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Hendrickson debuts new tube axle

Hendrickson Specialty Products Auxiliary Axle Systems introduces the new TOUGHLIFT brand of lift axles. This new platform was designed specifically to use round axles for non-steerable ...

SAF-Holland debuts new suspension

SAF-Holland introduces the industry’s first integrated Yoke Mount Air Suspension Axle System, the CBXy Series. The new CBXy yoke mount model is designed to work in ...

Steering clear of the hazards of emission tampering

This is Part I of a five-part special report on emission tampering released last week by Successful Dealer. For access to Parts II-V, please see the links at the bottom of the page. For as long as heavy-duty trucks have been on the road, people have been tinkering with ...

Karmak publishes paper on fleet consolidation

Karmak has released the newest piece in its thought leadership series, “Weathering Fleet Consolidation in the Parts Department.” Available HERE, the paper offers aftermarket businesses guidance for maintaining strong parts distribution levels during customer consolidation. RELATED: Navigating fleet consolidation. “For better or worse, dealing with this issue is a reality these ...

SAF-Holland debuts new air disc brake axle system

SAF-Holland announces the introduction of its SAF INTEGRAL Air Disc Brake Axle System with P89 Wheel End Package, ideal for SAF air suspension systems. According to SAF-Holland, the P89 accommodates up to 2-in. offset wheels for application and maintenance flexibility, allowing fleets to choose the wheel end offset desired. ...

Webb Wheel announces new brake drum

Webb Wheel Aftermarket has released a new Webb Vortex Unlimited brake drum. Webb Wheel Aftermarket says the new drum features the company's patent-pending CRT vents (Cool Running Technology), which increase air flow producing 15 percent cooler operating temperatures for better braking performance and adding 25 percent to brake drum life. The Webb ...

Moisture separators from Racor

The Racor Division of Parker Hannifin Corporation presents its new Moisture Ember Separators. The Racor Moisture Ember Separator (MES) protects the downstream air filter from embers using a combination of unique flat and crimped metal screens constructed into a galvanized steel frame, the company says. A multi-layered screen design ...

Bosch adds to HD starter lineup

The Bosch Rotating Machines group has released three new Long Haul Starters that replace 186 competitive part numbers in heavy-duty on-road commercial applications. The three new starters are designed for Freightliner, Navistar, Sterling, Peterbilt, Volvo, Mack and other applications. Bosch says its proprietary shock-absorbing planetary gear system helps generate ...

Zwicker to chair MERA board

The Motor and Equipment Remanufacturer's Association (MERA) announce the election of Shawn Zwicker, general manager, ReCon Europe and Joint Ventures, Cummins Inc., to the position of chairman of the MERA Board of Directors. Zwicker succeeds MERA Founding Chairman Michael Cardone, Jr., chairman, CARDONE Industries, Inc., who will continue to ...

Fontaine Modification updates website

Fontaine Modification has redesigned its website to be more visually appealing, easier to use and better optimized for mobile devices, the company says. According to Fontaine the new site also provides a more in-depth look at the many services available from Fontaine’s two newest business units, Fontaine Modification Fleet ...