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Bendix updates side object detection system, previews Intellipark automatic parking brake technology
Bendix announced that the first major update in a decade to the Bendix BlindSpotter Side Object Detection System will feature a new, more effective radar unit and integration capability with Bendix Wingman Fusion, the company’s advanced driver assistance technology. Read more about the update here.
Bendix also previewed its soon-to-be-released Intellipark automatic parking brake technology, which you can read about here.
Dana launches SPL 250 driveshaft
Dana says its new driveshaft has been specifically engineered to reduce noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH) levels; improve performance; and enhance vehicle dynamics without compromising strength. Read all the specs and details here.
Continental displays ContiConnect digital tire monitoring platform
Continental displayed ContiConnect, a remote tire monitoring system allows fleet managers to see tire pressure and temperature data for the entire fleet in a single web portal. Read more about the system here.
Meritor announces electric solutions platform for commercial vehicles
Meritor announced that it is developing a platform of electric drive axles and suspensions, as well as supporting systems, for the commercial vehicle market. Read the details here. Meritor also announced the Mach brand, a new global aftermarket brand of products, which you can read about here.
Stoughton Trailers unveils a new refrigerated trailer
The design of Stoughton’s new PureBlue refrigerated trailer, debuting at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show, provides one of the lightest weight trailers without sacrificing strength, the company said. Read more details here.