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Truck brake, tire maintenance tips to prepare for International Roadcheck

According to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), one-fifth of the more than 50,000 commercial vehicle inspections conducted during the 2020 International Roadcheck event resulted in a vehicle being taken out of service because of safety violations. And of all violations found during the inspection event, close to 40% were tied to the vehicle’s brake

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Bendix Wingman Fusion can be retrofit with advanced features

Several capabilities of the Bendix Wingman Fusion with Enhanced Feature Set are now available through the Bendix upgrade program. Enhanced Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB), Enhanced Stationary Vehicle Braking (SVB), and Multi-Lane AEB can be added to trucks equipped with earlier versions of the Bendix Wingman Fusion collision mitigation system. The upgrades are available for certain

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Mitchell 1 Adds ADAS Quick Reference feature to TruckSeries

The latest release of Mitchell 1‘s TruckSeries truck repair information software includes an enhancement that the company says streamlines the delivery of the information technicians need to diagnose, repair and calibrate Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) features in today’s high-tech Class 4-8 trucks. Mitchell 1 says TruckSeries includes detailed repair information for these systems, and

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Bendix Wingman Fusion with enhanced features standard on International LT, RH Series

Bendix Wingman Fusion with an enhanced feature set is now standard safety equipment on the International Trucks LT Series and RH Series, and an option on the MV Series, HV Series and HX Series. Additionally, the company says International is the first North American truck manufacturer to offer Bendix’s Fusion ACB (active cruise with braking)

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Hands on: Peterbilt 579 next generation truck

For fleet managers, the experience of a truck can be seen on the P&L—you want your fuel costs to go down and your profitability to go up. For the drivers, it’s all about the feeling behind the wheel. OEMs have the unenviable task of creating a top-notch experience for both. On paper, the next-gen Peterbilt

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Peterbilt launches updated vocational Models 567 and 520

Peterbilt Motors Co. has made updates to its vocational Model 567 and 520 trucks. The key updates are found in the new VMUX electrical system, which the company says delivers enhanced functionality and seamless integration with many different types of bodies for vocational customer applications. Exterior updates to the Model 567 (pictured above) include a

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Kenworth GM Kevin Baney talks 2021 truck market, growing service support

Even before the next-generation Kenworth T680 was unveiled to the market, Kenworth General Manager and PACCAR Vice President Kevin Baney was looking at the road ahead: • Evolving consumer demands: “I think the pandemic really accelerated the last-mile deliveries, and so we’re seeing a more rapid increase in that segment than I think you traditionally

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Hands on: Kenworth T680 next-gen truck

The story of the next-generation Kenworth T680’s launch is a tale of two redesigns: one outside and one inside. The new aerodynamic designs add up to increased fuel efficiency compared to the previous T680, while the new 15-in. digital display offers a bevy of customization options. Then there’s the new Kenworth ADAS offering that pairs

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Bendix now supplies Sheppard replacement steering components

Bendix and its team at R.H. Sheppard Co. Inc. now supply a full line of new and remanufactured steering gears, available for rapid order and delivery through existing dealer or independent aftermarket networks, the company shared. Dustin Carpenter, Bendix product director of steering, says that steering gears remanufactured by Bendix and R.H. Sheppard, including remanufactured

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Peterbilt unveils the next generation of its Model 579

Peterbilt has unveiled the next generation of its Model 579 truck. Thanks to the new design, Peterbilt touts an up to 7% fuel economy gain on a like-for-like spec basis compared to the current version. Key exterior features of the new 579 include a redesigned stronger Metton hood that is narrower and more resistant to

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Steering advanced truck safety system development

The more trucks drive toward higher levels of automated operation, the more their systems depend on rock-solid software. Advanced algorithms, complex calculus pull in massive amounts of sensor data—from what’s going on outside of the truck using cameras and radars to what’s going on inside the truck with road speed and braking sensors—to make split-second

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Bendix expands fleet access to upgrade program

Fleet access to the Bendix Upgrade Program has increased, as Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has expanded its network of authorized upgrade centers (AUC). The network consists of dealers and distributors that facilitate the installation of the company’s advanced safety systems on existing vehicles. The growing AUC network now includes locations in over a dozen states

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