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Auto Value, Bumper to Bumper and All-Pro Truck Parts highlight Alliance Commercial Vehicle and Heavy-duty Program at HDAW

The Alliance looks toward continued growth in the medium- and heavy-duty aftermarket.

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Photo Gallery: Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2023

A pictorial walk-around of the show floor.

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Dayco expands heavy-duty diesel engine belt kit line

Six new SKUs join the 40-plus that Dayco has recently added.

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HDAW 2023 general session talks through ‘unprecedented times’

The HDAW Expo floor is sold out, there 1,800 one-on-one meetings scheduled, and 756 distributors among the 2,500 attendees. It’s a big year.

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HDA Truck Pride member Truck Supply Company of South Carolina expands

HDA Truck Pride member, Truck Supply Company of South Carolina, recently announced their expansion into the St. Louis market with their purchase of fellow HDA Truck Pride member, Tractor Trailer Supply. Effective immediately, the St. Louis location will take on its new name, Truck Supply Company of Missouri. Truck Supply Company of South Carolina has

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Optimized: Know How to Plan When You Know What Parts Will Sell

The parts department is a busy, even chaotic place. There is never a shortage of things to worry about or issues to monitor. You got parts sales, team performance, deciding whether or not to eat your lunch while standing at your desk because, as you know, the parts business doesn’t take lunch breaks.  Speaking of

Fullbay to host ‘Diesel Connect’ conference 

Fullbay has announced its first ever conference, Diesel Connect. The event will be held in Phoenix from June 8–9, 2023. Early bird ticket pricing is available for $350 until October 31, then tickets are priced at $400. Tickets include admission to the conference, hotel accommodations, food, events and more Diesel Connect’s programming offers multiple tracks with

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The value of truck parts availability, visibility

So where is the part?! Raise your hand if you’ve found yourself yelling that at some point this year. Supply chain challenges have hit every segment of the trucking industry, and the impact on service turn times might be one of the most frustrating. A lot of that frustration is born from the lack of

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Road to AAPEX Ep. 5: The road less traveled

Last episode, the 33-year-old Cadillac Brougham gave Babcox Media’s Joe Keene a good scare. He was nearly halfway through the 2,500-mile drive from Akron, Ohio, to Las Vegas headed to the AAPEX show when the Caddy wouldn’t start. However. with some quick thinking from the ASE-certified technician and help from friends in the aftermarket, he got

Road to AAPEX Ep. 4: Halfway there … What could go wrong?

The literal road to AAPEX has been smooth, so far. Babcox Media’s Joe Keene, an ASE-certified technician who fixed up a battered 33-year-old Cadillac Brougham, has been getting his kicks on Route 66 as he drives 2,500 miles from Akron, Ohio, to Las Vegas. In this episode, he checks out iconic road-side attractions like the

The Road to AAPEX Ep. 3: You wouldn’t believe who and what you’ll see on Route 66

It’s the stuff road trips are made of–the unexpected, the interesting, and even the bizarre. On Route 66, it’s all about the roadside detours that are so intriguing you can’t help but pull the car over and soak it all in. Luckily, the 33-year-old Cadillac Brougham was running well. Babcox Media’s ASE-certified technician Joe Keene

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HDA Truck Pride member AA Wheel & Truck Supply acquires Casper Brake & Clutch

HDA Truck Pride member, AA Wheel & Truck Supply, a distributor of truck and trailer parts throughout the Midwest, has announced that it has acquired Kansas City-based Casper Brake & Clutch and relocated Casper’s reline shop and team members to its North Kansas City AA Wheel & Truck Supply warehouse and brake shop. Since 1929,

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