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FleetPride adds McDowell Truck Parts

FleetPride, Inc., the nation’s largest independent aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, has announced it has acquired the ...

Jacobs launches engine brake for Mercedes-Benz engine

Jacobs Vehicle Systems has announced it will be the supplier of the engine brake for the Mercedes-Benz 13-liter OM471 diesel ...

Meritor expands vocational trailer suspension series

Meritor Inc. on Monday, Sept. 19, unveiled the newest suspension family members – the MTA25 (25,000-pound capacity) and MTA30 (30,000-pound ...

Rotary Lift expands factory training for installers

Since 1989, Rotary Lift has provided regular factory training classes on proper lift installation and service for its Rotary Authorized Installer (RAI) network. Recently, the company added a third full day to its RAI training classes in order to thoroughly cover new products. “Over the last 18 months, we ...

Katz joins Blue Tree Systems

Blue Tree Systems has announced that Steve Katz has joined its North American division as director of sales for U.S. Markets. “(Katz’s) addition to the team follows Blue Tree’s significant expansion in the North American market,” says Charlie Cahill, CEO of Blue Tree. “His background and understanding of technology ...

Webb Wheel promotes Wiechmann

Webb Wheel Products has promoted Adam Wiechmann to engineering manager for the OEM Business Unit. In his new role Wiechmann will be responsible for managing the design, development, and testing of Webb OE wheel-end products that include disc wheel hubs, brake drums and rotors, the company says. “(Wiechmann) brings solid ...

Peterbilt names Parts and Service Dealer of the Year

Peterbilt Motors Company has named Peterbilt of Sioux City in Sioux City, Iowa, the 2011 Peterbilt Parts and Service Dealer of the Year. According to Peterbilt, the yearly award recognizes overall excellence in parts and service performance while enhancing business operations with the integration of new Peterbilt technology and ...

Betts Spring creates spring loaded mud flap hangers

Betts Spring has introduced new spring loaded mud flap hangers available to the heavy-duty trucking industry. According to Betts, the new mud flap hangers feature Smart A17 technology that offers Class 8 operators lighter weight, corrosion resistant spring loaded mud flap hangers with exceptional performance and extended life cycles. Betts’ ...

Midwest Wheel presents sales award

Midwest Wheel Companies has announced that Rick Hermann is the recipient of its 18th annual Don Shoemaker/Scott Wilson Rep. of the Year award. The award was presented to Hermann by John Minor, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Midwest Wheel Companies, during a ceremony at the Des ...

Peterbilt 386 LNG truck recognized as first alternative fuel SmartWay vehicle

Peterbilt Motors Company has received accreditation for developing the industry’s first SmartWay designated alternative fuel vehicle. The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) SmartWay Program has recognized Peterbilt’s Model 386 liquefied natural gas (LNG) truck as meeting the established fuel-saving, low-emission equipment requirements set for Class 8 trucks, Peterbilt says. The ...

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