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New trailer inspection system

Lite-Check introduces its new Verifier trailer inspection system using the Verifier tablet. According to Lite-Check, the Verifier trailer interface will test and record the operating systems ...

New saw from Snap-on

Snap-on introduces its CTRS761 14.4V MicroLithium Cordless Reciprocating Saw. Small and lightweight, Snap-on says this durable saw is built for working in confined areas. Whether the job ...

Damon named new president at Firestone Industrial Products

Firestone Industrial Products Company, LLC has named Scott Damon President, Firestone Industrial Products. Damon succeeds John Vincent, who served as president ...

A quick peek at the Great American Trucking Show

Truck Parts & Service is on location this week at Commercial Vehicle Outlook and the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas. A recap of two exciting days worth of discussions on technological innovation from CV Outlook can be found on our sister site, Successful Dealer. For a look at ...

Federal court orders immediate halt on production of ‘Green Tail’ aerodynamic devices

STEMCO announces Judge Beverly Reid O’Connell of the United States District Court for the Central District of California issued an order on Aug. 24, 2015, granting STEMCO subsidiary ATDynamics’ Motion for a Preliminary Injunction against Ridge Corporation’s Green Tail product. The Court found that ATDynamics demonstrated that it is “likely ...

US Cargo Control adds new wheel chocks

US Cargo Control has added new wheel chocks, including both wedge and pyramid styles, in sizes intended for use with several different truck types. All are sold in single quantities or in packs of two, with special bulk quantity pricing available upon request. US Cargo Control Category Manager Justin Taylor says he ...

BF Goodrich extends tire, casing warranties

BFGoodrich Commercial Truck Tires is introducing an extended warranty for its commercial truck tires and casings, effective on claims filed on or after Sept. 1, 2015. Reflecting the brand’s proven performance, BFGoodrich says the warranty coverage against defects in workmanship and materials for all BFGoodrich commercial truck tires will ...

ConMet adds to aftermarket sales force

Consolidated Metco, Inc. (ConMet) has added three new members to its aftermarket field sales team: Scott Wilson, Debbi Howard, and Brent Burich. Burich joins ConMet after a six-year stint at Ford-Blue Diamond as a parts sales manager and technical trainer. ConMet says Burich will focus on supporting aftermarket and ...

MAHLE settles lawsuits

MAHLE Filtersysteme Gmb has amicably settled two patent infringement lawsuits that it filed in the Eastern District of Michigan. The details of the lawsuits and the terms of settlement were not disclosed. "MAHLE has a broad patent portfolio secured through decades of leading edge innovation in original equipment component ...

Alcoa running ‘light-weighting’ contest

Alcoa Wheels has launched a new social media campaign and contest highlighting the importance and benefits of healthy living. The four-week event, branded #5lbPledge, will take place on the company's Twitter account. The campaign and contest, already underway, ends Sept. 25. #5lbPledge is a connection to Alcoa’s lightest and strongest heavy-duty truck ...