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New suspension system from Watson & Chalin

Watson & Chalin introduces the SL13K-1190 with air disc brakes (ADB), a suspension solution that provides sufficient clearance for faster ...

Mitchell 1 adds web-based programs

Mitchell 1 has completed updates to its suite of web-based software programs for medium- and heavy-duty trucks, providing repair information, trouble code procedures and labor time estimating for model year 2014 vehicles. Mitchell 1 keeps its software current throughout the year with running changes and adds data for the latest model year vehicles for which ...

New Mascot owners pledge commitment to market

Newly-acquired Mascot Truck Parts Canada, Ltd – a major remanufacturer of heavy-duty truck components – has announced the first steps of its strategic plan to increase remanufactured product availability across Canada and to lower delivery lead times for the critical components its Canadian wholesale customer base desires to ...

Bendix reman inks deal with U.S. Xpress

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC continues to expand its market presence in remanufactured brake shoes. U.S. Xpress Enterprises, one of the nation’s largest privately owned truckload carriers, has chosen Bendix remanufactured brake shoes for the brake replacement needs of its fleet of 8,000 over-the-road tractors and 22,000 trailers. Delivery ...

Dometic acquires Atwood Mobile Products

Dometic Group announces its acquisition of Elkhart, Ind.-based Atwood Mobile Products, LLC has received clearance from U.S. anti-trust authorities, and the transaction has been completed. Still pending is the completion of Dometic’s acquisition of Atwood’s Australian business, which is subject to an Australian regulator’s review. Dometic says Atwood Mobile Products ...

Toyo debuts new drive tire

Toyo Tire U.S.A. announces a new SmartWay verified drive tire, the Toyo M650, has been added to its commercial tire line-up. The M650 is designed for regional haul service and higher-torque operating conditions. The unique design and construction provide excellent traction and even wear while meeting the U.S. EPA ...

New battery testing product available

Clore Automotive has redesigned its Model No. BA327, Digital Battery and System Tester with Integrated Printer, from SOLAR. This model, which offers a complete testing solution for 6- and 12-volt batteries and 12- and 24-volt charging systems, has been completely redesigned for improved ease of use and testing effectiveness, ...

B&W introducing new mounted fifth wheel product

B&W Trailer Hitches announces it will introduce its new 16,000-lb. Patriot rail-mounted fifth wheel slider hitch at the 2014 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. The new Patriot rail-mounted slider complements B&W’s full line of hitches and is built to exacting specifications for smooth, flawless and virtually inaudible operation, the ...

Satellite truck antenna

Winegard introduces its Pathway X1, a fully automatic satellite antenna trucks, RVs and trailers. According to Winegard, the Pathway X1 features: Smallest, portable satellite antenna that delivers high-definition, standard-definition programming Pay-as-you-go plan with DISH, no commitment or penalties Quick, 15-minute setup process allows for more time to enjoy your surroundings or TV ...

Bully Dog produces FAQ about engine programmers

Bully Dog has produced a paper addressing some frequently asked questions about their diesel truck engine programmer products. In the paper, the company highlights a number of benefits that vehicle owners can uncover by properly installing heavy-duty tuners. A copy of the document can be found HERE.