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Category: Breaks, Suspensions & Chassis

Jacobs delivers 1 Millionth Engine Brake for HD Engines

Jacobs delivers 1 Millionth Engine Brake for HD Engines

| November 15, 2018

Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, a leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, announced the sale of its one millionth engine brake for Daimler Trucks’ heavy duty engine platform (HDEP). For more than 10 years, Daimler Trucks has relied on the braking performance of the “Jake Brake®”, an especially effective […]

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WABCO Inks Deal to Supply Technologies to Support Hyundai MD Truck Launch in South Korea

WABCO Inks Deal to Supply Technologies to Support Hyundai MD Truck Launch in South Korea

| November 8, 2018

WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), the leading global supplier of braking control systems and other advanced technologies that are engineered to improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, announced that it has entered a long-term agreement with Hyundai Motor Company, South Korea’s leading manufacturer of commercial vehicles.  Under this latest supply agreement with Hyundai, WABCO […]

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WABCO Announces Vehicle Control Systems JV in China with FAW Jiefang

WABCO Announces Vehicle Control Systems JV in China with FAW Jiefang

| September 24, 2018

WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBC), a leading global supplier of braking control systems and other advanced technologies that are engineered to improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, announced that it has signed an agreement to establish a new joint venture for vehicle control systems with FAW Jiefang Automotive Company. The goal is to advance the […]

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WABCO Debuts Single-Piston Air Disc Brake Technology

WABCO Debuts Single-Piston Air Disc Brake Technology

| September 10, 2018

WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), a leading global supplier of technologies and services that are engineered to improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, has  announced its first simultaneous release of a complete new generation of high-performance single-piston air disc brakes (ADB) for trucks, buses and trailers world-wide.  Accelerating the industry’s conversion from conventional drum brakes […]

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Tech Talk: Jacobs To Introduce Cylinder  Deactivation Technology

Tech Talk: Jacobs To Introduce Cylinder Deactivation Technology

| September 6, 2018

Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, a leading manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engine retarding systems and valve actuation systems, will introduce its new Cylinder Deactivation (CDA) technology to the European market at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018 (Hannover, Germany, September 20-27).  CDA uses the proven componentry of Jacobs’ High Power Density® (HPD®) engine brake, but in a new application and for […]

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What is Brake-By-Wire and Why It Might Be In Your Next Vehicle

What is Brake-By-Wire and Why It Might Be In Your Next Vehicle

| August 12, 2018

We may all be stopping like pros soon. Here’s what’s up: When a Formula 1 driver hits the brakes, they are sending a signal for the computer to interpret, and it’s the computer that determines how much pressure to apply to the rear brake calipers. This technology is known as “brake-by-wire,” because it cuts the […]

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