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Live: News from HDAW 2020 (UPDATED)

There’s plenty of talk of the challenges, changes and opportunities in today’s heavy-duty truck aftermarket, with plenty of news coming from the show.

Meritor offers of all-makes Aftermarket air disc brake rotors

Meritor Inc. announced Meritor-branded, all-makes aftermarket air disc brake (ADB) rotors for linehaul, refuse, vocational, coach and trailer applications. The announcement came at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week. Designed with high-quality cast iron to keep peak temperatures low during brake operation, Meritor rotors offer durability and long friction life as well as excellent fade resistance, the

Meritor demonstrates improvements

Meritor Inc. demonstrated new features and enhancements to that give customers new tools to find, benchmark, order and track replacement parts at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW). In addition to expanding the catalog search function to include custom drill-downs for specific product categories, now features: Click here to read all of our HDAW

Meritor announces 2020 aftermarket training program

Meritor Inc. announced that its Aftermarket training program for 2020, geared toward dealers, warehouse distributors (WDs), fleets and service garages, will focus on arming customers with specific product knowledge to drive part sales, improve customer satisfaction and keep trucks on the road. “When customers bring inoperable parts to the shop, parts counter personnel need to

Manufacturers continue to roll out electric medium-duty trucks

Peterbilt, Kenworth, Navistar, Daimler, Freightliner and Cummins are a few of the companies making recent leaps in electric medium-duty truck development.

The 2019 Truck Equipment Trend of the Year: Suppliers step up

2019’s Fleet Equipment Trucking Trend of the Year is the new innovations and products being put forward by the trucking industry’s suppliers.

Meritor expands electric-drive systems with medium-duty 12Xe powertrain, heavy-duty 17xe

Meritor Inc. announced an expansion of its electric drivetrain solutions by launching the 12Xe powertrain for Class 4, 5, 6 and 7 applications and introducing the 17Xe powertrain for heavy-duty 4×2 and 6×2 trucks. “These powertrain solutions from our Blue Horizon product portfolio are engineered to fit multiple vehicle applications to meet customer needs now

Meritor launches single-piston EX+ LS air disc brake

Meritor Inc. announced the launch of the lightweight, single-piston EX+ LS air disc brake, a braking solution designed and engineered for linehaul and trailer applications. “After years of development, more than 300 lab tests and over 1 million miles of validation on the road, our EX+ LS air disc brake is designed to offer the

Safety system service issues

Identifying brake component wear
trends, training technicians and implementing best practices leads to
increases in uptime and lower costs

Meritor completes acquisition of AxleTech

Meritor, Inc. has successfully completed its acquisition of AxleTech from global investment firm The Carlyle Group.

Actively reducing risk: Taking stock of the safety systems available for medium-duty trucks

In medium-duty commercial operations, safety systems are becoming more important and prevalent as fleets seek to reduce the risk of their trucks being involved in accidents, to improve the safety of drivers and to potentially lower insurance costs.

Advances in tire-monitoring technology help mitigate premature wear

The well-known benefits of tire pressure monitoring and automatic tire inflation systems have lead to their steady adoption by fleets.