Axles

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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

Mack Load Logic, 6x2 Liftable Axle Save Fuel for Bulk Haulers

Mack Trucks has introduced drivetrain systems that executives said improves load-hauling efficiency and fuel economy of their Pinnacle tractor for bulk haulers.

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 27, 2015

Webasto Releases Advanced Heater Controls

Webasto released the latest ThermoCall and SmarTemp Control 2.0 systems that allow drivers to have more control over in-truck temperature. .

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.

March 26, 2015

Dana Preparing ‘Dual Range Disconnect’ 6x4-6x2 Tandem

Dana engineers are working on a Spicer Dual Range Disconnect tandem rear axle that combines the traction advantages of a dual-drive 6x4 configuration with the fuel economy of a single-drive 6x2.

March 9, 2015

Q&A: Meritor's Chris Villavarayan

Chris Villavarayan tells HDT about his first year as president of Meritor Americas, Meritor's latest axle and tire inflation news, the global business and more.

March 3, 2015

Kenworth Offers Heavier Front Axle for T370 Truck

Kenworth is offering 18,000- and 20,000-pound axles with the truck that's powered by a PACCAR PX-9 8.9-liter inline-6 cylinder engine that produces 350 hp and 1,150 lb.-ft. of torque.

February 18, 2015

Larger, Lighter But Stronger MTec6 Trailer Axle Coming from Meritor

Meritor has developed a larger trailer axle said to be stronger but lighter than its current 5-inch-diameter tube-type product. The MTec6 experiences less bending at the wheel end and better tire wear, and cuts out 40 pounds of material.

February 13, 2015

Webasto SmarTemp Control Available From the Factory

Webasto Thermo and Comfort North America is partnering with Freightliner to offer its SmarTemp Control on Cascadia and Cascadia Evolution trucks from the production line. The feature will be available from the factory beginning on March 2.

February 12, 2015

New Detroit Drive Axles Can Improve Fuel Economy

Detroit Diesel introduced the Model 6 Detroit Drive Axle, designed for smoother performance and better fuel economy.The Model 6 is available for single drive 4x2 or tandem 6x2 configurations.

January 9, 2015

Carlyle Group Buys Back AxleTech

Mary Petrovich, a former CEO of AxleTech from 2002-2011, will rejoin the firm as executive chairman. Joe Mejaly, who joined the company in May 2014 as general manager, will serve as AxleTech International’s CEO.

November 12, 2014

Dana Expands Warranty Options For Drive Axle

Dana Holding Corporation announced that it has broadened the Extended Protection Plan for drive axles in on-highway linehaul applications. The changes to the warranty are available to customers in both the U.S. and Canada.

October 29, 2014

Meritor Fuel-Efficient Axle to be Used for 6x2 Configurations

Meritor's 17X EVO axle for linehaul applications, originally designed for 4x2 applications in Europe, will be introduced in North America for the 6x2 segment.

October 2, 2014

Dana Spicer Axle Now Compatible With Peterbilt Trucks

The Dana Spicer AdvanTEK 40 tandem driver axle is now available for all of Peterbilt’s heavy-duty truck models, the truck maker has announced.

September 29, 2014

Dana Unveils Global Single-reduction Drive Axle

The new global axle concept from Dana allows common components to be used across many different markets, but regional needs and specific applications can still be accommodated.

September 24, 2014

Engine 'Downspeeding' Can Cause Driveline Failures, TMC Attendees Told

Driveline damage from engine torque “spikes” is among the many nuts-and-bolts subjects discussed by fleet managers and supplier representatives this week at a maintenance conference in Florida.

September 23, 2014

SAF Holland Expands CBX Series Suspension Axle Systems

SAF Holland is expanding its offering of CBX Series air suspension and axle systems for trailers with the new CBX46 and CBX50 suspensions.

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