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BestDrive acquires southeastern tire business

BestDrive LLC (BestDrive), wholly owned subsidiary of Continental Tire the Americas, LLC, has completed the acquisition of Hill Tire Company in a deal that substantially increases BestDrive’s commercial tire presence in the southeastern United States. In its first acquisition since its formation in 2010, BestDrive also adds two retread ...

New Cascadia replacement components

S&S Truck Parts, Inc., the parent company of Newstar, has released a variety of replacement Freightliner Cascadia bumpers and their corresponding components. From reinforcements to supports ...

New nitrogen plastic welder

Urethane Supply Company has revealed its new 6066-CG Nitrocell Nitrogen Plastic Welder. Urethane Supply introduced the first commercialized nitrogen plastic welder to the collision repair industry ...

Federal ruling on rear impact guards upcoming

A federal rule to require rear impact guards on single unit trucks has been cleared by the White House’s Office of Management and Budget, meaning the rule will likely be published in the coming weeks. The rule, which is being published by the DOT’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, ...

Last chance to register for MERA Technology Forum

We are down to the last few days to register for this Thursday's MERA Technology Forum, set to be held during NACE / CARS 2015 at the COBO Center in Detroit. Among the sessions scheduled for Thursday's event include: Thermal Spraying, featuring Joe Dewhirst, Project Engineer, Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing LLC David Cook, ...

Tire Industry Association striving for recall reform

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) and non-profit advocacy organizations The Safety Institute and Families for Safer Recalls have scheduled a conference call for Tuesday, July 21, 2015, to discuss their joint support for national tire recall reform. TIA and the other groups are jointly calling on the U.S. Congress and ...

Minimizer debuts new fenders

Minimizer has introduced its Smoky Black Mirror fender, which has the appearance and shine of metal without any metal properties but made from the same polyethylene material as the rest of Minimizer's expansive fender product line. "Some people love the metal look, and our new Smoky Black Mirror fender gives ...

Step-filtration system from FTG

FTG, Inc. announces a new step-filtration solution (FS9) that it claims offers improved efficiencies and extends service intervals. “A multi-stage filtration solution that consist of 6 in. by 17 in. housings connected in series,” says Pino Pathak, president at FTG. “The primary housing can be fitted with a 50 ...

Peerless Electronics to stock panel mount indicators

Peerless Electronics says it will begin stocking CW’s new GIL Series panel mount indicators. These indicators are designed to easily snap into the common 1.125 in. by 0.55 in. rectangular panel cutout with no tools required. They are compact, lightweight and extremely rugged, Peerless says. The indicators are available ...

STEMCO introduces efficiency test for aerodynamic equipment

STEMCO has developed a new fuel efficiency testing technology for its TrailerTail aerodynamic equipment. The real world DataLogger test provides fleets with an extremely fast, precise and significantly less expensive method of testing the fuel efficiency of TrailerTail technology using a fleet’s own truck, trailer and driver in under ...