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    Meritor axles ready for extreme duty

    September 21, 2018 12:17PM by

    Meritor is supporting severe-duty applications with the new MX-610 front drive axle and MZ-610 tridem rear axle. The MZ-610 tridem offers wide-ranging axle ratings and a high ground clearance as well as a gross axle weight rating of 60 tons

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    Meritor’s Elsa brakes go hydraulic

    September 21, 2018 12:06PM by

    Meritor is offering optional hydraulic actuation on all ELSA disc brakes for applications that require hydraulic disc brake variants. The traditional mechanical, pneumatically operated brake housing is replaced by a hydraulic single- or twin-piston variant. The bridge, carrier and slide

  • Meritor adds Mississauga distribution center

    May 22, 2018 9:23AM by Truck News

    TROY, Mich. – Meritor has opened its Eastern Canada Regional Distribution Centre in Mississauga, Ont., which will  serve warehouse distributors and dealers in seven provinces. “Customers in eastern Canada will notice greater ordering flexibility and shorter lead times, with many

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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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    Meritor expands FastSet King Pin Kit product line

    January 24, 2017 3:22PM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Meritor has expanded its FastSet King Pin Kit product line to offer 45 no-ream kits, providing fleets with a faster way to replace king pins. The expanded line was announced at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week. “Meritor

  • 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

  • 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 offers tips on how to downspeed safely

    November 17, 2015 10:07AM by James Menzies

    How to enjoy the benefits of downspeeding, without the unintended consequences