Truck News


  • News Equipment

    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

  • News Equipment

    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

  • News Equipment

    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

  • News Equipment

    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

  • News Equipment

    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

  • News Equipment

    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

  • News Equipment

    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

  • News Equipment

    Denso expanding heavy-duty aftermarket business

    January 24, 2017 2:07PM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Automotive parts powerhouse Denso is expanding its presence in the heavy-duty aftermarket, by bolstering its sales staff seven-fold and introducing new products. The company says it will leverage its automotive distribution channels to bring heavy-duty parts

  • News Equipment

    Canada’s aftermarket parts industry is growing, but mostly due to pricier parts

    January 23, 2017 7:21PM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The heavy-duty aftermarket parts business in Canada is growing at a faster rate than in the US, but that’s mostly because parts are becoming more expensive due to the exchange rate. The value of the US

  • Feature Equipment


    February 2, 2016 2:24PM by James Menzies

    There was a lot of new product news at this year’s Heavy-Duty Aftermarket Week, which took place in Las Vegas last week. Below is a quick synopsis of what caught my attention, along with links to the more detailed write-ups.

  • Emerging technologies presenting new aftermarket opportunities

    January 31, 2016 8:35PM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Rapidly evolving technology in the trucking industry is creating new opportunities for aftermarket parts and service providers. That was the message from Derek Kaufman, managing partner with Schwartz Advisors and president of C3 Network, when addressing

  • News Equipment

    SAF-Holland launches new aftermarket parts line

    January 28, 2016 6:48PM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — SAF-Holland has introduced a new Gold Line Quality Parts portfolio for the aftermarket. The launch was the final of five major initiatives SAF-Holland has undertaken since 2010 to better serve its aftermarket customers, the company announced.

  • News Equipment

    Dana adds aftermarket parts to accommodate downspeeding

    January 27, 2016 12:12PM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — As the industry’s first downsped powertrains age, it’s important to replace worn parts with aftermarket components designed to handle the higher torque loads associated with downspeeding. That was the message from Dana, which during Heavy-Duty Aftermarket