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Remy Inc. launches new ordering system

Remy Inc., provider of Delco Remy brand heavy-duty starters and alternators, launched a new order management system effective July 15. The new system is a web application that the company says will streamline the ordering process for Remy customers. According to Remy, updated technology employed by the new system ...

Betts Spring receives DTNA Masters of Quality Award

Betts Spring has been selected to receive the Daimler Trucks North America Masters of Quality Award. Betts Spring was recognized ...

Fras-Le expands role for Mordue

Fras-le North America Inc., a friction material manufacturer, announced that Randy Mordue is now director of sales and marketing for the company's North American commercial and light vehicle aftermarket. Previously, he only was responsible for the light vehicle segment. His added commercial responsibilities extend to both medium- and heavy-duty vehicles. Mordue joined Fras-le in 2010 ...

Navistar to sell parts via Amazon

Navistar Parts is offering its customers the option to order Partsmart parts on Amazon.com. “Amazon.com is a known, trusted online retailer that will help us connect with customers on a whole new level,” says Patti Corso, Navistar e-commerce manager.  “Navistar Parts was the first truck and bus OEM to ...

Peterbilt hosts Texas Gov. Perry at bill signing

Peterbilt Motors Company recently hosted Texas Governor Rick Perry for a special bill signing ceremony and tour of Peterbilt’s truck manufacturing plant in Denton, Texas. Accompanied by Senator Jane Nelson, Commissioner Bryan Shaw and Rep. James Keffer and Tan Parker, Gov. Perry signed three Texas bills supporting the development ...

New Marathon Brake linings released

Marathon Brake has released a new, premium-grade brake lining rated for 20,000 lb. axle loads called HeatStar20. Part of Marathon’s HeatStar line, HS20 is a high-performance premium brake lining Marathon says is designed to provide the longest service life of any brake lining in its class. The company ...

Volvo Trucks adds natural gas option

Volvo Trucks is expanding its commitment to environmental care and energy security through the introduction of a natural gas-powered Volvo VNM daycab. According to Volvo, the natural gas option is designed for port drayage, pickup and delivery applications, grocery and beverage haulers, or any private fleet concerned about CO2 ...

Grote appoints Hoskins to plant manager

Grote Industries announced that Ken Hoskins has stepped into the role of plant manager for Madison, Wisc. operations. Hoskins will report to Tom Blades, vice president of operations for Grote Industries, and will be responsible for all manufacturing and warehousing functions in Madison. Gary Liter, David Hocking, Debbie Courtney ...

Hendrickson and AxleTech International awarded contracts by Navistar Defense

Hendrickson, a Boler Company, and AxleTech International, a General Dynamics company, were awarded two contracts from Navistar Defense, LLC to equip 250 International MaxxPro Dash ambulances and 471 mine resistant ambush protected (MRAP) vehicles with independent suspension systems.  Hendrickson and AxleTech have teamed to develop the suspension systems ...

Hino Trucks approved to use up to B20 biodiesel

Hino Trucks announced that its complete product line of Class 4-5 cabover and Class 6-7 conventional trucks now are approved to use up to B20 biodiesel. All 2011 and 2012 model year cabover and conventional trucks powered with Hino’s proprietary J-Series engines are approved to use biodiesel B20 ...