May 14, 2014 - Industry News
Heavy traffic makes travel in the Atlanta metro difficult with more than 400,000 people occupying the roads. MHC Kenworth is opening a new dealership in Conyers, Ga. The new location now positions MHC in every corner of Atlanta to better serve its customers.
Tags: Aftermarket, MHC Kenworth, Dealers, Georgia, Kenworth
May 13, 2014 - Industry News
A proposed Minnesota ban on lead wheel weights for all vehicles within the state, including passenger and commercial vehicles, has passed a final vote in both the state house and senate and is awaiting the signature of Gov. Mark Dayton.
Tags: Minnesota, Regulations, Lead Wheel Weights, Tires, Aftermarket, Wheels
May 6, 2014 - Industry News
Consolidated Truck Parts is the newest company to join the Vipar Heavy Duty network of distributors as a stockholder. Located in Rockwell, N.C., Consolidated Truck Parts was started in 1973 by John Hess who serves as president and owner.
Tags: Vipar Heavy Duty, Aftermarket, Expansion, Consolidated Truck Parts
Performance Truck has opened a new full-service Kenworth location with six service bays on U.S. Highway 59 in Victoria, Texas.
Tags: Kenworth, Aftermarket, Performance Truck
April 29, 2014 - Industry News
Wofford Truck Parts of El Paso, Texas, has joined the Vipar Heavy Duty network of distributors as a stockholder. Founded by its president Paul Wofford in 1985, Wofford Truck Parts specializes in heavy-duty and medium-duty truck parts.
Tags: Vipar Heavy Duty, Aftermarket, Wofford Truck Parts
April 25, 2014 - Industry News
Kenworth of South Florida – Riviera Beach has opened a new parts and service location with eight service bays and a larger parts department than at its previous location.
Tags: Aftermarket, Expansion, Service Center, Kenworth of South Florida
April 23, 2014 - Industry News
Kenworth of Pennsylvania has opened a new parts and service facility in McKees Rocks, an industrial area and suburb four miles west of downtown Pittsburgh.
Tags: Aftermarket, Dealers, Kenworth of Pennsylvania
April 18, 2014 - Industry News
Six Robblees’ and Valley Brake and Truck Parts are joining forces to create an expanded presence with a total of 22 locations, as well as expanding the company’s experience in friction and brake remanufacturing.
Tags: Aftermarket, Six Robblees, Mergers & Acquisitions, Valley Brake and Truck Parts
April 11, 2014 - Industry News
Volvo Trucks’ service capabilities in the Southwest region of the U.S. have grown with the addition of a new Bruckner’s Truck Sales facility in Albuquerque, N.M.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, New Mexico, Aftermarket, Dealers
March 19, 2014 - Industry News
CSM Companies, and French-Ellison Truck Center, announced that the two companies will merge on March 31. The result will establish the company as one of the largest commercial truck dealership groups in the United States with 19 facilities.
Tags: Aftermarket, Dealers, Mergers & Acquisitions
March 12, 2014 - Industry News
Michelin Americas Truck Tires announced Michelin Truck Care, a national network of mechanical service providers for trucks with dedicated fleet maintenance managers and technicians, along with standardized services that are audited by Michelin.
Tags: Maintenance, Michelin Americas Truck Tires, Aftermarket, Michelin Truck Care
February 27, 2014 - Industry News
Exaloy LLC announces that Tom Haughs, formerly with Tarpstop LLC, has a partnership in Exaloy as their vice president of sales and marketing/GM.
Tags: Leadership, Aftermarket, People
February 25, 2014 - Industry News
Truck Enterprises Hagerstown in Maryland was named Kenworth’s 2013 Parts and Service Dealer of the Year for the United States and Canada during the annual Kenworth Dealer Meeting held recently in the Seattle area.
Tags: Kenworth, Aftermarket Parts, Aftermarket, Dealers
February 24, 2014 - Industry News
Inland Truck Parts has reinvested in North Texas with a new, larger Denton facility just up the street from their former location. The new facility at 4321 N. Elm Street is open for truck repairs and service.
Tags: Aftermarket, Inland Truck Parts
February 18, 2014 - Industry News
The Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Network continues to expand with the addition of a new Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Center in Wichita Falls, Texas.
Tags: Goodyear, Tires, Aftermarket, Wheels, Expansion
February 13, 2014 - Industry News
The entry of advanced class 6-8 powertrain systems that comply with new emission regulations will drive revenue for the North American remanufactured replacement components market over the next five to seven years.
Tags: OEM, Frost & Sullivan, Aftermarket Parts, Powertrain, Parts, Aftermarket
February 5, 2014 - Industry News
The more complex, expensive and harder to replace the component is, the more likely fleets are to purchase the manufacturer’s brand, according to a recent study by MacKay & Co.
Tags: Aftermarket Parts, Parts, Aftermarket, HDAD, HDAW, MacKay and Co., Alliance Truck Parts, HDAW 2014
January 31, 2014 - Industry News
Components and parts are lasting longer, which means fleets will be spending less on replacement parts. According to survey results from MacKay & Co. presented at the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue in Las Vegas, the most significant component longevity gains have been in power transmission.
Tags: Aftermarket Parts, HDMA, Aftermarket, HDAW, MacKay and Co., HDAW 2014
Bob Phillips, chairman and CEO of Phillips Industries, was inducted into the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Hall of Fame during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week.
Tags: Phillips Industries, Aftermarket, Polk, People, HDAW, IHS Automotive, HDAW 2014
January 30, 2014 - Industry News
Online parts ordering is a growing trend, based on results from a recent MacKay & Company survey on fleet parts purchasing, presented during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week.
Tags: Aftermarket Parts, Aftermarket, MacKay and Co., HDAW, HDAW 2014
January 29, 2014 - Industry News
A new group of heavy-duty trucking aftermarket leaders have formed a new organization, GenNext, to educate, mentor and recruit the next generation of aftermarket leaders.
Tags: Leadership, Aftermarket, People, GenNext
Truck component maker Meritor recorded a profit for the final quarter of last year, compared to a loss the same time a year ago, according to a newly released earnings report.
Tags: OEM, Meritor, Aftermarket, Earnings
Meritor has long positioned itself as a provider of information and training, but has gone one step further developing two Nissan high-roof NV3500 trucks that will deliver onsite product and systems education to fleets, warehouse distributors and independent service garages in the United States and Canada.
Tags: Maintenance, Training, Meritor, Aftermarket, Technician Training, Brakes, Technicians, HDAW 2014, HDAW
January 27, 2014 - Industry News
Bendix has announced the 2014 schedule for its in-person Bendix Brake Training School, continuing its efforts to support and educate both new and experienced technicians.
Tags: Bendix, Aftermarket, Technician Training, In the Shop
January 22, 2014 - Industry News
Citing safety and a concern about counterfeit parts, Shaun Shroff, vice president of DuraBrake, says the company is forming the Wheel End Manufacturers Association, Linkedin Group.
Tags: Aftermarket, Wheels, Brakes, HDAW
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