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Hendrickson launches Dealer Sales Academy

Hendrickson has launched a Dealer Sales Academy, which will complement the Hendrickson Service Academy. The new sales academy is comprised of videos, assessments and related resources to help dealer salespeople understand the features and benefits, and specifications of Hendrickson products to help guide their customers in making the optimum ride solution choice, the company says.

How the right brake drum spec can boost safety, fuel efficiency

It’s easy to take brake drums for granted. The tried-and-true braking component has been a staple of truck safety systems for decades, but that doesn’t mean that brake drum technology hasn’t advanced. In fact, you’d be surprised how much you can impact fuel efficiency with the right brake drum spec. “Fleet managers have a tremendous

How the right vocational truck suspension spec can improve driver comfort

Given the amount of time drivers of vocational trucks spend in their vehicles, ride quality is critical to keeping them comfortable, notes Bryan Redeker, power suspensions product manager at SAF-Holland. “Some vocational trucks spend the majority of their operating time traversing uneven and rough roads, so poor ride quality can lead to discomfort, back issues

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Hendrickson’s Ultimaax suspension available on Miller Industries’ Century M100 Rotator

Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems‘ Ultimaax advanced severe-duty rubber suspension in the 60,000-lb. capacity rating will be available on Miller Industries’ new Century M100 Rotator. Ultimaax is an advanced severe-duty rubber suspension that the company says is ideal for fleets that need enhanced stability, handling and ride quality. “In Miller’s Class 8 program, our demand

Finding truck equipment that delivers durability and driver comfort

You get in the truck. You get out of the truck. You get in the truck. You get out of the truck. You drive on road. You drive off road. You drive on road. You drive off road. This is the rhythm of the hard-working vocational truck and its driver. It’s just as hard on

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Tough vocational suspensions that go easy on your drivers

Rolling over rugged off-road terrain, hauling heavy loads and tackling tasks that require your drivers to get in and out of the truck countless times throughout the day are all par for the course in vocational truck applications. It’s hard work tackled by tough equipment, but that doesn’t mean it has to be hard on

Hendrickson launches Haulmaax EX rubber suspension on International HX Series

Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems has partnered with Navistar to offer Haulmaax EX as a part of the chassis enhancements of the International HX. With the updated vehicle’s release, Hendrickson will be launching its next-generation, heavy-duty rubber suspension Haulmaax EX as the standard rubber suspension offering. The company says the Haulmaax EX suspension is optimized

International truck unwraps the new HX Series trucks

The new International HX Series is the first product released under the company’s Navistar 4.0 strategy and its Project Compass initiative. The new HX Series is available in both a set-forward axle HX520 and a set-back axle HX620. The HX620 comes standard with the International A26 engine, delivering up to 500 HP. Additionally, both the

Hendrickson acquires Stemco’s Motor Wheel, Crewson businesses

Hendrickson recently announced the acquisition of the Motor Wheel brake drum & Crewson slack adjuster business segments, from Stemco and parent company EnPro Industries. “We are excited about this acquisition and the rich American heritage of Motor Wheel. We have been working to revitalize the Motor Wheel name with a new brand mark, a tagline

Hendrickson suspensions available on Western Star 49X

Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems has partnered with Western Star Trucks to offer a premium rear suspension portfolio as a part of the chassis enhancements of the Western Star 49X. The suspension offerings include the introduction of Haulmaax EX and the expansion of Ultimaax and Primaax EX on the new Western Star truck. “Customers today

Answering your tire pressure management questions

You’ve heard the stats: tires are the second-highest annual cost for the average fleet, behind fuel; and a major component of that is tire pressure. But why is that, and what can you do about it? FE spoke with many major players in the truck tire industry to answer your biggest questions about tire pressure

An overview of the TPMS and ATIS offerings

There is a wide variety of tire inflation technology available, both in TPMS and ATIS form. Let’s take a quick look at some of the offerings.