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  • Don’t sweat Operation Airbrake; follow these tips from Bendix

    September 2, 2015 8:35AM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio — The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Operation Airbrake roadside inspection campaign runs Sept. 6-12, and Bendix has offered some tips for drivers on how to pass any inspections with flying colours. Preparation: Pre-trip knowledge, maintenance, and inspection

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    Bendix offers S-cam brake maintenance tips

    July 2, 2015 10:21AM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio — As part of its Tech Tips series, Bendix is offering advice on how to properly maintain S-cam brakes. “It’s easy to view preventive maintenance as a quick adjustment, grease job, and new brake pads, but there’s much

  • Bendix satisfied with NHTSA’s stability mandate

    June 4, 2015 7:49AM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Bendix has applauded the long-awaited National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) ruling that will require heavy trucks to be equipped with electronic stability control. The rule, announced yesterday, will affect all Class 7 and 8 trucks with

  • Class 8 truck orders to keep climbing this year: Bendix

    March 25, 2015 9:50AM by James Menzies

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Strong Class 8 truck demand is expected to continue through 2015, with production climbing 15-20% over 2014’s healthy volumes. That was the rosy outlook from Joe McAleese, chairman, president and CEO of Bendix. However, he also predicted

  • Bendix to build new headquarters

    February 25, 2015 6:43AM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio — Bendix has announced the company’s growth has necessitated the construction of a new headquarters. It will be located in northeastern Ohio, within a 20-mile radius of its current home in Elyria, the company announced. A groundbreaking ceremony

  • Bendix recognizes engineers during Engineering Week

    February 24, 2015 7:20AM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio — Bendix took the opportunity during Engineers Week Feb. 22-28 to recognize the contribution of its engineering staff, which last year earned the company 27 worldwide patents. Forty-six engineers contributed to earning the patents. They’ll be honoured during

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    Bendix planning to expand remanufacturing operations

    January 26, 2015 12:28PM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio — Bendix has announced it is expanding its remanufacturing business in response to increasing demand for OE-quality remanufactured components. “Across the industry, we’re seeing a renewed focus on remanufacturing as more fleets, technicians, and drivers discover the benefits

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    Bendix reaches milestone with online brake school

    January 22, 2015 6:10AM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio — Bendix says its online brake school has experienced significant growth, delivering more than 750,000 courses since March 2013. Total registration has reached more than 25,000 users, Bendix reports. “We now offer more than 50 courses through the

  • Utility Trailer makes roll stability standard

    December 11, 2014 1:09PM by Truck News

    CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. — Utility Trailer has announced it is the first manufacturer to make roll stability a standard spec’ on refrigerated trailers. The company has standardized roll stability protection from Bendix on its 3000R base model refrigerated trailer.

  • Bendix enhances safety technologies

    September 18, 2014 9:44PM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio — Bendix has announced it will be launching its next generation of safety systems, which among other things will allow commercial vehicles to brake for stationary objects. Other advancements include better integration and upgraded components, as well as

  • Five brake tips for Brake Safety Week

    September 5, 2014 10:49AM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio — Brake Safety Week is approaching Sept. 7-13 and with that in mind, Bendix has assembled a list of five need-to-know tips to help ensure fleet operators stay in compliance. Brake Safety Week, also known as Operation Airbrake,

  • Benefits of 6×2 axles, Canadian restrictions focus of new video

    August 27, 2014 7:49PM by Truck News

    With Canadian policymakers set to discuss regulations that prohibit advanced 6x2s axle configurations later this year, manufacturers and fleets have stepped up their efforts to raise awareness of the technology’s benefits. Meritor has produced a nine-minute video, including appearances from

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    Bendix expands brake shoe remanufacturing capabilities

    August 18, 2014 6:21AM by Truck News

    HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Bendix has announced it has expanded remanufacturing capabilities at its Huntington, Ind. plant. The company has invested US$3.2 million into the facility, which produces remanufactured brake shoes, handling the complete salvage, coining and assembly processes. Bendix has

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    Peterbilt adds TPMS option

    June 11, 2014 8:15AM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas — Peterbilt has announced the Bendix SmartTire tire pressure monitoring system is now available on its Models 579 and 567. The system monitors tire pressures and temperatures and warns drivers in real-time when problems arise. Keeping pressures properly

  • Don’t get parked for brake-related defects during Roadcheck

    June 2, 2014 7:55AM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio — The North America-wide Roadcheck enforcement blitz will be held this week and with that in mind, Bendix is offering tips on how to pass roadside inspections. It’s expected tens of thousands of trucks will be inspected during