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New Buyers Guide from Dorman

Dorman says it has expanded its diesel coverage with the release of its 2013 Buyers Guide. This new guide contains all of the latest formerly "dealer only" diesel coverage now available, the company says. The publication is available electronically only, and can be found here.

Registration opens for 2014 Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue

The Heavy Duty Manufacturer’s Association (HDMA) announces registration has opened for the 2014 Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue, set for Jan. 27, 2014 at the Mirage in Las Vegas before HDAW 2014. HDMA says the full day event will include of high-impact content presented by world-class experts and industry leaders, ...

Blackmer extends product warranties

Blackmer announces it has extended the product warranty and performance assurance on its TXD series of sliding vane transport pumps. The standard warranty—which applies to models ...

New e-commerce site from Peerless

Peerless Electronics, Inc. says it has launched a new online store for switches, relays and circuit breakers and other electromechanical products for Heavy Equipment applications. Each online product includes specs, technical descriptions, manufacturer hyperlinks, photos (many with zoom-in capabilities) and drawings/PDFs to assist customers in selecting the right parts ...

The ‘shocking’ evolution of a smooth ride

While their function has barely changed in generations, the technology that goes into manufacturing shocks has evolved significantly. Essentially, a shock absorber is only four pieces: a piston, a cylinder, a piston rod and a lubricant. But while its engineering may seem simple, advancements have brought the components a long ...

Meritor brake discs receive ECE R90 certification

Meritor says it has received the first ECE R90 certification for Meritor AllFit brake discs from the Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA). “Passing this certification is a testament to the performance and durability of our Meritor AllFit brake disc family,” Michael Boe, managing director, Aftermarket Europe, Meritor, says. “These parts have ...

Alliance Truck Parts launching social media contest

Alliance Truck Parts will be launch an online contest highlighting its wide range of customizable bumper options, which include chrome, painted steel and stainless steel options for a dozen major truck makes and more than 130 truck models. The online contest, which will be featured on Facebook and Twitter ...

Phillips upgrades interior trailer lamp

Phillips Industries has updated its Permalite XB interior trailer dome lamp by increasing the brightness 30 percent. For customers using interior dome lamps in their trailers, the Permalite XB is a very cost competitive improvement, the company says. The light is brighter than many other interior LED trailer lamps ...

TRP promotes line of aftermarket HVAC parts

TRP has introduced a complete line of HVAC replacement parts, including condensers, compressors, heater cores, receiver dryers, blower motors and air compressor clutches. “Truck operators spend a lot of time behind the wheel, so maintaining a consistent and comfortable cab temperature is important for driver productivity, health and safety,” ...

APRA to host reman clinic in Montreal

The Automotive Parts Remanufacturing Association (APRA) will host an electrical clinic Sept. 27-28 in Montreal. The clinic will be held at the Sheraton Montreal Airport hotel, and APRA says it will feature the following speakers: Dan Smith, Arrowhead Electrical Products; Steve Venne, Atelier Dynamo; Al Steadman, Litens; and Mohammed ...