to be operational in February 2013.

December 28, 2012

2013 HDRG Remanufacturing Summit Scheduled

The Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association's Heavy Duty Remanufacturing Group will host its annual HDRG Summit at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas on Jan. 21

December 27, 2012

ACOFAS Schedules Vibration Clinic, Frame Diagnostics Repeat

ACOFAS, the American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists, will hold a technician training clinic on "Chassis Vibration: Diagnostics and Repair" in Dallas April 22-23

December 18, 2012

OEMs Outline Natural Gas Product Plans

If you're wondering about whether parts and service for natural gas engines will be in your future, it might be useful to take a look at what engine and truck makers will be offering

December 18, 2012

A Different Way to Sell

'People continue to sell as if they were in a quaint Norman Rockwell painting. That no longer works like it used to." Instead, says Rich Farrell, president of Tangent Knowledge Systems and author of the book "Selling has Nothing to do with Selling," a salesperson should play the role of a "change agent" rather than the more typical product-centric transactional approach

December 18, 2012

FleetPride Acquires Drake Supply Company

FleetPride Inc., the nation's largest retailer of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, has acquired the assets of Drake Supply Co

December 12, 2012

Supplier Panel Announced for Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue

The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association and MacKay & Company have announced the participants for the Heavy Duty Supplier panel, one of the three Industry Expert Discussion Panels to take place as part of the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue conference

December 11, 2012

HDA Truck Pride Expands Master Warehouse Program

HDA Truck Pride has expanded its Master Warehouse to a new, larger facility in the metropolitan St Louis area

November 27, 2012

Investcorp Completes Sale of FleetPride

Aftermarket truck and trailer parts distributor FleetPride has been sold to U.S.-based TPG Capital, one of the largest private equity investment firms globally, for more than $1 billion

November 13, 2012

Meritor to Consolidate Remanufacturing Operations

Meritor Inc. announced that it plans to consolidate its North American remanufacturing operations and create a "center of excellence" in Plainfield, Ind

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