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Meritor enhances 14X HE drive axle, launches two more high-efficiency solutions

Meritor, Inc. has made enhancements to the 14X HE linehaul tandem drive axle and added two more drive axles to its high-efficiency family of products.

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Meritor announces MFS+ 14K front non-drive steer axle

Meritor, Inc. has launched its MFS+ 14K front non-drive steer axle, which the company says is the lightest 14,700-pound front non-drive steer axle in North America for linehaul and vocational applications.

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Kenworth T880 now standard with PACCAR 20K front axle

The vocational-focused Kenworth T880 is now standard with the PACCAR 20K front axle. The PACCAR 20K front axle is available with ratings of 20,000 or 22,000 lbs, and uses a tapered kingpin roller bearing, which simplifies the design and delivers enhanced steering efficiency. The PACCAR front axle offers steering angles up to 50 degrees and

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ZF announces that AxTrax electric axle is on the Freightliner Innovation Fleet eCascadia

ZF has announced that its AxTrax electric axle is being used on the eCascadia for Freightliner Trucks’ Innovation Fleet. “The ZF electric drive axle, AxTrax, offers zero-emission driving with maximized performance and minimal noise emission—ideal for battery electric vehicles, hybrid drives and fuel cell technology. It enables trucks the efficient entrance into zero-emission city zones,”

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Dana expands training academy with new content for Spicer drive axles

Dana Inc. has expanded its training academy, which will now include two new modules covering component identification, maintenance and lubrication for Spicer drive axles.

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International Truck introduces high-visibility HV Series

International Truck introduced a new configuration for its all-wheel drive International HV Series at the 2019 International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition, featuring a high visibility hood and set-back axle that allows for improved visibility and maneuverability.

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Dana acquires Nordresa Motors

Dana Incorporated has acquired Nordresa Motors, Inc., which is involved in the integration and application engineering for the development and commercialization of electric powertrains for commercial vehicles.

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How do my truck’s axles integrate with…

The axle is a complementary part, working with both the powertrain and the suspension. It’s important to understand the relationship between these components and to make sure that your truck and trailer axles are operating in unison with the parts they complement.

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How to spec the right axle configuration

Spec’ing a truck means considering—and sometimes reconsidering—almost every aspect of the vehicle. That includes components that previously never required much choice.

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Meritor opens new assembly and R&D facility in India

Meritor, Inc. is opening a new $36.5 million axle assembly facility at Automotive Axles, its joint venture with Kalyani group, along with a research and development center in Mysore, India.

Dana drive axles, driveshafts chosen as standard for redesigned Oshkosh S-Series front discharge mixer

Dana Inc. will provide its Spicer D172 series heavy-duty tandem axles and its SPL 170 and 250 driveshafts to McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, Inc. as standard equipment for its newly-redesigned Oshkosh S-Series front discharge mixer.

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Watch: Three tips for axle spec’ing

We all know that being aware of how well your truck’s components integrate together should be one of the first things you consider when spec’ing a new truck. But this is especially true for axles, which work closely with everything from your truck’s engine and transmission to its wheel ends and tires.

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