ZF’s WABCO Service Partner program’s 100th service location
ZF announced its 100th service location in the WABCO Service Partner (WSP) program in North America. ZF also plans to add 150 new independent locations to the program in 2022 to further expand coverage and reach a goal of 1,000 partner locations by 2025 within the region, the company noted in a press release. The
ZF launches new Commercial Vehicle Solutions division
ZF has launched its new Commercial Vehicle Solutions (CVS) division. The new division unites ZF’s former Commercial Vehicle Technology and Commercial Vehicle Control Systems divisions, the latter of which was formed from ZF’s May 2020 acquisition of WABCO. ZF’s CVS division is aimed at solutions for safe, sustainable and digitized transport, the company noted in
Noregon hires Jon Morrison as strategic advisor
Noregon has hired Jon Morrison, previously president of WABCO Americas and now CEO of J&M Strategic Insights LLC, as a strategic advisor for Noregon Systems. In this engagement, Noregon says it will draw upon Morrison’s extensive experience in strategy development, merger and acquisitions, and strategic partnerships in the advanced vehicle technology space. Morrison was president
ZF announces first order of latest-gen. Maxxus L2.0 air disc brakes
ZF has announced the first delivery of Navistar International LT series trucks equipped with WABCO Maxxus L2.0 air disc brakes to Schuster Co. The U.S. refrigerated trucking fleet began taking delivery of 100 trucks in January 2021. Now in its fifth generation, ZF saysthe Maxxus L2.0 air disc brakes include: Up to 50% fewer parts,
ZF expands aftermarket commercial vehicle solutions portfolio at HDAW ’21
ZF announced new aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicles during the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2021 virtual conference. These new products are part of ZF’s newly-created Commercial Vehicle Control Systems (CVCS) Division, which was established when ZF acquired WABCO in May 2020. The WABCO product brand remains intact as part of the ZF portfolio. The
Fleet profile: Newman Carriers is focused on dependability
For Newman Carriers, safety of equipment and well-trained drivers are among the keys to ongoing success.
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.
Freightliner releases configurator tool to spec trucks online
Daimler Trucks North America has added an online configurator tool for spec’ing the Freightliner M2 106 medium-duty truck. The tool is available on the Freightliner website, and can also be used to spec the Freightliner Cascadia. The configurator tool uses a step-by-step program that includes choices for dump, box van, utility and tow applications, with
Three takes on getting started with trailer telematics
The growing technology segment is getting complicated. Here are tips for navigating it.
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
WABCO introduces a connected, intelligent trailer platform
WABCO Holdings Inc. introduced a connected and intelligent trailer platform. The WABCO intelligent trailer platform is built on four key technologies—an Intelligent Anti-Lock Braking System (iABS); trailer Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS); Intelligent Trailer Program (ITP); and TrailerCAST—as well as open software architecture to facilitate cooperation with key industry players. Introduced in 2019, the WABCO iABS