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Ridewell Suspensions Pairs Axles With Bendix Trailer Air Disc Brakes

February 1, 2017 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, News
Bendix ADB22X LT Air Disc Brake

Ridewell Suspensions has approved the Bendix ADB22X LT air disc brake engineered specifically for trailers for use with its 5-inch and 5.75-inch trailer axles. “Ridewell is committed to delivering the best to their valued vocational trailer customers, and we appreciate their vote of confidence by offering the Bendix ADB22X-LT air [...]

Bendix Expands Commercial Trucking Production Facilities in Mexico

December 14, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology
Bendix Expands Trucking Product Production Facilities in Mexico

To support increasing customer demand for its solenoid valves and assembled manifolds for commercial trucks, Bendix has doubled manufacturing capabilities of the components through production line expansion and improvement at its Acuña, Mexico, manufacturing campus. With a $1.5 million investment bridging 2015 and 2016, Bendix added a new low-flow solenoid [...]

International Rolls Out All-new LT Series Class 8 Trucks

October 3, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Owner Operators
International Rolls Out All-new LT Series Class 8 Trucks

International Truck last week launched the International LT Series — its new flagship line of Class 8 over-the-road trucks developed through driver-centric design and featuring advanced technologies that the truckmaker claims deliver fuel efficiency, uptime and driver appeal. Bill Kozek, president of truck and parts for Navistar, said, “This new [...]

International Trucks Featuring Bendix Wheel-end Package

August 30, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology
International Trucks Featuring Bendix Wheel-end Package

A full wheel-end portfolio from Bendix — featuring of the Bendix ADB22X air disc brake, Bendix EverSure spring brake, Bendix Versajust LS slack adjuster and Bendix foundation drum brakes — is now available on a range of International’s medium- and heavy-duty trucks. Leading off the Bendix bundle lineup, customers can [...]

Walmart’s Mike White Named 2016 National Truck Driving Champion

August 15, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Technology
Walmart’s Charles White Named 2016 National Truck Driving Champion

Mike White has been named the Bendix Grand Champion of the 2016 National Truck Driving Championships in Indianapolis, according to the American Trucking Associations (ATA). “After an impressive showing throughout the week, Mike White emerged as the most skilled and knowledgeable truck driver in the country,” said ATA President and CEO Chris [...]

Action Underway at 79th National Truck Driving Championships

August 11, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News
Action Underway at 79th Annual National Truck Driving Championships

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) on Wednesday kicked off the 79th National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships in Indianapolis. More than 430 professional truck drivers from all 50 states are competing at this week’s National Truck Driving Championships. With millions of safe-driving miles behind the wheel, [...]

International Truck Unveils DriverFirst to Attract Drivers to Fleets

June 15, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News
International Truck Unveils DriverFirst to Attract Drivers to Fleets

International Truck has launched a company-wide initiative called DriverFirst, aimed at giving its customers an edge in attracting and retaining qualified drivers through vehicles designed with a strong emphasis on the driver’s perspective. The DriverFirst product design philosophy builds on International’s long-standing emphasis on customer uptime by sharpening the company’s [...]

Bendix Offers CVSA Roadcheck Tips for Truck Drivers, Fleets

June 3, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Regulations, Safety

Figuratively and literally, a commercial vehicle’s wheels and brakes carry a lot of weight when it comes to safety. With the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 29th annual International Roadcheck just around the corner, now is the time for fleets and owner-operators to make sure their braking systems, wheel-ends, and [...]

Bendix Targets Truck Tire ‘Pressure Points’ During Tire Safety Week

June 1, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Safety, Technology
Bendix Targets Truck Tire ‘Pressure Points’ During Tire Safety Week

In support of National Tire Safety Week this week (May 29-June 4), Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC offers four key “Pressure Points” as reminders of the importance of proper tire inflation. The Rubber Manufacturers Association sponsors National Tire Safety Week as part of its year-round efforts to raise awareness of [...]

Bendix Reman Brake Shoe Production Surpasses 4 Million Units

May 26, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News
Bendix Reman Brake Shoe Production Surpasses 4 Million Units

In less than four years, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems’ remanufactured brake shoe operation has topped the four-million-unit production milestone. Bendix’s rate of production has steadily increased to meet growing demand from fleets and owner-operators wishing to maintain the quality, performance, and compliance of their Reduced Stopping Distance (RSD) brakes when [...]