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NGVi to hold safety training in California

The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) will hold another round of its NGV Technician and Fleet Operations Safety Training and CNG Fuel System ...

Bergstrom hits NITE manufacturing milestone

Bergstrom celebrates the production of its 50,000th NITE no-idle system. The 50,000th unit, a NITE Phoenix no-idle system, was part of ...

New LED flood light

Buyers Products introduces a new LED flood light with adjustable stainless steel stud mount. The waterproof flood light, rated at IP67, features six clear LEDs that ...

Bendix brake-school surpasses 16k users

In just less than 12 months, brake-school.com, the on-line training site from Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, has served more than 16,000 registered users. Bendix opened access to its knowledge database and technical resources in March 2013, and brake-school.com covers all aspects of electronics and air brake maintenance, including courses ...

Bendix reman brake shoe facility hits milestone

Less than 18 months after its launch, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems’ remanufactured brake shoe operation has surpassed the 1.5-million-unit production milestone. “With RSD in full effect as of August 2013, and an increased focus in the commercial vehicle industry on CSA scores, vehicle operators are looking to control risk ...

Nelson Global Products adding fifth international location

Nelson Global Products announced Wednesday at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. plans to expand into Mexico with a new manufacturing and distribution facility in Monterrey, Mexico (city of Garcia, state of Nuevo Leon). Full production is set to begin in 45 days, as Nelson will serve the ...

Distributor of the Year nomination period to begin Monday

Yep, it’s that time of year again. The nomination process for the 13th annual Truck Parts & Service Distributor of the Year will begin next Monday, March 31. This year marks the second time the nomination process will be open to the public and all Truck Parts & Service readers ...

Rotary Lift expands network of certified inspectors

Rotary Lift announces all Rotary Authorized Installers (RAIs) are now required to have at least one Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) Certified Lift Inspector on staff. Rotary Lift says ALI Certified Lift Inspectors are proven qualified to inspect any manufacturer’s vehicle lifts in accordance with ANSI/ALI ALOIM-2008, the national standard ...

New PlastiKote catalog available

The new PlastiKote product catalog is now available online, providing customers with a wealth of information on the complete line of premium PlastiKote automotive aerosol paints and coatings. “We have updated our catalog to provide PlastiKote customers with more detailed information to help them choose the right product for ...

Navigating fleet consolidation

Fleet consolidation can happen anywhere, and can significantly impact a fleet’s relationship with distributors. Consolidation equals change, and that can transpire any number of ways. Though not without challenges, there is money to be made for distributors willing to service large, consolidating fleet customers. When presented with a consolidating customer, industry ...