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Midwest Truck & Auto Parts’ World American releases new products

Midwest Truck & Auto Parts' World American has added nearly a dozen new aftermarket components to its product offering this month, the company says. Please click through the photos above, or click here, for more information on each component.

Mitchell 1 adds 2015 MY info to TruckSeries

Mitchell 1 has completed model year 2015 updates to its TruckSeries software suite, covering repair information, labor estimating and diagnostic trouble code procedures for all makes of medium- and heavy-duty trucks. ruckSeries is the only comprehensive repair information software suite of its kind available for Class 4-8 trucks, delivering ...

Phillips offers quidance for choosing a nosebox

The October 2015 issue of Qwik Tech Tips from Phillips Industries offers guidance for aftermarket businesses and vehicle owners when ...

Optronics debuts new LED mini work lamps

Optronics International has broadened its line of miniature LED work lamps with the introduction of its new Opti-Brite TLL30FB. At just 3.25 in. in diameter, Optronics says the round lens of the new lamps is up to 35 percent smaller than comparable work lamps and, inch for inch, more ...

Bendix hits remanufacturing milestone

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC recently shipped its millionth remanufactured AD-9 air dryer. Bendix has been remanufacturing air dryers for 25 years. During that time the company also has shipped millions of remanufactured air dryer cartridges, recycling a significant amount of the desiccant in each. In diverting an estimated 4,000 tons ...

A sneak peek at the VIPAR Heavy Duty trade show

https://youtu.be/M4VmPoML7dk Tuesday afternoon at the VIPAR Heavy Duty Annual Business Conference was dominated by an expansive supplier trade show. Above a quick video of the action from the show floor.

Webb Wheel offers technical advice for disc wheel hubs

The Webb Wheel OEM Business Unit has launched a quarterly newsletter to offer technical advice to those specifying, operating or servicing wheel end equipment on medium- and heavy-duty trucks and trailers. This quarter's newsletter is geared at disc wheel hub preventive maintenance. Webb Wheel says it recommends a preventative ...

Purkey debuts new liftgate charging systems

Purkeys introduces its new patent pending DIRECT and SELECT liftgate charging systems. Purkeys says it recently developed the DIRECT and SELECT systems to remedy liftgate battery problems. The new products arrived as a direct response to Purkeys customers. Clients asked the company for a charging system that worked with the ...

AutoSock expanding product offering in Canada

AutoSock AS, the provider of an Alternative Traction Device (ATD) for passenger and commercial vehicles, today announced that its use has now been granted approval in British Columbia. The announcement follows an amendment to the British Columbia Motor Vehicle Act that changes the definition of “traction device” to include ...

Federal remanufacturing legislation becomes law

On Oct. 7, 2015, President Obama signed S. 565, The Federal Vehicle Repair Cost Savings Act of 2015. Remanufacturing legislation is now law. The new law requires federal agencies to encourage the use of remanufactured parts in federal vehicle repairs when doing so lowers costs, maintains quality and performance, ...