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Peterbilt Trucks Adds Tire-Pressure Monitoring System to its Model 587

May 7, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Fleet Management, Safety
Peterbilt Trucks Adds Tire-Pressure Monitoring System to its Model 587

Peterbilt Motors Co. says the Bendix SmarTire Tire Pressuring Monitoring System (TPMS) that helps improve fuel economy and safety is now available for Peterbilt’s aerodynamic, integrated cab-and-sleeper Model 587. “TPMS provides operators with real-time, on-demand tire status that helps ensure peak performance and can give the operator early warning before [...]

Bendix Sponsors High School Code Camps for 100 Tech Students

May 1, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News, Technology

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has donated $10,000 to sponsor a week-long summer experience designed to engage local ninth- through twelfth-grade students in hands-on, interactive computer coding activities. Bendix develops and manufactures leading-edge active safety and braking system technologies for commercial vehicles. The experience, called the High School Coding Camp, is [...]

International Truck Says its Now Using Bendix Wingman Fusion Safety System

March 26, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Mid America Show, Safety
International Truck Using Bendix Wingman Fusion Safety System

At this week’s Mid-America Trucking Show, International Truck announced that its International ProStar is available with Bendix Wingman Fusion, an integration of advanced safety technologies, offering exclusive new capabilities to North American truck fleets and drivers. Denny Mooney, Navistar senior vice president of product development, said, “Being the first to [...]

Bendix Conducting its Truck Tech Talk Series at MATS This Week

March 23, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Mid America Show, Technology

Through its popular Tech Talk Series, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems will offer Mid-America Trucking Show attendees an opportunity to sharpen their expertise in topics ranging from brake maintenance and air dryer performance to optimizing safety systems. New this year is a driver’s introduction and driving tips for the next generation [...]

Bendix Truck Brake Business Scores $1-Billion Sales Milestone Last Year

March 16, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Safety, Technology

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC surpassed $1 billion in sales during calendar year 2014, a milestone reflecting more than a decade of developing and manufacturing state-of-the-art active safety and braking system technologies for commercial vehicles. “Every Bendix employee shares in this achievement,” said Bendix Chairman, President, and CEO Joe McAleese. [...]

Bendix Truck Safety Headquarters Celebrates its 35th Year in Indiana

March 6, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Safety, Technology
Bendix Truck Safety Headquarters Celebrates its 35th Year in Indiana

Bendix’s then-named Heavy Vehicle Systems Group began operations in March of 1980, with 30 employees at its new warehouse and distribution center in Huntington, Ind. This year, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems celebrates 35 years as a community and industry leader in Huntington, with 450 workers employed across four growing high-tech [...]

New Bendix Truck Tech Headquarters Under Construction in Ohio

February 25, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems is constructing a new headquarters in Northeast Ohio, within a 20-mile radius of its current Elyria location, the company announced this week. Bendix is a leader in the development and manufacture of leading-edge active safety and braking system technologies for commercial trucks. The date for groundbreaking [...]

Bendix Commercial Truck Business Expands its Executive Board

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

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, a leader in the development and manufacture of active safety and braking system technologies for commercial trucks, said it is transitioning from its two-person executive board to a three-person board as it continues its growth and expansion. As part of the transition, Chairman, President and CEO [...]

New International ProStar To Feature Bendix Active Safety System

February 3, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology
New International ProStar To Feature Bendix Active Safety System

International Truck said Monday it will offer the new Bendix next-generation active safety system that enhances and merges three component technologies — camera, radar and brakes — a first for the North American commercial vehicle industry. Bill Kozek, Navistar president of Truck and Parts, said, “Our unique relationship with Bendix [...]

Bendix Names Kemer VP and GM of its Truck Valves, Modules Unit

February 2, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Technology

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has appointed John Kemer to its senior management team as vice president and general manager of Valves and Modules. Kemer also becomes the newest member of the Bendix Leadership Committee and joins the two-person Controls Governance Board. Kemer joined Bendix as a staff engineer in 1996, [...]