March 26, 2014
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 4, 2014
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
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 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 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 has announced it will make Bendix ADB22X front air disc brakes standard on its Class 8 tractors and trucks.
September 17, 2013
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 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 has partnered with Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems to deliver a comprehensive, customized technical training program to the HDA Truck Pride network.
August 19, 2013
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 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
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
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
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
Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake has launched the online Formula Blue Parts Guide, offering updated navigation of its complete catalog.
May 3, 2013
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 Commercial Vehicle Systems launched the Bendix On-Line Brake School at www.brake-school.com, providing access to its knowledge database and technical resources.
It's more important than ever to protect a truck's air system from contamination, because there are more and more on-vehicle technologies making use of that air. That's why having and taking proper care of an air dryer is vital.
March 20, 2013
Bendix engineers are warning truck owners that if they aren't careful about the choice of replacement friction new trucks designed to meet the latest stopping distance requirements, they could negate the improved stopping distance that was designed into the trucks.
March 11, 2013
Bendix has improved its TABS-6 Advanced roll stability system with new spring-ride suspension compatibility and more advanced options.
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