Topics Sales & Marketing

WheelTime, APG set natural gas conversion record

American Power Group announced its network of WheelTime dealers had a record order month for American Power Group’s V5000 Dual Fuel Turbocharged natural gas systems. “We are pleased to see the WheelTime dealer network open up new regions in Pennsylvania and Oklahoma where there has been strong state support ...

Midwest Wheel awards scholarship

Brooke Fletcher has received a $1,000 scholarship from the Iowa Motor Carriers Foundation and Midwest Wheel Companies. The Iowa Motor Carriers Foundation is a division of ...

MacKay duo stresses support at Aftermarket Symposium

The commercial vehicle industry had its moment in the sun Wednesday during day two of the Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium in Rosemont, Ill. After a full day of light-duty discussion Tuesday, MacKay & Company Vice Presidents Molly MacKay Zacker and John Blodgett kicked off Wednesday’s event with a pair ...

Stable aftermarket growth projected in coming years

Only a year removed from an ugly first-quarter, things are looking up in the commercial vehicle aftermarket. Speaking Wednesday at the Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium in Rosemont, Ill., MacKay & Co. Vice President John Blodgett says the heavy-duty aftermarket has stabilized from most recent recession. MacKay & Co. is projecting ...

MAHLE Aftermarket nabs Polk Efficiency Award

MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. was presented with the Polk Inventory Efficiency Award from IHS Automotive Tuesday during an awards ceremony at the Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium (GAAS) in Chicago. Ted Hughes, manager – marketing and Chris Booth, supply chain Coordinator – North America were on hand for MAHLE Aftermarket to ...

Hogebuilt launches mobile website

Hogebuilt has recently launched its new mobile website to allow smartphone users easier access to product information. The company says the user-friendly site allows for a search by product or application and features a custom mounting options navigator to aid in finding corresponding custom brackets and hardware for selected ...

FinditParts’ Seewack to speak at NYC event

FinditParts CEO David Seewack will participate on a panel discussing trends and opportunities in the medium- and heavy-duty aftermarket at the BB&T Capital Markets Car & Truck Talk on June 3 in New York City. The event will be held at 8 a.m. EDT at the Waldolf Astoria hotel. ...

PSI releases newest Tire Digest

Pressure Systems International (PSI) has released its most recent issue of Commercial Fleet Tire Digest. This month’s volume focuses on factors affecting tire mileage. Written by PSI’s Al Cohn, Tire Digest notes “In the passenger car tire world, a 50,000 mile warranty tire can be purchased as well as ...

Federal-Mogul to host MERA sales and marketing meeting

The next Motor & Equipment Remanufacturing Association (MERA) Sales & Marketing Council meeting will be hosted by Federal-Mogul at the company’s Fel-Pro manufacturing facility on June 12 in Skokie, Ill. The agenda includes a tour of the Skokie facility, customer speaker and evening networking event. The MERA Sales & Marketing ...

Alcoa renovates website

Alcoa Wheels recently unveiled a newly designed website for its North America section. Alcoa says the renovation focuses on optimal customer experience through quicker and more functional navigation; facilitated surface treatment and technical information search and significant details on the recently launched innovation, Ultra ONE wheels. When users log on ...