Heavy Duty Truck Parts - Service and Repair
Milwaukee Tool releases M12 Underbody Light

Milwaukee Tool has introduced the M12 Underbody Light. The company says the light provides users with a strong magnetic base and dual rotation points, delivering directional lighting, hands-free work and maneuverability. The M12 Underbody Light delivers 1200 Lumens of Trueview High-Definition Output; features dual joints that swivel 300-degrees horizontally and up to 180-degrees vertically; and

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week announces 2022 event theme and co-chairs

Conference organizers for Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) announced “Strong Like You” as the theme for HDAW ‘22, which the organizers say signifies the industry’s resilience throughout the pandemic. To lead the effort, David McCleave, director of marketing and aftermarket at Hendrickson, and Bill Nolan, president at PBS Truck Parts, have been named as the

Hunter Engineering announces three-year warranty for all replacement parts

Hunter Engineering announced a three-year replacement parts warranty, retroactive to Jan. 1. Any equipment installation taking place in 2021 is covered under the new policy, the company says. The new document standardizes the warranty for all Hunter replacement parts and product levels. The company also says that labor will retain its original six-month warranty. The new policy

Ryder, Waymo partner on autonomous truck maintenance

Ryder System Inc. and Waymo Via, the trucking and local delivery unit of autonomous driving developer Waymo, announced a partnership focused on providing maintenance for Class 8 autonomous trucks. The two companies say they will partner on servicing and evolving maintenance practices for autonomously driven trucks across Waymo Via sites in Texas, Arizona, California, Michigan

Tech Tip: Don’t strike out when choosing a tire changer

Whether you’re buying a tire changer for the first time or are replacing existing equipment, it’s important to do some work upfront to make sure you get a shop MVP instead of one that will get sent down to the minors. There are three common mistakes people make when choosing a tire changer. Take some

TMC touts in-person 2021 Fall Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition

Leaders of the American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council said they are looking forward to welcoming the industry to the organization’s first in-person meeting since early 2020 this September in Cleveland, at TMC’s 2021 Fall Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition. “We are very excited to host one of the industry’s first, and largest, in-person

Carrier Transicold introduces BluEdge service platform

Carrier Transicold truck and trailer customers now have access to the BluEdge service platform, which is now fully available from Carrier Transicold’s dealer network across the U.S. and Canada. BluEdge offers three tiers of service, adding augmented capabilities when integrated with Carrier Transicold’s eSolutions monitoring system. Tier offerings include: Core – Supplements the original equipment

Noregon releases major upgrades for JPRO Professional

Noregon announced the a new major update for JPRO Professional, the company’s in-shop diagnostic and troubleshooting tool. The release, JPRO Professional 2021 v2, is available for purchase and active JPRO subscribers can update at no additional cost. “This release helps techs quickly identify performance and health-related issues on vehicle systems that affect the cost of

SelecTrucks enhances 60-Day Buyer’s Assurance Coverage

SelecTrucks announced expanded component coverage and a new warranty concierge program, administered by Fleetrock, to enhance its 60-Day Buyer’s Assurance coverage. Select Limited Warranties are zero deductible with no aggregate limits, include unrestricted progressive damage on covered components and are available up to 48 months/400,000 miles. 60-Day Buyer’s Assurance coverage is included with every Select

The importance of context when communicating in a truck shop

Language is a funny thing. Words provide the ability for us to communicate our thoughts and desires. And while our words make it possible for us to work together and get more accomplished than we ever could as individuals, language also carries the potential to bring confusion and distrust. Technicians sometimes form their own unique

Velociti, Phillips Connect partner for installation, post-sales support

Phillips Connect is partnering with Velociti for installation and post-deployment proactive technology monitoring and repair service support for its trailer telematics solutions. Once a Phillips Connect customer has chosen the smart trailer solutions right for their operation, a designated Velociti project manager will arrange for the installation of the equipment when and where convenient for

FleetPride acquires Auto Masters Fleet Services

FleetPride Inc. has acquired the assets of Auto Masters Fleet Services, based in Jacksonville, Florida with a second location in Tampa. For the last 30 years, David Stringfield’s company has provided service for heavy-duty customers throughout Florida and southern Georgia, including on-site maintenance and full-service mobile units. FleetPride also has two parts locations in Tampa