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Haldex appoints new senior VP

Haldex has appointed John Ducharme to the role of senior vice president of North American Sales. Prior to joining Haldex, Ducharme served as vice president of Global Sales for Warn Industries, a manufacturer of products for heavy, mid, and light duty trucks, automotive, military, and off-road vehicles. Ducharme has previously held several leadership positions at E-Z-GO, ...

Funeral arrangements set for Tony Pape

Funeral arrangements to honor and mourn the loss of Tony Pape, Accuride's director of aftermarket strategy and sales, have been announced. Separate services will be held in Indiana and Illinois. Pape passed away on Monday, August 3, 2015. Tony's family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, August 7 ...

Goodyear Tire & Service Network expands with two more locations

The Goodyear Tire & Service Network has recently opened two more Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Centers. The additions, one in Seattle, Wash., and another in Chesapeake, Va., follow the recent openings of Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Centers in Dearborn, Mich., Montgomery, Ala. and Garland, Texas. “Our new locations ...

DENSO, Dinex partnering on after-treatment line

DENSO announced Wednesday its partnership with Dinex Emission to introduce a new line of emissions control products for heavy-duty trucks. "We are pleased to add this comprehensive line of after-treatment parts to DENSO's wide range of aftermarket products," says Frank Jenkins, senior manager of DPAM's Heavy Duty Marketing Group. Denmark-based Dinex is a ...

Rooms going fast for upcoming Aftermarket Distribution Summit

The Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) says available rooms are going fast for its upcoming 10th anniversary Aftermarket Distribution Summit, to be held Sept. 12-16, 2015, in Newport, R.I. The Summit will be held at the Newport Marriott. CVSN says the deadline for reservations is Aug. 19, but is ...

Accuride veteran passes away

Accuride Corporation announces with great sadness the passing of longtime company and industry veteran Tony Pape. Pape had served as the company’s director/aftermarket strategy and sales, led the company’s distributor advisory council and had a career in the North American commercial vehicle industry that spanned more than a quarter century. “It is ...

Reman legislation gains steam in Congress

On July 22, 2015, H.R. 1613, “The Federal Vehicle Repair Cost Savings Act,” passed through the committee level in the U.S. House of Representations. The legislation will next be considered by the full House. H.R. 1613, introduced to the House by Congressmen Bill Huizenga (R-Mich.) and Brad Ashford (D-Neb.), ...

Cardone getting new CEO

Cardone Industries Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Terry McCormack will step down as CEO. Effective Aug. 3, Stan Gowisnock will become CEO of the world’s largest privately owned remanufacturer.McCormack will remain Executive Chairman. "Stan comes into this position with the full support of the Board of Directors as ...

DOTY finalist: Valley Truck Parts

On Monday Truck Parts & Service announced its finalists for the 2015 Distributor of the Year award. We are now taking a brief look at each nominated distributor. For information on Valley Truck Parts, we turn to General Manager Gary Troost. When was you business founded, and by whom? Jack Goodale, 1954. How many ...

Global Parts adds new Georgia location

Global Parts, headquartered in Conley, Ga., has acquired Highway 85 Auto & Heavy Duty Truck Parts in Senoia, Ga. With the acquisition, Global Parts now has seven locations from Louisville, Ky., to Jacksonville, Fla., covering the southeastern U.S. Global Parts says the Senoia location completes the company's geographic spread to thoroughly service ...