Bendix offers tips for collision mitigation technology on slick roads
Systems produced through Bendix Electronic Stability Program (ESP) helps prevent rollovers and loss of control during winter weather, the company says.
Get ready for winter and help protect against unexpected downtime
Get your preventive maintenance in before your wheel-ends are put to the tests of snow, ice, and more.
Bendix begins construction to expand its Mexico operation
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC has begun construction on a new production facility at its operation in Acuña, Mexico. The plant will use highly automated manufacturing processes to produce two emerging, next-generation technologies: Global Scalable Brake Control (GSBC) and Global Scalable Air Treatment (GSAT). The facility, which joins three other state-of-the-art manufacturing plants and a
Bendix school bus safety spec’ing tips
The classic yellow school bus is a symbol of safety in America, and for good reason: It is well documented as the safest form of student transportation. Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC offered a glimpse at technologies and training developed to make school bus transportation across North America even safer. ADAS advantage The National Association
Bendix Solar Installation earns 2022 Indiana Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence
The Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems manufacturing operation in Huntington, Indiana, has earned another high-profile recognition–this one from its own home state. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) chose the Bendix solar project to receive the 2022 Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence in the category of Energy Efficiency/Renewable Resources. Bendix accepted the award on Sept.
Bendix talks trailers and safer roads ahead
Safer roads ahead require safer trailers behind. “Trailers continue to evolve to be much more than boxes on wheels, from road-tested and fleet-proven technologies like antilock braking systems (ABS) and stability to connectivity, telematics, and tomorrow’s electronic braking capabilities,” said Jon Intagliata, director, product group–trailer control, Bendix. “They’re an integral factor in fleet and driver safety
Is your trucking fleet under pressure?
While National Tire Safety Week is only recognized between June 27 and July 3, we took it upon ourselves here at FE to remind you that in order to properly maintain truck safety equipment, minimize tire failure, and maximize fuel economy, frequent tire inspections should be a regular practice for fleets year round. Keeping each
Bendix streamlines processes at B2Bendix.com
With new capabilities added to its e-commerce platform–B2Bendix.com–Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC (Bendix) provides even more online tools to help meet specialized needs within the commercial vehicle aftermarket. The latest round of updates streamlines parts availability checks, as well as allows for a single sign-on for customers when returning Cores. B2Bendix.com features high-resolution, 360-degree views
Trailer stability systems maintenance to keep tractor-trailers safe
Whether your fleet is large, small, or a single tractor-trailer, nobody wants to deal with a rollover: They’re dangerous, expensive, and can be damaging to your reputation. So let’s look at the operation and maintenance of trailer roll stability systems that are designed to help prevent rollovers. The Basics of Trailer Stability A trailer roll
Orbcomm adds camera analytics, sensors to its truck telematics solution
Orbcomm Inc. announced that it has added new feature enhancements to its data-driven truck telematics solution to improve the visibility, efficiency, safety and experience for fleets, drivers and their customers. Orbcomm unveiled its innovative technology during a press conference at the American Trucking Association’s (ATA) Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting. The solution’s new features Safety
How to avoid frozen truck air lines in the winter
Let’s talk about air lines—and no, I don’t mean Delta or United. It’s that sometimes overlooked but important component of your truck—one that becomes especially vital to keep in good shape as winter rapidly approaches. Winter weather effects on air lines can hurt the truck’s brake system performance, which also puts the truck at risk
Eight tips to prepare your trucks for winter
Like it or not, winter is coming. You know the drill: falling temperatures, snow, and ice hitting large swaths of North America, presenting challenges for trucks and fleets. Now is the time to prepare. With harsh weather looming, this installment of the Bendix Tech Tips Series serves up eight pieces of advice for wheel-ends, air