Wabco has introduced remanufactured versions of its Easy-Stop trailer ABS systems, as well as steering gears. The ABS is available in one- and two-modulator configurations with the options that will help keep wheels from locking up, and avoiding excessive tire […]
SCHAUMBURG, IL – Advanced driver assistance systems like the ones that sound an alarm if you’re tailgating — or even apply vehicle brakes automatically — are proving themselves to be more than a novelty.
Schneider has already equipped 12,000 of its trucks with autonomous emergency braking systems that will act if a crash seems imminent. Related collisions have now dropped by 69% and their severity has plunged 95%, says Thomas DiSalvi, the fleet’s vice president – safety and loss prevention. “This is ready for prime time.”
The underlying technologies have clearly come a long way, according to participants in a roundtable hosted this week by the U.S. National Safety Council.
GREENBELT, MD – About 12% of the 9,500 vehicles inspected during a surprise Brake Safety Day on May 3 were placed out of service because of brake defects, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance says.
Haldex has unveiled its new Intelligent Trailer Control Module (ITCM), increasing the communication speeds and functionality available through Antilock Braking Systems.
Mack highway models are now available with Bendix ABS-6 Advanced including the ESP vehicle stability system.
Mack Trucks now offers a new first-of-its-kind electronic stability control system for concrete customers.
Class 8 Kenworth trucks also get ABS-6 Advanced with ESP as an option.
New software applications help technicians diagnose, repair, and recalibrate ABS, traction and stability systems.
Bendix offers new Acom 5.4 free of charge
International offers new ‘Full Power’ brake system by Meritor WABCO as standard on select midrange models
Meritor WABCO releases latest version of Toolbox with advanced PC diagnostics.
From Kenworth, a few suggestions on choosing the components you need in a dump truck.
A little dust can cost you $1000 for a trailer ABS valve, but we’ve got solutions.
Volvo makes Enhanced Stability and Anti-Rollover Technology standard for Volvo VHD concrete mixers