Saturday, June 24, 2017
Equipment
Bendix ADB22X air disc brakes now standard on International LT Series axles

Bendix ADB22X air disc brakes now standard on International LT Series axles

ELYRIA, Ohio — The Bendix ADB22X air disc brake from Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake (BSFB) will come standard on all axles of International Trucks’ flagship LT Series, effective June 15, making the LT series the first Class 8 tractor in North America to equip air disc brakes in standard position on all wheel-ends, BSFB spokesmen noted.

NationaLease names winners in Tech Challenge

NationaLease names winners in Tech Challenge

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — Richard Davis, Lead Technician with Hogan Truck Leasing, Inc., a NationaLease member, was named Top Tech at the 7th annual NationaLease Tech Challenge, hosted by Michelin and TCi Tire Centers. The competition began a day before the organization’s annual Maintenance Managers Meeting, which took place May 11-13, at the Loews Coronado Bay in San Diego.

With National Tire Safety Week approaching May 28-June 3, Bendix gives maintenance tips

With National Tire Safety Week approaching May 28-June 3, Bendix gives maintenance tips

ELYRIA, Ohio — As commercial vehicle braking and safety technology advances, ensuring interconnected components are in good working condition becomes more important — and that includes tires.

Daimler opens new High Desert Proving Grounds in Oregon

Daimler opens new High Desert Proving Grounds in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. — Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) Thursday celebrated the completion and official opening of its new High Desert Proving Grounds in Madras, Oregon.

Study: Global tailpipe tests vastly underestimate diesel pollution

Study: Global tailpipe tests vastly underestimate diesel pollution

WASHINGTON — Pollution from diesel trucks, buses and cars globally is more than 50 percent higher than levels shown in government lab tests, a new study says.

Hot weather presents its own set of hazardous conditions for trucks and drivers

Hot weather presents its own set of hazardous conditions for trucks and drivers

Every summer brings a certain amount of heat, but when the heat is accompanied by drought, driving conditions can become more hazardous than usual. Being prepared for summer driving, a good idea in any year, is even more important in times when rainfall is scarce.

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