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Toyo Tire receives SmartWay verification

Toyo Tire USA announces the Toyo M144 has received SmartWaysm verification, confirming it meets U.S. EPA standards for low-rolling resistance. The addition of this regional steer tire to the Toyo Tires SmartWay line-up gives customers more choices when selecting fuel efficient tires for their commercial trucks, the company says. “The ...

New LED flood light

Buyers Products introduces a new LED flood light with adjustable stainless steel stud mount. The waterproof flood light, rated at IP67, features six clear LEDs that ...

New Qwik Tech Tips on lighting

Phillips has released its newest edition of Qwik Tech Tips. This month’s documents looks at the differences between incandescent and LED lighting — a topic that also will grace the Truck Parts & Service pages in May — and the reasons for and their use in the market today. Philips notes the value LED lights can ...

FinditParts becomes master distributor for Leland Brake & Wheel

FinditParts.com is a new master distributor of Leland Brake & Wheel Parts. “We’re excited to reinvigorate and sell such a strong brand,” says David Seewack, CEO and founder at FinditParts. The Leland brand is available to both distributors and end-users alike on the FinditParts portal. Leland offers a catalog of more ...

Webasto welcomes country music star to trade show

Webasto Thermo & Comfort North America announces country music singer Chelsea Bain will meet fans and perform at Webasto’s booth (#18180) at 2 p.m. March 27 at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville. Webasto has enlisted the singer’s help to promote the benefits of its Air Top 2000 ST ...

Bendix reman brake shoe facility hits milestone

Less than 18 months after its launch, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems’ remanufactured brake shoe operation has surpassed the 1.5-million-unit production milestone. “With RSD in full effect as of August 2013, and an increased focus in the commercial vehicle industry on CSA scores, vehicle operators are looking to control risk ...

MTIS by PSI feature now industry-wide for trailers

Meritor, Inc. and Pressure Systems International (PSI) are making it easier for fleets to check wheel-end pressure output by expanding availability of an optional feature on their automatic tire inflation system. The control box check point option was previously available on a limited basis with the Meritor Tire Inflation ...

Rotary Lift expands network of certified inspectors

Rotary Lift announces all Rotary Authorized Installers (RAIs) are now required to have at least one Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) Certified Lift Inspector on staff. Rotary Lift says ALI Certified Lift Inspectors are proven qualified to inspect any manufacturer’s vehicle lifts in accordance with ANSI/ALI ALOIM-2008, the national standard ...

Toyo rolls out three new tires at MATS

Toyo Tires is rolling out three new tires this week at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville. Toyo says these premium products are designed to enhance the driving capabilities of medium-duty trucks and include the SmartWay verified M177 regional to long-haul steer tire; the M170 regional steer tire; and the ...

New PlastiKote catalog available

The new PlastiKote product catalog is now available online, providing customers with a wealth of information on the complete line of premium PlastiKote automotive aerosol paints and coatings. “We have updated our catalog to provide PlastiKote customers with more detailed information to help them choose the right product for ...