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Voluntary agreement reached on HD service information
September 16, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

MOU addresses the availability of service information for Model Year 2010 and later trucks and buses over 10,000 lbs. sold in the United States and Canada.

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Get a Free Mechanic Mat & LED Headlamp From PIAA
September 16, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

#aftermarket – Purchase a qualifying LED light kit, and you will receive a free mechanic mat and LED headlamp. This knee-saving fold-able mat is plush yet ultra-tough foam pad fused with 100% polypropylene fibers. Stain, oil and chemical resistant, it can withstand

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Walter Surface Technologies Unveils Redesigned Line Of Magnetic Drilling Units
September 15, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

#aftermarket – Walter Surface Technologies has announced the introduction of the newly redesigned Icecut 100 and Icecut 200 magnetic drills. Underscoring Walter’s commitment to developing the industry’s most efficient products, the Icecut provides unrivalled safety and reliability as it leverages

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Denso opens distribution center in Nuevo Leon, Mexico
September 15, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Denso Products and Services Inc. (DPAM), a division of leading global automotive supplier Denso Corporation, has opened its first auto parts distribution center in Mexico. Located in Apodaca, Nuevo Leon, the facility allows Denso to bring its full selection of

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Alain Masse named new president of UAP Inc.
September 14, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Montreal, QC – Alain Masse has been appointed president of UAP Inc. Masse, who has been with UAP since 2011, stepped in at the end of 2014 to lead all corporate functions for UAP’s Auto Parts Division as well as

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Moog Expands Industry Leading Steering and Suspension Coverage
September 14, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

#aftermarket – Federal-Mogul Motorparts has expanded its Moog Steering and Suspension line with 70 new parts across domestic and foreign applications. The majority of these parts are produced in the company’s state-of-the-art North American manufacturing facilities. “Moog product engineers continue

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Tire Country opens two wholesale tire centres in Ontario
September 14, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Tire Country, a Goodyear Wholesale Distributor and wholly-owned subsidiary of Fountain Tire Ltd., has announced the opening of two new wholesale tire centres in Vaughan and London, Ontario. Tire Country’s new wholesale tire centres will offer 57,000 square feet of

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Dura-Bond names new general sales manager
September 13, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Dura-Bond has hired Andre Moser to take the position of general sales manager.

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Gordon Hensley named Dayco’s senior vice president of RD&E and program management
September 8, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Gordon Hensley has joined Dayco as senior vice president of research, development and engineering (RD&E) and program management. Hensley, possessing the proven ability to build high-performance teams and manage complex relationships with OEMs and supply chains, joins Dayco with more

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BFGoodrich introduces new extended warranty
September 3, 2015 by CARS Magazine

BFGoodrich Commercial Truck Tires is introducing an extended warranty for its commercial truck tires and casings, effective on claims filed on or after Sept. 1, 2015. Reflecting the brand’s proven performance, the warranty coverage against defects in workmanship and materials

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Uni-Select Announces the Acquisition of Duncan Auto Parts Ltd.
September 2, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Uni-Select Inc. has completed the acquisition, through one of its subsidiaries, of the assets of Duncan Auto Parts Ltd. This acquisition expands Uni-Select’s reach in Pacific Canada. Duncan Auto Parts Ltd., a long-term customer of Uni-Select, has been a well-reputed

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Toyota to buy 13 million air-bag inflators
August 31, 2015 by Allan Janssen

In a bid to reduce its risk from potentially lethal air-bag inflators supplied by Takata Corp., Toyota Motor Corp. has agreed to buy air-bag inflators from parts maker Nippon Kayaku Co. The Japanese carmaker has asked the second-tier supplier to