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News

Michelin, Sumitomo Strike Commercial Tire Deal

Michelin North America Inc. and Sumitomo Corporation of Americas (SCOA) have agreed to combine their respective North American replacement tire distribution and related service operations in a 50-50 joint venture.

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Products

5700 Alpha Mutt Trailer Tester System

Removing the burden of paperwork and data entry, the Alpha Mutt advanced trailer tester system provides automatic and guided inspections with detailed reports.

Products

uStart Starting System

The uStart engine startng system from Ioxus is an ultracapacitor-based, drop-in battery support module designed for Class 3-6 vehicles.

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Products

Big Brake Front Kits for Toyota Tacoma

Wilwood’s two newest front big brake kits for 2005-2016 six-lug Toyota Tacoma trucks provide increased braking capacity and long-life durability for all types of highway, towing, hauling, off-road, and extreme-duty applications.

Products

Shark 3 Measuring System with Cabinets

The Shark 3 relies on ultrasound technology to collect measurements and track repairs. The platinum model is positioned on a tool-box style cabinet.

Beasley Tire offers mobile services that perform on-site alignment and tire balancing on large trucks and mounting and balancing tires on small vehicles.

Articles

What Tire Dealers Can Tell us About Truck Tire Trends

Low-cost imported tires, retread demand, and the increasing presence of truckstop chains into the tire market are among the trends seen in the truck tire market in Modern Tire Dealer’s annual survey of commercial tire dealers.

News

Michelin Sells TCi Stores, Retread Shop to Independent Dealers

Michelin North America Inc. has sold four Tire Centers stores and a TCi retread plant to two independent commercial tire dealers.

The Freightliner 108SD was one of several models recalled by Daimler Trucks North America for an issue with improperly torqued brake caliper mounting bolts. Photo: Freightliner

News

Freightliner Recalls 3,000 Trucks for Brake Caliper Issue

Daimler Trucks North America is recalling certain 2018 Freightliner, Western Star and Freightliner Custom Chassis vehicles for an issue with improperly torqued brake caliper mounting bolts.

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News

Accuride Expands North American Distribution Network

Component supplier Accuride has announced a strategic expansion of its North American distribution network to provide targeted customer coverage in key regional markets.

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Products

PowerPro 7.5

Prestolite Electric has launched the PowerPro 7.5, an all-new 24V, 7.5kW starter motor as part of the PowerPro family of replacement starters.

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