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Don Sturdivant named FleetPride CEO

FleetPride, Inc.'s Board of Directors Monday appointed Don Sturdivant the organization's new CEO. The board says it conducted a thorough and extensive search process for a CEO and ...

Donaldson announces management changes

Donaldson Company announces Joseph E. Lehman, vice president, Global Operations, will retire on Aug. 1, 2015. "Joe has helped lead the transformation of our global manufacturing and distribution capabilities through his relentless focus on Continuous Improvement and outstanding Customer service," says Tod Carpenter, Donaldson president and CEO. "He is renowned for ...

Hart joins The Marx Group as co-CEO

Devin Hart has joined The Marx Group as the firm’s new president and co-CEO. In addition, Hart will become executive vice president of Marx Group Advisors. Tom ...

Kenny replaces Guiney at Yokohama

Tom Kenny, a 33-year tire industry veteran, has taken over for Dan Guiney as Yokohama Tire Corporation's (YTC) director of technical service. Guiney recently retired after 43 years in the tire business, the last 13 with Yokohama. “I’ve truly enjoyed my time working with everyone at Yokohama,” says Guiney. “But ...

‘Braking’ news: Devil is in the details

S-cam drum brakes – the most common air foundation brakes on the road – are a familiar sight to every wheel-end technician in the North American trucking industry. As part of its Bendix Tech Tips series, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC offers preventive maintenance guidelines for S-cam foundation brakes ...

CVSN confirms speakers for upcoming Aftermarket Distribution Summit

President Dave Willis and the Board of Directors of the Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) have released the full speaker lineup for the 10th anniversary Aftermarket Distribution Summit, set for Sept. 12-16, 2016, at the Newport Marriott in Newport, R.I. The theme for this year's event is "Navigating Smoothly ...

Only two days left to nominate a Distributor of the Year

If you've been thinking about nominating an independent aftermarket distributor for our Distributor of the Year award but haven't gotten around to it, you're almost out of time. The open nomination period for the annual award will close tomorrow evening. As you know, all independent aftermarket distributors (sans 2014 winner ...

Keynote speaker announced for CVOC

The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA) the heavy-duty division of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), jointly with Randall-Reilly announced that Dr. Michio Kaku will serve as keynote speaker at the sixth annual Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference, to be held on Aug. 26-27, 2015, immediately preceding the opening of ...

New Qwik Tech Tips available

The latest issue of Phillips Industries’ Qwik Tech Tips newsletter addresses the problem of corrosion build up in unsealed plugs and sockets when they are exposed to harsh chemical road de-icers.  Phillips walks the reader through the proper step-by-step procedure to clean the 7-way connection to remove any ...

Dayco names new GM for its aftermarket division

Phil Liu has been named General Manager of Dayco's Aftermarket business in China, and will manage all sales, logistics, product management, marketing and application engineering functions. Prior to joining Dayco, Liu most recently served as Sales Director for the Suspension Technology business unit of ZF Friedrichshafen AG. At ZF, Liu ...

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