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Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue registration opens

The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA) has released the agenda for Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue 2015. Next year’s event is again ...

Agenda released for SOLD ‘15

The schedule has been released for the third annual Service Opportunities Learning Days (SOLD), set for Jan. 25-26, 2015 at the Mirage in Las Vegas preceding Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2015. SOLD has grown rapidly since its introduction in 2013. After pulling in more than 300 attendees at its first two events, SOLD has expanded ...

GenNext to hold more webinars

GenNext announces it will host two quarterly educational webinars as part of its mantra to Educate, Mentor, and Recruit in the coming months. The group will hold a webinar with Nancy Friedman, “The Telephone Doctor” at 11 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Oct. 8, and a webinar with leadership expert David Wheatley at 11 a.m. EST ...

Federal-Mogul buying TRW engine valve business

Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation Wednesday announced that its Powertrain division has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire TRW's engine valve business. The transaction is subject to regulatory and other approvals, and is expected to close in the first quarter of 2015. "The TRW acquisition is a sign of our ...

Truck platooning technology nearing marketplace

Peloton, Denso and Meritor WABCO introduced latest innovation in truck fuel efficiency and safety technology, multi-truck platooning, during a press event Tuesday at the World Congress for Intelligent Transportation Systems in Detroit. Designed featuring technology from all three businesses, Peloton's soon-to-be-released truck platooning software is "the largest single product ...

First Call Truck Parts featured in local ad

Joe Ward, owner of First Call Truck Parts, and his business have been featured in an advertisement for a local bank in the Jacksonville, Fla. area. The advertisement, “Long Live Local,” showcases how the First Commerce Business Services is working to help local operations like First Call Truck Parts ...

GenNext accepting mentorship applications

GenNext announces it is now accepting applicants for its mentorship program on its website. Available HERE, the GenNext mentorship program focuses on just one third of the organization’s tenets of educate, mentor and retain. GenNext says there is no age restriction for the mentorship program, and the organization encourages ...

New wheel-end manufacturer enters market

A new heavy-duty parts manufacturer has emerged and says it promises to put a new spin on the wheel-end. Brian Beathard and Matt Stovall have partnered to create RevHD LLC; a company that manufactures wheel end products under the brand name Revolution. The two seek to revolutionize the wheel-end parts ...

Bendix offers service tips for Brake Safety Week

With the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Brake Safety Week campaign taking place this week (Sept. 7-13) Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC is aiming to help fleets, drivers, and technicians get ready for the annual inspections. The CVSA effort – also known as Operation Airbrake – is an annual ...

CAT leader to keynote reman conference

Robert Paternoga, general manager, remanufacturing, Caterpillar Inc., will deliver the evening keynote address during the MERA-Golisano remanufacturing and sustainability conference on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 on the campus of the Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, N.Y. “Bob Paternoga’s experience and outlook related to remanufacturing and sustainability will be well-received ...