Truck News


  • 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

  • News Equipment

    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

  • News Equipment

    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

  • 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

    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

  • News Equipment

    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

  • News Equipment

    New Navistar program to assist with core management

    October 19, 2016 9:39AM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. – Navistar has announced the launch of a new Core Advantage Program designed to help fleets manage their core and remanufacturing activities. The company is providing new tools including a proprietary software program, its Core Management System (CMS).

  • Paccar Parts distribution centre opens in state of Washington

    April 27, 2016 3:03PM by Truck West

    RENTON, Wash. – A new 160,000 square-foot, $32 million Paccar Parts distribution facility, servicing dealers in Western Canada and North-western US, is now fully operational. “By investing in the latest technology and more than doubling the square footage, we are

  • News Equipment

    Cummins welcomes customers to new Mississauga parts location

    February 22, 2016 7:48PM by James Menzies

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — A larger, better-designed parts distribution centre in Mississauga will help Cummins Eastern Canada better support its dealers and serve its customers. That’s according to president Jeff Van Poucke, who was on-hand at the grand opening today to

  • Canadians big part of Kenworth’s 2016 Parts Council

    February 18, 2016 3:30PM by Truck West

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth Truck Company has named three Canadians to its 2016 Parts Council, which focuses on boosting parts quality and customer support for truck operations and fleets. Jo Frost of Edmonton Kenworth in Leduc, Alta. has been named

  • Cummins to celebrate opening of new Mississauga parts facility

    February 5, 2016 12:27PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Cummins Eastern Canada is opening a new parts facility at 6950 Edwards Blvd. in Mississauga. The company began moving the department from 7175 Pacific Circle on Feb. 1. The new warehouse will be used to store parts

  • 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.

  • 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.