Suspensions

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March 27, 2017

Trends in Trailer Suspensions

While suspension producers are constantly upgrading and improving their products and adding new models, overall trends in suspension uptake by fleets remain fairly constant.

March 23, 2017

Ingersoll Axle Launches New Steer Axle and Suspension Lines

Ingersoll Axle by Dexter is launching the Smart-Steer 2.0 steer axle and Smart-Axl integrated suspension, the company announced at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

March 22, 2017

App Lets Users Test Suspension from a Phone

Gabriel Ride Control has announced the Suspension Test app for iOS and Android, allowing users to check a vehicles suspension from a smartphone.

March 8, 2017

Hendrickson Launches Suspension and Axle Solution for Terex T110 Truck Crane

Hendrickson Commercial Vehicle Systems has announced the availability of a 48,000-pound tandem front air suspension and axle system and a 60,000-pound capacity tandem rear air suspension for the Terex T 110 Truck Crane.

January 30, 2017

Dayton Parts Adds U-Bolt Bend Product for Leaf Suspension Repairs

Dayton Parts has announced the Threaded Rod Midline System, which is designed to ensure the midpoint of a threaded rod to create a consistent U-bolt formation for replacement.

January 4, 2017

Ridewell Updates Self-Steer Suspension for I-Beam Axle Integration

Ridewell Suspensions has updated the RSS-236 self-steer auxiliary truck suspension for I-beam axle integration.

December 7, 2016

Tool Designed to Remove Tie Rods and Ball Joints

OTC’s universal heavy-duty puller removes a wide range of tie rods and ball joints from a variety of vehicles including trucks and commercial vehicles.

October 27, 2016

Tandem Slider Suspension Lightweight, More Durable, SAF-Holland Says

SAF-Holland announced a next generation CBX series trailer suspension, the CBX40 AeroBeam sliding tandem, which claims light weight, easy maintenance and high durability.

August 22, 2016

Peterbilt Offers Lighter Steer Axle/Suspension, Safety Tech on 579 and 567

Peterbilt is making available the Bendix Wingman Fusion driver assistance system and a new integrated Softek NXT suspension and axle system from Hendrickson on its Model 579 and 567 trucks.

June 28, 2016

Air Lift Offers Air Spring Kits for Ram ProMaster

Air Lift Company is offering a version of its LoadLifter 5000 and LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate adjustable air spring kits for Ram ProMasters models.

March 30, 2016

Ridewell Expands Air Ride Suspension Line With RAR-251

Ridewell Suspensions has expanded its air ride suspension line with an integrated stub axle suspension system for heavy haul applications called the RAR-251.

March 9, 2016

Hendrickson Parent Company Head John Boler, Dead at 81

John M. Boler, chairman of the board and founder of Hendrickson parent company, The Boler Company, passed away peacefully on March 4, 2016 at the age of 81.

December 18, 2015

Maintaining Air Springs and Shock Absorbers

Air suspensions are subject to wear and aging, and must be regularly inspected and repaired or replaced when necessary.

November 25, 2015

4 Suspension Maintenance Items You Might Overlook

These complex mechanisms cushion the truck, load and driver, but too often are victims of neglect.

November 11, 2015

Reyco Granning Names New Engineering and Manufacturing Execs

Reyco Granning has named Raoul Steenekamp vice president of engineering and Ramin Zarrabi vice president of manufacturing.

September 28, 2015

Reyco Granning Names Replacement President

Reyco Granning has named a new president after it was announced that current president Dave Compton is retiring on Sept. 30, 2015.

June 5, 2015

Stemco Agrees to Buy Veyance Air Springs

Stemco has entered into an agreement to acquire the Veyance North-American air springs business form Continental AG, the company announced.

June 5, 2015

ULX40 Follows Trend Toward Mechanical Suspensions on Vans

Air-ride's more complex and requires more maintenance, so some fleets that watch costs very closely never got on the air-ride band wagon.

June 3, 2015

SAF-Holland's ULX40 Trailer Suspension Uses Composite Springs

Citing a trend away from air-ride and toward mechanical trailer suspensions, SAF-Holland has introduced an integrated suspension-axle-brake product it says is the first of its kind.

February 19, 2015

Underslung Suspension is Compatible with All Brake Sizes

The Underslung Suspension from Ingersoll Axles is a fully integrated suspension system designed to improve performance in drop decks, low boys, specialty vans and auto haulers.

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