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Maxion, ZF Openmatics to partner on wheel connectivity system

Maxion Wheels will be collaborating with ZF Openmatics to develop a fully-integrated wheel connectivity solution. The multiservice sensor will capture, analyze and broadcast key data such as tire pressure and temperature, wheel load and other wheel and tire performance metrics to drivers, fleet managers and infrastructure authorities, the companies said.

Hendrickson launches Watchman trailer wheel-end sensing technology

Hendrickson has introduced Watchman advanced wheel-end sensor technology for trailers that operates on the vehicle area network developed by Sensata Technologies. The initial product offering will include trailer tire pressure monitoring, wheel-end temperature and wheel-end vibration data that will be communicated to the fleet through the tractor telematics system pulling the trailer.

Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake earns award for expansion of wheel-end facility

Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake LLC (BSFB) recently earned a 2019 Business Expansion Award from the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce for expansion of operations at its wheel-end manufacturing facility in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Watch: Aluminum or steel wheels – What’s best for your truck?

Wheels basically fall into two categories – aluminum and steel. And like every other part you spec for your truck, the right choice for you might not be the right choice for your neighbor. Instead, it all depends on your application.