Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems

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October 16, 2017

Intellipark Takes the Sting Out of Parking Brake Valves

Intellipark can help prevent rollaway incidents and allows for other functions, Bendix says of its upcoming electronic application system. Blog commentary by Tom Berg, Senior Contributing Editor.

July 20, 2017

Bendix-Based Safety System Standard on Volvo VNL and VNR Models

Bendix has announced that for the first time in North America, the camera- and radar-based collision mitigation technology of its Wingman Fusion vehicle safety system is now standard equipment on certain heavy-duty trucks.

January 4, 2017

Bendix Launches Online Trucking Industry Resource

Bendix has launched a new center of commercial vehicle information at its website safertrucks.com, centered around a new multimedia center called the Knowledge Dock.

October 24, 2016

Volvo Demos Active Driver Assist, Available on VN Series

Called Wingman Fusion by Bendix, the system uses radar and a forward-facing camera to detect and identify obstacles ahead, then warn the driver and soon apply the brakes.

September 6, 2016

On the Spot: How Bendix Wingman Fusion Works [Video]

HDT Contributing Editor Jack Roberts talks to Bendix's Fred Andersky about how the latest generation of Bendix's Wingman driver assistance system is different from previous generations of the collision-mitigation system.

August 5, 2016

National Truck Driving Championships Start August 10th

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems is sponsoring the Grand Champion Award at the American Trucking Associations’ National Truck Driving Championships for the sixth consecutive year.

July 29, 2016

Bendix Updates Trailer Parking Brake Valve Issue

Bendix is making available information pertaining to its voluntary recall of some 200,000 of its SR-5 trailer spring brake valves. That May 17 action has prompted recalls of over 30,000 trailers by 11 various trailer makers.

June 10, 2016

Connectivity Step by Step

There’s a lot of buzz around “connectivity” in commercial vehicles, including how connectivity plays into autonomous driving technologies. Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge writes about the steps to get there in her All That's Trucking blog.

June 7, 2016

Bendix Hits Milestone With ACom Diagnostics

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems’ ACom Diagnostics software hit a milestone recently, scoring its 50,000th download.

June 2, 2016

Bendix Offers Maintenance Pointers Ahead of CVSA Roadcheck

With the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s 29th annual International Roadcheck starting on June 7, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems is offering key points on inspecting and maintaining its components.

December 11, 2015

Registration Open for 2016 Brake Training Sessions

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems and Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake will offer 17 in-person sessions in 14 states next year.

December 8, 2015

FMCSA Extends Regulatory Exemption for Bendix Windshield Cam

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has received a regulatory two-year exemption extension for the video camera component for two of its commercial vehicle safety systems from the FMCSA.

August 20, 2015

Bendix Provides Tech and Training for Haitian Hospital

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems is purchasing $10,000 worth of new computers and sending training staff for the St. Damien Pediatric Hospital in Port-au Prince, Haiti.

July 24, 2015

Bendix to Move Headquarters

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems signed an agreement to purchase a 60-acre site in Avon, Ohio, to build its new headquarters. It says it's outgrowing its current facility.

July 1, 2015

Maintaining S-Cam Foundation Brakes

S-cam drum brakes are a familiar sight to every wheel-end technician in the North American trucking industry. These preventive maintenance guidelines can elevate the effectiveness of regular brake jobs.

June 10, 2015

Makers of Collision-Mitigation Systems Say They Pay for Themselves

Bendix and Meritor Wabco like the renewed attention put on their products by recommendations issued this week by the NTSB. But they don’t necessarily want to see them mandated.

May 7, 2015

Bendix Appoints New President and CEO

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has appointed Berend Bracht as president and CEO and a member of its executive board, effective July 1, 2015.

April 17, 2015

Sensing a Disruption

In his new Passing Zone blog, Executive Editor David Cullen examines vehicle-mounted sensors - a deceptively disruptive technology that has in many ways reshaped the trucking landscape.

April 9, 2015

Driver Friendly Options Added to Cascadia and Cascadia Evolution

Freightliner has added driver-friendly options to its Cascadia and Cascadia Evolution models to add to comfort, safety, health and productivity.

September 18, 2014

Bendix Plans Enhanced Active Vehicle Safety System for 2015

Functions of current products will be combined and strengthened, and false alerts will occur less often, the company said.

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