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March 8, 2018

TMC Developing S-Cam Brake Troubleshooting Guide

Work is underway on a long-overdue TMC Recommended Practices document addressing excessive applied stroke in S-cam brakes – a problem too often incorrectly addressed by adjusting the automatic brake slack adjuster.

March 5, 2018

Daimler Makes Collision Mitigation, Air Disc Brakes Standard on Cascadia

Daimler Trucks North America has announced that the Detroit Assurance 4.0 collision mitigation system and Meritor EX+L air disc brakes are standard on all new Freightliner Cascadia truck models.

January 26, 2018

Panel Talks Major Changes in the Trucking Aftermarket

At the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue in Las Vegas, industry executives shared their thoughts on the changes they see in the heavy-duty aftermarket.

January 24, 2018

Meritor Launches Aftermarket Air Spring Line, Expands Kingpin Portfolio

Meritor made a series of announcements at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week in Las Vegas, including launching an aftermarket air spring line, expanding king pin kit offerings, and providing a corrosion-resistant coating on hydraulic brake rotors.

January 23, 2018

Meritor Announces More Comprehensive Aftermarket Parts Portfolio

Meritor launched a more comprehensive portfolio of aftermarket parts, including distinct "good, better and best" aftermarket brands at multiple price points.

January 10, 2018

Meritor Launches Authorized Rebuilder Program for Axle Carriers

Meritor has launched a North America Rebuilder Program for drive axle carriers, including the company’s 145, 14X and 160 products.The program is being introduced to the Canadian market with plans to extend it to the U.S. this year.

December 11, 2017

Meritor Launches First Products Through Mach Brand

Meritor has announced the availability of the first products under its new Mach value brand that includes approximately 2,000 part numbers for the company's driveline, drive axle and transmission offerings.

December 7, 2017

Meritor Invests in TransPower to Accelerate Electric Platform Development

Meritor announced a strategic investment in TransPower, an electrification technology for large commercial vehicles, to help speed the development of its electric vehicle platforms.

November 22, 2017

New Tech, New Challenges for Axles & Suspensions

As the trucking industry moves into the future, even the most basic components can be subject to new operational demands. Here’s how heavy-duty axle manufacturers are responding.

September 28, 2017

Meritor CEO Predicts Electrified Future

“There is a sea change in our industry with regard to electrification of the drivetrain,” said Jay Craig, CEO of Meritor, at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show.

September 26, 2017

Meritor Offers Improved Version of Air Disc Brake

Meritor announced an optimized version of its EX+ air disc brakes, shaving off 10 pounds of weight and improving performance.

September 26, 2017

Meritor Launches Mach Aftermarket Line

Meritor has introduced a value-priced product line for the aftermarket that will be branded as Mach.

September 26, 2017

Meritor to Start Testing Electric Drivetrain Next Year

Meritor announced at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show that it is developing a platform of electric drive axles and suspensions as well as supporting systems “to position Meritor as a leader in electric solutions for the commercial vehicle market.”

September 18, 2017

Meritor Selling Stake in Joint Venture to Wabco

Wabco Holdings Inc. is expanding its operations in North America by taking full ownership of the Meritor Wabco joint venture.

September 7, 2017

Vipar Heavy Duty, Meritor Establish Long-Term Alliance

Vipar Heavy Duty and Meritor announced a new long-term agreement to offer Meritor’s products through the Vipar Heavy Duty network and its family of companies.

September 5, 2017

Meritor Aims for Expansion with Fabco Buy

Meritor has acquired the product portfolio and related technologies of Fabco Holdings and its subsidiaries under undisclosed terms.

August 10, 2017

Meritor Looks to Electrified Future

Meritor, in the midst of a three-year push to unveil 20 significant new products as part of its growth strategy, is also looking to a not-so-distant future where electrification will be a major factor in commercial trucks.

July 13, 2017

Meritor Inks 3-Year Supplier Deal with REV Group

REV Group and Meritor have announced a new three-year, standard supplier agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, REV Group will equip its specialty, fire, and bus vehicles with Meritor’s fully dressed axle assemblies.

April 27, 2017

Meritor Offers 13X Axle on International Trucks

Meritor has announced that its 13X single-drive axle will become standard equipment on the International DuraStar in July. The axle will also be available as an option on other International medium-duty trucks.

April 24, 2017

Meritor Launches Online Platform for Buying Parts

Meritor has launched, an e-commerce platform for U.S. and Canadian customers shopping for Meritor Aftermarket parts.


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