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November 2, 2016

Peterbilt Adds Bendix Collision Mitigation to Medium-Duty Models

Peterbilt is adding the Bendix Wingman Advanced collision mitigation technology to its medium-duty Model 337 and 348 trucks.

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.

October 7, 2016

Kenworth Offers Bendix Wingman Advanced Option for T270, T370

Kenworth will add the Bendix Wingman Advanced collision mitigation system as an option on its medium-duty Kenworth T270 and T370 trucks.

October 5, 2016

Volvo Integrates Advanced Collision Mitigation Into Dash Display

System readouts are integrated into the driver information display on the dash, so no additional display units or prep kits are needed.

September 23, 2016

International Makes Collision Mitigation Standard on LT Series Trucks

International Truck has announced that its upcoming LT Series on-highway Class 8 tractor will come standard with an advanced driver assistance safety system that includes collision mitigation and stability technologies.

September 9, 2016

Bendix Offers Comprehensive Brake Safety Week Upkeep Tips

In support of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's annual Brake Safety Week, Bendix is offering upkeep tips for drivers and fleets.

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 25, 2016

Bendix Wheel-End Package Available on International Trucks

A full wheel-end portfolio from Bendix is now available on a range of International Trucks medium- and heavy-duty models.

August 22, 2016

Peterbilt Offers Lighter Steer Axle/Suspension, Safety Tech on 579 and 567

Peterbilt is making available the Bendix Wingman Fusion driver assistance system and a new integrated Softek NXT suspension and axle system from Hendrickson on its Model 579 and 567 trucks.

August 18, 2016

Bendix Highlights Newest Advanced Safety System

Trucking journalists recently got an up-close demonstration of Bendix’s new Wingman Fusion integrated vehicle safety system, which uses advanced, high-speed computers, fully integrated safety systems and image-recognition cameras to give drivers fewer false alarms and faster responses in critical situations.

August 15, 2016

Bendix Offers Remedy for Recalled Parking Brake Valve

Bendix has released a repair solution for the voluntary recall of about 200,000 of its SR-5 trailer spring brake valves.

July 15, 2016

8 Myths About Heavy-Duty Truck Parts

The trucking industry is rife with misconceptions about parts that make it difficult for fleet managers to be sure they are getting the parts they need.

June 15, 2016

Autonomous Vehicle Technology Aim of Bendix Parent Company Acquisition

Bendix’s German parent company Knorr-Bremse is making an acquisition to position it for future autonomous vehicle technology.

April 21, 2016

Fleet Specs Bendix Air Disc Brakes on Trucks and Trailers

Boyle Transportation is equipping Bendix ADB22X air disc brakes on all steer and drive axles of its fleet tractors as well as on all of its new refrigerated trailers.

March 2, 2016

Collision Mitigation Added to International DuraStar

International announced that the collision mitigation technology, Bendix Wingman Fusion would now be offered on its medium-duty DuraStar models. It has also added the Cummins ISL9 engine as an option for the WorkStar and DuraStar.

November 6, 2015

Oakley Transport to Equip Bendix Safety Systems on 300 Trucks

Oakley Transport is adding Bendix collision-mitigation, full-stability, and side-object detection systems on around 300 new Volvo tractors, the carrier has announced.

September 17, 2015

Commentary: Replacement Brake Friction Can Affect Stopping Distance

There is no requirement that aftermarket linings meet reduced-stopping-distance requirements.

August 17, 2015

Walmart Driver Wins Truck Driving Championship

Walmart driver Ronald Emenheiser was named the 2015 Bendix Grand Champion at the 78th annual National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships in St. Louis.

July 22, 2015

UPS Goes Standard With Collision Mitigation Systems

UPS is making collision mitigation technology standard equipment on every new Class 8 tractor the company orders.

July 12, 2015

How Bendix’s Wingman Fusion Can Stop a Truck [Video]

As the government contemplates making collision avoidance systems mandatory, HDT's Tom Berg takes you behind the wheel of one of the systems currently available for heavy trucks, the Bendix Wingman Fusion.

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