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Another Victory for Right to Repair

Another Victory for Right to Repair

What does Massachusetts' Question 1, a ballot initiative passed in November, mean for heavy-duty truck owners and independent repair shops?

January 3, 2021

How Parts, Service Providers Met 2020 Challenges
Mobile Maintenance: A Growing Trend [Commentary]
Reflections on the Aftermarket [Commentary]

Reflections on the Aftermarket [Commentary]

It has been fun and a learning experience for me. It is the best job I have ever had.” That’s what Tim Kraus told me in an interview about his upcoming February 2021 retirement as president and COO of the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association.

October 21, 2020

Mergers and Acquisitions in the Aftermarket [Commentary]
Parts & the Pandemic

Parts & the Pandemic

How aftermarket companies have kept fleets on the road through COVID-19 shutdowns, despite having to reconfigure their operations.

July 20, 2020

Data Standards Make It Easier to Find the Right Part
Of Relationships, Communication and Collaboration [Commentary]
Group Hopes to Become Service Network for Fleets [Commentary]

Group Hopes to Become Service Network for Fleets [Commentary]

Approximately two years ago, several owners of independent repair shops — ones not affiliated with a specific manufacturer — felt the need to band together to form a group that would allow them to better promote their business interests while also providing a more consistent service experience for fleets.

April 14, 2020

COVID-19: The Parts and Service Impact

COVID-19: The Parts and Service Impact

The truck parts and service aftermarket weighs in on how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their businesses and fleet parts departments.

April 10, 2020

A Faster Way to Find the Part You Need? [Commentary]

A Faster Way to Find the Part You Need? [Commentary]

Having to rely on the dealer or aftermarket parts supplier to tell you exactly what part you need can be a time-consuming and frustrating process. Diesel Laptops is hoping to simplify the process.

March 12, 2020

Accident Detectives Help Solve Safety Mysteries
Filling in the Gaps on Right to Repair Information [Commentary]

Filling in the Gaps on Right to Repair Information [Commentary]

In 2015, the aftermarket repair industry and truck and engine makers reached an agreement on the sharing of heavy-duty vehicle service information. While sometimes called Right to Repair, the issue was really a problem with access to the information needed to make certain repairs.

February 5, 2020

How 4 Fleets Handle Parts-Buying, Maintenance

How 4 Fleets Handle Parts-Buying, Maintenance

Four fleet executives shared their thoughts on managing the parts and service their trucks need, from vehicle lifecycle to PM strategies, during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue.

January 31, 2020

Technology Helps Address Changing Parts-Buying Patterns [Commentary]