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  • Aftermarket parts sales growth slowing

    March 27, 2019 8:08AM by Truck News

    MANHASSET, N.Y. – Aftermarket parts sales are expected to slow in the coming months, according to the latest reading from CMVC’s Parts Aftermarket Leading Retail Sales Indicator (PLI). The PLI decreased 0.2% in January from December, marking the third consecutive

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    Volvo Group opens new Canadian PDC in Milton

    March 26, 2019 2:42PM by James Menzies

    MILTON, Ont. – Volvo Group has opened a massive new parts distribution center (PDC) in Milton, Ont., triple the size of its former Mississauga location, about 20 kms away. More favorable real estate pricing, less traffic congestion, airport access, and

  • UAP recognizes Grote Canada

    March 25, 2019 2:28PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – UAP has named Grote Canada its 2018 Napa Supplier Excellence Awards winner. Grote was identified in each of Napa’s regions as meeting all its strict measurements and expectations, and was unaminously selected to receive the award. “Grote

  • Inland Kenworth opens in Castlegar

    January 14, 2019 1:00PM by Truck News-West

    CASTLEGAR, B.C. – Inland Kenworth has opened a new parts and service facility in Castlegar, B.C. The location boasts 19,000 square feet of space, featuring a 9,500 sq.-ft. service department with nine service stalls. There is also a 4,500 sq.-ft.

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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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    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

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    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