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Gem City Tire adds full-service center

Gem City Tire has opened its sixth location: a 30,000 sq. ft., full-service truck tire center in Sharonville, Ohio, a ...

ATD expands performance measurement Tool

ATD has expanded the 2012 ATD Performance Measurement Update to provide heavy-duty truck dealers with more relevant and comparative performance guides, as well as new parts, service and body shop information. The new publication offers analysis of 60 critical operating variables (COVs) from ATD 20 Group members for calendar ...

Fuel filter/water separator line available

Parker Hannifin's Racor Division designed its High Capacity Spin-On Filter R125 Series of fuel filter/water separators as a direct replacement for its 300, 400, 600 and 700 Series fuel filters. Both the threads for the fuel filter head and for the collection bowl are designed to be compatible.

Grote expands line of LED lamps

Grote Industries has announced the expansion of its SuperNova NexGen LED lamp offering, with the introduction of its new integrated flange 4 in. stop/tail/turn and dual-system back-up lamps. According to Grote, the new lamps feature a one-piece integrated flange design that mounts directly to the surface of a vehicle, ...

Scrubbing wipes now available

GOJO offers its Scrubbing Wipes which it says deliver convenient, easy and complete clean up anywhere heavy-duty cleaning is required. Made of dual-textured material that has been pre-moistened with a cleaning solution, the Scrubbing Wipes are said to have an extra-large size towel to provide superior cleaning capacity. The scrubbing ...

Colson Caster expands low-cost ‘Encore’ dolly line

Colson Caster, a manufacturer of standard and custom application caster and wheel products, has added new products to its low-cost “Encore” dolly line of swivel casters, including a top-lock brake model in all sizes, an economy rigid model and an optional No. 59 top plate. The top-lock brake model ...

Kenworth T800 adds Bendix Wingman with ACB system as option

The Kenworth T800 is now available for factory order equipped with the optional Bendix Wingman ACB, Active Cruise with Braking. The system is also offered on the Kenworth T660 and T700. Using a radar sensor mounted to the vehicle’s front, Wingman ACB is said to help provide impact, following ...

Bosselman to receive NATSO Hall of Fame award

NATSO, the trade association representing the truckstop and travel plaza industry, announced that Chuck Bosselman, owner of the Bosselman Family of Companies, will receive the NATSO Hall of Fame Award at The NATSO Show 2012 in Las Vegas, Nev., in February. The award recognizes individuals for their notable ...

Jacobs meets International Standard TS16949:2009

Jacobs Vehicle Systems says it has once again met the rigorous requirements of the International Standard TS16949:2009 by completing the surveillance audit. According to Jacobs, this achievement was a direct result of the entire organization successfully working together in developing and affirming the Quality Management System in order to ...

Bendix celebrates one million braking systems in service

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC has marked a major milestone with delivery of its millionth Bendix ABS-6 braking system. The Bendix ABS-6 braking system is installed on Class 6, 7, and 8 air-brake tractor-trailers, trucks, motorhomes and specialty heavy-duty vehicles. Introduced in late 2004, the Bendix ABS-6 family includes ...