Topics Products

Selling the skeptic on retreads

This is the first of a multi-part series on the advancements made with retread tires. Selling a quality product to a skeptical customer is as authentic as any problem in sales. No matter how beneficial the product, there’s always someone out there to question it. The commercial tire industry has faced this problem for years ...

Training video from Kinedyne

Kinedyne has produced a training video outlining the best-use tips and common misuses for its Kaptive Beam System. “As the trucking industry evolves with new challenges such as the recent HOS regulations, supportive tools to maximize cargo space, like Kaptive Beam, are increasingly important,” says Paul Wolford, vice president of sales and marketing at Kinedyne. ...

MAHLE updates company name

MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. announced today that MAHLE Service Solutions is now the official name for the company’s division specializing in the tool and equipment segment. The ...

Elwell-Parker re-launching website after 12 year hiatus

Shortly after Elwell-Parker was sold to Hoist Liftruck in 2000, Elwell-Parker's website was taken offline and redirected to the parent company's website. H&K Equipment, which itself was founded from an Elwell-Parker dealership by Alan Heidenrich and current CEO George Koch in 1983, has been working to maintain Elwell-Parker's prominence ...

Alliant Power announces new parts, price reduction

Alliant Power announced the release of AP66992 & AP66995 Remanufactured G2.9 BANG Injectors Alliant Power Remanufactured Injectors superseding AP66892 & AP66895. The company also announced new reduced pricing – a 32 percent price reduction on AP66992; a 34 percent price reduction on AP66995 The company also released NPA 02/14 – AP0076 Engine Harness ...

Conti rolling out its most fuel efficient tire to-date

Continental Tire the Americas, LLC says it is poised to launch this month a completely new truck tire generation for the long haul goods sector – the Conti EcoPlus HT3. Continental says the new premium tire for the trailing axle has been developed for maximum cost effectiveness, incorporating greater fuel efficiency, ...

Stone Truck Parts names Wix top vendor

Stone Truck Parts has selected Wix Filters as its 2013 Vendor of the Year. Jim Stone, Jr., purchasing manager for Stone Truck Parts presented the award at the distributor’s annual sales meeting in January.  He credits Wix’s win on its ongoing partnership with Stone Truck Parts and their many ...

New jump starter

Clore Automotive presents the JNCAIR, a 1700 peak amp jump starter, from Jump-N-Carry. Clore says this unit takes multi-function professional jump starting to a whole new level, featuring Jump-N-Carry performance, plus the convenience of an integrated, industrial grade air deliver system. The JNCAIR features a high performance, replaceable Clore PROFORMER ...

Heavy-duty booster cable

Buyers Products introduces new heavy-duty booster cable with plug-in connector. The cable measures 22 ft., plus a 6-ft. permanent connector. It’s quick-connect and weather-proof plugs provide safe and convenient connection to power source, the company says. The new cable is polarity protected and offers 600-amp, heavy-duty clamps with copper ...

Yokohama will debut new OTR tire next month

Yokohama Tire Corporation says it will unveil two new off-the-road (OTR) radial tires – RL45 and RL51 – at the ConExpo trade show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, March 4-8. “The new RL45 and RL51 spotlight our latest technology in OTR radial tire tread design,” says Tim Easter, Yokohama director, OTR ...