Axles

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March 3, 2017

New Spicer AdvanTek 40 Axle Ratio Supports Downspeeding

Dana has added a new axle ratio for the Spicer AdvanTek 40 tandem axle that helps support engine downspeeding for linehaul trucks.

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 Debuts 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.

May 27, 2016

AxleTech International Releases Air Disc Brake Pads

AxleTech International has introduced a complete line of air disc brake Pads designed for use on a variety of ADB models including Meritor, Bendix and Wabco.

May 24, 2016

Meritor Updates Front Axle Product Catalogs

Meritor has released updated Aftermarket catalogs for its Meritor front axle product portfolio and its Euclid front axle offering.

April 13, 2016

Q&A: Dana’s Steve Slesinski

We talk about some of the hottest trends in engineering drivetrain components-- including downspeeding and selecting axle ratios-- with Dana’s Steve Slesinski, who heads up product planning for the company's commercial-vehicle operation.

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.

January 27, 2016

FastSet King Pin Kit Speeds Up Front Axle Repairs

Meritor has launched the FastSet King Pin Kit designed to be a quicker solution to aftermarket king pin replacement.

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.

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