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Kenworth wins Truck of the Year

Kenworth, a company that campaigns its units as "The World's Best," has another credential to back the claim. The company's T880 took the American Truck Dealer's Commercial Truck of the Year honors at the ATD Convention and Expo in San Francisco Saturday over competing entries from International (WorkStar 7600) and Peterbilt (Model 567). Each truck was judged by a panel ...

Carlyle Group acquires AxleTech International

The Carlyle Group has acquired AxleTech International, a company it previously owned from 2005 to 2008. Terms of the transaction, which closed this week, were not disclosed. Mary Petrovich, CEO of AxleTech from 2002-2011, will rejoin the firm as Executive Chairman. Joe Mejaly, who joined the business in May 2014 ...

Inaugural Pro Parts meeting a success

The first Pro Parts Annual Meeting was a busy one. Held from Dec. 8-10, 2014, in Pompano Beach, Fla., Pro Parts ...

Four finalists vie for title of North America’s top distributor

Truck Parts & Service will honor its Distributor of the Year at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) at The Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas next week. Four aftermarket veterans are up for the honor. Wheelco was founded by Steve Stich’s grandfather in 1961 to fill a void ...

The Truck Service, Inc. names winners of tech challenge

The Truck Service, Inc. named its top three technicians in its company-wide 2015 Technician Test Competition. Jim Lee, EAB Truck Service in Cleveland, won first place and $500. Second Place was Joey Schanepp, Indianapolis Spring, who won $300. Third Place, Ed Adair, Indianapolis Spring, won $100. Jim Lee topped all other TSI Technicians ...

CCC Parts Company acquires TOR Truck Corporation

CCC Parts Company, a wholesale distributor of heavy-duty truck parts and components, said Tuesday it has completed the purchase of TOR Truck Corporation. TOR specializes in providing drivetrain solutions and components to remanufacturers and wholesale customers and provides new and remanufactured OEM parts. “I’m excited about the future prospects as we ...

Dayco unveiling new serpentine belt design at HDAW

Dayco Products, LLC says it will unveil a new serpentine belt design at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week next week at The Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas, Nev. The Dayco Gold Label Asymmetrical Double-Sided Belt, originally engineered for use on Original Equipment applications, is built to meet specific demands on certain heavy duty vehicles, ...

Pro Parts Canada adds new members

Pro Parts Canada, a light-, medium- and heavy-duty vehicle aftermarket parts marketing group, has added three new members to its network. The members collectively have 32 locations throughout Ontario and Quebec and will now have access to Pro Parts breadth of product lines required to service the needs of their customers. Pro ...

Capital Gear adds former Meritor Outstanding Achievement Award winner

Capital Gear Ltd., has named Paul Tyschuk as the company's new parts manager. Tyschuk had been Branch Manager for Mascot Truck Parts – Edmonton will be managing the order desk and parts department operations and will be involved with customer relations and sales assistance. “We are excited to have Paul join our ...

RigDig commits to aid veteran’s group

Want to know a great way to help a military veteran? Just go to the trade show at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) next week in Las Vegas. It may sound too easy, but it’s true. Randall Reilly and RigDig Business Intelligence have announced they will pledge $50 to the Wyakin Warrior ...