August 11, 2014
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has designated September 7 through September 13 as Brake Safety Week, an annual outreach and enforcement campaign designed to improve commercial vehicle brake safety throughout North America.
July 18, 2014
The product features a high degree of standardization across components and software of its ABS and EBS systems, Wabco said, and reduces the number of ABS components by 50%.
July 17, 2014
While drum brakes have been enlarged and strengthened to meet stricter federal stopping distance requirements and are currently used on 90% of heavy trucks, discs are gaining in popularity.
June 17, 2014
From the equipment you spec and maintain, to the fuel you buy, to driver training and incentives, you’ll find tips for nearly any type of fleet.
May 15, 2014
Meritor Inc. announced a master distribution agreement with TSE Brakes, Inc. to distribute TSE’s OmniBrake and UltraLife air spring brake chambers to North American customers, effective immediately.
April 16, 2014
SAF Holland introduced its new SAF Integral Air Disc Brake Axle System with P89 Wheel End Package.
April 7, 2014
As winter winds down across North America, Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake reminds fleets and drivers readying for springtime brake maintenance to fight rust jacking on two fronts.
March 27, 2014
MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Products are rated for 20,000-pound axles, claim superior performance at good prices, and are available now.
March 7, 2014
TMD Friction, manufacturer of OEM and aftermarket brands Textar and Don, announced their training class dates for 2014.
February 10, 2014
Have you been avoiding spec’ing your vehicles with air disc brakes because you think they are not seeing widespread use or because you have concerns about the cost of maintaining them? Aftermarket Editor Denise Rondini says you may be surprised.
January 29, 2014
Meritor has long positioned itself as a provider of information and training, but has gone one step further developing two Nissan high-roof NV3500 trucks that will deliver onsite product and systems education to fleets, warehouse distributors and independent service garages in the United States and Canada.
January 22, 2014
Citing safety and a concern about counterfeit parts, Shaun Shroff, vice president of DuraBrake, says the company is forming the Wheel End Manufacturers Association, Linkedin Group.
December 12, 2013
The growing Mega Trend of urbanization and the consequent increase in vehicles in operation has culminated in more stop-and-go traffic than ever before. This has lead to higher wear and tear in wheel end brake components, creating a strong case for the class 4-8 commercial vehicle wheel end brake components market, according to a new analysis from Frost & Sullivan.
December 6, 2013
Kenworth has announced it will make Bendix ADB22X front air disc brakes standard on its Class 8 tractors and trucks.
November 11, 2013
Webb Severe Duty has released a lineup of Webb Vortex brake drums for applications such as refuse trucks that are subjected to a higher frequency of braking stops compared to standard commercial vehicles.
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.
September 10, 2013
Today's Trucking---30,000 brakes will be inspected on trucks across North America this week, and not all will pass. The annual Brake Safety Week held by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance will see inspectors taking a closer look at brake systems on your trucks.
September 5, 2013
This week is Brake Safety Week, one of two enforcement and outreach campaigns dedicated to promoting truck and bus brake safety held by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance each year. The unannounced Brake Check is held each spring and Brake Safety Week each fall.
September 3, 2013
A comprehensive new digital catalog featuring an illustrated “Trouble Shooter Guide” to common brake wear issues for commercial vehicles is now available through Federal-Mogul’s electronic catalog. It also includes the expanded Abex line of original equipment-quality replacement air disc brake pads.
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