October 2, 2016
LAS VEGAS — In a step toward more integrated drivetrains in Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks, Paccar announced a new 40,000-pound tandem axle that saves weight and improves fuel economy.
May 23, 2016
A hybrid electric-drive trailer tandem being developed by a group of engineers at Hyliion Inc. in Pittsburgh, Pa. The device, which for now has no official name, is undergoing road testing and should be ready for the market in mid-2017,
February 29, 2016
The strong steer axles come with a heavy-duty, cross-brace-reinforced front frame assembly, bolted cross members and either 10-5/8-inch frame rails with insert or 10 3/4-inch frame rails.
March 26, 2015
Dana engineers are working on a Spicer Dual Range Disconnect tandem rear axle that combines the traction advantages of a dual-drive 6x4 configuration with the fuel economy of a single-drive 6x2.
February 12, 2015
Detroit Diesel introduced the Model 6 Detroit Drive Axle, designed for smoother performance and better fuel economy.The Model 6 is available for single drive 4x2 or tandem 6x2 configurations.
November 12, 2014
Dana Holding Corporation announced that it has broadened the Extended Protection Plan for drive axles in on-highway linehaul applications. The changes to the warranty are available to customers in both the U.S. and Canada.
October 2, 2014
The Dana Spicer AdvanTEK 40 tandem driver axle is now available for all of Peterbilt’s heavy-duty truck models, the truck maker has announced.
July 30, 2014
Kenworth says it has added Dana’s Spicer AdvanTek 40 tandem axle for new Class 8 pickup & delivery, regional haul and linehaul trucks equipped with the Kenworth AG380 or AG400L suspension.
March 14, 2013
SAF-Holland is now offering Auto-PosiLift Axle Lift technology as an option on SAF CBX40 Tandem Axle Slider Suspension systems. The Auto-PosiLift combines the CBX PosiLift axle lift feature with a unique electronic control unit and air valve system on a tandem slider suspension to provide an automated axle lift function.
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