March 24, 2015
Eaton added a series of initiatives to the company’s Roadranger service network to better meet the needs of North American heavy-duty trucking fleets.
Remanufactured parts are a $7 billion business at retail, which has been growing slowly over the past 30 years but even with this growth, there are some misconceptions about what remanufacturing means and about the quality of reman parts.
March 23, 2015
Mack Trucks has announced extended service intervals for diesel particulate filters and diesel engine oil and filter changes on all model year 2011 and newer Mack trucks with an MP7, MP8 or MP10 engine.
Anybody can change a tire, but does your dealer make yard calls and bring some inventory along so the necessary tires can be changed on site without delay?
March 17, 2015
2014 and 2015 might be the sweet spot for aftermarket parts and service, in large part due to the average age of the truck population.
February 20, 2015
Kenworth named Truck Enterprises Hagerstown its 2014 Parts and Service Dealer of the Year and named Worldwide Equipment as the 2014 TRP All-Makes Dealer of the Year.
February 9, 2015
Peterbilt gave out several awards to affiliated dealers at the company’s annual Dealer Meeting in Scottsdale, Ariz. The two-day business meeting also included presentations and sessions covering industry topics.
January 28, 2015
Saying that service is the key to the parts industry, Stu MacKay, president of MacKay & Co. focused on how changing service patterns are affecting the truck parts aftermarket.
January 20, 2015
CCC Parts Company has completed the purchase of TOR Truck Corporation, a wholesale distribution company specializing in providing drivetrain solutions and components. CCC Parts Company is a wholesale distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer products.
November 17, 2014
The Canadian dealership group opened a new parts and service center called Peterbilt Manitoba-East operating in Springfield, Manitoba.
November 6, 2014
Penske Automotive has completed its acquisition of The Around the Clock Freightliner Group, a heavy and medium duty truck dealership group operating in Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico.
November 4, 2014
Summit Holdings opened a new truck lease and rental facility in Kansas City, Kan. It will also function as a parts and service location, housing 10 service bays as well as diagnostic equipment for repairs.
September 26, 2014
The Joe Gear Companies are joining the Vipar Heavy Duty network of distributors after becoming a stockholder in Vipar.
September 23, 2014
TruckPro completed the purchase of Palm Beach Spring Company, an independent distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer products and repair services.
November 8, 2013
John Weller of Weller Truck Parts and Zach Bawel, president of Jasper Engine and Transmission Exchange, announced that a letter of intent to purchase Weller Truck Parts has been signed by all parties.
October 16, 2013
Kenworth of Pennsylvania has opened a parts and service location at a newly renovated facility in York, Pa., that offers easy access to U.S. Highway 30 and U.S. Interstate 83.
October 11, 2013
The relatively simple aftermarket of the ‘80s has become a rather complicated one. Fleets now have more choices than ever for their parts and service needs. Aftermarket Editor Denise Rondini explores these changes in her new HDT column.
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