Parts and Service

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January 17, 2018

6 Ways to Stay on Top of Your Parts Inventory

A well-managed parts inventory helps can help a heavy-duty truck fleet prevent downtime and save money.

January 17, 2018

APC Launches Replacement Parts Program for Trucks

APC Automotive Technologies has launched a replacement parts category program for light-, medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles.

January 16, 2018

Commentary: Truck Parts Suppliers Step Up Online Presence

Having the right parts on hand for a repair is key to maximizing commercial vehicle uptime. Recognizing this need, truck and component manufacturers are stepping up and making changes to their online parts catalogs.

December 28, 2017

Michelin Sells TCi Stores, Retread Shop to Independent Dealers

Michelin North America Inc. has sold four Tire Centers stores and a TCi retread plant to two independent commercial tire dealers.

December 22, 2017

Accuride Expands North American Distribution Network

Component supplier Accuride has announced a strategic expansion of its North American distribution network to provide targeted customer coverage in key regional markets.

December 20, 2017

Year in Review: The Truck Aftermarket in 2017

Because of the importance of parts and service to fleet efficiency, fleet owners and managers pay close attention to developments and trends in the truck parts and service aftermarket. Aftermarket Editor Denise Rondini recaps some of the key aftermarket issues from 2017.

December 19, 2017

Commentary: An Update on Right to Repair

The independent aftermarket — and by extension fleets — are better off today because of Right to Repair efforts, says Aftermarket Contributing Editor Denise Rondini in her December column.

December 11, 2017

Meritor Launches First Products Through Mach Brand

Meritor has announced the availability of the first products under its new Mach value brand that includes approximately 2,000 part numbers for the company's driveline, drive axle and transmission offerings.

December 4, 2017

Daimler Trucks to Deliver 3D Printed Parts in Test Program

Daimler Trucks North America has announced will make its first delivery of plastic parts produced using 3D printing technology in the coming weeks as part of a pilot program.

November 7, 2017

TruckPro Acquires Class 8 Parts

Class 8 has been in business since 1998 and is a leading provider of aftermarket truck parts in Central Pennsylvania.

September 29, 2017

Michelin Selling More TCi Locations

Three months after selling 27 Tire Centers stores to an independent tire dealer in the southeastern U.S. Michelin North America is planning to sell more of its TCi locations.

September 29, 2017

Rodriguez Distribution Joins Power Heavy Duty

Aftermarket parts distributor Rodriguez Distribution has joined Power Heavy Duty as a member company.

September 26, 2017

Navistar OnCommand to Offer Parts Failure Prediction Feature

Navistar has announced a number of updates to its OnCommand Connection platform, showing a new feature called Live Action Plans, which predicts when a part is going to fail before it does.

September 15, 2017

Love’s Acquires Speedco from Bridgestone Americas

Love’s Travel Stops and Bridgestone Americas reached an agreement for Love’s to purchase Speedco, a national network of service locations that provides quick lube and inspection services to the trucking industry.

September 7, 2017

Vipar Heavy Duty, Meritor Establish Long-Term Alliance

Vipar Heavy Duty and Meritor announced a new long-term agreement to offer Meritor’s products through the Vipar Heavy Duty network and its family of companies.

August 3, 2017

Daimler Produces its First 3D-Printed Metal Part

In Europe, Mercedes-Benz Trucks has printed its first spare part made of metal that has passed all stages of the company’s quality assurance process.

July 20, 2017

Childersburg Truck Service Joins Power Heavy Duty

Heavy-duty distributor Childersburg Truck Service has joined the Power Heavy Duty buying group.

July 19, 2017

Commentary: Finding a Good Fit When Selecting a Service Provider

For outsourcing to be successful the fleet has to find a provider that is a good fit for its operation. While there is no quick formula you can use to find the perfect company, there are some actions you can take that will get you close to finding the service provider that will mesh best with your operation, writes Aftermarket Contributing Editor Denise Rondini,

July 17, 2017

Evaluating Options for Outside Service

Turnaround time, competency of technicians, and cost are just a few of the factors that go into a fleet’s decision to outsource maintenance and repair.

July 12, 2017

Mack Names Winners of Mack Masters Competition

A team from truck dealer CIT Trucks in Rockford, Illinois, have proven themselves tops when it comes to their knowledge of Mack’s service systems and procedures, winning the biennial Mack Masters Competition.

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