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New aerodynamic product

EkoStinger says its new aerodynamic trailer products offer consistent fuel savings of 4 to 6 percent. The company says the product also stabilizes a commercial trailer, increases ...

Littelfuse adds distributor

Peerless Electronics is now an authorized stocking distributor for Littelfuse Commercial Vehicle Products’ TR Series battery disconnect switch. The Littelfuse TR Series is a dual pole ...

Merchandising your facility

In parts sales it’s easy to focus on what’s behind the counter. But spend too much time thinking about what’s behind the curtain and you can ...

Commercial Fleet Tire Digest tackles pricing

Pressure Systems International (PSI) has released its April 2015 issue of Commercial Fleet Tire Digest. This month's issue tackles pricing and performance. As one of a vehicle owner's largest, and most consistent, expenses, tire prices are extremely important, PSI writes. "The bottom line is that fleets and owneroperators all take ...

GALLERY – Friday at the HDA Truck Pride Annual Meeting

Friday proved to be another busy day at the HDA Truck Pride Annual Meeting in San Antonio. Beginning with educational sessions in the morning for vendors and distributors, the day was filled with excellent discussion to help strengthen HDA Truck Pride members' businesses and grow in the aftermarket. Friday also ...

GALLERY – HDA Truck Pride meeting underway

The 2015 HDA Truck Pride Annual Meeting is now underway in San Antonio. The event began with a reception Wednesday evening and kicked into high gear on Thursday with its annual stockholders meeting, opening general session featuring a keynote presentation by Scott McKain, the presentation of the 2014 Truck ...

Four companies join RTA

New Pride Corporation, Oakland, Calif,; Heavy Duty Tires, LLC, Lake Worth, Fla.; TC Rubber, Inc., Burnsville, Minn,; and Omoigawa Butsuryu Company, Ltd., Japan, are the newest members of the Retread Tire Association (RTA). “We continue to be very pleased and gratified at the amount of support our exciting new ...

MAHLE Aftermarket debuts new filter catalog

MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. has released a comprehensive filter catalog for vehicle applications in the United States, Mexico and Canada, that includes all the company’s product offerings in one resource. The catalog, which covers more than 90 percent of vehicles in operation in the three countries, features over 1,200 air, ...

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 online store where end users can find the industry’s leading brands of high quality aftermarket products, which are then delivered via the VIPAR Heavy Duty network of participating ...