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Keynote speaker named for MERA Conference

Jack Stack, founder, president, and CEO of SRC Holdings Corporation, will deliver a keynote address at this year’s remanufacturing and ...

Bendix expands reman offering with all-makes line

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC has expanded its lineup of remanufactured components with the launch of All Makes product line. Designed to initially address the growing demand for remanufactured (reman) compressors, the All Makes line features more than 100 non-Bendix compressor part numbers while also incorporating 20 new offerings ...

New aerodynamic product

EkoStinger says its new aerodynamic trailer products offer consistent fuel savings of 4 to 6 percent. The company says the product also stabilizes a commercial trailer, increases ...

Littelfuse adds distributor

Peerless Electronics is now an authorized stocking distributor for Littelfuse Commercial Vehicle Products’ TR Series battery disconnect switch. The Littelfuse TR Series is a dual pole 500-amp continuous current rated master disconnect switch. Littelfuse says it cuts all battery power from vehicle electrical systems for applications needing switching of ...

Merchandising your facility

In parts sales it’s easy to focus on what’s behind the counter. But spend too much time thinking about what’s behind the curtain and you can forget what’s right in front of you, says Butch Hill, president at HD Group. During a brief presentation Friday at the HDA Truck Pride ...

Commercial Fleet Tire Digest tackles pricing

Pressure Systems International (PSI) has released its April 2015 issue of Commercial Fleet Tire Digest. This month's issue tackles pricing and performance. As one of a vehicle owner's largest, and most consistent, expenses, tire prices are extremely important, PSI writes. "The bottom line is that fleets and owneroperators all take ...

GALLERY – Friday at the HDA Truck Pride Annual Meeting

Friday proved to be another busy day at the HDA Truck Pride Annual Meeting in San Antonio. Beginning with educational sessions in the morning for vendors and distributors, the day was filled with excellent discussion to help strengthen HDA Truck Pride members' businesses and grow in the aftermarket. Friday also ...

GALLERY – HDA Truck Pride meeting underway

The 2015 HDA Truck Pride Annual Meeting is now underway in San Antonio. The event began with a reception Wednesday evening and kicked into high gear on Thursday with its annual stockholders meeting, opening general session featuring a keynote presentation by Scott McKain, the presentation of the 2014 Truck ...

Four companies join RTA

New Pride Corporation, Oakland, Calif,; Heavy Duty Tires, LLC, Lake Worth, Fla.; TC Rubber, Inc., Burnsville, Minn,; and Omoigawa Butsuryu Company, Ltd., Japan, are the newest members of the Retread Tire Association (RTA). “We continue to be very pleased and gratified at the amount of support our exciting new ...

MAHLE Aftermarket debuts new filter catalog

MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. has released a comprehensive filter catalog for vehicle applications in the United States, Mexico and Canada, that includes all the company’s product offerings in one resource. The catalog, which covers more than 90 percent of vehicles in operation in the three countries, features over 1,200 air, ...

The CSA conundrum

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