July 26, 2016
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance held its annual, unannounced brake check day on May 4, inspecting 6,128 vehicles in the U.S. and Canada.
July 19, 2016
Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake is expanding coverage of its Formula Blue line of hydraulic brake parts for light- and medium-duty vehicles ranging from Class 1 to Class 6.
May 3, 2016
Cotter Pin Solutions’ Anit-Seize Cotter Pin is designed to prevent clevis pin seizing by holding it stationary, forcing a slack adjuster to rotate around it each time a brake is applied.
April 21, 2016
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.
April 20, 2016
Air disc brakes are every so slowly gaining market share and could be at 20% on heavy duty trucks within five years, predicts Jon Morrison, president of Wabco Americas. Senior editor Tom Berg interviewed Jon Morrison at the 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show.
April 6, 2016
TSE Brakes has released the UL-Disc Air Brake Actuators, designed specifically for use with transportation equipment.
March 31, 2016
LOUISVILLE, KY -- Sales of air disc brakes are now enough to justify American manufacturing, which should reduce prices and encourage more sales, says Wabco.
March 18, 2016
ConMet has added a new lightweight version of its popular TruTurn brake drum called the TruTurn Lite.
February 8, 2016
The Visi-Chek from TSE Brakes is a visual brake stroke indicator designed to quickly show if a vehicle brake stroke is in compliance.
February 1, 2016
Meritor has released the AllFit SimpleCheck, air brake stroke measurement tool on its automatic slack adjusters designed to identify out-of-adjustment brakes.
January 27, 2016
Meritor has launched the PlatinumShield III coating for aftermarket customers purchasing new and remanufactured Meritor brake shoes.
January 7, 2016
Fleetwood Resource Management, founded by a truck driver, announced its Air Brake Cooling (ABC) system, a method of cooling foundation brakes to virtually eliminate brake fade.
January 6, 2016
Ken-Tool has announced three tools for adjusting drum air brake linkage to remove slack on trucks and trailers.
December 22, 2015
The truck parts and service aftermarket got a lot of attention in 2015, as the focus of many fleets shifted to total cost of operation rather than cost per mile. This shined a bright spotlight on maintenance and repair practices as ways to keep asset utilization high.
December 21, 2015
When you look at the reduced and simplified maintenance requirements of air disc brakes, better stopping power becomes the icing on the cake.
December 11, 2015
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems and Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake will offer 17 in-person sessions in 14 states next year.
November 11, 2015
Webb Brake Adjusters is partnering with HDA Truck Pride to sell their clearance-sensing automatic slack adjusters at more than 700 distributor locations.
October 29, 2015
The results are in from the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Brake Safety Week and out-of-service violations were down compared with last year’s inspection period.
September 18, 2015
Volvo Trucks is recalling certain 2014 and 2015 VNL models over a defect in the trim panel that may restrict the trailer hand brake from returning to the off position.
September 17, 2015
There is no requirement that aftermarket linings meet reduced-stopping-distance requirements.
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