January 28, 2015 - Industry News
Speaking at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue in Las Vegas, Bob Dieli, founder of RDLB says the expansion is in it 67th month and is closing in on being longer than the November 2001 to December 2007 expansion, which lasted 73 months.
Tags: Aftermarket, HDAD, Inflation, Economic Conditions
October 23, 2014 - Industry News
Commercial truck dealership chain Rush Enterprises had net income totaling $23.5 million in the third quarter, compared with $15.2 million a year ago, as Class 8 truck sales outpaced national numbers.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Truck Sales, Heavy-Duty Trucks, Aftermarket, Rush Enterprises, Dealers
September 11, 2014 - Industry News
Rush Enterprises announced that its Orlando Light and Medium Duty Truck Center has been moved to a new location.
Tags: Rush Truck Centers, Rush Enterprises, Florida, Parts, Aftermarket
September 10, 2014 - Industry News
Love’s Truck Tire Care is now available at more than 200 of the company’s travel stops across the U.S.
Tags: Love's Travel Stops, Maintenance, Truckstops, Tires, Aftermarket
Blossman Services is waiting on final governmental approval for a “blended fuel” system that injects varying amounts of propane autogas to replace diesel fuel in heavy duty truck engines.
Tags: Propane Autogas, Dual Fuel System, Alternative Fuels, Aftermarket, Engines, Blossman
August 14, 2014 - Industry News
Bendix has unveiled its newly upgraded brake shoe remanufacturing facility in Huntington, Indiana
Tags: Bendix, Remanufacturing, Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake, Brakes, Aftermarket, Aftermarket Parts
August 11, 2014 - Industry News
FleetPride has acquired the Republic Diesel truck parts and service business, expanding the company’s presence in Indiana and Kentucky.
Tags: FleetPride, Mergers & Acquisitions, Service Center, Republic Diesel, Parts, Aftermarket
August 6, 2014 - Industry News
Sales of diesel particulate filters for commercial trucks and buses in California increased at the end of 2013 and in the first half of 2014 compared to the first half of 2013, according a survey released by the Manufacturers of Emission Controls Association.
Tags: Emissions, CARB, Regulations, California, DPF, Aftermarket, Diesel Particulate Filter
July 31, 2014 - Industry News
Sales were down slightly for Meritor in its third fiscal quarter, but partly thanks to a settlement of an antitrust suit with Eaton, it saw net income of $234 million, compared to a net loss of $38 million in the same period last year.
Tags: Meritor, Aftermarket, Earnings
July 29, 2014 - Industry News
Hadley has named Tim Lampen fleet and dealer account manager, responsible for developing new business within the fleet and dealer industry.
Tags: Aftermarket, People, Hadley Products, Parts
July 23, 2014 - Industry News
A group fostering young aftermarket leaders gets major support from Vipar Heavy Duty.
Tags: Vipar Heavy Duty, Aftermarket, GenNext, Associations
July 17, 2014 - Industry News
The majority of the deliveries, which started July 1, to Navistar’s roughly 350 North American dealers will be Eaton Flex Reman transmissions.
Tags: Eaton, Navistar, Aftermarket, Transmissions, Remanufactured Parts
May 28, 2014 - Industry News
As a result of continued growth, Bergstrom, a designer and and supplier of climate systems to the commercial vehicle industry, has promoted Joe Kirby to general manager of aftermarket sales.
Tags: People, Bergstrom, Aftermarket
May 23, 2014 - Industry News
Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation has announced that its the Vehicle Components division will be renamed Federal-Mogul Motorparts.
Tags: Federal Mogul, Aftermarket, OEM, Aftermarket Parts, Parts
May 14, 2014 - Industry News
Utility Trailer Manufacturing announced the opening of a new parts location in San Benito, Texas on June 1, 2014.
Tags: Aftermarket, Utility Trailer Manufacturing, Trailers
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
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