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Bendix updating its executive board

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC announces it will transition from its two-person executive board – Bendix’s current corporate governance structure – to a three-person board ...

The aftermarket’s new race car

If you attended Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) last month in Las Vegas, there’s a pretty good chance you saw it. Bright red and sitting front and center at Wednesday’s all-industry reception and Tuesday’s Meritor event, Doug Winters’ hot rod is a can’t miss automobile. And while there’s no doubt the car’s carbon fiber chassis and intricately ...

Navistar awards top suppliers

Navistar awarded 26 top-performing suppliers with its annual Diamond Supplier Award. Out of more than 1,200 suppliers, this elite group exceeded the performance expectations for quality, delivery, technology and cost. “Among the hundreds of high-quality, high-performance suppliers we depend on to build our trucks, buses and engines, Diamond Suppliers are an elite group representing the ...

TrukFix expands services

TrukFix, Continental’s emergency road service for commercial tire national account customers, has expanded its services to include light mechanical and towing in addition to existing emergency tire services. “Expanding the TrukFix services offered enables our national fleet customers to quickly access a network of over 1,000 commercial tire dealers ...

CVSN announces keynote speaker for 2015 Aftermarket Distribution Summit

President Dave Willis and the Board of Directors of the Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) announce Dennis Conner, known in the Yacht racing world, as "Mr. America's Cup" will be the keynote speaker at the CVSN September Summit in Newport, Rhode Island. The dates for the 2015 Summit are ...

Yokohama names new commercial tire VP

Rick Phillips has been named vice president of sales, consumer, commercial and OTR for Yokohama Corporation of North America. He previously served as the company's senior director, commercial and OTR sales. “Rick has significantly grown our commercial and OTR business and will be a vital asset on the consumer ...

FleetPride gunning for another record-setting year

FleetPride is hoping to turn milestones into standards in 2015. After surpassing $1 billion in sales for the first time just last year, CEO Kevin Peters says the nation’s largest independent aftermarket distributor has set its sights on raising the bar even higher this year. “We’re excited about our business ...

VIDEO – The 2014 Distributor of the Year award presentation

The 2014 Truck Parts & Service Distributor of the Year award, sponsored by Minimizer and Meritor, was presented to Six Robblees' on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, during the opening general session of Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) in Las Vegas. For those who missed HDAW and/or the opening general ...

Next Heavy Duty Leadership course set for July

The University of the Aftermarket’s comprehensive leadership development program, Heavy Duty Leadership, will be offered again in 2015. The next class will be held July 12-17, 2015, on Northwood University’s campus in Midland, Mich. Now in its fourth year, Heavy Duty Leadership is open to any early- to mid-career management-track ...

Northwood University praises student involvement at HDAW

In short, the joint effort between GenNext and Northwood University to help ten aftermarket students attend Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) was a complete success. Sponsored by Accuride, Bendix, Betts HD, Hendrickson, Minimizer and the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA), the students spend the week assisting event organizers, shadowing ...