Truck News

  • New Meritor discs specifically for linehaul

    October 30, 2019 9:01AM by John G Smith

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Meritor is moving forward with a system designed for better stops – the new Meritor EX+ LS air disc brakes that are purpose-built for linehaul and trailer applications. “What we tend to do as an industry is

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    Centric unveils air disc brake line-up

    August 20, 2018 1:42PM by John G Smith

    Centric Parts, a division of APC Automotive Technologies, has unveiled a new air disc brake program for Class 7 and 8 vehicles. The offerings include air disc brake pads, rotors and repair kits for all makes. The pads are available

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    Meritor optimizes air disc brakes

    September 27, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    ATLANTA, GA – Meritor has unveiled an optimized EX+ air disc brake that will be available to Original Equipment Manufacturers in 2018.

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    More trailers to benefit from disc brakes, ESC

    March 23, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    LOUISVILLE, KY – Air disc brakes appear to be gaining ground on their drum-based counterparts, and their stopping power has a role to play in emerging automation options like platooning trucks, according to Bendix officials.

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    Stop Distance Rule: Coming Summer ’08

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    LAS VEGAS — A U.S. rule requiring a 20 to 30 percent stopping-distance reduction for highway trucks will be officially announced this summer, a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) official confirmed this week.

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    Air Disc Brakes For All Kenworth Trucks

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    Air disc brakes from Bendix will be standard on all Kenworth Class 8 tractors and trucks.

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    CTA chairman urges national solidarity

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    HALIFAX — Claude Robert, chairman of the Canadian Trucking Alliance, made an impassioned plea for a uniform regulatory regime across the country in his address to delegates at the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association annual convention.