July 26, 2016 - Industry News
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance held its annual, unannounced brake check day on May 4, inspecting 6,128 vehicles in the U.S. and Canada.
Tags: Brake Safety Week, ABS, CVSA, Inspections, Air Brakes, Brakes
April 21, 2016 - Product News
Boyle Transportation is equipping Bendix ADB22X air disc brakes on all steer and drive axles of its fleet tractors as well as on all of its new refrigerated trailers.
Tags: Collision Avoidance Technology, Bendix, Brakes, Air Disc Brakes
March 31, 2016 - Industry News
LOUISVILLE, KY -- Sales of air disc brakes are now enough to justify American manufacturing, which should reduce prices and encourage more sales, says Wabco.
Tags: Vehicle Maintenance, Wabco, Air Disc Brake, Brakes
December 11, 2015 - Industry News
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems and Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake will offer 17 in-person sessions in 14 states next year.
Tags: Technician Training, Brakes, Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems
November 11, 2015 - Product News
Webb Brake Adjusters is partnering with HDA Truck Pride to sell their clearance-sensing automatic slack adjusters at more than 700 distributor locations.
Tags: Webb Wheel, Brakes, HDA Truck Pride, Automatic Slack Adjusters
October 29, 2015 - Industry News
The results are in from the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Brake Safety Week and out-of-service violations were down compared with last year’s inspection period.
Tags: FMCSA, Inspections, Brakes, Brake Safety Week, CVSA
September 18, 2015 - Industry News
Volvo Trucks is recalling certain 2014 and 2015 VNL models over a defect in the trim panel that may restrict the trailer hand brake from returning to the off position.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Recalls, Brakes
September 3, 2015 - Industry News
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s annual Brake Safety Week will run run Sept. 6–12, with participation from law enforcement agencies across North America.
Tags: Inspections, Brakes, Brake Safety Week, CVSA
July 22, 2015 - Industry News
Out of service brake violations dropped slightly this year during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's annual, unannounced brake check day.
Tags: Brakes, CVSA, Out of Service Violations
July 21, 2015 - Industry News
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has announced that this year's Brake Safety Week will take place from Sept. 6 - 12.
April 6, 2015 - Product News
Webb Wheel has published a newsletter providing tips on how to remove brake drums that are stuck due to corrosion.
Tags: Corrosion, Webb Wheel, Brakes, Tires and Wheels, Wheel Ends, Brake Drums
March 16, 2015 - Industry News
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems surpassed $1 billion in sales during 2014, marking a first for the company.
Tags: Sales, Bendix, Brakes, Wheel Ends, Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake
February 4, 2015 - Industry News
Lightning Hybrids, designer and manufacturer of hydraulic brake regeneration systems for medium- and heavy-duty fleet vehicles, announced it has been awarded a full U.S. utility patent for the fourth generation of its parallel hydraulic hybrid system.
Tags: Hydraulic Hybrid, Brakes, Lightning Hybrids, Medium-Duty Trucks
January 28, 2015 - Product News
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.
Tags: Meritor, Brakes, HDAW, Suspensions, Air Disc Brakes
January 5, 2015 - Industry News
Bad components and adjustment caused inspectors to place a higher percentage of trucks out of service during 2014's Brake Safety Week than during the '13 event, says the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance.
Tags: Brakes, Brake Safety Week, CVSA, Inspections
October 28, 2014 - Industry News
Two recalls have been issued for Volvo trucks. One involves disc brake problems on VAH, VNL, and VNM model trucks; a smaller recall affects D16 engines in VNL and VNX models.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Recalls, NHTSA, Brakes, Engines
October 15, 2014 - Industry News
TMD Friction announced 2015 class dates for its quarterly brake training course. There will be classes on Feb. 4, April 29, Aug. 12, and Nov. 11 in Troy, Mich.
Tags: Training, Brakes, TMD Friction, Technicians, Technician Training
August 26, 2014 - Industry News
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has announced that the Annual Brake Safety Week will run Sept. 7-13.
Tags: Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Brake Safety Week, Operation Airbrake, Brakes
August 14, 2014 - Industry News
Bendix has unveiled its newly upgraded brake shoe remanufacturing facility in Huntington, Indiana
Tags: Bendix, Remanufacturing, Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake, Brakes, Aftermarket, Aftermarket Parts
August 11, 2014 - Industry News
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has designated September 7 through September 13 as Brake Safety Week, an annual outreach and enforcement campaign designed to improve commercial vehicle brake safety throughout North America.
Tags: Drivers, Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, Inspections, Brakes, Brake Safety Week, Safety & Compliance, CVSA
July 18, 2014 - Industry News
The product features a high degree of standardization across components and software of its ABS and EBS systems, Wabco said, and reduces the number of ABS components by 50%.
Tags: ABS, Wabco, EBS, Brakes
March 7, 2014 - Industry News
TMD Friction, manufacturer of OEM and aftermarket brands Textar and Don, announced their training class dates for 2014.
Tags: Training, Brakes, Air Disc Brake, Drum brakes, TMD Friction
January 29, 2014 - Industry News
Meritor has long positioned itself as a provider of information and training, but has gone one step further developing two Nissan high-roof NV3500 trucks that will deliver onsite product and systems education to fleets, warehouse distributors and independent service garages in the United States and Canada.
Tags: Meritor, Aftermarket, Technician Training, Brakes, Maintenance, Training, Technicians, HDAW 2014, HDAW
January 22, 2014 - Industry News
Citing safety and a concern about counterfeit parts, Shaun Shroff, vice president of DuraBrake, says the company is forming the Wheel End Manufacturers Association, Linkedin Group.
Tags: Aftermarket, Wheels, Brakes, HDAW
December 12, 2013 - Industry News
The growing Mega Trend of urbanization and the consequent increase in vehicles in operation has culminated in more stop-and-go traffic than ever before. This has lead to higher wear and tear in wheel end brake components, creating a strong case for the class 4-8 commercial vehicle wheel end brake components market, according to a new analysis from Frost & Sullivan.
Tags: Frost & Sullivan, Aftermarket, Brakes, Wheel end
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