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GenNext debuts GenNext University

GenNext introduces a new feature to its website, GenNext University. GenNext University is designed to be a central repository of educational content to help develop the skills ...

Registration open for 2015 Heavy Duty Leadership course

Northwood University and its University of the Aftermarket program has opened registration for its 2015 Heavy Duty Leadership course. The week-long course is a cornerstone in the industry’s efforts to foster the development of a new generation of visionary executives who will help drive the heavy-duty aftermarket to new levels. The University of ...

Fleet picks Webb Wheel brake drums for replacement cycle

Webb Wheel's Webb Vortex Unlimited brake drums have been chosen by one of the nation’s largest privately owned truckload carriers for their fleet of 8,000 over-the road tractors and 22,000 trailers when replacement drums are required. U.S. Xpress says it will spec the Webb Vortex Unlimited drum for new equipment purchases ...

FleetPride acquires Pardo’s Truck Service Parts Warehouse

FleetPride has acquired the assets of Pardo's Truck Service Parts Warehouse, Inc. in Kearny, N.J. Earlier this year, FleetPride purchased six other Pardo's locations in the New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Maryland markets, and secured an option to acquire the Kearny location at a later date. "Adding this Pardo's location in Kearny to FleetPride's ...

Truck Trailer & Equipment opens new location in Baton Rouge

Truck Trailer & Equipment has opened a new location in Baton Rouge, La. The new location gives the company five locations across Tennessee, Louisiana and Mississippi. Truck Trailer & Equipment has been servicing the commercial vehicle marketplace across the state of Mississippi since 1967. The greater Baton Rouge market ...

Freightliner debuts much-hyped SuperTruck

Freightliner unveiled its impressively futuristic SuperTruck prototype vehicle at the Mid-America Trucking Show last week, capping a five-year development process in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Energy and other leading industry manufacturers and suppliers. Diane Hames, marketing director for Daimler Trucks North America, noted that Freightliner received the largest ...

MATS gallery: The final 2 days

Friday and Saturday marked the heaviest trade shaw traffic at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. Vendors from across the industry set up and welcomes truckers at the Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center.

Phoenix USA celebrating 30 years

Phoenix USA is celebrating 30 years in business in 2015. Thirty years ago, Phoenix USA’s founder, Jim Wright, established the company after a fire closed a furniture company he previously operated. Wright had learned from his relationship with the furniture company’s transportation fleet that highly accessorized commercial trucks resulted in ...

Through the years with our Distributor of the Years

With the nomination period for the 14th annual Truck Parts & Service Distributor of the Year award now open, we are looking back at the impressive list of businesses who have nabbed our top prize. With the exception of 2014 winner Six Robblees' each acting business above is again eligible ...

Alcoa’s Myers named HDMA chairman

Tim Myers, president of Alcoa Wheels, was named 2015 chairman of the Heavy Duty Manufacturing Association (HDMA) at the 25th Annual Breakfast Briefing at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky Friday. Meyer takes the helm from Pat Cavanaugh, 2014 HDMA chairman and president of Enovation Controls, who says he's proud ...