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.


January 15, 2013




Industry News & Trends




A Ford Explorer Built For A New Generation Of Buyers

Addressing the next generation of truck and sport utility buyers is a big concern for automotive designer Neil Tjin, who built this Ford Explorer to meet the needs of a younger generation. Read more...



Maximizing Your Sales With Inexpensive Marketing Strategies

Our editor Ellen McKoy gives some examples of how to implement inexpensive marketing strategies that can set your business apart from the competition. Read more...


Why Your Truck Accessory Store May Benefit From A Different Company Structure

Deborah Sweeney, CEO of, explains why a sole proprietorship may not be the best structure for your truck accessory retail business. Read more...



Ford Expected To Hire 2,200 Workers This Year

Ford Motor Company announced plans to hire 2,200 salaried U.S. workers in 2013. According to Ford, this is the largest increase in new salaried workers in more than a decade. Read more...


The EPA Ranks The Most Fuel Efficient Pickups For 2013

According to the EPA's latest Fuel Economy Guide, several pickups ranked as the top ten most fuel efficient models. Read more...



New Products




Boom Mat Thermal Insulation

Boom Mat’s Under Carpet Lite (UC Lite) adds lightweight thermal insulation and a superior sound absorber for hard to cover areas like door liners, rear decks, headliners, etc. Read more...




Rancho 2.5-Inch Lift Kit For Toyota Tacomas

Rancho now offers a 2.5-in. suspension system (Part no. RS66901R9) that covers 2005-2013 Toyota Tacoma 2WD/4WD/PreRunner models. Read more...





Black Steps On Go-Rhino Dominator SideSteps

Go Rhino announced that all of the Dominator series side steps will be upgraded to black foot pads. Read more...


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