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January 8, 2013



Industry News & Trends






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Penda's new truck bed liner with skid resistance is demonstrated by Don Johnston, national accounts manager at Penda. The Pendaliner company also introduces Trucking Times TV to it's marketing materials to promote the Pendaliner with skid resistance that can help truck accessory retailers highlight this product in their stores. Watch the video...




2012 December Truck Sales Ends Strong

The year 2012 definitely went down as the best year for truck sales since 2008. Most every truck manufacturer had sales growth despite a week economy. Read more...





NADA Predicts A Strong Used Vehicle Market

According to the National Automobile Dealer's Association, the boost in used-vehicle demand caused by hurricane Sandy will result in stronger prices.  Read more...




Ford Seeks 3 MPG Improvement For F-150 Pickups By 2015

According to Ford spokespersons, the company is targeting fuel economy as its strategy for future models of it's F-150 pickups, and aims to improve it 15-20 percent by 2015. Read more...




Diesel Jeep Grand Cherokee To Go On Sale As 2014 Model

Jeep brand president and CEO Mike Manley told Wards Auto that the long-awaited 50-state Jeep Grand Cherokee diesel will go on sale shortly after the Detroit Auto Show as a 2014 model. Read more...




New Products


New A.R.E. Slip-In Truck Cap

A.R.E. announced it will offer the SpaceKap CAT slip-in utility body designed to turn work trucks into the ultimate toolbox for everyone from small contractors to large fleet operators. Read more...







Throttle Body Spacer For Ram 5.7L Pickups

Power Aid has introduced it's new throttle body spacer for Dodge Ram pickups, equipped with the 5.7L Hemi V-8. Read more...





Five-inch Diameter Exhaust For GM Diesel Trucks

aFE introduced it's new ATLAS exhaust system for 2001-07 GM diesel trucks that is constructed from mandrel bent 5" aluminized steel tubing for maximum flow. Read more...







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