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New jump starter from Clore

Clore Automotive introduces Model No. 1874, a 500 Amp carbon pile battery load tester, from SOLAR. According to the company, the 1874 offers reliable battery testing capabilities for heavy-use battery service environments. It provides continuous-duty battery testing for 12V batteries up to 1,000 CCA and features a variable load capacity from 0-500 amps. The 1874 enables ...

Double Coin, CMA notify NHTSA of non-compliant sidewall markings on tire models

Double Coin and CMA formally notified the National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration (NHTSA) last month of non-compliant sidewall markings on certain Double Coin branded TBR tires produced by Double Coin Holdings, LLC. After a full audit in June 2014, CMA notified NHTSA that certain Double Coin tires omitted the ...

BF Goodrich updates website

BFGoodrich Truck Tires has redesigned its website. The company says the redesign was performed with the help of its customers who were asked what features would be most valuable to help them better manage their business. The result, BF Goodrich says, is a more interactive and user-friendly website that provides quick access to the site’s ...

Minimizer nabs manufacturing honor

Minimizer has earned the prestigious silver award from the Golden Bridge Awards, Made in the U.S.A. category, for its heavy-duty fenders. According to Minimizer, the coveted annual Golden Bridge Awards program encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance, innovations, products and services, executives and management teams, women in business ...

Chevron launches new Delo severe duty SAE oil

Chevron announced Wednesday a new category of engine oil for severe duty, start-and-stop applications. A nationwide rollout is planned for today. Chevron says Delo 400 SD SAE 15W-30 is an API CJ-4 heavy duty engine oil specifically formulated for severe duty in on and off highway applications including 2010 ...

GALLERY: Western Star launches new truck

Western Star introduced its new, aerodynamic 5700XE highway tractor at a press launch in Las Vegas Thursday. The new truck features a highly sculpted, sleek design that retains the bold styling and robust stance of years past while delivering fuel economy numbers that place the truck firmly in the ...

Decisiv to hold TCO webinar

Decisiv has announced it will hold a free webinar titled “Fleet Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Analysis: The Rest Cost of Poor Service and Maintenance” later this month. Set for 2 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, Decisiv says the 60-miunute webinar will educate attendees on the how ...

New POP display from Betts

BettsHD has introduced a new point-of-purchase (POP) display for its most popular Bar Type Hanger Mounting Bracket. BettsHD says it has assembled 20 of its B711 premium quality cast steel mounting brackets and packaged them into a distinctive bucket display. “Replacing worn mounting brackets to extend hanger life is one ...

New wheel-end manufacturer enters market

A new heavy-duty parts manufacturer has emerged and says it promises to put a new spin on the wheel-end. Brian Beathard and Matt Stovall have partnered to create RevHD LLC; a company that manufactures wheel end products under the brand name Revolution. The two seek to revolutionize the wheel-end parts ...

BBB Industries publishes new e-catalog for Wilson electrical line

BBB Industries, LLC has launched a new e-catalog for Wilson Auto Electric rotating electrical products. Selecting Parts Efficiently, Effectively and Digitally (SPEED) provides users access to Wilson’s heavy duty rotating electrical coverage via computers, tablets, smart phones and other mobile devices. “We developed this new and improved electronic catalog to ...