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May 29, 2015

Opti-Cast Brake Drum Made for Light and Medium Duty

The Meritor Opti-Cast 16.5-by-7 inch brake drum is designed for light- and medium-duty, on-highway applications.

May 22, 2015

Truck Racing Returns

After nearly a month since its inaugural event, big rig racing -- returning to the U.S. after a 22-year hiatus -- is heating up with race events two weekends in a row.

May 15, 2015

PSI Hosts Annual Fleet Technology Event

Meritor and Pressure Systems International gave a tour of its facilities in San Antonio to attendees of the Annual Fleet Technology Event in May.

April 29, 2015

Meritor Shuffles Executives and Names New CEO

Meritor named President and Chief Operating Officer Jeffrey A. Craig the company's new CEO, succeeding Ivor J. Evans.

April 28, 2015

Kenworth Offers Meritor Permalube RPL Drivelines

Kenworth has added Meritor Permalube RPL Series Drivelines as an option on selected, new Class 8 trucks.

April 27, 2015

Meritor Front Steer Axles Increase Maneuverability

Kenworth is offering the Meritor Front Steer non-drive axle family for selected Class 8 trucks and the Class 7 Kenworth T370.

March 27, 2015

Meritor Sponsors Truck Racing's Return to U.S.

Big-rig truck racing is returning to the U.S. for the first time since 1993 with the Meritor ChampTruck World Series for the 2015 season.

March 9, 2015

Q&A: Meritor's Chris Villavarayan

Chris Villavarayan tells HDT about his first year as president of Meritor Americas, Meritor's latest axle and tire inflation news, the global business and more.

February 18, 2015

Larger, Lighter But Stronger MTec6 Trailer Axle Coming from Meritor

Meritor has developed a larger trailer axle said to be stronger but lighter than its current 5-inch-diameter tube-type product. The MTec6 experiences less bending at the wheel end and better tire wear, and cuts out 40 pounds of material.

February 17, 2015

Meritor Previews Inflation System for Tractors

The Meritor booth at the Technology & Maintenance Council's 2015 Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition has been humming this week with word of a new inflation system for tractors.

January 28, 2015

Meritor Profit Surges Despite Weaker Sales

Truck component manufacturer Meritor Inc. on Wednesday reported quarterly financial results showing a big increase in profit despite a small drop in sales.

January 28, 2015

Meritor Announces Program to Support Soldiers

LAS VEGAS -- Shoes for Soldiers is how Meritor is describing the effort it launched this week to help severely wounded, injured or ill veterans become leaders in business, government and their communities by contributing a percentage of its remanufactured brake shoe sales to the Wyakin Warrior Foundation.

January 28, 2015

Meritor Expands Aftermarket Parts, Adds Independent Garage Program

LAS VEGAS -- Meritor announced at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week that it's expanding its air disc brake product line, expanding its Euclid-branded suspension product line, and will launch a network of Meritor-approved repair shops with independent service garages across the United States and Canada.

January 16, 2015

Commentary: Make 2015 the Year of Relationships

In the day-to-day hustle of deadlines, whether it’s a magazine article or blog, delivering freight or building trucks, it’s hard to find enough time to build and nurture relationships with friends and co-workers.

January 14, 2015

Meritor Expands OnTrac Customer Service Hours

Meritor’ OnTrac Customer Service Center is now open seven days a week with expanded hours Monday through Friday.

December 23, 2014

Inspecting Your Tires

Inspecting tires on a routine and regular basis is the key to succeeding in maximizing your tire removal miles. The goal of every tire program is to ensure that the tires are running smoothly and evenly without irregular wear.

December 7, 2014

Trucking Industry Mourns Death of Mike Pennington

UPDATED -- Longtime Meritor communications chief David Michael Pennington, 64, died suddenly Friday, Dec. 5, stunning the trucking industry supplier community and press corps.

October 29, 2014

Meritor Fuel-Efficient Axle to be Used for 6x2 Configurations

Meritor's 17X EVO axle for linehaul applications, originally designed for 4x2 applications in Europe, will be introduced in North America for the 6x2 segment.

October 6, 2014

Meritor Adds Drivelines for Heavy Service Fleets

SAN DIEGO -- Meritor is adding the RPL35 and RPL35SD drivelines to its Permalube RPL family of truck drivelines designed for heavy service applications.

September 29, 2014

Meritor Sells Mascot Brand to Investor Group

Meritor has sold its Mascot operations in Canada and the United States to an entity that will operate under the name Mascot Industries LLC. All other Meritor brake and trailer axle remanufacturing operations, as well as Meritor's distribution business, are not affected by the sale and will continue to operate as usual.

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