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    eBay aims for an easier parts-buying experience

    August 16, 2018 3:06PM by Truck News

    SAN JOSE, Calif. – Whether you’re a mechanic looking for a hard-to-find part or you’re fixing your own rig, eBay is looking to make the parts-buying experience easier. The international online retailer’s automotive section – eBay Motors – has added

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    Alliance Truck Parts vows to become industry’s leading value parts supplier

    July 17, 2018 7:16PM by James Menzies

    YOUNTVILLE, Calif. – Alliance Truck Parts wants to become the industry’s leading truck parts provider, and it has a plan to get there. Stefan Kurschner, senior vice-president, aftermarket, with Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), said Alliance will bolster its presence

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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

  • News Equipment

    International bolsters reman, parts lines

    March 6, 2018 7:55PM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Navistar’s focus on uptime is being widened to including its expanding parts lines. The company is rebranding its ReNEWed line of remanufactured parts, and adding products to its Fleetrite private label parts brand. Both announcements were made

  • Four Canadians named to Kenworth Parts Council for 2018

    February 26, 2018 8:07PM by Truck West

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth Truck Company has named four Canadians to its 2018 Parts Council, three coming from Western Canada. Jo Frost of Edmonton Kenworth out of Leduc, Alta. will act as chairwoman of the council, Boyd McConnachie of Inland

  • Price of petroleum was down in Q3: Stats Can

    February 15, 2018 10:36AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, ON – The price of petroleum dropped again in the third quarter of 2017 reports Statistics Canada. The federal agency released the unadjusted Wholesale Services Price Index for the middle of last year, showing the change in the price

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    Paccar Parts has record-breaking year

    February 1, 2018 10:45AM by Truck News

    RENTON, Wash. – Paccar Parts enjoyed a record year in 2017, filling more than 16 million orders globally. “Paccar Parts’ number one goal is customer uptime. The effectiveness of our supply chain contributes to our high levels of productivity and

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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

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    Bendix recognizes eight Canadian distributors

    June 6, 2017 2:03PM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio – Eight Canadian distributors were among the 50 that Bendix deemed worthy of platinum status. The recognition, Bendix says, goes to the company’s top distributors, which share the company’s commitment to providing operators and service technicians with the

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    UAP adds to heavy vehicle parts network

    May 2, 2017 6:44AM by Truck News

    ST-AUGUSTIN-DE-DESMAURES, Que. – UAP’s heavy vehicle parts division has continued its steady growth, with the acquisition of Belcher Pieces de Machinerie. Belcher provides heavy machinery parts for the construction, mining, agriculture, and forestry industries. “We are very pleased to welcome

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    UAP buys Buy-Rite Truck Parts

    December 13, 2016 2:09PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – UAP has announced its acquisition of Buy-Rite Truck Parts, representing its second purchase in Ontario this year. Buy-Rite Truck Parts, based in Mississauga, Ont., is a parts distributor serving the Greater Toronto Area. It is a member