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Category: Breaks, Suspensions & Chassis

Meritor Launches Optimized EX+ Air Disc Brakes

Meritor Launches Optimized EX+ Air Disc Brakes

| September 29, 2017

Meritor, Inc. has announced its EX+ air disc brakes for tractors and trailers has been optimized to reduce product weight and total cost of ownership and will be available to OEMs in 2018. “By updating and optimizing the EX+, our engineers reduced weight by 10 pounds per brake to offer the lightest-weight truck ADB on […]

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Bendix Delivers Copper-Free Brakes

Bendix Delivers Copper-Free Brakes

| September 22, 2017

MAT Holdings, Inc. announces the launch of the Bendix Brakes brand Premium product line, which offers comprehensive coverage for late model vehicles. The Bendix Premium line includes automotive brake pads, discs, shoes and complete brake shoe kits, and leads the industry in quality and ease of installation. Bendix Premium line of friction products features copper-free […]

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Jacobs Manufactures 7 Millionth Engine Brake

Jacobs Manufactures 7 Millionth Engine Brake

| September 21, 2017

Jacobs Vehicle Systems, a world leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, announces the sale of its 7 millionth engine brake and that it will be displaying its latest technologies at the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV). While 31 years passed before Jacobs sold its one […]

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WABCO Lands Largest Order for Modular Braking Systems

WABCO Lands Largest Order for Modular Braking Systems

| August 16, 2017

Commercial vehicle parts leader WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC) has entered into a new long-term agreement with a major global manufacturer of trucks and buses, headquartered in Europe, in which WABCO will supply the customer’s vehicle brands with its modular braking system platform (mBSP™). The company notes that this represents WABCO’s single largest order ever […]

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New Bendix® Automotive Brake Shoe Kits Reduce Installation Time

New Bendix® Automotive Brake Shoe Kits Reduce Installation Time

| July 11, 2017

MAT Holdings, Inc. has announced the launch of the Bendix® Brakes brand automotive brake shoe kits, which include all of the components necessary for a complete brake shoe job and, according to the company, reduce installation time. The brake shoe kits include the brake shoes themselves, plus wheel cylinders, spreader springs, and installation hardware. As […]

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STEMCO Expands Facility for Manufacturing Brake Products

STEMCO Expands Facility for Manufacturing Brake Products

| June 14, 2017

STEMCO, an EnPro Industries company (NYSE: NPO) and leading manufacturer of heavy-duty components for commercial vehicles, has announced its first friction production plant will open in July of this year. There it will manufacture brake shoes and friction components for medium and heavy duty truck and bus applications. The 43,000-square-foot facility was built in response […]

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