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New Mascot owners pledge commitment to market

Newly-acquired Mascot Truck Parts Canada, Ltd – a major remanufacturer of heavy-duty truck components – has announced the first steps of its strategic plan to increase remanufactured product availability across Canada and to lower delivery lead times for the critical components its Canadian wholesale customer base desires to ...

Bendix reman inks deal with U.S. Xpress

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC continues to expand its market presence in remanufactured brake shoes. U.S. Xpress Enterprises, one of the nation’s largest privately owned truckload carriers, has chosen Bendix remanufactured brake shoes for the brake replacement needs of its fleet of 8,000 over-the-road tractors and 22,000 trailers. Delivery ...

Betts Truck Parts to provide drivetrain product support

Betts Truck Parts & Service announces the availability of advanced drivetrain product support through its drivetrain product manager, Shawn Mahoney. Mahoney is available to support all eight Betts Truck Parts & Service locations in Arizona, California, and Oregon. He helps customers with training in the field and with telephone ...

New boot from Anderson Power Products

Anderson Power Products has added to its SB Environmental Boot Series, with the release of the SB 50 Environmental Boot. Ideal for a wide range applications both indoors and out, the SB Environmental Boots’ soft shell provides water, dirt, chemical and UV protection to SB 50 and SB ...

Shell sees possible fuel economy benefits with new oil category

At some point in 2016 or 2017, diesel engine oil proposed category 11 (PC-11) will debut in North America. While an introductory date is still up in the air, the makeup of the PC-11 category is beginning to come into focus, says Dan Arcy, OEM technology manager at Shell. Arcy ...

Dometic acquires Atwood Mobile Products

Dometic Group announces its acquisition of Elkhart, Ind.-based Atwood Mobile Products, LLC has received clearance from U.S. anti-trust authorities, and the transaction has been completed. Still pending is the completion of Dometic’s acquisition of Atwood’s Australian business, which is subject to an Australian regulator’s review. Dometic says Atwood Mobile Products ...

Toyo debuts new drive tire

Toyo Tire U.S.A. announces a new SmartWay verified drive tire, the Toyo M650, has been added to its commercial tire line-up. The M650 is designed for regional haul service and higher-torque operating conditions. The unique design and construction provide excellent traction and even wear while meeting the U.S. EPA ...

New fender from Hogebuilt

Hogebuilt has introduced its new Ultimate Low Rider half tandem fender. The new fender comes with the distinctive Hogebuilt look with a 3 in. signature flange produced with 14 gauge stainless steel, the company says. The Ultimate Low Rider also has a 35.5 in. drop and is available in ...

New battery testing product available

Clore Automotive has redesigned its Model No. BA327, Digital Battery and System Tester with Integrated Printer, from SOLAR. This model, which offers a complete testing solution for 6- and 12-volt batteries and 12- and 24-volt charging systems, has been completely redesigned for improved ease of use and testing effectiveness, ...

B&W introducing new mounted fifth wheel product

B&W Trailer Hitches announces it will introduce its new 16,000-lb. Patriot rail-mounted fifth wheel slider hitch at the 2014 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. The new Patriot rail-mounted slider complements B&W’s full line of hitches and is built to exacting specifications for smooth, flawless and virtually inaudible operation, the ...