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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 ...

Bendix’s Indiana facility honored for excellence

The Huntington, Indiana, manufacturing campus of Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has received the 2014 KB-Truck Knorr Excellence Award, given by ...

New top coat for wheels

PlastiKote has introduced a new clear wheel top coat paint that is formulated to use over regular PlastiKote wheel paint. “Keeping a vehicle’s wheels looking like new can be a challenge,” says Shelley Potaniec, product manager, aerosols for Valspar. “Our new Clear Wheel Paint Coat is an exciting addition ...

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 ...

New retread from Goodyear

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has released a new PreCure retread option for drive applications. The G682 RSD Fuel Max is SmartWay-verified and features Goodyear Fuel Max Technology, which incorporates fuel-saving compounds and tread designs to lower rolling resistance and promote greater fuel efficiency; A rugged tread design for outstanding traction at all ...

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, ...

Rotary Lift updates product literature

Rotary Lift has updated its two-post and drive-on lift brochures to provide a more comprehensive overview of each product line. The new brochures cover the full range of light-duty and heavy-duty lifts for each configuration, and also include guides to help customers find the right lifts and lifting accessories ...

Larson Electronics debuts LED work light cart

Larson Electronics has introduced a 400 watt portable LED work light mounted to a wheel barrow style cart. The WAL-WBC-400LTL-LED-100 cart mounted LED work area light from Larson Electronics produces 52,000 lumens of light capable of illuminating an area 36,000 sq. ft. in size and is designed for portability ...

Truck solar panels to be on display

Go Power says it will be displaying groundbreaking new uses for its Solar Flex solar panels in two booths in the Green Zone at the NAFA 2015 Institute & Expo in Orlando, Fla. New applications for the small, thin, flexible, ultra-high-efficiency Solar Flex panels include integration into fiberglass service ...

The CSA conundrum

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