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New regional front axle tire

Toyo Tire USA introduces its new Toyo M149 super single for regional to urban use on commercial trucks. This all-position super single tire is designed to ...

Noregon’s JPRO named a top tool for 2014

Noregon Systems announces its core product, JPRO, has been named one of the Top 5 most recommended tools and equipment for 2014 by SOLD15 Training and Professional Tool and Equipment Magazine (PTEN). Technicians who attended SOLD15 were asked to name the best tool or piece of equipment they have ...

Maxwell Technologies reaches distribution agreement with Purkeys

Maxwell Technologies has signed an agreement with Purkeys, an electrical systems solutions provider for the trucking industry, for distribution of Maxwell's ultracapacitor-based Engine Start Module (ESM) product line to the North American heavy-duty trucking industry. Purkeys will take orders for Maxwell's ESM, which supplies dedicated power for truck engine starting, ...

VIPAR holding customer drawing at TMC

To give fleets the opportunity to learn about its national accounts program, VIPAR Heavy Duty will exhibit at Booth 508 during the upcoming 2015 TMC Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition, from Feb. 16-19, 2015, in Nashville. VIPAR Heavy Duty invites fleets of all sizes to stop by its booth ...

Parts on demand: How to boost your fulfillment rates

Distribution is based on one simple concept: Give the customer what they want when they ask for it. In the heavy-duty aftermarket this is typically misconstrued as “give the customer what they want as soon as possible,” but in truth that’s not the case.While there’s no doubt distributors ...

Truck-Lite announces acquisition

Truck-Lite Co., LLC has acquired LED lighting manufacturer Rigid Industries. With this acquisition, Truck-Lite says it continues to expand its offering of the industry's most diverse lighting product lines, with options for nearly every lighting need. "Rigid Industries provides an ideal platform for Truck-Lite's further expansion into the off ...

Snap-on debuts new cordless impact wrench

Snap-on says customers can recieve unimaginable power and productivity with its new 14.4-volt, 3/8 in. drive MicroLithium Cordless Impact (CT761) tool. “Our new CT761 has 70 percent more torque than previous models with little increase in size. No other cordless impact wrench comes close to this much power in such a compact ...

PSI celebrates record year

Pressure Systems International (PSI) completed 2014 with record sales worldwide of its automatic tire inflation system for commercial vehicles. Annual sales for the company worldwide exceeded forecast by 19 percent and resulted in a 27 percent year-over-year increase. The Meritor Automatic Tire Inflation System (MTIS) by PSI continues to be the most popular ...

New DEF filter from Clean Solutions

Clean Solutions, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc., introduces a new solution to deliver clean diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) to protect selective catalytic reduction (SCR) systems on vehicles and equipment. Donaldson says the Clean DEF filter helps maintain DEF quality to industry standards to avoid expensive repairs, downtime and ...

Prestone continues to enhance Command line

Attendees at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) last week were the first to see the latest products added to the Prestone Command product line. Among the additions were the new Supplemental Coolant Additives (SCA), Extender Liquid Coolant Additive Corrosion Inhibitors, heavy-duty Nitrite free extended life Organic Acid Technology (OAT) antifreeze/coolant, ...