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March 19, 2014

Dana Adds Two Lightweight Axles to Medium-duty Portfolio

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

SAF Holland Adds Compact, Low-Maintenance Neway LSZ Lift Axle

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

Godwin Chooses Hendrickson Lift Axles

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.

March 3, 2014

Meritor Launches P600 Series Heavy-Haul Planetary Axles

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 14, 2014

Averitt Rolls Out Climate Controlled LTL Container Service

Less-than-truckload carrier Averitt Express started offering this month climate-controlled services in self-contained, self-powered LTL shipping units. These units can be combined with dry cargo and other climate controlled units.

February 5, 2014

Trailers: Save Pounds By Looking Down

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 27, 2014

Joe Mejaly Named to Lead General Dynamics' AxleTech International

Joseph (Joe) L. Mejaly has been appointed vice president and general manager of AxleTech International, a General Dynamics company. AxleTech develops and manufactures axles, brakes and suspension systems for off-highway and specialty vehicles.

January 22, 2014

6x2 Fuel Savings Average 2.5% in Track and Fleet Tests, NACFE Study Finds

The "tag-tandem" tests well and does even better in actual service, says the North American Council for Freight Efficiency. One negative: Drive-tire wear is worse than most people believe.

January 14, 2014

Ridewell Suspensions Announces New RSS-233

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.

October 14, 2013

Cadec Unveils TempTracker for PowerVue

Cadec Global announced the availability of its TempTracker solution for PowerVue. TempTracker uses wireless technology to monitor and document temperatures and alert drivers and management on temperature exceptions in real-time so they can take immediate action when necessary to protect perishable goods.

October 9, 2013

TransAxle Opens 24th Branch Location

TransAxle is opening the 24th branch location in the Metro Atlanta, Ga., market. The location is suited to extend their geographic coverage to include Georgia, Alabama and Northern Florida.

July 9, 2013

TransAxle Now An Eaton Authorized Rebuilder

TransAxle announced that it has been selected by Eaton as one of the first participants in its Authorized Rebuilder program. TransAxle and its sister company TRC, will have the opportunity to remanufacture and sell a differentiated choice for Eaton's lineup of heavy-duty transmissions.

March 11, 2013

Dana Has New Lightweight Tandem, Stronger Drive Shafts

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

Spicer Pro-40 Tandem Axles Now Available Through Kenworth, Peterbilt

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.

February 26, 2013

7 Trends in axles and suspensions

When it come to trends in axles and suspensions, it's all about efficiency. Fleets are constantly looking for ways to become more operationally efficient, whether it's fuel economy, increased payload, lower maintenance costs, longer equipment life, or driver productivity.

January 31, 2013

Meritor Builds 10 Millionth North American-Made Trailer Axle

Meritor celebrated its 10 millionth trailer axle made in North America at its Frankfort, Ky. manufacturing facility.

January 1, 2006

Power Loss In Cold Temperatures

Blended diesel may be important to smooth winter operation, but there are trade-offs to consider.


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