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Dorman Products enhances web search functionality

Dorman Products has made it easier than ever to look up parts using Dorman’s leading web-based search tools. The company announced last ...

Dana introduces ‘Smart Suite’ connected drivetrain system

Dana Holding Corporation introduced Friday its Spicer Smart Suite technology, a platform of fully integrated, connected-vehicle features that converts operating data from the drivetrain into actionable insights for enhancing productivity, improving operator and machine safety, and reducing total operating costs. Initially introduced as a package of options for Spicer axles, Dana says ...

SAF-Holland introduces Gold Line Quality Parts

SAF-Holland has completed its final initiative in its commitment to serving aftermarket customers by introducing the Gold Line Quality Parts brand. To ...

Fleet Engineers acquires cargo management business

Fleet Engineers, Inc., announces it has acquired Save-A-Load, Inc. manufacturer of high-quality cargo management bars for the trucking and transportation industries. The news was announced Wednesday at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2016 in Las Vegas. “Save-A-Load has built an excellent reputation for responsive services and a commitment to ...

Purkeys debuts solar charging system

Purkeys has introduced a patent-pending solar charging system for liftgate batteries. “Over the last year, we have been researching solar energy to see how fleets can best use it to reduce costs,” says Justin Purkey, CEO. “We tested the capabilities of solar panels on trailers and we examined the practicality ...

Dana debuts downspeeding aftermarket parts

Dana Holding Corporation on Tuesday launched several new service parts that have been specifically designed for powertrains to optimize the benefits of engine downspeeding at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2016 in Las Vegas. Dana says more than 150 heavy-duty genuine Spicer part numbers have been added for the Spicer AdvanTEK 40 ...

Meritor launches third PlatinumShield brake shoe coating

Meritor announced Tuesday at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2016 that it has launched PlatinumShield III coating for aftermarket customers purchasing new and remanufactured Meritor brake shoes. “PlatinumShield was a game-changer when it was introduced in 2009 to extend brake shoe life, and this second improvement in the product offers a new benchmark in ...

Overhead shop lifts from Rotary Lift

When raised on vehicle lifts, trucks and buses can block overhead shop lights and force heavy-duty technicians to use other means to illuminate the work area. Traditional solutions, including incandescent flashlights, stand-mounted fluorescent lights and suspended work lights, are bulky and can obstruct access to vehicle components. They also ...

Eaton announces major enhancements to aftermarket clutch line

Eaton has expanded its extensive clutch portfolio with the addition of a new aftermarket clutch for Volvo I-Shift automated transmissions. The announcement was made Tuesday in Las Vegas at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2016. The Eaton 430mm Push Wear-Thru clutch will be competitively priced and include the same quality engineering ...

Meritor releases ‘Fast Set’ king pin kit

There's a new king (pin) in town. Meritor has introduced the FastSet King Pin Kit to support market demand for a quicker solution to aftermarket king pin replacement. The announcement was made Tuesday at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2016 in Las Vegas. “This new king pin offering meets an industry need for an ...