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  • Top truck technology nominated for annual award

    February 18, 2020 4:12PM by Today's Trucking

    TORONTO, Ont. – A committee of North American writers who cover the trucking industry has unveiled its Top 5 finalists for the 2020 Jim Winsor Technical Achievement Award. The honor — presented during the Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) annual

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    Mack Granites incorporate Fusion

    February 5, 2020 10:09AM by John G Smith

    Mack Granites are now available with the next generation of Bendix Wingman Fusion – the camera- and radar-based driver assistance systems. The second generation of the system incorporates automatic emergency braking (AEB) as well as enhanced lane departure warnings.

  • Bendix’s SafetyDirect now available on commercial vehicles equipped with Geotab

    January 15, 2020 6:09PM by Truck News

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Geotab-equipped commercial vehicle users can now utilize Bendix Commercial Vehicle System’s SafetyDirect web portal, a video-based driver safety solution that combines with an active safety system. With rollout now underway and availability to all fleets expected

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    Value-priced disc pad kit from Bendix

    February 12, 2019 1:37PM by John G Smith

    Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake has added the BA235 air disc brake pad kit to support buyers such as second or third vehicle owners. The product offers a lower-cost option while retaining performance, warranty, and post-sales support that Bendix customers have

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    Bendix unveils reman disc brake calipers

    January 28, 2019 10:10AM by John G Smith

    Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake is now offering remanufactured air disc brake calipers, promising a combination of price advantages along with performance, warranty, and post-sales support. Air disc brakes have been available in North America for about 15 years and are

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    Wingman Fusion now standard on T680

    July 10, 2018 11:43AM by John G Smith

    Kenworth’s T680 on-highway tractors will now come standard with the Bendix Wingman Fusion advanced driver assistance system. The system combines radar, camera, foundation brakes, and SafetyDirect from Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, providing collision mitigation, lane departure warnings, braking when approaching

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    T680 goes all disc

    July 9, 2018 10:25AM by John G Smith

    Kenworth T680s will now come equipped with Bendix ADB22X air disc brakes on all axles, rather than the steer axles alone. At highway speeds, a tractor with disc brakes on every axle will stop about 15 feet sooner than one

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    T680 get front and rear discs

    June 28, 2018 1:19PM by John G Smith

    Bendix ADB22X rear air disc brakes are now standard on Kenworth T680 on-highway tractors, adding to their existing standard position on front axles. Brake features include a two-pin floating caliper design that distributes consistent braking forces. And disc brakes also

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    Peterbilt 579 combined with Fusion

    June 28, 2018 12:05PM by John G Smith

    Bendix Wingman Fusion is now a standard offering on Peterbilt’s 579. Combining camera, radar and braking system, Fusion effectively acts like a driver’s second set of eyes. When necessary it issues alerts, reduces the throttle, and even applies the brakes.

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    Bendix discs standard on HV, HX

    June 27, 2018 10:14AM by John G Smith

    Bendix ADB22X air disc brakes are now standard equipment on International’s HV and HX Series trucks, used for severe-service applications. The lineups include the HV507, HV607, HV513, and HV613, as well as the HX515, HX520, HX615, and HX620 models. The

  • Peterbilt offering Wingman Advanced in medium-duty truck models

    November 2, 2016 10:43AM by Truck West

    DENTON, Texas – Peterbilt has added collision mitigation system Bendix Wingman Advanced to its medium-duty truck models 337 and 348. “The introduction of Bendix Wingman Advanced further establishes Peterbilt as a safety leader,” said Scott Newhouse, Peterbilt chief engineer. “This

  • Kenworth proves it has kept busy

    October 2, 2016 1:13AM by Truck West

    Announces half dozen improvements/enhancements to its lineup of products

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    Bendix offers its first specifically-engineered air disc brake for trailers

    September 26, 2016 11:09AM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio – Bendix has released the ADB22X-LT air disc brake, the first the company specifically engineered for trailers, which is now available to the North American commercial vehicle market. Offering a robust, optimal braking solution for a wide range

  • International to make driver assistance technology standard

    September 23, 2016 10:52AM by Truck West

    LISLE, Ill. – International Truck says it will soon be the first original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to include a collision mitigation system that comes standard on its Class 8 vehicles. The LT Series on-highway Class 8 tractor will come with

  • Fuel efficiency, performance and safety focus of Detroit Assurance 4.0

    September 1, 2016 4:44PM by Derek Clouthier

    System offered in new Freightliner Cascadia