Archive | January, 2017
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Kenworth T680 and T880 Make Bendix ESP System Standard

Kenworth announced that the Bendix® ESP® Electronic Stability Program is now standard on new Kenworth T680 and T880 tractors.  Bendix ESP full stability meets the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s new electronic stability control (ESC) technology mandate, which goes into effect Aug. 1, 2017, on Class 8 tractors with tandem drive axles. “The T680 on-highway […]

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DENSO Announces 2017 Commercial & Heavy Duty Starter & Alternator Catalog

― Heavy-duty rotating electrical parts catalog available in print and digital formats ― DENSO Products and Services Americas, Inc., an affiliate of leading global automotive supplier DENSO Corp., has released its 2017 Commercial & Heavy Duty Starter & Alternator Catalog http://densoheavyduty.com/denso-hd-starter-alternator-catalog. DENSO announced the new catalog today at the 2017 Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) […]

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Meritor Virtual Reality App Showcases Advanced Product Solutions from Meritor®

Meritor® announced the launch of its first virtual reality app customers can use to learn about the company’s advanced product solutions during a virtual ride in a semi-truck.    “Through our new app, we can showcase our products to customers in a way that’s not feasible in the real world,” said Ryan Obert, director, Product […]

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Dana Introduces New Aftermarket E-commerce Site Connecting Service Technicians with Distributors

Dana Incorporated introduced a new, comprehensive e-commerce platform that streamlines the identification process of the company’s automotive and commercial-vehicle replacement parts portfolio and connects service technicians around the world with Dana’s aftermarket parts distributors.  The announcement was made at the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week trade show in Las Vegas, where the platform’s search functions, real-time […]

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Drivewyze Debuts Bypass Service in South Carolina at 11 Locations

Drivewyze Now Offered at Twice as Many Sites Nationwide as Transponder-Based Bypass Service   Drivewyze now offers its weigh station bypass service at 11 permanent and mobile sites in South Carolina increasing the number of states it now serves to 38.    The addition of the 11 sites also means Drivewyze now offers weigh station […]

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Minimizer goes white box at HDAW

Minimizer’s booth at HDAW in Las Vegas is turning heads. Distributors won’t find any company logos outside of the 53-foot show trailer.  Rather, Minimizer is focusing on what’s inside the trailer. “We spend a lot of money to help sell through our distribution channel,” Minimizer CEO and Chief Visionary Craig Kruckeberg said.  “We’re showing distributors […]

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New PACCAR Tandem Rear Axle Now Standard on Kenworth T680 and T880

The new PACCAR tandem rear axle is now standard on the Kenworth T680 and T880. The new PACCAR tandem axle, the industry’s lightest and most efficient tandem in its class, is designed to improve the operating efficiency for line haul, regional haul and pick-up and delivery customers. Rated at 40,000 pounds, the PACCAR tandem axle […]

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VIPAR Heavy Duty President Chris Baer Announces Leadership Team; Outlines Organization’s “Game Plan for Growth”

VIPAR Heavy Duty president Chris Baer has announced his new leadership team and the promotion of three team members at a news conference during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2017. Baer named Larry Griffin, vice president of program management, Andrei Katibnikov, vice president of information technology and Jeff Paul, vice president of marketing. All three […]

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Dana Introduces New Aftermarket E-commerce Site Connecting Service Technicians with Distributors

Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) today introduced a new, comprehensive e-commerce platform that streamlines the identification process of the company’s automotive and commercial-vehicle replacement parts portfolio and connects service technicians around the world with Dana’s aftermarket parts distributors.  The announcement was made at the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week trade show in Las Vegas, where the platform’s […]

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McBride Mack Sales Celebrates 50 Years of Supporting Mack Customers

Longtime Mack dealer McBride Mack Sales recently celebrated its 50th anniversary at its Carbondale, Illinois location, marking a half-century of service and support to customers. McBride also has operations in Paducah, Kentucky and Cape Girardeau, Missouri. “McBride is the ultimate representation of a dealer that has passion for the Mack brand, and it permeates through […]

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MAT-HD Makes Debut Appearance at HDAW 2017

Visit Booth #905 to see quality products from trusted brands MAT Holdings, Inc., a leader in diversified manufacturing and logistics, announces it will be attending the Heavy-Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2017 conference, January 23-26, 2017 at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. They will be exhibiting Gabriel HD shocks, Reyco XD brakes, and Sanborn […]

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Kenworth Offers $1,000 Savings to OOIDA Members on Qualifying New Sleeper Truck Purchases

Kenworth and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) have again teamed up for the 15th year in a row to provide a $1,000 savings to OOIDA members on qualifying purchases of new Kenworth sleeper trucks during 2017. Kenworth T680 76-inch Sleeper Featured eligible Kenworth trucks are the Kenworth T680 or T880 with a 52-inch or […]

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