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Signups Underway for Bendix Truck Brake Training School

January 27, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology

Bendix has released its 2015 schedule and opened registration for the in-person Bendix Brake Training School. Offered by Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems and Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake, this year’s training school opens Tuesday, March 24, in Owosso, Mich. Classes are scheduled into November, with a total of 19 sessions in [...]

Prime Trucking Firm Adding Bendix Systems to 2,200 New Reefer Trailers

January 13, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems said Prime Inc. is in the process of adding Bendix ADB22X air disc brakes and the Bendix TABS-6 advanced trailer roll stability system to its trailer fleet over the next nine months. Prime Inc. is one of North America’s most successful refrigerated, flatbed and tanker trucking [...]

Bendix Stability System Now Standard on All Utility 3000R Reefers

December 23, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Safety, Technology

Bendix TABS-6 Advanced Single Channel trailer roll stability system will be included as standard equipment on all Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. 3000R base model refrigerated trailers, beginning with orders received next month. The specification further strengthens the relationship and commitment to safety by both Utility and Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems [...]

Utility Makes Roll Stability Standard its 3000R Refrigerated Trailer

December 11, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Safety, Technology
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Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co., the industry’s largest manufacturer of refrigerated trailers has added trailer roll stability protection from Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems as standard equipment on its 3000R base model refrigerated trailers. Utility said is the first trailer manufacturer to include roll stability as standard on its refrigerated trailers. “Trailer [...]

U.S. Xpress Selects Bendix for its Reman Truck Brake Shoes

November 4, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Safety
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Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, which develops and manufactures safety and braking system technologies, has been selected by U.S. Xpress Enterprises — the nation’s second largest privately owned truckload carrier — to provide Bendix remanufactured brake shoes to its fleet of 8,000 over-the-road tractors and 22,000 trailers. Delivery is underway. Founded [...]

Bendix Systems Backs This Week’s Operation Safe Driver With Truck Technologies

October 21, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Safety

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems supports the efforts of Operation Safe Driver, which takes place this week through Saturday to help fleets and owner operators meet the challenge of keeping highways safe for everyone. Through its suite of active and passive safety systems, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems helps to enhance the [...]

Bendix Launching Next Generation of Trucking Safety Systems

September 18, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Safety

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems is launching the next generation of its leading-edge active safety technologies in 2015, introducing stationary vehicle braking and other functions currently not available in North America. The next-generation technology significantly enhances the performance of its existing systems through stronger, deeper integration and upgraded components. It also [...]

Bendix Offers 5 Tips for Commercial Truck Brake Safety Week

September 9, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Safety

This is trucking’s brake safety week, an inspection, outreach and enforcement campaign that is underway this week through Saturday, hosted by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA). To help prepare for these inspections, Bendix experts offer five tips that fleets, drivers and technicians need to successfully navigate Operation Airbrake. More [...]

Bendix Helps Create Commercial Truck Brake Engineering Laboratory

September 2, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Technology

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems and New York Air Brake are working with Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) to create the Knorr-Bremse North America Mechatronics Laboratory at RIT’s Kate Gleason College of Engineering in Rochester, N.Y. The laboratory will open this fall and serve both RIT students and engineers from Bendix [...]

Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake Celebrating its 10th Anniversary

August 25, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News

Ten years ago, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems and Dana Commercial Vehicle Products – companies with nearly 200 combined years in the commercial vehicle industry – created Bendix Spicer Foundation (BSFB). Their joint venture is now celebrating its first decade as a single, complete source for OE brake system design, manufacturing, [...]