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Illinois Auto Truck celebrating 75 years

Illinois Auto Truck Co., Inc. (IATCO) has concluded its 75th anniversary celebration. Recognized as one of the industry’s premier manufacturers of ...

New LED technology from Optronics debuts at TMC

Optronics International has completed development and testing of its new LED SuperLamp technology – the result of more than two ...

STEMCO acquires ATDynamics

STEMCO has acquired ATDynamics, Inc., which designs, manufactures and supplies a suite of clean technology products engineered to reduce fuel consumption and carbon emissions in the global freight transportation industry. The business will become part of the Innovative Tire & Mileage Solutions (ITMS) group of STEMCO, which the company says also offers the industry’s most ...

VIPAR holding customer drawing at TMC

To give fleets the opportunity to learn about its national accounts program, VIPAR Heavy Duty will exhibit at Booth 508 during the upcoming 2015 TMC Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition, from Feb. 16-19, 2015, in Nashville. VIPAR Heavy Duty invites fleets of all sizes to stop by its booth ...

Truck-Lite announces acquisition

Truck-Lite Co., LLC has acquired LED lighting manufacturer Rigid Industries. With this acquisition, Truck-Lite says it continues to expand its offering of the industry's most diverse lighting product lines, with options for nearly every lighting need. "Rigid Industries provides an ideal platform for Truck-Lite's further expansion into the off ...

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 as it continues its growth and expansion. As part of the transition, Chairman, President and CEO Joe McAleese will step fully into the chairman’s ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...