Last week's Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week could be summed up in three words: electrification, automation and connectivity.
These are the same three words discussed at most trucking event these days. For those at HDAW, the focus was on how to modernize their operations to service these future vehicles once they reach their second or third owners.
That planning is taking place at manufacturers like Meritor Inc., where new product development does not go forward without sign-off from the aftermarket team, said Joe Plomin, president of aftermarket.
The company displayed one of its newest product at HDAW - the electrified axle. Plomin said it was important to give attendees a chance to see the e-axle now because “change is coming fast.”… To continue reading, CLICK HERE.