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Bendix Truck Systems Earns Ohio Healthy Worksite Award

March 4, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News, Safety

The Elyria, Ohio, headquarters of Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has received a 2013 Healthy Ohio Healthy Worksite Gold Level Award from the Ohio Department of Health, which recognized the company’s ongoing commitment to employee health and wellness. Kimberly Little-Reed, Bendix vice president of human resources for North America, said Bendix’s [...]

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems Earns Ohio Healthy Worksite Award

March 3, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News

The Elyria, Ohio headquarters of Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has received a 2013 Healthy Ohio Healthy Worksite Gold Level Award from the Ohio Department of Health, which recognized the company’s ongoing commitment to employee health and wellness. Kimberly Little-Reed, Bendix vice president of human resources for North America, said Bendix’s [...]

Feds Extend Exemption for Trucks Using Bendix Warning System

December 16, 2013 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Regulations, Safety

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has received a two-year exemption extension for its AutoVue Lane Departure Warning (LDW) System, retaining the technology’s government compliance. Citing highway safety and the benefits of LDW technology, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) last month granted Bendix’s request for exemption from certain windshield clearance [...]

Bendix Produces its Millionth Truck EverSure Spring Brake

December 12, 2013 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, News

Production of the Bendix EverSure Spring Brake with the No Touch Power Spring has surpassed one million, offering trucking customers a robust design, as well as lighter weight, extended service intervals and best-in-class force output. Introduced just two years ago, the Bendix EverSure for drum brakes was a game changer [...]

Bendix Front Air Disc Brakes Now Standard Gear on Kenworth Trucks

December 6, 2013 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Fleet Management, Safety
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Kenworth Truck Co. announced today that it is making Bendix ADB22X front air disc brakes standard equipment on all of its Class 8 tractors and trucks. The Bendix ADB22X air disc brakes have a two-pin floating caliper design that provides a more stringent overall dimension accuracy and consistent force distribution. [...]

Bendix Produces its 500,000th Air Disc Brake for Trucks

November 20, 2013 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment

The Bendix ADB22X air disc brake has surpassed the 500,000-unit production milestone, with Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake LLC (BSFB) on schedule to manufacture more than 180,000 air disc brakes this year at its wheel-end production facility in Bowling Green, Ky. BSFB — which is a joint venture between Bendix Commercial [...]

Bendix Employees Raise $77,000 for United Way

November 6, 2013 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News

Employees of Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems and Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake (BSFB) raised more than $77,000 for the 2013 United Way campaign, highlighted by BSFB President Eddie Wilkinson having his head and beard shaved. Wilkinson challenged a group of Bendix employees across the country to achieve 50 percent online donation [...]

Bendix Adds Classes to its Online Truck Brake School

September 27, 2013 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has expanded its curriculum at the Bendix Online Brake School, providing current and in-depth training to commercial truck drivers, technicians, distributors, fleets and owner-operators. Since opening access to its knowledge database and technical resources in March, Bendix continues to add a wide range of new or [...]

Bendix Talks Braking Mandates at Great Lakes Truck Expo

September 18, 2013 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Safety

Bendix experts will discuss the federally mandated reduced stopping distances for commercial vehicles, as well as braking solutions designed to meet the new standards at the 2013 Great Lakes Truck Expo currently underway in Cleveland, Ohio. The session, which is being presented by Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, begins at 10 [...]

Bendix Launches 3 Tiers of Friction for Commercial Trucks

September 12, 2013 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Safety

Before the end of the month, Bendix will introduce a new three-level aftermarket friction portfolio, expanding its offerings to include friction engineered to meet every commercial fleet or truck customer’s need for safety, performance and value. The new three-level aftermarket friction portfolio and products – produced and made available by [...]