HDAW 2018 Archives - Fleet Equipment Magazine
Watch: Heavy-duty Aftermarket Week—On the show floor

Las Vegas played host to the 2018 Heavy-Duty Aftermarket week recently, and the show offered a bevy of press announcements. (Click here for all the news from HDAW 2018.) Here are some of the highlights. Meritor announced a new product portfolio strategy with distinct aftermarket brands that includes multiple price points. The portfolio offers Mach

Meritor announces new lineup of aftermarket brands for every stage of vehicle lifecycle

Meritor Inc. announced that it will offer a more complete product portfolio with distinct aftermarket brands that includes multiple price points designed to meet customer requirements regardless of the vehicle lifecycle stage. All Meritor Aftermarket parts brands are Meritor engineering-approved to meet the right performance specs at the right price points throughout the entire lifecycle

Meritor launches aftermarket air spring product line

Meritor Inc. announced the launch of a new line of aftermarket air springs to cover a wide range of commercial vehicle applications. Meritor said its air springs are engineered to accommodate higher load-carrying capacities, deliver improved road handling and offer more protection to drivers and cargo from shocks and vibrations. “The springs are made with robust

Haldex ModulT air disc brake now offered by Hendrickson

Hendrickson has recently added the Haldex ModulT air disc brake as a product offering for trailer applications. Features of the Haldex Air Disc Brake ModulT, according to the company, include: Features a unique combination of low weight and high performance for a broad field of applications. The single-tappet mechanism provides excellent pressure distribution. The result

Haldex partners with OptiCat to provide standardized electronic product information

  Haldex has announced a partnership with OptiCat to provide standardized electronic detailed product information. Haldex says that working with OptiCat gives it the ability has the ability to provide updated data in a standardized format for customers. Haldex says this initiative will provide customers with consistency of quality data, custom templates for custom data formatting,

Haldex partners with Fras-le to offer air disc brake pad repair kits

Haldex is now offering a full line of all-makes air disc brake (ADB) pad repair kits for its North American customers through a joint sales and marketing partnership with Fras-le, which is part of the Randon Companies group. Through this co-brand agreement, Haldex will market products under the “Midland” brand and assume the primary sales,

HDDA: Heavy Duty unveils new strategic plan

HDDA: Heavy Duty, a community of the Auto Care Association, has unveiled its new strategic plan. Prompted by industry evolution, HDDA’s advisory board—which consists of leaders of aftermarket companies such as Vipar Heavy Duty, Erie DriveTrain, FleetPride, SKF and more—defined their challenges in the marketplace and outlined what support the industry needs to fuel the

Bendix offers remanufactured brake shoe

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems is offering a remanufactured brake shoe with the same friction and coating specs on its original equipment (OE) brake shoe, as well as an extended, five-year warranty against rust jacking. The warranty matches that which Bendix offers on its OE shoes. To help vehicle operators maintain performance of RSD-equipped vehicles (those

Denso announces enhancements to its DPF program

  Denso Products and Services Americas Inc., an affiliate of the Denso Corp., has announced improvements to its PowerEdge Diesel Aftertreatment Program. Key among the changes is expanded coverage for diesel particular filters (DPFs) and, coming this spring, full coverage for diesel oxidation catalysts (DOCs). Denso is also adding a medium-duty DPF/doc program with coverage

Eaton expands its North American Authorized Rebuilder Program

Eaton announced that it has expanded its North American Authorized Rebuilder Program with the addition of Chalk’s Truck Parts of Houston. Chalk’s, which becomes the fifth Eaton Authorized Rebuilder in North America, opened for business in 1957 and currently employs 60 people. The company’s 3.5-acre site includes a 90,000-sq.-ft. facility for parts, service and office

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National Fleet Products introduces ArtLift cargo-lifting solution

National Fleet Products has introduced the new AirLift cargo-lifting solution for commercial vehicles. The AriLift weighs less than 200 lbs., and at 11.81 in. and with a lift platform that flips vertically to slide inside the vehicle, is designed for easy storage, the company said. Features of the AirLift include: A 440-lb. lifting capacity that

WABCO launches ProVia budget spare parts brand

WABCO has launched ProVia, a new budget spare parts brand ProVia. According to the company, ProVia will help customers to bridge the gap between parts of questionable origin and premium aftermarket parts, striking a balance between safety, reliability and cost. ProVia products highlighted by WABCO include: Brake pads: ProVia brake pads cover the most commonly