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Estes Express Teams With Bendix

Estes Express Lines has selected Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC to provide a full-stability system for its 1,200 commercial vehicles. Based in Richmond Va., Estes Express ...

Navistar’s Partsmart Parts Expands Product Offerings

Navistar’s Partsmart parts division has expanded to add depth to common replacement parts. The product line now includes hose assemblies, water pumps, shock absorbers, brake chambers and mufflers. According to Navistar, these parts can be used on all commercial trucks. All Partsmart parts come with a one-year, parts-only ...

Peterbilt To Offer Paccar MX Engines

Peterbilt has announced the availability of Paccar MX engines to its model 389 product line. The engines are available with ...

Spartan Chassis Expands Diesel Engine Portfolio

Spartan Chassis, Inc., a subsidiary of Spartan Motors, Inc. announced it has signed a supply agreement with the Navistar Engine Group. According to Spartan, the agreement will allow for the expansion of clean diesel engines to its Gladiator emergency response cab and chassis product line. “This agreement couples the ...

Grote Industries Introduces Roadside Lighting Kit

Grote Industries has introduced a new portable roadside lighting repair kit. The kit contains 23 commonly used lighting components found in today’s commercial vehicles. “Nothing is easier to spot than an inoperable vehicle lamp; it’s much like an invitation to be pulled over,” says John Grote, vice president sales ...

Auxiliary Lighting Added To Truck-Lite Product Line

Truck-Lite has added white LED auxiliary lighting options to its Signal-Stat line-up. The Signal-Stat lineup includes more than 100 products, designed for utility, construction, agriculture and aviation industries. The additions include: part #8150, an 8 diode, 4.5 in. Round lamp; part #8155, an 8 diode 4.33 in x 3.94 ...

Reverse Thread Chaser Product Introduced

Chase ‘Em Back Tools has announced the creation of a hinged reverse thread chaser product. The heavy-duty pro 60 line is designed for repairing spindles, studs and other threaded products, and Chase ‘Em Back says the thread chaser has a Rockwell hardness of 60. The reserve thread chaser is ...

Dana Adds to Product Line in South America

The Dana Holding Corporation has taken action to become a full-service provider of drivelines in South America. The company has completed a transaction with SIFCO S.A., and the agreement allows Dana to add truck and bus steering axles to its product offerings in South America. “This agreement builds on ...

Diesel Prices Rise 2.1 Cents To $3.534

Diesel prices rose for the 11th straight week during the week ended Monday, Feb. 14, according to the U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration. The national average price of on-highway diesel increased 2.1 cents to $3.534 a gallon -- the highest level since mid-October 2008 and 77.8 ...

Eaton Introduces Biodiesel, Synthetic Lubricate-Optimized Hose Line

Eaton’s new line of GH100 flexible rubber hose is specifically designed to withstand “bake out” and the structurally-depleting effects of biodiesel fuel and advanced synthetic lubricants have on conventional, under-hood rubber fuel and lubrication lines. “Biodiesel blends and synthetic lubricants are important aspects of the emerging sustainable energy system ...