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Wabco remans trailer ABS, steering gears

January 31, 2019 by John Smith

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 […]

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Tech is your co-pilot. What’s changed?

August 1, 2017 by John Smith

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.

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Brake safety blitz results revealed

July 17, 2017 by John Smith

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.

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Intelligent trailer module

March 1, 2017 by John Smith

Haldex has unveiled its new Intelligent Trailer Control Module (ITCM), increasing the communication speeds and functionality available through Antilock Braking Systems.

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MACK OFFERS STABILITY PROTECTION

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Mack highway models are now available with Bendix ABS-6 Advanced including the ESP vehicle stability system.

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MACK OFFERS STABILITY PROTECTION FOR MIXERS

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Mack Trucks now offers a new first-of-its-kind electronic stability control system for concrete customers.

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BENDIX ABS-6 STANDARD AT KENWORTH

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Class 8 Kenworth trucks also get ABS-6 Advanced with ESP as an option.

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BENDIX DIAGNOSTICS, TRAINING SOFTWARE

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

New software applications help technicians diagnose, repair, and recalibrate ABS, traction and stability systems.

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ABS DIAGNOSTIC SOFTWARE

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Bendix offers new Acom 5.4 free of charge

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MEDIUM-DUTY BRAKES

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

International offers new ‘Full Power’ brake system by Meritor WABCO as standard on select midrange models

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BENDIX DIAGNOSTICS, TRAINING SOFTWARE

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

New software applications help technicians diagnose, repair, and recalibrate ABS, traction and stability systems.

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TOOLBOX DIAGNOSTIC SOFTWARE

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Meritor WABCO releases latest version of Toolbox with advanced PC diagnostics.

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DUMP TRUCK SPEC’ING

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

From Kenworth, a few suggestions on choosing the components you need in a dump truck.

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TRAILER AIR: SAVE YOUR ABS VALVE

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

A little dust can cost you $1000 for a trailer ABS valve, but we’ve got solutions.

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MIXER STABILITY

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Volvo makes Enhanced Stability and Anti-Rollover Technology standard for Volvo VHD concrete mixers