July 1, 2014
Watson & Chalin's new expedited shipping program allows customers to order up to three lift axles for shipping from a number of strategic locations throughout North America, with an expected delivery time of 48-72 hours.
May 23, 2014
CAMERI, ITALY -- Meritor is developing a new drive axle intended to save fuel by reducing parasitic power losses resulting from oil churn. The company shared its plans for the new fuel-efficient drive axle at a press event for North American trade journalists.
May 22, 2014
DETROIT -- Detroit Diesel introduced its new Integrated Detroit Powertrain Thursday at an event in Detroit. The powertrain package brings together the company’s DD15 engine, DT12 transmission and Detroit axles.
May 16, 2014
Two new axle ratios are available from Meritor, optimized to meet trucking's demand for improved fuel efficiency. Lower axle ratios promote downspeeding for optimum fuel efficiency.
April 21, 2014
Hendrickson Specialty Products Auxiliary Axle Systems debuted the new Toughlift brand of lift axles in April at Truck World, Toronto, Ontario.
April 17, 2014
Ingersoll Axles has introduced a 30-degree disc brake self-steering axle. The new SSA has a forward facing tie-rod design that allows turn angles up to 30 degrees for disc brake axles.
SAF-Holland introduced what it says is the industry's first integrated yoke mount air suspension axle system, the CBXy Series, designed for lowboy and dropdeck trailers.
March 27, 2014
MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems announced the Softek NXT, a light-weight front steer axle with mono-leaf spring suspension.
MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems introduced the of OptiMaax, a revolutionary new liftable forward tandem axle system with automated controls.
MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Truck owners seeking to help offset the pounds added with today's emissions systems can choose Dana's new E-Series or D-Series steer axles.
March 26, 2014
MATS, LOUISVILLE, KY -- The Bendix TABS-6 Advanced trailer roll stability system now offers automatic lift axle control, which can help reduce tire wear and fuel consumption by maintaining proper per-axle weight load.
March 25, 2014
Everything you need to know about switching from dual wheels to wide-base singles you can learn at a playground. What you need to know about wide-base tires, axles and offsets.
March 19, 2014
TMC, NASHVILLE -- Dana is adding two new Spicer S140 Series axles to the company’s lineup of single-reduction, single-drive axles for Class 6 and Class 7 vehicles. Dana says the new axles are up to 50 pounds lighter than competitive offerings.
March 6, 2014
WORK TRUCK SHOW -- SAF Holland has a new steerable lift axle, the Neway LSZ, that features a compact mounting, fast deployment and retracting times, and angled air bags for greater stability on dump, mixer, block and other vocational trucks.
March 3, 2014
Truck Equipment maker the Godwin Group is phasing out the Page brand of suspensions and has named Hendrickson Auxiliary Axle Systems its primary lift axle suspension supplier.
Meritor Inc. announced the introduction of the P600 Series planetary axles, including the P610 and P614. These two planetary axles are engineered for heavy-haul, oil field, logging and mining applications globally and are ready for production.
February 5, 2014
As fleets everywhere work on cutting fuel expenses, one strategy is shedding pounds anywhere they can stand to lose them. “Most fleets that are fuel conscientious are weight conscientious. The heavier the unit weighs, the higher cost per mile to operate it."
January 14, 2014
Ridewell introduces the release of the RSS-233, a steerable auxiliary lift axle suspension system that provides a balance of weight and price. This completely new suspension design includes a compact mounting envelope and an easy mount, adjustable hanger system. This suspension also ships fully assembled for efficient installation.
March 11, 2013
Dana Sunday introduced a new tandem rear axle product and stronger drive- and inter-axle shafts, and said certain axles are now available on Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks. Executives described the products the day before TMC’s annual meeting opened in Nashville, Tenn.
March 7, 2013
Dana's Spicer Pro-40 tandem axle is now offered in the 2013 Paccar data books for commercial vehicles under the Kenworth and Peterbilt nameplates.
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