Western Star assembles 31 trucks a day at Kelowna and 3 a day at its new North Charleston, SC, plant opened late last year.
Kenworth, Peterbilt, International and Volvo have also announced shutdowns and production cutbacks.
Truck manufacturers are moving to a business model that centers on maximized product uptime, or repairing equipment before it ever breaks down. Commentary by Aftermarket Contributing Editor Denise Rondini.
Hendrickson has announced the availability of Lift Axle parts information through its Plus+ Parts Look Up System.
Dana has appointed a new senior director of strategy, product planning and program management for commercial vehicles as well as a new senior director of aftermarket sales, customer service, and marketing.
At the TMC Annual Meeting in Atlanta on March 18, Navistar announced efforts aimed at speeding parts delivery and enabling cellular calibration of engines on certain new trucks.
Rush Enterprises, which operates the largest network of commercial vehicle dealerships in North America, is launching RushCare Parts Connect, a new, easy-to-use online parts ordering system which gives customers the ability to shop for parts for all makes and models of heavy- and medium-duty trucks.
Prestolite Electric today announced the Prestolite Power Promise warranty for its premium alternators – including IdlePro and IdlePro Extreme units – that will extend coverage to three- or four-year terms and unlimited mileage.
Eaton has announced that it is contributing several components to truck manufacturers participating in the U.S. Department of Energy’s SuperTruck II freight-efficiency program.
Minimizer created the Business Development Manager position to improve fleet relationships which it sees as key for the company’s long-term strategy.
Marini Diesel, a full-line aftermarket distributor based in Commerce City, Colo., has joined the Vipar Heavy Duty network of distributor stockholders.
When speaking with the 2019 Truck Dealer of the Year nominees, aftermarket contributing editor Denise Rondini learned a lot about what they are doing to help fleets keep trucks on the road.