Bendix

Business, Equipment

Bendix Buys Out Dana’s Share in Joint Venture

Bendix Bendix products on the assembly line. (Bendix)

Bendix Commercial Vehicle System announced it acquired full ownership of Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake, the joint venture it formed in 2004 with Dana Inc. Bendix is a subsidiary of Germany-based Knorr-Bremse.

October 5, 2020
Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

Enhanced Bendix System Available in Kenworth Models

Bendix Wingman Fusion Kenworth truck Kenworth

Bendix Commercial Vehicle System’s advanced driver assistance system is available for new heavy- and medium-duty Kenworth trucks, the company announced March 13.

March 13, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Mack Granite Model to Include Enhanced Bendix Braking System

Mack Granite truck A 2018 Mack Granite dump truck at an industry show. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Mack Trucks will include enhanced brake-assistance technology in its heavy-duty truck line as part of a partnership with Bendix.

February 7, 2020
Business

Knorr-Bremse to Acquire R.H. Sheppard From Wabco

R.H. Sheppard A view of the factory floor at R.H. Sheppard Co. in Hanover, Pa. (R.H. Sheppard Co.)

Knorr-Bremse AG announced it intends to acquire R.H. Sheppard Co. Inc. from Wabco Holdings Inc. to strengthen its position in steering systems for commercial vehicles, including in emerging highly automated trucks. The price was $149.5 million.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 3, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment

Bendix Partners With OptiCat on E-Commerce

Bendix at NACV 2019 A view of the Bendix exhibit at the 2019 North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has partnered with OptiCat to distribute digital product data and photographs securely to Bendix’s channel partners for use on e-commerce platforms.

January 24, 2020
Business, Technology

Bendix Expands SafetyDirect With New Geotab Partnership

Bendix booth at a trade show The Bendix booth at a trade show. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems announced a partnership with Geotab Inc. Jan. 15 aimed at making its fleet tracking system more widely available.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
January 15, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Bendix Prepares for Electronic Braking Transition

TJ Thomas, director of marketing and customer solutions for Bendix’s controls business TJ Thomas, director of marketing and customer solutions for Bendix’s controls business, said two trends are taking shape in trucking: highly automated driving and e-mobility. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

ATLANTA — Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems outlined its plans to support the trucking industry’s upcoming transition toward electronic braking systems and the introduction of automated steering controls in the commercial vehicle market.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 31, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake Expands Kentucky Plant

Bendix air disc brake The Bendix ADB22X-LT Trailer Air Disc Brake on display at the 2016 TMC in Nashville, Tenn. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake broke ground on a 130,000-square-foot expansion of its wheel-end manufacturing facility in Bowling Green, Ky., according to a company news release Sept. 5.

September 6, 2019
Business, Equipment

Bendix Marks Brake Milestone in North America

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems announced the Bendix ADB22X air disc brake has passed the 3 million unit mark in North America, citing its advantages in performance, uptime and return-on-investment compared with drum brakes.

July 12, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

Bendix Wingman Fusion System Standard on International On-Highway Models

Bendix The Bendix booth at an industry show. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems announced its Wingman Fusion enhanced collision mitigation technology now is standard on International Truck on-highway vehicles, including the LoneStar, LT Series and RH Series.

March 11, 2019

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