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How digital connections are impacting trucking’s hand-shake business

Riding along with two of Meritor’s DriveForce team–a crew of more than 110 Meritor sales and support representatives across the United States, Canada and Mexico–to visit fleet customers in Michigan meant spending long stretches in the car traversing the state. It was worth it–the face time with fleets helped the DriveForce team stay connected with

Pressure Systems International recognizes top trailer OEMs

Pressure Systems International (P.S.I.) has recently recognized six trailer manufacturers for the role each played in 2019 to increase the number of trailers outfitted with the Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS), which is manufactured by the company. P.S.I. designated two types of awards to be presented this year: The Momentum Award given to those trailer

Your go-to tractor, trailer suspension inspection and maintenance guide

Legally, you are required to inspect your tractor and trailer suspension systems annually, but running a safe and productive fleet demands more than a once-a-year suspension check.

Brake pad development heading into the copper-reduced era

Five years ago, an agreement between the EPA, states and automotive industry players was signed to reduce the use of copper in brake pads. Next year, brake pads will need to reduce copper to less than 5% by weight, and then less than 0.5% by 2025. There’s no magic button that will make this happen;

Meritor releases Drivetrain on Demand

Meritor, Inc. has launched Drivetrain on Demand to offer simplified ordering processes for U.S. and Canadian customers requiring fast replacement of driveshaft and differential assemblies, the company says. “By streamlining the ordering process and shipping the product within 24 hours, Drivetrain on Demand helps get vehicles in truck-down situations back on the road quickly,” said

TMC 2020: All the news from the show (Updated)

Fleet Equipment is live covering the 2020 TMC Annual Meeting and Exhibition, the industry’s annual gathering where rules and regulations are set, issues are discussed, and news is made. You can find all that news below, and this post will be updated throughout the week as more news breaks. You can also find the rest

Peterbilt names Meritor primary supplier of electric powertrains for 579EV, 520EV

Peterbilt Motors Co. has entered into an agreement with Meritor to be the non-exclusive supplier of electric powertrains for their heavy-duty models 579EV and 520EV battery electric vehicles. “This agreement with Meritor is just another example of our commitment to battery electric vehicles. With this announcement, we have locked in suppliers for all of our

Peterbilt Motors medium-duty 520 electric truck
WABCO acquires distribution rights for full portfolio of aftermarket products

The entire WABCO North American aftermarket product line, as well as all related sales, distribution, customer service and technical support, will be provided directly by WABCO in North America.

Listen: The reality of electric trucks in the aftermarket

Electrification is on the truck aftermarket’s radar. At Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue, held just before the kick off of Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week, a panel of technology experts took to the panel stage to talk about the biggest technology trends heading toward the aftermarket. Key takeaways • Electric trucks will likely be seen in lighter

Meritor offers N-Type brake friction to meet state 2025 copper compliance laws

Meritor, Inc. is offering high-performing N-type brake friction engineered for a range of gross axle weight ratings and validated to offer performance and durability across multiple brake systems.

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.

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.