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Eaton enhances Fuller transmission line

Eaton has beefed up one of the company’s key commercial vehicle aftermarket offerings with a new name and the addition of several new genuine Fuller transmission components. The former Bulk product line is now known as the Rebuilder Bulk Pack line to better reflect the program’s target audience. That ...

Filter restriction indicator kit

The Racor Division of Parker Hannifin introduces its Filter Restriction Indicator Kit for GreenMAX Fuel Filter Water Separators. According to Racor, by installing a vacuum/restriction indicator in ...

Jacobs Vehicle Systems to holding roadshow

Jacobs Vehicle Systems has introduced a Technical Roadshow to help educate its customers on its products, market differentiation, regulatory requirements and other industry challenges. According to Jacobs, the roadshow will give customers the opportunity to talk with JVS engineers about what issues, discuss current technologies, share thoughts for future development directions and hear about ...

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 and even foglights, stainless steel clad aluminum or fiberglass finish, with and without foglight holes, Newstar says its product line covers them all. For ...

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 in 2006, and the new 6066-CG Nitrocell is the most advanced generation of nitrogen welder yet, the company says. According to Urethane Supply Company, ...

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, ...

New flatbed with curtainside setup

Mac Trailer introduces its new Lo-Pro Elite Trailer flatbed. According to Mac, the trailer is engineered for added capacity for general building materials, pipe and palleted general freight loads with capacities of 40,000 lbs. in 4 ft., 43,000 lbs. in 10 ft., 45,000 lbs. in 20 ft., 50,000 lbs. in 30 ft. and 70,000 lbs. ...

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 ...