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.
Bendix says its new Trailer Information Module is an easy-to-use stand-alone system that offers comprehensive access to key trailer data.
The SmarTire tire pressure monitoring system from Bendix now offers trailer wheel-end monitoring and integration with Bendix’s SafetyDirect system, allowing fleet managers to view tire pressure or temperature information remotely.
January 23, 2013
Bendix announced the 2013 schedule for its Bendix Brake Training School, continuing its efforts to support and educate both new and experienced technicians
November 14, 2012
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC has achieved a 92% waste diversion rate through its ongoing company-wide emphasis on recycling and remanufacturing.
March 26, 2012
Kenworth will offer SmarTire Tire Pressure Monitoring System from Bendix Commerical Vehicle Systems as an option on select Class 8 trucks
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