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GATS kicks off in Dallas

The Great American Trucking Show opened at noon Thursday at the Dallas Convention Center. With more than 500,000 sq. ft. of exhibits, the Overdrive "Pride & Polish" truck beauty show and various educational sessions, the day was filled with activities. Below are photos from the event.

Minimizer celebrating 30 years with $30k giveaway

Minimizer is giving away $30,000 to celebrate its 30th anniversary, which is this year, the fender manufacturer announced Aug. 21 ...

United Auto Supply joins forces with APH

Automotive Parts Headquarters Inc. (APH), a family-owned auto parts distributor and store group, and La Crosse, Wis.-based United Auto Supply Inc., a leading privately held distributor and store group, have announced plans to join forces. United’s 13 locations will join APH’s family of corporate stores and fly the Auto ...

Bret Baier talks mid-terms at CVOC

The upcoming mid-term election and civil unrest globally dominated discussion when Fox News Anchor Bret Baier took to the stage Wednesday at the fifth-annual Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference in Dallas. Baier says this November's election is setting up nice for the Republican Party. "This year could be a wave win ...

Betts Truck Parts adds Delco Remy

Betts Truck Parts & Service has added Delco Remy rotating electrics to its product line. The company now carries Delco Remy starters and alternators for Class 5-8 trucks, along with starters and alternators for refrigerated trailers “We are honored to partner with Delco Remy, an industry leader in electrics, to ...

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 ...

GALLERY: Meritor Family Fun Day

Meritor recently held its annual Family Fun Day. In addition to hosting the families of more than 1,400 employees also provided support for Habitat for Humanity and the Remembrance Rescue Project.

ACOFAS schedules electronic diagnostics clinic

The American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists (ACOFAS) has announced the topic for its next educational seminar: electrical diagnostics. Set for Nov. 4-5, 2014 in Raleigh, N.C., ACOFAS says the course will educate technicians on the computer technology trucks and trailer now require to diagnose and repair, and ...

Penray debuts synthetic media filters

The Penray Companies, Inc. has introduced a new line of heavy-duty coolant filters featuring synthetic media with triple-layer engineering. In addition to the synthetic media, many of these new filters incorporate Penray’s exclusive Need-Release technology, which the company says introduces coolant additives and fortifiers on an as-needed basis, stabilizing ...

Donaldson acquires Northern Technical LLC

Donaldson Co. says it has reached an agreement to acquire Northern Technical LLC, a manufacturer of gas turbine inlet air filtration systems and replacement filters. Northern Technical, based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, is the Middle East's largest manufacturer of gas turbine air filter intake systems. The acquisition is expected ...