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  • Canada’s heavy-duty aftermarket reached $4 billion in 2018

    January 29, 2019 12:00AM by John G. Smith

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The aftermarket serving Canada’s Class 6-8 trucks and trailers reached $4 billion in 2018, and the growth even took the analysts at MacKay and Co. by surprise. The market swelled 7.2% year over year when compared

  • Eaton named Bezares master distributor

    January 28, 2019 9:15AM by johng@newcom.ca

    GALESBURG, Mich. – Eaton will become a North American master distributor for Bezares SA’s mobile power hydraulic portfolio, and will also provide post-sale service and support throught he Roadranger field team. Bezares SA produces Power Takeoffs (PTOs), hydraulic pumps, fittings,

  • Meritor to provide year-long aftermarket training

    December 12, 2018 12:33PM by Truck News

    TROY, Mich. – Meritor has announced the launch of a year-long aftermarket training series. It will include nationwide events, interactive distance training sessions, and online, computer-based courses. The training is aimed at heavy-duty truck technicians, parts consultants and management professionals.

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    Aftermarket parts sales expected to grow

    October 1, 2018 11:46AM by Truck News

    MANHASSET, N.Y. – Aftermarket parts sales are expected to gain momentum in the coming months, according to the CMVC Parts Aftermarket Leading Retail Sales Indicator (PLI). It increased 0.6% in August from July, and was 7.3% higher year-over-year, according to

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    Demand increasing for aftermarket parts

    June 13, 2018 10:06AM by Truck News

    MANHASSET, N.Y. – An upward trend in commercial vehicle aftermarket parts sales is in place, according to the latest Parts Aftermarket Leading Retail Sales Indicator (PLI) from Commercial Motor Vehicle Consulting (CMVC). The index ticked up 0.6% in April from

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    Great Dane hosts aftermarket conference

    May 17, 2018 6:51AM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Great Dane says it attracted a record crowd to its seventh Aftermarket Parts and Service Conference May 2-5. It’s a biennial event that brings together aftermarket management and sales teams and vendors to discuss safety, technology and

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    Denso continues push into heavy-duty aftermarket

    January 24, 2018 6:35PM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Denso is continuing is push into the heavy-duty aftermarket, with the expansion of its diesel particulate filter (DPF) line and the opening of a new warehouse to handle heavy-duty parts. The company made the announcements during

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    HDDA: Heavy Duty outlines strategic plan for heavy-duty aftermarket

    January 24, 2018 6:16PM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – HDDA: Heavy Duty – a community of the Auto Care Association – has developed a four-pronged strategic plan it says will benefit heavy-duty supplier and distributors. Hill Hanvey, president of the Auto Care Association, outlined the

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    Meritor to open new Mississauga distribution center

    January 24, 2018 11:31AM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Meritor will be opening a new distribution center in Mississauga this April, which will serve provinces from Manitoba east. Its Edmonton distribution center will continue to serve Western Canadian provinces, announced Brett Penzkofer, Meritor’s vice-president of

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    Meritor introduces Mach line of aftermarket parts

    September 26, 2017 5:00PM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, GA – Meritor has introduced a value-priced product line for the aftermarket that will be branded as Mach. Initial offerings will include brakes, drivelines, drive axles, suspensions, transmissions and springs, but there are plans to expand as well. “Mach

  • Daimler names five new executives to its aftermarket and operations organization

    February 24, 2017 1:03PM by Truck West

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has made five appointments to its aftermarket and operations areas. Effective June 1, Rich Simons will take on the role of general manager of aftermarket parts sales; general manager of central service

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    Eaton updates Advantage Series clutches

    January 25, 2017 4:53PM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Eaton has updated its line of Advantage Series heavy-duty clutches, to increase durability, reduce vibrations and improve shifting. The new clutches were shown for the first time during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week, with production set to

  • Vipar Heavy Duty assembles team to achieve growth

    January 25, 2017 4:14PM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Vipar Heavy Duty introduced its new president, Chris Baer, to the industry at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week, where he outlined the organization’s growth plans. Baer said he is looking to grow reported program purchases to a

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    Mahle expands product offerings through new partnerships

    January 25, 2017 3:53PM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Mahle Service Solutions has expanded it product offerings, through two new partnerships with industry suppliers. The company, aiming to become a one-stop shop for its customers, capable of offering entire solutions, will now provide diagnostics and

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    Meritor expands FastSet King Pin Kit product line

    January 24, 2017 3:22PM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Meritor has expanded its FastSet King Pin Kit product line to offer 45 no-ream kits, providing fleets with a faster way to replace king pins. The expanded line was announced at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week. “Meritor