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Avoiding the tempation 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 ...

VIPAR Heavy Duty debuts online parts marketplace

VIPAR Heavy Duty has launched VIProParts.com, an online marketplace for buyers to purchase heavy-duty truck parts. The website is a full-featured ...

New DEF tank filter

Racor introduces its new ECO-Vent filter prevents contamination from entering a DEF tank. Racor says the ECO-Vent filter is made using DEF compatible proprietary engineered materials. It is ...

New heavy-duty coil scale

Alliance Scale, Inc. of Canton, Massachusetts introduces its new, heavy-duty coil scale, which features a small footprint, low-profile, and is suitable for above ground or pit mount installation. Alliance RoughDeck CS Coil Scales from Rice Lake are NTEP approved in capacities from 25,000 to 100,000 lbs., and can be ...

Link releases new suspension air kit

Link Manufacturing, Ltd., announces a new, improved and compact integrated electronic air kit for the UltraRide chassis air suspension system. Link says the UltraRide is designed to improve the ride and handling of light- and medium-duty work trucks, buses and emergency service vehicles. The small air kit footprint, less ...

MERA applauds remanufacturing bill

The Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) applauds the introduction on March 25, 2015, of H.R. 1613, which encourages the federal government to use remanufactured parts to reduce the operation and maintenance costs associated with the federal vehicle fleet. Sponsored by Representatives Bill Huizenga (R-Mich.) and Brad Ashford (D-Neb.), ...

Centric Parts, AP Exhaust announce board appointments

Centric Parts and AP Exhaust Technologies have announced a joint board agreement between the two companies. Under the agreement, AP’s executive chairman, Vange Proimos, will join the Centric Parts Board of Directors, and Centric president and CEO, Dan Lelchuk, will join the Board of AP. Proimos and Lelchuk have vast ...

Imperial Supplies updates mobile scanner app

Imperial Supplies has made ordering maintenance products easier with its new and improved Imperial In-App Barcode Scanner. According to the company, this latest update allows customers to scan Imperial barcodes in areas with low light, glare or with a low resolution camera. Imperial Supplies says more than 25,000 products ...

Alcoa debuts new aluminum truck wheel

Alcoa introduced the Dura-Bright EVO, an improved version of its primary commercial vehicle wheel, Thursday at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. The wheel is 10 times more resistant than prior products to corrosion primarily caused by road salts and weather elements, and more resistant to chemicals found ...

Mitsubishi upgrades starter options for Freightliner, Western Star trucks

Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America, Inc. announces its new, full-featured Diamond Power S60 (DPS60) starter is available as an upgrade for Freightliner and Western Star trucks using the Detroit DD15 and DD16 engines. Available through all North American heavy-duty truck dealers and many aftermarket distributors, the high-powered DPS60 starter increases ...

The CSA conundrum

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