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Alcoa debuts new aluminum truck wheel

Alcoa introduced the Dura-Bright EVO, an improved version of its primary commercial vehicle wheel, Thursday at the Mid-America Trucking Show ...

Mitsubishi upgrades starter options for Freightliner, Western Star trucks

Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America, Inc. announces its new, full-featured Diamond Power S60 (DPS60) starter is available as an upgrade for ...

In-vehicle heater product

Webasto Thermo & Comfort North America introduces its ThermoCall and SmarTemp Control 2.0. ThermoCall from Webasto allows drivers to preheat their engine from the convenience of a mobile phone. The new Webasto tool is compatible with Webasto coolant heaters, controlling on/off functions, programming heater start time up to 24 hours in advance, and setting a ...

Bridgestone recommits to Dayton Truck Tires

After falling dormant for the past several years, Bridgestone is breathing new life into its Dayton Truck Tire brand. In January, Bridgestone committed to resurrecting the brand but rather than trying to compete Bridgestone, the company’s OE line or Firestone, the company’s retail brand, Dayton was slated to take ...

Plombco reaches agreement with Lynn Parker Associates

Plombco has appointed Lynn Parker Associates (LPA) as the exclusive sales agency for North America. Plombco is celebrating its 30th year of operation in 2015 and continues to develop new ways to better service its customer’s needs. “Lynn Parker has over 40 years of experience working in the automotive industry ...

HVAC product from Perrin Manufacturing

Perrin Manufacturing is showcasing its new 18-in.-wide Dynasys SL for the first time this week at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville. The automotive-style HVAC system is available with a multi-purpose HVAC console that fits virtually all major day cab configurations and an under-bunk version that accommodates most traditional ...

Retread Tire Association grows again

The following companies are the newest Members of the Retread Tire Association (RTA): Nol-Tec Systems, Lino Lake, Minn.; Recauchutagem Nortenha, Portugal; Tatko Servis Kaucuk Otomotiv Ticaret, Turkey; Turkey Retreader Association, Turkey. “We continue to be very pleased and gratified at the amount of support our exciting new association continues ...

Alliance Truck Parts debuts reference tool

Alliance Truck Parts has launched a new online parts cross reference tool. The web-based tool consolidates data from the top OEM and independent manufacturers, creating a single point of access that allows customers to find the right Alliance truck part for their specific truck make and model. With a simple ...

Bendix debuts new air product lines

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC made two new product announcements regarding its air products this week at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville. The company says it has now introduced its AD-RP air dryer as a bolt-in replacement solution in the aftermarket, and that its new generation of air ...

Fontaine Modification achieves NTEA MVP status

Fontaine Modification has earned Member Verification Program (MVP) status from NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry. The NTEA MVP program recognizes North American truck distributors, manufacturers and upfitters that have distinguished business practices, quality employee education and training programs and effective safety and regulatory compliance programs, ...

The CSA conundrum

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