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Freight Wing offers 2012 AeroFlex Side Skirt

Freight Wing’s AeroFlex 2012 side skirts are designed to improve fuel economy and are 30 pounds lighter than ...

Meritor’s new RSD friction material introduced

Meritor, Inc. has announced the immediate availability of reduced stopping distance (RSD) friction materials at the company’s parts distribution centers in Florence, Ky., and Brampton, Ontario. The company says this action supports North American truck operators who want to standardize their RSD brake friction materials. This announcement was ...

Exide charged over heavy-duty battery

Exide Technologies’ Extreme Power 1000 heavy-duty battery is designed to offer greater starting power and more vibration resistance. The battery delivers 1000 cold cranking amps and 200 reserve capacity) minutes and features proprietary silver alloy-cast positive grids, double-insulated glass mat-lined separator envelopes, epoxy anchor bonding and a reinforced ...

Pana-Pacific to distribute Maxwell’s engine start module

Maxwell Technologies announced it has entered into a one-year agreement with Pana-Pacific, an integrator and engineering partner in the commercial vehicle market, to distribute Maxwell’s new ultracapacitor-based engine start module in the United States, Canada and Mexico. As a result of the agreement, the ESM now is ...

Dan Ryan to helm JX Peterbilt in Fort Wayne

JX Enterprises recently announced it has appointed industry veteran Dan Ryan to head the company’s two newest dealerships, JX Peterbilt – Fort Wayne and JX Peterbilt – Indianapolis. “We’re pleased Dan has accepted the General Manager role at our new JX Peterbilt facilities serving the two largest metropolitan areas ...

Meritor introduces PlatinumShield II brake shoe coating

Meritor, Inc. announced Jan. 24 it will begin the immediate production of PlatinumShield II, a second-generation brake shoe coating that features an advanced formula uniquely suited to the needs of the aftermarket customer to prevent rustjacking. This announcement was made during HDAW 2012 at The Mirage in Las ...

Fras-le to produce brake linings in Alabama

Fras-le North America Inc. has announced it will begin producing heavy-duty brake linings at its friction manufacturing facility in Prattville, Ala. This is the first time that Fras-le has produced heavy-duty brake lining in the U.S. The company says the $11 million investment will expand its capabilities to supply ...

Cole Hersee introduces low-voltage disconnect switch

Cole Hersee, a division of Littelfuse CVP, has introduced the FlexMod family of electronic battery monitoring products. The FlexMod series is designed to preserve power in a battery during a vehicle shut down in order to maintain the requisite energy needed for a vehicle start up. The FlexMod Low-Voltage Disconnect ...

Accuride makes major investment in North American capacity

Accuride Corporation has announced plans to make an investment of approximately $75 million to its North American business in 2012 to strengthen product availability, quality and reliability; upgrade its manufacturing processes; and improve customer service. The announcement was made by Rick Dauch, Accuride president and CEO, Tuesday during ...

Meritor create service for warehouse distributors

Meritor Inc. says its “Real Deal” suite of services has received considerable acceptance by distributors. Meritor says more than 75 percent of its parts orders are being placed electronically and more than 300 parts outlet locations — across the United States and Canada — now are relying on the ...