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March 28, 2014

Electronic Air Processing Uses ABS’s Controller for Compressor, Meritor Wabco Says

Software stored in an upgraded control module on Meritor Wabco’s anti-lock braking system replaces the compressor’s mechanical governor and more precisely operates the mechanism, saving up to 1% in fuel.

March 27, 2014

WS Makes Virtual Technician Standard on Many Models, Offers UltraShift Plus, ESC

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Immediate assessment of fault codes keeps trucks working, while more automated transmission availability enhances versatility, the builder says.

March 26, 2014

Meritor Wabco, SmartDrive Add Video to Data Analytics with ProView

MATS, LOUISVILLE, KY -- Meritor Wabco and SmartDrive Systems teamed up to give new insight into the data from active safety systems on the truck by adding a video component.

February 19, 2014

Meritor Wabco Updates Toolbox

Meritor Wabco released an updated version of Toolbox, diagnostics and troubleshooting software.

January 13, 2014

Recalls Issued for Kenworth and Freightliner Trucks

Paccar is recalling more than 5,000 model year 2014 Kenworth trucks, manufactured July 1, 2013 through Sept. 17, 2013.

December 20, 2013

Meritor Wabco Enhances Lane Departure Warning System

Meritor Wabco announced a new option for OnLane, its lane departure warning system, that enhances OnLane with the ability to record and save videos of critical safety events. The new video safety option is available now.

November 15, 2013

Meritor Wabco Releases Reman Mack Aset Air Compressor

Meritor Wabco has released a remanufactured System Saver air compressor for select trucks that use the Mack Aset engine.

November 5, 2013

Meritor Wabco OnLane Lane Departure Warning System Now Available for Freightliner Trucks

Meritor Wabco announced that OnLane, a lane departure warning system, is available for immediate orders as an option on Freightliner Cascadia and Freightliner Cascadia Evolution models.

October 20, 2013

SmartDrive Announces Integration between Video-Based Platform and Active Safety Systems

SmartDrive Systems now integrates with a carrier's third-party active safety systems, such as collision avoidance, lane departure warning and rollover protection. This integration expands the capabilities of the SmartDrive data and video event recording platform by capturing data generated from these systems.

October 15, 2013

Freightliner Execs Deliver 25,000th Big Orange Truck to Schneider National

Big orange trucks aren’t unusual in Green Bay, Wis., home of Schneider National Carriers. Even this one, loaded with the latest technologies and driver comfort features, wouldn’t be unique except that it’s the 25,000th Freightliner that Schneider has bought since 1998. So the builder’s executives went to Green Bay yesterday to mark its delivery.

August 5, 2013

Con-Way Truckload Equipping new Trucks With Safety Technology

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.

May 16, 2013

Meritor Wabco Releases Toolbox 11.0

Meritor Wabco announced the release of Toolbox 11.0, a PC-based diagnostics and troubleshooting software. The new software is available for purchase.

May 13, 2013

Rise of the 6x2

It's still an oddball spec in road tractors, but some believe the 6x2 — a single drive axle with two powered wheels among six total wheel positions — will someday become more common as truck operators look for ways to save fuel and cut tare weight.

March 14, 2013

Meritor FueLite 6x2 Tandem Wins TWNA Tech Award

The Truck Writers of North America picked Meritor’s FueLite 6x2 tandem-axle assembly with an electronically controlled air suspension from the Meritor Wabco joint venture for its latest Technical Achievement Award.

February 6, 2013

Meritor’s Wabco Roll Stability Control System is now available on Western Star 4700, 4800 and 4900 truck models

Western Star Trucks Inc. announced that Meritor’s Wabco Roll Stability Control System is now available on Western Star 4700, 4800 and 4900 truck models equipped with Meritor’s anti-lock braking system.

January 1, 2008

Combatting Trailer Corrosion

There are ways to combat damage from aggressive ice-control chemicals, including spec'ing premium products and properly maintaining everything in the fleet.

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