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Meritor Inc.

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    California ports to deploy 38 battery-electric terminal tractors

    April 25, 2019 9:58AM by Truck News

    LONG BEACH, Calif. – Meritor has been selected to supply all-electric drivetrain systems for 38 terminal trucks at the Ports of Long Beach and Oakland. The company says the 38-truck order is one of the largest ever, for battery-electric vehicles.

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    Inflation system made standard

    May 15, 2018 11:27AM by Truck News

    The Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS) with ThermAlert has been made a standard option on Vanguard dry van and CIMC reefer trailers. Almost one in three trailers now comes with the tire inflation system, Meritor says, noting that they monitor

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    Meritor to open new Mississauga distribution center

    January 24, 2018 11:31AM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Meritor will be opening a new distribution center in Mississauga this April, which will serve provinces from Manitoba east. Its Edmonton distribution center will continue to serve Western Canadian provinces, announced Brett Penzkofer, Meritor’s vice-president of

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    Meritor developing e-axles

    September 29, 2017 10:34AM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Meritor is developing a new family of electric drive axles, suspensions, and support systems as it prepares for an era of electrified commercial vehicles. “Essentially, we’re focusing on integrating an electric motor into the differential carrier,” explains

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    Meritor introduces Mach line of aftermarket parts

    September 26, 2017 5:00PM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, GA – Meritor has introduced a value-priced product line for the aftermarket that will be branded as Mach. Initial offerings will include brakes, drivelines, drive axles, suspensions, transmissions and springs, but there are plans to expand as well. “Mach

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    Meritor unveils new high-efficiency tandem drive axle

    February 27, 2017 1:34PM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Meritor introduced its new 14X HE high-efficiency tandem drive axle at a packed house on Broadway on the eve of the Technology & Maintenance Council’s spring meeting here this week. Hundreds of customers were invited to the

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    Velociti touts “instant ROI” on tire inflation system retrofits

    February 27, 2017 10:04AM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A creative new program from Velociti allows fleets to use the fuel savings generated by trailer tire inflation system retrofits to pay for the technology over time. Velociti, which is in the business of helping fleets deploy

  • Meritor announces the Opti-Lite brake drum

    October 17, 2016 3:54PM by Truck West

    TROY, Mich. – Meritor announced the release of its new Opti-Lite brake drum Oct. 11, designed for linehaul and weight-sensitive applications, such as tanker/trailer and freight. “Developed on the same platform as our established STEELite™ X30 brake drums, the Opti-Lite

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    Navistar, Meritor announce branding agreement for Fleetrite parts

    October 10, 2016 10:23AM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. – Navistar and Meritor have agreed to co-brand premium brake shoe kits offered through the Fleetrite brand. About 50 parts number are covered under the branding agreement. Meritor will manufacture the parts. “This agreement demonstrates our continued partnership

  • Meritor appoints new Canadian regional director of field sales and service

    September 15, 2016 3:36PM by Truck News

    TROY, Mich. – Meritor has named Dean Stratton as the company’s regional director of field sales and service for Canada. Based out of British Columbia, Stratton, in addition to identifying new products that meet specialized fleet needs, will lead six

  • Meritor provides students with necessary parts for technician program

    April 14, 2016 4:39PM by Derek Clouthier

    Invites 31 to Truck World show to learn about new technologies

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    Meritor introduces lighter-weight axles

    March 2, 2016 10:50AM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Meritor introduced a lighter-weight MFS+ steer axle and 13X drive axle at the Technology & Maintenance Council’s spring meetings. The MFS+ steer axle for linehaul applications is about 85 lbs lighter, thanks to a new gooseneck beam

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    Meritor introduces new products during Heavy-Duty Aftermarket Week

    January 26, 2016 7:11PM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Meritor introduced during Heavy-Duty Aftermarket Week new and updated products designed to improve safety and efficiency. Among them was a new line of Meritor-branded aftermarket clutches. The new all-makes line includes both manual- and self-adjusting models

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    Meritor partners with TruckDown to give Service Point members more exposure

    January 26, 2016 4:26PM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Meritor has announced a partnership with TruckDown, a Winnipeg-based company that helps fleets find qualified truck service centers in the US and Canada. Used by 20,000 registered fleets, TruckDown also allows its 440,000 users to rate

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    Meritor adds lightweight trailer axle, faster axle ratios and a new 6×2

    February 16, 2015 4:06PM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Faster axle ratios and the industry’s lightest-weight trailer axle were among the new products Meritor showcased at the Technology & Maintenance Council meetings. Its MTec6 trailer axle is 36 lbs lighter than the industry-standard five-inch trailer axle,