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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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Ridewell releases axle series

September 14, 2018 by John Smith

Ridewell Suspensions has released a new series of short track axles that can easily be configured with automatic tire inflation systems.  This shorter series axle comes with a .75-inch wall thickness and track widths between 28 and 42 inches. The […]

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Clear the Air: Don’t be sidelined by a failing air compressor

March 16, 2018 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. — Admit it. A truck’s air system probably isn’t your most pressing maintenance concern. The systems are pretty reliable, and beyond changing the air-dryer desiccant cartridge every couple of years, you probably don’t give the rest of the system any more attention than it absolutely needs. While its primary function is supplying air for the brake system — an important task in its own right — other components on the truck need air, too. Automated transmissions, for example, and certain emissions system components.

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Wabco launches ProVia budget brand

January 24, 2018 by elizabeth

LAS VEGAS, NV – Wabco has unveiled the ProVia brand of budget parts, taking a step that it says will help bridge the gap between “parts of questionable origin” and premium aftermarket offerings.

The products are available exclusively through Wabco’s North American aftermarket organization or distributor network.

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Abex introduces premium brake rotors

January 15, 2018 by John Smith

Federal-Mogul Motorparts’ Abex brand has introduced a new series of premium brake rotors for heavy-duty vehicles. Designed to work with the company’s Air Disc Brake pads, they’re available across eight Class 8 applications and cover about 98% of the related […]

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Wabco invests $10 million in Nikola

December 20, 2017 by John Smith

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – Wabco Holdings is investing $10 million into Nikola Motor Company – a business in Salt Lake City, Utah that plans to produce hydrogen-electric trucks.

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On the Spot with… Wabco

November 3, 2017 by Dan Robinson

Building on an existing portfolio of driver assistance tools, Wabco continues to steer toward the future – unveiling its OnLaneAssist Advanced Driver Assistance System at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show.

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Wabco tracking blindspots

October 30, 2017 by John Smith

Wabco is drawing on the power of radar for a blind spot detection system known as OnSide.

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Brake interlock for tankers

October 30, 2017 by John Smith

Wabco’s new Intelligent Brake Interlock is designed for tank trailers that haul hazardous materials or are equipped with cryogenic equipment – ensuring that nothing moves when loading and unloading.

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Wabco steers toward the future

October 25, 2017 by John Smith

ATLANTA, GA – Building on an existing portfolio of driver assistance tools, Wabco continues to steer toward the future – unveiling its OnLaneAssist Advanced Driver Assistance System at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show.

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Wabco steers toward the future

October 25, 2017 by John Smith

ATLANTA, GA – Building on an existing portfolio of driver assistance tools, Wabco continues to steer toward the future – unveiling its OnLaneAssist Advanced Driver Assistance System at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show.

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Wabco closes joint venture with Meritor

October 3, 2017 by John Smith

BRUSSELS, Belgium — Wabco has finalized the deal to purchase the Meritor Wabco joint venture that introduced its products to North America — although Meritor will continue to distribute Wabco aftermarket offerings.

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Utility symposium explores power of trailer data

September 28, 2017 by John Smith

ATLANTA, GA – The power of telematics continues to advance, and there are still plenty of opportunities to be realized – especially when it comes to the rolling assets seen in a rearview mirror.

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WABCO buys Meritor’s stake in partnership

September 18, 2017 by elizabeth

TROY, MI – WABCO Holdings is upping the ante in its North American ownership, announcing this morning that it is taking full control of the he Meritor WABCO joint venture.
In a press release, WABCO Holdings said it was purchasing Meritor’s stake in the joint venture business, with a transaction that is expected to close Oct. 1.
Meritor WABCO, a distributer of WABCO products for commercial vehicles in North America, employs about 200 people and had sales of $300 million in fiscal year 2016
With this agreement, WABCO will take over the former joint venture’s application engineering and supply chain operations, including the distribution center and customer service hub in Hebron, Kentucky.

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WABCO, Nexteer announce long-term cooperation

August 29, 2017 by elizabeth

AUBURN HILLS, MI – WABCO Holdings and Nexteer Automotive are steering into the future together, announcing a long-term cooperation agreement today.
The two companies will collaborate to develop and supply active steering systems for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, and also look to work together on developing autonomous trucking technology.