Lucas Deal

Lucas Deal is the editor of Truck Parts & Service and Successful Dealer. He can be reached at, and is on Twitter @lddeal85.

Selling with statistics

August 26, 2016

Back in July I received a news report from the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) regarding its 2016 Brake Check Day. Held once a year, the unannounced inspection day is part of CVSA’s comprehensive inspection schedule, and helps to achieve the Alliance’s mission to “improve commercial motor vehicle safety and uniformity throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico by providing guidance and education to enforcement, industry and policy makers.” This year’s event was held on May 4. The results were staggering. CVSA ...

Fleets in NACFE study sees fuel economy increase for eighth consecutive year

August 24, 2016

Major fuel savings continue to be available for customers willing to reach for them, the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) announced Wednesday in releasing results of its Annual Fleet Fuel Study. In releasing its 2016 ...

SOLD 2017 announces day one speakers

August 24, 2016

Derek Kaufman will be the featured speaker at SOLD 2017 (Service Opportunities Learning Days) before Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2017, organizers announced Tuesday. Kaufman is known in the industry for his knowledge in the future offerings by the OEM manufacturers. He will present at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, and will discuss new advancements in technology the trucking industry will see in the next five years. New technology will include ...

By - August 23, 2016

By - August 22, 2016

By - August 17, 2016

By - August 9, 2016

By - August 5, 2016

By - August 4, 2016

By - August 4, 2016

By - August 2, 2016

By - July 30, 2016