Alliance Delivers EZ-Assist Clutches For Heavy-Duty Truck Market

Low Cost, High Value Alliance Clutches Offer Alternative to OEM Products

PORTLAND, Ore., — Alliance Parts rounds out its product line for the heavy-duty truck market with the addition of EZ-Assist clutches.

For driver comfort, the Alliance™ EZ-Assist clutch requires 35 percent less pedal effort as compared to a standard angle spring clutch, reducing leg fatigue. Available in three torque ratings from 1400 ft. lbs to 1850 ft. lbs, and manufactured with 100 percent new components, Alliance clutches meet the exacting standards of Daimler Trucks North America LLC. These clutches, which feature superior dampers designed for 2002 and older engines, fit all makes and models of commercial vehicles.

“Alliance EZ-Assist clutches provide a unique balance between performance and price,” said Todd Hooper, director of Parts and Service Marketing for Daimler Trucks North America. “Alliance clutches are designed for trucks and owners needing a good quality clutch product at a price that makes sense. We are pleased to be able to offer a host of products that fill a real need and offer very good value for heavy-duty truck owners.”

Backed by a one-year, unlimited mileage warranty, the new Alliance EZ-Assist clutches are available at more than 1,000 retail locations across the U.S. and Canada.

Alliance Parts offers a range of new and remanufactured reliable parts and accessories at an affordable price to the commercial transportation industry. Alliance brand parts are available at more than 1,000 retail locations, including Freightliner, Western Star and Thomas Built Buses dealerships in the U.S. and Canada. For more information, or to locate the nearest Alliance Parts dealer, visit

Alliance Parts is a brand of Daimler Trucks North America LLC, the largest heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America and a leading manufacturer of Class 4-8 vehicles. Daimler Trucks North America produces and markets commercial vehicles under the Freightliner, Western Star and Thomas Built Buses nameplates. Daimler Trucks North America is a Daimler company.

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