Apollo Will Take Parts Supplier Tenneco Private
Tenneco Inc. agreed to be acquired by affiliates of Apollo Global Management Inc., taking the auto parts supplier out of the public market after years of share declines and business upheaval.
TMC Survey Shows Impact of Semiconductor Shortage on Fleets
The ongoing shortage of semiconductors along with scant availability of other parts and supplies are causing delays for trucking fleets, a recent survey found.
Shortages, Economy Top Concerns in Aftermarket Sector
Shortages of technicians and drivers, and general economic growth topped the list of concerns in the aftermarket sector, an industry analyst said Jan. 26.
Fleets Manage Parts in Multiple Ways
GRAPEVINE, Texas — Fleets have found various ways to handle the need for parts: expanding inventory levels, not substituting cheaper but less reliable ones for critical parts, doing some warranty work themselves, keeping the average age of trucks low or turning to electric trucks.
Dealers Tackle Parts Shortage
Dealerships and fleets are changing stocking patterns for replacement parts and adding inventory as they work to minimize truck downtime amid widespread shortages of some truck parts.April 26, 2019
Keeping an Eye on Truck Parts and Safety
The new year has arrived, and so has this first-quarter 2019 issue of Equipment & Maintenance Update. The two cover stories of this E&MU reflect in-depth features on timely issues and news developments that likely are to be of interest to those operating in the realm of trucking equipment and maintenance.
Truck OEMs, Suppliers Look to Online Growth, 3D Printing
Equipment and component manufacturers in the trucking industry are looking to expand their online presence and also see potential in 3D printing, both of which could help them reach more customers, they said.January 25, 2019
Parts Demand Is Surging
A growing economy and strong new truck sales have increased demand for aftermarket parts, creating supply challenges. Truck manufacturers and component suppliers said they’re working to alleviate pressure on the industry by expanding offerings, improving distribution channels and using predictive forecasting tools to get ahead of demand.January 25, 2019
Motorcar Parts of America Acquires Dixie Electric
Motorcar Parts of America Inc., a remanufacturer, manufacturer and distributor of automotive aftermarket parts, has acquired heavy-duty rotating electrical products company Dixie Electric, according to a Jan. 10 press release.January 14, 2019
DTNA Adds Mascot to Detroit Reman Unit
Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing has acquired Mascot Truck Parts, a one-time subsidiary of Meritor Inc., to expand its capacity for heavy- and medium-duty remanufacturing of driveline components.August 24, 2017