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April 7, 2014

Past and Future Mingle at MATS

Where in the same exhibit hall could you see a stagecoach, a 1964 White Freightliner cabover, an '85 Dodge Ram and a sleek Jetsons-like tractor-trailer with a carbon fiber trailer? Deborah Lockridge explains in her "All That's Trucking" blog.

April 6, 2014

Bendix Expects Stability Control, Collision Avoidance Mandates

By the time 2020 rolls around, you can expect new trucks to be equipped with mandatory stability control and collision avoidance technology, according to Fred Andersky, director of government and industry affairs for Bendix.

March 26, 2014

Photos: Mid-America Trucking Show 2014 - Pre-Show

The annual Mid-America Trucking Show is being held this week in Louisville, Kentucky. Trucking journalists and trucking enthusiasts are excited to see what's new in trucking. The day before the show kicked off, press conferences and the Fleet Forum provided plenty of pre-show information.

March 26, 2014

Bendix Enhances TABS-6 Trailer Stability With Automatic Lift Axle Control

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 4, 2014

Kenworth Adds Bendix Front and Rear Air Disc Brakes As Option for T370

Kenworth Truck Company announced that factory-installed Bendix ADB22X front and rear air disc brakes are now available for new Kenworth T370 medium-duty conventional trucks.

February 3, 2014

Reman’s Place in Your Parts Strategy

While remanufactured components have been around for quite some time, not every one is clear on exactly what they are. Yet they could be a valuable component of your parts strategy.

January 27, 2014

Bendix Announces 2014 Brake Training School Schedule

Bendix has announced the 2014 schedule for its in-person Bendix Brake Training School, continuing its efforts to support and educate both new and experienced technicians.

December 16, 2013

Bendix AutoVue Lane Departure Warning System Retains Regulatory Compliance

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has received a regulatory two-year exemption extension for its AutoVue Lane Departure Warning System, retaining the technology’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration compliance.

December 6, 2013

Kenworth Makes Bendix Front Air Disc Brakes Standard on Class 8 Trucks

Kenworth has announced it will make Bendix ADB22X front air disc brakes standard on its Class 8 tractors and trucks.

September 17, 2013

Bendix Expands On-line Brake School Curriculum

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has expanded its curriculum at the Bendix On-Line Brake School. Since opening access to its knowledge database and technical resources in March, Bendix continues to add a wide range of new or updated courses to its curriculum covering all aspects of electronics and air brake maintenance.

September 11, 2013

Bendix Launches New Aftermarket Friction Lines

Bendix will soon introduce a new three-level aftermarket friction portfolio. The three performance levels are Bendix Basic Friction, Bendix Advanced Friction, and Bendix OE Friction.

August 27, 2013

HDA Truck Pride Partners with Bendix for Training

HDA Truck Pride has partnered with Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems to deliver a comprehensive, customized technical training program to the HDA Truck Pride network.

August 19, 2013

Nation’s Top Truck Drivers to Compete in Salt Lake City

This week, hundreds of the nation’s top professional truck drivers will head to Salt Lake City for the 76th National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships to compete for the Bendix National Truck Driving Championships Grand Champion.

August 5, 2013

Con-Way Truckload Equipping new Trucks With Safety Technology

Con-way Truckload has announced it is investing in three safety technology systems for all of the 525 new tractors it will take delivery of in 2013.

July 30, 2013

Brakes: Shorter Stopping Distances, Again

Coming up: another “non-event” for brakes? That’s what Phase Two of new federal stopping-distance requirements will be for truck operators, according to people we talked with. Stronger, higher-performance brakes on certain vehicles won’t even cost much more in most cases. But like Phase One two years ago, which was hardly noticed by truckers, Phase Two represents a lot of work for brake makers and truck builders.

July 22, 2013

Bendix Shoe Gets New Labeling to Promote Safety

Technicians relining Bendix brakes will soon see something new within the wheel-end: Bendix high performance brake shoes will now carry an eye-catching warning label to help educate the commercial vehicle industry about crucial performance issues related to relining. The effort is part of a comprehensive awareness program by Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake.

June 17, 2013

Bendix Solenoid Valves Surpass 100,000-Unit Production Milestone

The Bendix SMS-9700 and the Bendix FCS-9700 feature a streamlined package design, making them approximately 20 percent smaller and 30 percent lighter than other models on the market.

June 5, 2013

Online Forumula Blue Parts Guide Launched by Bendix for Brakes

Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake has launched the online Formula Blue Parts Guide, offering updated navigation of its complete catalog.

May 3, 2013

Management Software: No Longer Islands of Automation

Whether you call it a trucking management system, fleet management software, trucking enterprise software or a freight management system, in a nutshell, these systems manage vehicles (and the things on them), people and money.

April 8, 2013

Bendix Offers Online Training for Brakes and More

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems launched the Bendix On-Line Brake School at www.brake-school.com, providing access to its knowledge database and technical resources.

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