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Noregon releases JPRO Professional update

Noregon has released its first major update of 2021 for JPRO Professional. JPRO is an in-shop diagnostic and repair tool that allows fleets and repair facilities to triage, diagnose and repair all makes and models within a single application. The company says the focus of this update is to ensure technicians have all the tools

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

Trake Brake maintenance roadcheck
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

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)

Springtime truck maintenance tips to recover from winter’s toll

Every autumn, we talk a lot – justifiably – about preparing trucks for winter’s harsh conditions. But as spring arrives across North America, it’s just as important to take preventive maintenance steps and address the tolls that a season of wild temperature swings and corrosive road chemicals can take on your vehicles. This installment of

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

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

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

Mike Hawthorn Bendix CEO
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

International adds enhanced driver safety capabilities to trucks

International Truck now offers enhanced features of the Bendix Wingman Fusion collision mitigation system on the International LT Series, RH Series, MV Series, HV Series and HX Series. Upgrading from the earlier generation of Fusion as standard equipment on the International LT Series and RH Series, the company says the enhanced Fusion system delivers: Enhanced

The ABCs of winter trucking prep: Air systems

Freezing temperatures; snow and ice in the air and on the ground; corrosive road treatments: Winter throws a lot at truck drivers and their vehicles. With an eye on keeping trucks in good operating condition in cold and nasty weather, this installment of the Bendix Tech Tips series provides reminders on taking proper care of

Noregon makes major updates to JPRO Professional

Noregon has announced the release of a major update of 2020 for JPRO Professional, the company’s all-makes-and-models in-shop diagnostic and troubleshooting tool. The latest update includes new features, coverage and bi-directional tests for manufacturers including Bendix, Caterpillar, Cummins, Detroit, Ford, Mack, Volvo, and more. A comprehensive list of additions is available on the company’s website.