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Bendix Expands Truck Brake Shoe Reman Facility in Indiana

August 15, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, News
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Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has expanded its remanufacturing capabilities and capacity with a $3.2 million capital investment in equipment and facility upgrades at its Huntington, Ind., plant. The Bendix Brake Shoe Remanufacturing Center now handles the complete salvage, coining and assembly processes that make up start-to-finish remanufacturing and can produce [...]

Kenworth Now Offers Bendix SmarTire Option on a Pair of its Trucks

August 1, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, News, Safety
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The Kenworth T680 and Kenworth T880 are now available with the fuel-saving SmarTire Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) by Bendix CVS as an option when specifying these models. The factory-installed Bendix system uses wheel-mounted sensors in each tire to monitor the tire’s pressure and temperature. Sensors are located on the [...]

A Pair of Bendix Facilities Win Paccar Quality Certification

June 27, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Technology

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems and Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake (BSFB) have earned placement on Paccar’s list of premier suppliers that meet the OEM’s demanding quality expectation of 50 PPM for parts and components. The distinction is earned by lowering PPM, or product defects expressed in Parts Per Million, to below [...]

New Pete 579s, 567s Now Offered With Bendix SmarTire System

June 23, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, News, Safety, Technology

Helping to provide better fuel economy, safety and tire life, the Bendix SmarTire Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) is now available for Peterbilt’s Models 579 and 567, the truckmaker says. The TPMS system monitors the pressure and temperature of each tire on the vehicle in real time and will warn [...]

CVSA Roadcheck Begins Tuesday; Bendix Offers Safety Tips

June 2, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Owner Operators, Regulations, Safety

As fleets and drivers prepare for 2014 CVSA Roadcheck inspections that get underway this Tuesday through Thursday, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems emphasizes the importance of proper vehicle maintenance — with a focus on brake systems. Bendix encourages truck fleets and owner-operators to pay careful attention to braking systems. That’s because [...]

Bendix Celebrates Tire Safety Week With Tire Care Tips

May 30, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Safety

Claiming you can’t take too much care when it comes to tires, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems is sharing suggestions for National Tire Safety Week, stressing the important role tire care plays in commercial vehicle highway safety. Sponsored by the Rubber Manufacturers Association, National Tire Safety Week, which runs next Monday [...]

Lawmakers, Industry Leaders Active Participants in Bendix Safety Demo

May 29, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Safety, Technology

Nearly 90 legislators, regulators, advocacy and industry group leaders —including U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx — participated in a demonstration by Bendix of its advanced safety technologies for commercial vehicles earlier this month in Washington, D.C. Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, which develops and manufactures safety, energy management and braking [...]

PacLease Takes its Tech Trucks With Bendix Safety Gear on the Road

April 3, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Technology

A range of Bendix safety technologies, including active safety systems and air disc brakes, are being showcased on Paccar Leasing Company (PacLease) trucks at demonstrations across the United States and Canada. PacLease – a part of global truck technology leader Paccar Inc., with more than 500 leasing locations in North [...]

Bendix Again Hosting Trucking Tech Talk Series at MATS

March 20, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Owner Operators, Technology

Mid-America Trucking show-goers who want to sharpen their truck preventive maintenance skills in areas ranging from brake maintenance and air treatment to diagnostic techniques, will benefit from attending this year’s Bendix Tech Talk Series at MATS. In its fourth year, the popular Tech Talk Series features Bendix product and service [...]

Kenworth Adds Bendix Air Disc Brake Option for T370 Truck

March 5, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, News
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Kenworth Truck Co. says factory-installed Bendix ADB22X front and rear air disc brakes are now available for new Kenworth T370 medium-duty conventional trucks. “Fleets and truck operators purchasing new Kenworth T370s can now benefit from the automotive-like feel, lightweight design, ease of maintenance and superior performance offered by Bendix front [...]