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EPA Phase 2 could spell trouble for glider kit industry

H.R. 2822 – an that amendment would prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency, for one year, from using funds to include the regulation of glider kits in the EPA's controversial "Phase II" fuel economy/greenhouse gas proposed rule – is unlikely to pass, a casualty of debate over the Confederate flag. The ...

TruckPro acquires Power Train

TruckPro has acquired Power Train, a provider of heavy duty after-market truck parts, fleet maintenance and mobile repair services in the Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky. The acquisition ...

Marketing your business with video

Finding the best online marketing tool for a business today is a challenge. The communication platforms are endless, and with each customer seemingly preferable to a ...

Meritor purchases assets to N.C. facility

Meritor, Inc. has purchased the majority of the assets at the Sypris Solutions, Inc. manufacturing facility in Morganton, North Carolina. "Bringing the Morganton facility under the Meritor umbrella allows us to expand operations while demonstrating our continued commitment to supplying axle and suspension components to our customers," says Brett Penzkofer, vice president and ...

BorgWarner acquiring Remy

Remy International, Inc. is set to be acquired by BorgWarner Inc. in a $1.2 billion deal the companies announced Monday. "This transaction provides substantial value to our shareholders, our employees and business partners around the globe," says Remy Chairman John Weber. "It provides an opportunity to market our products to a ...

Marx to speak at Heavy Duty Leadership program

Tom Marx, CEO of Marx Group Advisors, will share his expertise on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) as one of the featured speakers at the 2015 University of the Aftermarket Heavy Duty Leadership program next week. Marx will present “Surviving and Thriving During a Merger, Acquisition, Divestiture or Other Change in ...

Redden’s Mobile Mechanics joins Great Dane aftermarket program

Redden's Mobile Mechanics of Louisville, Ky. has recently signed on as the newest authorized service provider for Great Dane's AdvantEDGE National Aftermarket Parts & Service program, becoming the fifth AdvantEDGE providers in the state of Kentucky. Reddens is the first AdvantEDGE service supplier in Louisville. Redden's Mobile Mechanics is equipped to handle ...

New tire service centers open nationwide

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is expanding its Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Network with the opening of three Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Centers. The new centers – located in Dearborn, Mich., Montgomery, Ala., and Garland, Texas – underscore Goodyear’s commitment to supplying fleets with premium Goodyear ...

Area Diesel Service honored by BorgWarner

Area Diesel Service, Inc. has been named a BorgWarner Franchise Distributor for turbocharger products in the North American aftermarket. While BorgWarner created and presented the plaque this year, it actually commemorates Area Diesel for earning the Franchise Distributor designation in 2011, when the company was selected as one of ...

Video series showcases Betts Spring production process

Betts Spring Manufacturing has developed a new educational YouTube channel to help explain its rigorous quality control, production processes and its unique manufacturing process. The videos feature Betts Company president and COO, Bill Betts, and Joe Devany, director of operations, who oversees spring manufacturing by the company. The first video in the series explores ...