April 7, 2016
On the road last month, Senior Editor Tom Berg spotted a pneumatic tanker trailer with some non-traditional features. He shares some insight from the driver in his latest Trailer Talk blog.
March 21, 2016
Fleets are slowly adopting 6x2 drive axle configurations as manufacturers continue to improve the technology. Here's an overview of the latest offerings.
March 16, 2016
Sometimes called a "pusher" or "dead axle," Adaptive Loading allows the axle to be lifted completely off the ground when it's not needed, providing additional fuel savings over the straight 6x2 setup.
Volvo Trucks offers a unique 6x2 tractor platform, where the rear axle does the driving while the forward axle in the tandem group goes along for the ride. This Focus On video explains how Adaptive Loading works, and features an interview with one of the first fleets in North America to use the system.
June 11, 2015
The Bendix ADB22X Air Disc Brake will be an upcoming option on the Neway LSZ Steerable Lift Axle Suspension System
February 17, 2015
Meritor Wabco’s SmartTrac automatic trailer lift axle control system is designed to monitor suspension load and manage lift axles for trailers.
March 6, 2014
WORK TRUCK SHOW -- SAF Holland has a new steerable lift axle, the Neway LSZ, that features a compact mounting, fast deployment and retracting times, and angled air bags for greater stability on dump, mixer, block and other vocational trucks.
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