Topics Service & Repair

ACOFAS to hold clinic in Cleveland next month

The American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists (ACOFAS) will hold a two-day seminar focusing on CSA and vehicle maintenance next month, from May 6-7, 2014 in suburban Cleveland. ACOFAS says CSA has been in force for four years and those four years seen many drivers gain enough points ...

New tire inflation monitoring system

Piper Transportation announces a new strategic partnership with the Grenzebach Corporation to provide the PNEUSCAN tire system to the U.S. According to Piper, PNEUSCAN makes the tire pressure monitoring process automatic and easy. During a tire check PNEUSCAN can immediately identify a tire’s inflation level, overall wear and when ...

New heavy-duty ECM tuner

Bully Dog introduces its newest ECM tuner for CAT, Cummins, Detroit Diesel and Paccar heavy-duty engines. Bully Dog says the ECM Tuner features the ability to ...

Inland Truck Parts acquires West Fargo location

Inland Truck Parts & Service is reinforcing and growing its local presence with the recent acquisition of Aaction Truck and Trailer Repair, Inc. The expansion complements Inland's current Fargo offerings by adding new services like complete engine diagnostics, maintenance and repairs for all makes and models, the company says. ...

MERA CEO Council meeting set for May

MERA says presidents and CEOs from MERA remanufacturer and supplier member companies are encourage to save the date for the first meeting of the MERA CEO Council. The council will meet on May 19 in Chicago. Attendees will have the opportunity to attend the Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium ...

NGVi to hold safety training in California

The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) will hold another round of its NGV Technician and Fleet Operations Safety Training and CNG Fuel System Inspector Training next month in California. The NGV Technician and Fleet Operations Safety Training will be held on April 29 and will be followed on April 30 and May 1 by ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Bendix to hold training courses

Bendix announces Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) attendees looking to sharpen their truck preventive maintenance skills will benefit from attending the 2014 Bendix Tech Talk Series at this year’s event. In its fourth year, the popular Tech Talk Series features Bendix product and service experts offering how-to demonstrations, interactive question-and-answer ...