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Hydraulic Brake Parts

August 3, 2016 by Rolf Lockwood

Bendix has expanded its hydraulic brake parts line for light to medium-duty import and domestic trucks

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New collision avoidance system study puts tech to the test

July 27, 2016 by Dave Nesseth

WASHINGTON, DC – A new field study from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration documents some of the impressive safety capabilities of collision avoidance systems (CAS), while keying in on the false activations still prevalent in the relatively young technology.

The June 2016 paper, Field Study of Heavy-Vehicle Crash Avoidance Systems, tracked 169 drivers over the course of a year. Drivers used trucks equipped with either the Meritor WABCO OnGuard system or the Bendix Wingman Advanced CAS system, both of which hit the market in 2013.

“Overall, CAS technologies show potential for significant safety benefits for commercial vehicle drivers,” the study concluded. “However, refinements to the technology could be implemented to address potential issues with false activations. Testing procedures for curved roads and overhead objects could help reduce false activations and improve the reliability of individual components of the CAS technology.”

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Bendix recognizes platinum performers

June 20, 2016 by John Smith

ELYRIA, OH – Nine Canadian businesses were among 36 top performers recognized this year by Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems’ Premier Distributor Program.

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Bendix parent Knorr-Bremse acquires German steering company

June 3, 2016 by Dave Nesseth

MUNICH, GERMANY – Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems’ parent company, Knorr-Bremse Group, has acquired tedrive Steering Systems GmbH, another German-based company that will add state-of-the-art steering systems to the group’s already strong braking system portfolio.

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Bendix tops 4-million brake shoes for production milestone

May 25, 2016 by Dave Nesseth

ELYRIA, OH – In less than four years, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems’ remanufactured brake shoe operation has topped the 4-million-unit production milestone.

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Bendix Moving HQ, But Not Far Away

July 24, 2015 by sehui

ELYRIA, OH — After Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems announced in February it planned to build a new headquarters in Northeast Ohio, the company announced on Friday it has found a place for a new home, but not far from its current location.

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Bendix Adds Reman Parts

May 12, 2015 by Rolf Lockwood

New all-makes line of remanufactured parts launches with more than 100 compressor part numbers

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Twelve Canadians Honored by Bendix

May 12, 2015 by sehui

ELYRIA, OH — Twelve Canadian distributors for Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems are among a total of 47 from Canada and the U.S. that have been honored by the company in its Premier Distributor Program, achieving the highest ranking of platinum.

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Bendix expands executive structure

February 6, 2015 by Peter Carter

ELYRIA, OH — The braking and high-tech safety-innovator Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC is changing its executive structure from a two-person executive board to a three-person board.

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Bendix hits online milestone: 750,000 courses delivered

January 22, 2015 by Allan Janssen

ELYRIA, OH – Technical training site enrolment reaches 25,000; more than 750,000 courses delivered since March 2013.

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Utility to make roll protection standard on reefers

December 11, 2014 by Allan Janssen

CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA – Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company will equip all of its refrigerated trailers with the Bendix TABS-6 Advanced TRSP, starting in 2015.

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Utility to make roll protection standard on reefers

December 11, 2014 by Allan Janssen

CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA – Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company will equip all of its refrigerated trailers with the Bendix TABS-6 Advanced TRSP, starting in 2015.

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Bendix goes to the front of the school bus

December 9, 2014 by Allan Janssen

ELYRIA, Ohio – School bus maker Blue Bird Corporation has named Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems its supplier of the year for 2014. The award, handed out at Blue Bird’s annual Supplier Conference in Macon, GA, cites Bendix for superior performance and commitment to innovation.

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PORTABLE BRAKE TRAINING

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

Bendix simplifies training by utilizing four full-size brake assemblies on a portable stand.

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PORTABLE BRAKE TRAINING

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

Bendix simplifies training by utilizing four full-size brake assemblies on a portable stand.