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.

Transport Topics
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.

Transport Topics
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.

Transport Topics
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.

Transport Topics
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
Business, Equipment, Safety

Bendix Previews Next Generation of Wingman Fusion, Adds New Products

Bendix's Berend Bracht Bracht by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

ATLANTA — Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems previewed the next generation of its collision-mitigation technology, discussed the industry’s pathway to automated driving and introduced several new products here at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
September 27, 2017

Bendix Building Lab for Students in Mexico

Tier 1 supplier Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems broke ground on an industrial laboratory for technical students in Acuña, Mexico, the company announced Sept. 6.

September 11, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Bendix Cites Multiple Brake Production Milestones in 2017

Bendix air disc brakes Bendix ADB22X air disc brakes on display at a recent truck show. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems reported it expects to reach record production of remanufactured brake shoes amid other brake-related milestones for air disc brakes and actuators.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
August 15, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment

Bendix Aftermarket Air Dryer Uses Recycled Desiccant

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems announced that its new aftermarket Bendix GC spin-on style air dryer cartridge is using recycled desiccant and will be available Aug. 20.

Transport Topics
August 11, 2017