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SAF-Holland debuts new e-catalog

SAF-Holland formally introduced its new Aftermarket Parts on Demand (POD) electronic parts catalog today at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) in Las Vegas. “At SAF-Holland, we will ...

The deadly sins of aftermarket service

"The level of performance we've been receiving from third-party service providers is some of the worst I've ever seen," says Lori Coleman, fleet maintenance manager at Gordon Food Service. "When we get a truck back we have to send a technician out to check it -- and ...

OEM, Aftermarket leaders talk quality at SOLD

Testing and raw material sourcing were hot topics during an active discussion between OEM and Aftermarket suppliers during Service Opportunities Learning Days (SOLD) Monday in Las Vegas. With seven industry experts on hand -- three OEM reps and four aftermarket pros -- a wide selection of questions were posed ...

EPA, motor vehicle industry reach brake manufacturing agreement

Representatives of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Environmental Council of the States (ECOS) and motor vehicle industry associations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the agency and the motor vehicle industry for the reduction of copper in brake pads. The MOU calls for the reduction ...

MAHLE showcasing its products at HDAW

MAHLE Aftermarket says its parts and service equipment that help heavy-duty distributors service the needs of its customers will be on display at HDAW 2015 this week in Las Vegas . Located at Booth 111, the MAHLE Aftermarket exhibit will include the unveiling of new interactive touch screen displays from ...

New products from Dorman HD

Dorman HD Solutions this week released new "formerly dealer only parts" to the aftermarket. Among the new offerings are remanufactured ABS Control Modules for various models of trucks and trailers; transmission oil coolers for Workhorse Step Vans model years 2005-2010; Steps for Volvo model years 2005-2015; and door handles ...

New diesel fuel treatment product

Prolong Super Lubricants now offers an advanced, concentrated Commercial Grade Diesel Fuel Treatment to improve the fuel mileage and performance of heavy-duty diesel work trucks and commercial vans. Prolong says its Commercial Grade Diesel Fuel Treatment is formulated with premium detergents that remove gum, deposits and sludge buildup from ...

New adjustable plate mount from Fontaine

Recognizing that even a small amount of excess weight can make a big difference when it comes to truck efficiency, Fontaine Fifth Wheel is replacing two of its adjustable plate mount fifth wheel brackets with a single lightweight model. “We are always looking for opportunities to save weight in ...

Quality trumps price in Minimizer aftermarket research report

Minimizer recently conducted its latest industry research project to better understand aftermarket parts and accessories perceptions, trends and needs of heavy-duty fleet and owner-operator customers. Minimizer says the research was completed during 2014, and offered the company new insights into its market, as well as helped to solidify anecdotal ...

Portable Telescoping Light Tower

Larson Electronics has announced the release of the WAL-TP-2XGLM-1227 portable telescoping light tower with dual remote controlled spotlights, designed for high power and easy deployment and operation. Featuring an adjustable tripod and dual magnetic mount remote control spotlights, Larson Electronics says this portable light tower is ideal for events ...