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Translead adds Bendix disc brakes to trailers

Engineered exclusively for trailers, the ADB22X-LT was unveiled in September 2016.
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Seven fleets picked for NACFE’s Run on Less program

The three-week experience will kick off from multiple locations across the U.S. and end at the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) show in Atlanta Sept. 25-28, 2017.

CCJ Tech Toolbox: Remote diagnostics and changing how technicians trained

A generation ago, a set of wrenches was about all a good technician needed to get a down truck back on the road. Fast-forward 25 years, and a laptop and ...

Bill aims to repeal 12% federal truck sales tax

The FET has grown from 3 percent, when it was incorporated into the Highway Trust Fund in 1955, to 12 percent today.
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CCJ Tech Toolbox: How vehicle health reports help fleets cut downtime

From the June entry in CCJ's Tech Toolbox: Vehicle health reports can contain more than 130 parameter values and store data every 30 minutes for up to 500 reports – ...

Trailer orders dip in May, likely the signal of ‘typical seasonal decline’

Trailer orders have totaled 253,000 units for the past 12 months.

Cummins to introduce fully electrified powertrain for urban transportation in 2019

The timing of the Cummins announcement coincides with the precipitous price drop of batteries and electronic components required to make electrified powertrain technology a viable alternative to diesel power.

International makes all-axle disc brakes standard on LT Series

International is making Bendix ADB22X air disc brakes standard on all axles of its LT Series trucks.

Michelin debuts airless, connected concept tire

An airless tire, Vision can neither explode nor blowout.

Michelin truck tire execs: Electric trucks will drive other supplier innovations

The challenge with electric trucks is striking a balance that offers fleets the right amount of green energy without driving up their cost of ownership

Air disc brakes likely to become most popular option, but drums ‘will not go away’

Upfront cost remains ADB’s largest hurdle to wide penetration, but demands placed on equipment from reduced stopping distances – added to a lower cost of maintenance, resistance to brake fade ...

Tesla working with carriers on electric semi design

Musk says bringing trucking companies into the engineering process has removed some of the mystery surrounding the truck for carriers and helped the company provide a truck that meets trucking's ...

Volvo intros Genuine Painted Parts Program

Fully dressed products come complete with mirrors, headlights and grille ready to bolt on and roll.