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
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Bendix Spicer Executive: Air Disc Brakes Offer Safety

Safety is among the main benefits of air disc brakes while drum brakes “will still fill certain needs” at some fleets, an executive with Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake said.

August 1, 2018
Business, Equipment, Safety

Kenworth Makes Bendix Brakes, Predictive Cruise Control Standard on T680

Kenworth T680 A Kenworth T680 at a trucking trade show this year. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Kenworth Truck Co. announced two features are now standard on its flagship T680 on-highway truck.

June 29, 2018
Business, Equipment, Safety

International Makes Bendix Air Disc Brakes Standard on Severe-Service Trucks

Bendix ABD22 Bendix ADB22X air disc brakes. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

International Truck announced the standard availability of air disc brakes for the International HV Series and HX Series models used in severe service.

June 22, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Bendix Reaches Stability Control Technology Sales Milestone

Bendix Bendix Full Stability System via Youtube

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems reported it has sold 600,000 units of its electronic stability control program technology in North America since introducing the feature in 2005, and said demand is surging as new regulations take hold.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
April 3, 2018
Business, Equipment

Bendix Expands Brake Shoe Options

Bendix John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake announced a steel, coreless shoe with its Bendix Basic Friction or Bendix Advanced Friction lines.

January 26, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment

Air Disc Brakes for Trailers Slowly Gaining Momentum in Market

Wabco Maxx22T air disc brake Wabco Maxx22T air disc brake by Joseph Terry/Transport Topics

Adoption of air disc brakes for trailers is slowly trending upward as some fleets look beyond the tractor to improve stopping power and enhance safety, industry experts said.

Steve Sturgess | Contributing Writer
October 30, 2017

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