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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 [...]

Enrollment Tops 40,000 for Bendix Online Brake School Site

May 3, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology

Brake-school.com, the on-line training portal from Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, continues to grow as the go-to training resource for professionals from all corners of the trucking industry. Drivers, technicians, distributors, fleet personnel, and owner-operators turn to the three-year-old site for the most current and in-depth technical training available. The Bendix [...]

FMCSA Extends Exemption for Truck Windshield Cameras

December 15, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Regulations, Technology
Bendix’s two-year exemption ensures fleets and owner-operators are not in violation of windshield clearance regulations when using lane departure warning and collision mitigation safety technologies.

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has received a regulatory two-year exemption extension for the video camera component of its Bendix Wingman Fusion collision mitigation technology and AutoVue Lane Departure Warning (LDW) System. In its decision granting Bendix’s request for exemption from certain windshield clearance rules, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [...]

Oakley Transport Adds Bendix Safety Systems to 300-plus Volvo Trucks

November 9, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Safety, Technology
Oakley Transport Adds Bendix Safety Systems to 300-plus Volvo Trucks

Oakley Transport Inc., based in Lake Wales, Fla., announced it is adding Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems collision mitigation, full-stability, and side object detection systems to its fleet safety efforts. The fleet, which specializes in liquid bulk food grade transportation, is equipping more than 300 new Volvo tractors with Bendix Wingman [...]

Bendix Plant Surpasses 3 Million Commercial Truck Brake Shoes

October 2, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Technology
Bendix Plant Surpasses 3 Million Commercial Truck Brake Shoes

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has assembled more than three million remanufactured brake shoes at its Brake Shoe Remanufacturing Center in Huntington, Ind., attaining that milestone less than three years after beginning serial production of reman shoes at the facility. Bendix, a leader in the development and manufacture of active safety [...]

Bendix Lauds Drivers Ahead of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

September 11, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Owner Operators

America’s 3.4 million professional truck drivers deserve a salute and a safe drive, year-round. During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Sept. 13-19 in particular, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC offers thanks and recognition to the men and women behind the wheel who keep America moving, while continuing its commitment to [...]

Bendix Solenoid Valves for Trucks Surpass a Million Units in 3 Years

September 1, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Technology
Bendix Solenoid Valves for Trucks Surpass a Million Units in 3 Years

Production of two high-performing solenoid valves from Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC has surpassed one million units just three years after launch. The Bendix SMS-9700 Accessory Solenoid Valve and the Bendix FCS-9700 Fan Clutch Solenoid Valve effectively and efficiently address the electronic control of vehicle air functions not associated with [...]

Bendix Delivers its 400,000th Electronic Stability System for Trucks

August 14, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Regulations, Safety, Technology
Bendix Delivers 400,000th Electronic Stability System for Trucks

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems said it has delivered more than 400,000 Bendix Electronic Stability Program (ESP) systems as the market continues to drive adoption of full-stability technology. Robust, growing sales over the last five years led to this latest delivery milestone. Bendix ESP, the first full-stability solution widely available for [...]

Ford Producing Medium-duty Trucks at Ohio Plant; Adds 1,000 Jobs

August 14, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology
New Ford F-650/F-750 medium-duty trucks rolled off the line this week for the first time in the United States.

New Ford F-650/F-750 medium-duty trucks began rolling off the line this week for the first time in the United States. Production of the trucks at the Ohio Assembly Plant — previously built in Mexico — brings more than 1,000 hourly UAW jobs and a $168-million plant investment in the United [...]

Truckers’ Annual ‘Super Bowl of Safety’ Kicks Off in St. Louis

August 13, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Regulations, Safety

More than 430 of the nation’s safest professional drivers began their pursuit of the most coveted title in the industry on Wednesday — the Bendix National Truck Driving Championships Grand Champion. The 78th annual National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships features 431 drivers representing 85 companies [...]