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Gateway City to Host Next Week’s National Truck Driving Championships

August 7, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Owner Operators, Technology
A driver takes to the course in a tank truck at the National Truck Driving Championships.

A driver takes to the course in a tank truck at the National Truck Driving Championships.   Next week, more than 400 top professional truck drivers from across the country will arrive in St. Louis, Mo., for the 78th annual “Super Bowl of Safety,” the 2015 National Truck Driving Championships [...]

Bendix’s Truck Brake School Enrollment Rolls Past 30,000 Students

July 9, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology
Bendix’s Truck Brake School Enrollment Rolls Past 30,000 Students

Recently completing its second year, the Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems’ online brake school currently serves more than 30,000 registered users from more than two dozen countries. Drivers, technicians, distributors, fleets and owner-operators continue to turn to brake-school.com, the on-line training site from Bendix, for the most current and in-depth technical [...]

Bendix Truck Parts Facility Cites Success of On-site Health Clinic

June 22, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News, Safety
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In the first 16 months since opening its on-site health center at the Huntington, Ind., manufacturing facility, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has achieved a 91 percent screening rate among its 400 employees. Of those employees identified with high-risk or chronic conditions, nearly three quarters — or 71 percent — have [...]

Bendix Air Disc Brake Option on Neway LSZ Lift Axle System

June 12, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Fleet Management, Technology
Bendix Air Disc Brake Option on Neway LSZ Lift Axle System

SAF-Holland, a leading global manufacturer of trailer and truck suspension, fifth wheel, landing gear and coupling products, said this week the Bendix ADB22X air disc brake is an upcoming available option on the Neway LSZ steerable lift axle suspension system. The ADB22X disc brake was selected as an option on [...]

Navistar Reports Q2 Loss of $64 Million; Revenues at $2.7 Billion

June 5, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News

Navistar International Corp. has announced a second quarter 2015 net loss of $64 million, or $0.78 per diluted share, compared to a second quarter 2014 net loss of $297 million, or $3.65 per diluted share. Revenues in the quarter were $2.7 billion. Second quarter 2015 EBITDA was $85 million versus [...]

Bendix Has Tips for Truck Fleets for CVSA Roadcheck 2015

June 2, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Regulations, Safety

Improving highway safety isn’t always about what happens behind the wheel or on the road. As fleets and owner-operators across the trucking industry prepare for the annual Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) International Roadcheck program, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems offers insight on factors that affect the highway safety equation. The [...]

Bendix Builds its Millionth M-40 Truck Pressure Modulator Valve

May 28, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology
Bendix Builds its Millionth M-40 Truck Pressure Modulator Valve

The Bendix M-40 pressure modulator valve — which is integral to the automated braking features at the heart of Bendix active safety technologies — has surpassed the one million-unit production milestone. The M-40 attained the milestone in only one year, reflecting the rapidly increasing market demand for active safety solutions. [...]

Bendix Employees Help Build Home for Truck Driver With Sick Child

May 27, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News
Bendix Employees Help Build Home for Truck Driver With Sick Child

Last week, more than 120 employees of Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems raised the walls of a house under construction for a Northeast Ohio truck driver and his family in need. The construction project took place at Bendix’s headquarters in Elyria, Ohio, in collaboration with Habitat for Humanity of Medina County [...]

Caterpillar’s Newest Vocational Truck Termed a ‘Hard Worker’

May 20, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Owner Operators, Technology
Caterpillar’s Newest Vocational Truck Termed a ‘Hard Worker’

The Cat Vocational Truck line has just introduced the CT680 — a Class 8 set-forward-axle model built to tackle today’s most demanding jobs while setting new standards for comfort and style. The third vocational truck offered by Caterpillar, the CT680 features a rugged exterior, attractive automotive appearance, spacious and ergonomic [...]

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Names Bracht as President, CEO

May 11, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Technology

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, a leader in the development and manufacture of leading-edge active safety and braking system technologies for commercial vehicles, has appointed Berend Bracht president and CEO and a member of its executive board. Bracht joins Bendix on July 1, 2015. At that time, Chairman, President and CEO [...]