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Bosselman, Wingfoot announce MaxxCare rewards program

Boss Truck Shops Inc., a subsidiary of Bosselman Inc., and Wingfoot Commercial Tire Systems, a subsidiary of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., announced a new loyalty rewards program called MaxxCare, a card-based loyalty program that rewards drivers for purchases at participating Wingfoot (currently, only Wingfoot Truck Care ...

Kenworth offers Holland low-weight fifth-wheel slider system

Kenworth Truck Co. announced that it now offers the Holland Integrated Low-Weight Slider System designed to provide an average weight savings of 30 pounds over traditional fifth-wheel slider assemblies. The Holland ILS Fifth Wheel Slider System is available with any single suspension or with any tandem suspension up ...

Tracer Products unveils rite-blend coolant dye

Tracer Products has introduced its new TP-3940 Dye-Lite Rite-Blend blended fluorescent leak detection dye, which it says can be used ...

AAIA elects new officers and board of directors

The Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) elected its new officers and board of directors for 2011-2012. AAIA’s elected officers of the Executive Committee are: Chair, Robert Egan, Federal-Mogul Corporation Vice Chair, Richard Jago, Old World Industries Vice President, Rusty Bishop, Federated Auto Parts Vice President, Ira Davis, Multi Parts Supply Vice President, Lisa Kranc, ...

Eaton disaster relief grant to help Arkansas flood relief efforts

Eaton Corp. announced a disaster relief grant of $25,000 to benefit the American Red Cross to help provide relief for communities affected by a disaster where Eaton employees live and work. The recent flooding around North Central Arkansas has been labeled a major disaster area by the federal ...

Meritor appoints Daehnert

Meritor, Inc. has appointed Christy Daehnert director of investor relations, effective July 15. Daehnert will report directly to Mary Lehmann, senior vice president of treasury, corporate development, communications and investor relations. “We’re excited for Christy to take on this important financial role for the company. Her background and industry experience ...

Cannon signs on with Fort Garry Industries

Fort Garry Industries announces the hiring of Dave Cannon as senior manager of business development. Cannon comes to Fort Garry from Fras-Le, where he worked as a director of sales and marketing for the company’s commercial vehicle aftermarket division. According to Fort Garry, Cannon’s experience, extensive knowledge and contacts ...

Michelin Americas Truck Tires unveils refuse tire

Michelin Americas Truck Tires (MATT) is introducing a next generation tire and a new retread size offering for refuse applications. The Michelin XZUS2 tire delivers up to a 20 percent increase in removal miles over its predecessor the XZUS tire. The new XZUS 280 retread size completes the XZUS ...

Eaton enhances access to Reman transmissions

Eaton Corporation announced it has increased the availability and coverage of its Reman transmissions through the addition of a new Flex Reman line, which Eaton says ensures fleets receive genuine Eaton quality and content. In addition, Eaton says it has raised the standard warranty coverage of its entire heavy-duty ...

Treadway to serve as panelist for Succession Planning Series

Dixon Hughes Goodman and Keith Ely & Associates announced that the second session of the “Building a Roadmap for the Future” will be held at the 2011 Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference on Aug. 25 in Dallas. The first session held at the 2011 American Truck Dealers Convention addressed ...