Major automotive aftermarket specialist, Bapcor, has announced it has consolidated its truck interests saying that it has assembled its Australian commercial light and heavy duty parts businesses to form the Bapcor Commercial Vehicle Group.

Bapcor says its  Commercial Vehicle Group  will be Australia’s largest aftermarket distributor of light and heavy duty commercial vehicle truck parts and accessories, ranging across American, European, Japanese trucks, as well as trailers and 4WD vehicles ‘used by transport equipment operators, repairers and wholesalers across Australia’.

Bapcor is claiming an inventory of more than 60,000 unique light commercial and heavy duty vehicle lines and access to more than 300,000 line items.

The  new Bapcor Commercial Vehicle Group will include  a number of well known aftermarket  brands including,  Australian Truck Parts and Truckline in the heavy commercial vehicle sector and Diesel Drive, Japanese Commercial Spares, I Know Parts, Japanese Trucks Australia, HIM Spares and He Knows in the light commercial vehicle sector.

Bapcor  says it is also providing specialised parts for heavy duty mining, agriculture, construction, general industrial and 4WD vehicles, available from a national network of 26 Truckline stores, 17 CVG Light branches and five ATP wholesale distribution centres located across the country

The company says it is  also offering exclusive product ranges, Fleetline and Braketek, that present outstanding value and total quality for heavy duty repairers and fleet service centres nationwide.

“Bapcor’s Fleetline range includes  replacement load restraints, mudflaps, safety signs, wheels, curtain tensioners, trailer accessories and twist locks. The Braketek range offers quality replacement brake system products including brake shoe kits, spring brakes, slack adjusters, air tanks, brake drums and rotors, suzi coils, brake pads, hydraulic components, calipers, sensors, hoses and fluids,” the company said.

“When it comes to best in class light and heavy commercial vehicle parts, by being the biggest we bring a very unique competitive edge to this important and quality reliant aftermarket sector,” said Mathew Cooper, executive general manager of Bapcor Mechanical,

“Along with our vast product range, we have the industry’s most highly experienced and knowledgeable people offering the world’s most trusted brands across a national network of well stocked stores, ensuring prompt daily deliveries. Combine this with competitive pricing and access to parts six days per week and you have the complete commercial vehicle parts solution,” Matthew Cooper said.