Truck News


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    SAF-Holland optimizes tire inflation pressures on the fly

    October 31, 2019 8:33AM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – SAF-Holland has announced an update to its tire management system, which brings dynamic inflation adjustments based on axle load. The SMAR-te Tire Pilot was showcased at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show Oct. 29. It was created

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    Landing gear get added protection

    January 31, 2019 2:10PM by John G Smith

    SAF-Holland has unveiled a new layer of protection for landing gear in the form of the purpose-made True Lube grease. Operating temperatures range from -40 to 65 Celsius to help ensure smooth cranking. Compared to previous greases, this formula better

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    Pintle hook design delivers the strength

    January 31, 2019 2:07PM by John G Smith

    When it comes to a pintle hook, much of the strength comes through the choice of materials. SAF-Holland’s new PH-405 pintle hook features an austenitic manganese steel body that supports wear resistance. It “work hardens” at the contact surfaces with

  • Long-standing SAF-Holland employee passes

    October 23, 2017 12:50PM by Truck West

    SURREY, B.C. – Kenneth Tanner, who was the facility branch manager for SAF-Holland in Surrey, B.C., passed away Oct. 15 at the age of 65. A long-time employee for SAF-Holland, Tanner was also a sales representative for Western Canada and

  • News Equipment

    SAF-Holland reveals new lift axle, fifth wheel safety retrofit kit

    September 28, 2017 11:18AM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – SAF-Holland has introduced a new steerable lift axle, and a retrofit kit for its Elite electronic lock indicator for fifth wheels. Both products were announced at the North American Commercial Vehicle show. Jason Heath, product manager, unveiled

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    SAF-Holland introduces new severe-duty fifth wheel slider

    April 24, 2017 6:49AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – SAF-Holland revealed at ExpoCam a new severe-duty slider fifth wheel system. It’s designed for heavy- and severe-duty hauling operations, and boasts a 80,000-lb vertical load and 200,000-lb drawbar pull capacity. It’s compatible with Holland FW35, FW33, and

  • SAF-Holland introduces new suspension, shunt truck fifth wheel

    February 27, 2017 11:42AM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – SAF-Holland has come out with a new lightweight fixed frame air suspension and a new terminal tractor fifth wheel. Both products were introduced at the spring meeting of the Technology & Maintenance Council. The CBX23 AeroBeam fixed

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    SAF-Holland unveils lighter-weight CBX40 trailer suspension

    October 27, 2016 3:19PM by James Menzies

    Company also builds in extra toughness, extends warranty

  • SAF-Holland’s new coupling assistant aims to eliminate dropped trailers

    October 27, 2016 2:38PM by James Menzies

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – SAF-Holland is looking to put an end to the costly problem of dropped trailers. The company introduced today for its Holland FW35-series fifth wheels a new ELI-te Fifth Wheel Coupling Assistant. ELI stands for electronic lock

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    SAF-Holland introduces lower-cost air disc brake for trailers

    June 10, 2016 7:24AM by James Menzies

    Plans to bring affordability to the masses to jumpstart disc brake adoption in North America

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    SAF-Holland wins supplier award from Vanguard

    March 4, 2016 8:35AM by Truck News

    MUSKEGON, Mich. — SAF-Holland has been received an Outstanding Supplier Award from Vanguard National. Vanguard ranks each vendor based on: accuracy; availability; alignment; and advice. SAF-Holland met or exceeded expectations in all categories, the companies announced. “We recognize the commitment

  • Product Equipment

    SAF-Holland releases removable/replaceable Holland AAR kingpin system

    February 23, 2016 2:44PM by Truck News

    MUSKEGON, Mich. – The removable and replaceable Holland 2-inch AAR kingpin system is now available for hot dip galvanized upper couplers. Released by Saf-Holland, a manufacturer of trailer and truck suspensions, fifth wheels, landing gear and coupling products, Feb. 23,

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    SAF-Holland launches new aftermarket parts line

    January 28, 2016 6:48PM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — SAF-Holland has introduced a new Gold Line Quality Parts portfolio for the aftermarket. The launch was the final of five major initiatives SAF-Holland has undertaken since 2010 to better serve its aftermarket customers, the company announced.

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    SAF-Holland earns Paccar quality award

    July 22, 2015 7:34AM by Truck News

    MUSKEGON, Mich. — SAF-Holland has received a quality award from Paccar. The supplier earned the Paccar 2014 50PPM Quality Award by meeting the OEM’s quality standards over a 12-month rolling period. To earn the award, product defects had to be

  • SAF-Holland introduces fully integrated mechanical trailer suspension

    June 4, 2015 8:14AM by James Menzies

    MUSKEGON, Mich. — With more fleets spec’ing mechanical trailer suspensions, SAF-Holland has come out with a new system it says will reduce weight and maintenance costs and simplify OEM installation. The ULX40 UltraLite is offered as a complete system, something