Axles

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February 27, 2017

Meritor Launches "Most Efficient" Drive Axle Ever

Based on today's diesel prices, a 1,000-truck fleet equipped with the 14X HE drive axle could realize $1 million per year in fuel savings, according to Meritor.

February 26, 2017

Dana Turns to Telematics With Rhombus Tire Management System

Dana's new Rhombus Tire Management is the company's first new product reflecting its transition to a more digitally focused company.

February 2, 2017

Meritor MFS+ Standard on Kenworth Class 8 Trucks

Kenworth Class 8 trucks now come standard with the Meritor MFS+ front steer axle series for linehaul applications.

February 1, 2017

Ridewell Approves Bendix Trailer Air Disc Brake For its Axles

Ridewell Suspensions has approved the Bendix ADB22X-LT air disc brake for use with its 5-inch and 5.75-inch trailer axles.

January 4, 2017

Ridewell Updates Self-Steer Suspension for I-Beam Axle Integration

Ridewell Suspensions has updated the RSS-236 self-steer auxiliary truck suspension for I-beam axle integration.

December 27, 2016

IMT Group Axle Business Acquired by Dexter Axle

Dexter Axle Co. has agreed to acquire IMT’s light-, medium-, and heavy-duty axles business, the IMT group announced.

November 10, 2016

Dana Rolls Out Spicer Electrified E-Axle Portfolio

Dana Incorporated has introduced the Spicer Electrified portfolio of fully integrated motor, control, and e-drive technologies designed to advance electric propulsion systems.

October 2, 2016

Paccar Adds Drive Axle, Updates Engines

LAS VEGAS — In a step toward more integrated drivetrains in Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks, Paccar announced a new 40,000-pound tandem axle that saves weight and improves fuel economy.

September 21, 2016

Dana Begins Testing Spicer Global Single Axle Configurations

Dana has revealed new details about its Spicer global single axle for trucks, tractors and coaches and announced enhancements to its Spicer Compact Series Plus driveshafts at the IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hannover, Germany.

September 2, 2016

Meritor Adds Deep Drop-Axle Option to MFS Front Axle Series

The new option, which includes deep axle drops of 4.76 and 5 inches, is ideal for auto hauling and refuse applications where lower vehicle ride heights are needed.

February 29, 2016

Meritor HD Axles for KW T370

The strong steer axles come with a heavy-duty, cross-brace-reinforced front frame assembly, bolted cross members and either 10-5/8-inch frame rails with insert or 10 3/4-inch frame rails.

February 29, 2016

Dana Offers Downspeeding Tech for SmartAdvantage

Dana Holding Corporation is offering axle ratios that are compatible with all seven configurations of the SmartAdvantage powertrain from Eaton and Cummins.

February 29, 2016

13X Drive Axle Designed for Medium-Duty Applications

Meritor has introduced a lighter-weight drive axle platform designed for Class 6 and 7 applications called the 13X.

December 17, 2015

Focus On...Spicer AdvanTek 40 Dual Range Disconnect Drive Axle [VIDEO]

Equipment Editor Jim Park test drives a truck equipped with the Dana Spicer AdvanTek 40 Dual Range Disconnect Drive Axle to see how the technology provides the advatages of a 6x2 and 6x4 configuration without the drawbacks of either. 

November 25, 2015

4 Suspension Maintenance Items You Might Overlook

These complex mechanisms cushion the truck, load and driver, but too often are victims of neglect.

October 13, 2015

Mack Celebrates In-House Assembly of Drive Axles

Before an enthusiastic standing-room-only crowd, largely composed of hundreds of assembly line workers, Mack Trucks executives ushered in the new axle production line installed at its Hagerstown, Md., powertrain assembly plant.

September 21, 2015

The Downspeeding Learning Curve

Today's "downsped" drivetrains can improve fuel economy, but high torque and low axle ratios can create all sorts of havoc with drivetrain components.

April 14, 2015

Ingersoll Axles Offers Load Monitoring and Lube System

Ingersoll Axles has two new offerings, the Load Monitoring system by Kimax and the Ingersoll Lube System.

April 1, 2015

Link Manufacturing to Partner on Developing Volvo 6x2 Pusher Axle

Link Manufacturing has agreed to a multi-year manufacturing deal for the new Volvo 6x2 program after a year-long collaboration between the two companies.

March 26, 2015

Volvo Introduces Adaptive Loading 6x2 Suspension

Volvo Trucks introduced the Adaptive Loading 6x2 liftable forward axle that automatically adjusts to load weight changes and offers 4x2 operation in certain conditions.

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