Truck News


  • HDAW says see ya, Las Vegas

    January 31, 2019 1:47PM by

    LAS VEGAS, Nev – Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week, traditionally hosted in Las Vegas, will be moving to Texas for its 15th annual conference in 2020. Next year’s event will be at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine,

  • Product Equipment

    Bendix expands brake shoe offerings

    January 25, 2018 11:26AM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Bendix has expanded its aftermarket brake shoe line, and now offers a remanufactured brake shoe with original equipment friction and coating and the same five-year warranty as on OE shoes. The announcements were made during Heavy-Duty

  • Product Equipment

    Dana enhances e-commerce platform, introduces seal installation tool kit

    January 25, 2018 11:00AM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Dana announced enhancements to its e-commerce platform, and a new seal installation took kit during Heavy-Duty Aftermarket Week. Dana launched its e-catalog and e-commerce platform at HDAW last year, and says it has since added

  • 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

    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

  • News Equipment

    Dana launches new e-commerce portal

    January 25, 2017 4:23PM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Dana has launched a new parts ordering website to provide fleet customers with easier access to information and an ability for distributors to better fulfill orders. The new e-commerce platform will be accessible to both end

  • 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

    Maxion to offer first aluminum commercial vehicle wheels

    January 25, 2017 4:06PM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Maxion Wheels is bringing to market its first aluminum commercial vehicle wheels. The forged aluminum wheels will be offered in the four most common sizes: 22.5×8.25; 24.5×8.25; 17.5×6.75; and 22.5×14. The 22.5×8.25 size will weigh in

  • 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

    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

    Fleet Engineers acquires cargo bar manufacturer

    January 28, 2016 12:26PM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Fleet Engineers demonstrated during Heavy-Duty Aftermarket Week a recently acquired cargo bar system. The company acquired Save-A-Load and will now offer the cargo bars under the same brand name. “Save-A-Load has built an excellent reputation for

  • News Equipment

    Eaton introduces aftermarket clutch for I-Shift, new transmission lubricant spec’

    January 28, 2016 10:28AM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Eaton has come out with a new aftermarket clutch, designed specifically for Volvo I-Shift automated manual transmissions. The Eaton 430mm Push Wear-Thru clutch boasts the same engineering and manufacturing features of Eaton’s EverTough clutches, the company

  • News Equipment

    Meritor introduces new products during Heavy-Duty Aftermarket Week

    January 26, 2016 7:11PM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Meritor introduced during Heavy-Duty Aftermarket Week new and updated products designed to improve safety and efficiency. Among them was a new line of Meritor-branded aftermarket clutches. The new all-makes line includes both manual- and self-adjusting models