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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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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

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ABS : ALL THE STOPS

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

A brief look at our history with anti-lock brakes — and at the road ahead.

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COLLISION AVOIDANCE

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Meritor WABCO’s OnGuard is a radar-based system with active braking

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Two of Navistar’s Trucks Get Equipped with Meritor’s ABS Product

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Meritor WABCO anti-lock braking system (ABS) is now standard equipment on two of Navistar’s class 8 trucks, the International ProStar and the LoneStar.

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DIAGNOSTIC SOFTWARE

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Meritor WABCO releases TOOLBOX 9.0 for SmartTrac stability control systems & hydraulic ABS

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New diagnostic tool fast-tracks ABS data

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Meritor WABCO now offers a new diagnostic tool — PLC DataMaster — to tap into your trailer’s anti-lock braking system.

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BENDIX IN LOUISVILLE

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

New Wingman system plus trailer ABS diagnostics

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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.