This is the Trucking Times Aftermarket Update, featuring links to exclusive editorial material and select business resources for the benefit of Trucking Times magazine subscribers.


May14, 2013


Industry News & Trends


April Truck Sales Continue Strong
The beginning of the second quarter of 2013, Full-size truck sales continue to be strong. Ford again takes the top Year-To-Date sales figures compared to 2012. Read more...





China Experiences An SUV Boom
According to a recent report by Joe McDonald, published in The Detroit News, China is experiencing a big boom for SUVs. Read more...





Tech Article:

The Invisible Hitch
Bosal shows how the market for hitches has changed and how they came up with a new solution to conceal the common trailer hitch. Read more...

 Names New Vice President, a division of L.O.F. Inc., has promoted Jon Page to vice president of sales at its Elkhart, Indiana, headquarters. Read more...







New Products




Perrycraft Pickup Rails
Perrycraft introduces 10 styles of Pickup rails from bolt-on, screw-on to stake pocket mounts in sizes from 36” to 96” in length, in styles from contemporary to utilitarian.  Read more...



Pop & Lock Introduces New Tailgate Locks to the Honda Ridgeline
Pop & Lock LLC, a worldwide provider of tailgate security products, announced the release of their newest tailgate locks for the Honda Ridgeline. Read more...


New Transit Connect Rack From Hauler Racks
Hauler Racks now offers a new Transit Connect Rack that mounts to the vehicle integrated mounting points. Read more...





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