May 25, 2016
Road salts damage steel and aluminum wheels, and there are proper ways to maintain and repair them.
May 23, 2016
Sixteen-year company veteran Merrick Murphy has been named president of the Alcoa Wheel and Transportation Products business.
February 28, 2016
The package options do not require customers to purchase pre-assembled kits. Instead, customers can continue to purchase and install product as they do today. Fleets can reduce sourcing by using SKF wheel end components on both truck and trailer applications.
February 11, 2016
Modern Tire Dealer and Heavy Duty Trucking magazines have completed an in-depth research project that provides an expansive look at truck tires and their maintenance.
January 27, 2016
At HDAW, component supplier Accuride launched its EverSteel wheel technology, designed to prevent corrosion in steel wheels, as well as two new lightweight aluminum wheels.
November 24, 2015
Investigations into hundreds of wheel separation incidents reveals that whether it was loosened wheel fasteners or failed bearings due to improper installation or loss of lubricant, better maintenance could have prevented all but a few of the incidents.
November 16, 2015
Accuride announced Monday that it has realigned its organization and upgraded its leadership team to support the company’s plans to grow as a supplier of wheel-end products to the global commercial vehicle industry.
October 22, 2015
Ken-Tool’s 34555 Shark Fin Dual Wheel Separation Bag is designed to remove stuck and corroded wheels and tires from truck and trailer axles.
October 1, 2015
Accuride’s mobile app is a product search tool and information resource for the company’s wheel and wheel-end products.
September 28, 2015
Alcoa’s board of directors unanimously approved a plan to separate into two independent, publicly-traded companies.
August 31, 2015
Maintenance tips to help achieve maximum service life for greased wheel ends, as well as several symptoms that may indicate potential problems down the road.
August 25, 2015
US Cargo Control has expanded its line of safety supply products to include wheel chocks in several types and sizes for different applications.
August 3, 2015
Alcoa will release the latest version of its Wheel Service Manual later this summer, the company announced.
July 28, 2015
Alcoa is incorporating its Wheel & Transportation Products and Alcoa Building & Construction Systems units into a single new business segment called Transportation and Construction Solutions.
July 27, 2015
Truck component manufacturer Accuride achieved record profitability in the second quarter of the year and a big improvement from the first quarter.
July 6, 2015
Wheel-end parts manufacturer RevHD has launched a free wheel-end training course on its website for training and certifying mechanics on wheel-end repairs.
June 19, 2015
Wheel-Check is a loose nut indicator designed to identify a loose wheel nut with a quick visual inspection of the wheel.
April 27, 2015
Truck component supplier Accuride Corp. nearly broke even the first quarter of the year after losing more money a year earlier.
April 9, 2015
Alcoa reported strong profits for the first quarter, saying its transformation "is fully on course," and is bullish about the commercial vehicle market.
March 26, 2015
Building on the success of its predecessor, Alcoa is bringing to market the Dura-Bright EVO wheel, said to be highly resistant to corrosion caused by road salts and weather elements, and more resistant to cleaning chemicals.
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