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Category: Breaks, Suspensions & Chassis

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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WABCO Signs Largest Ever Contract in South Korea

WABCO Signs Largest Ever Contract in South Korea

| July 6, 2018

WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), a global supplier of technologies and services that are designed to improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, announced its largest ever contract in South Korea. Under the long-term agreement with Hyundai Motor Company, South Korea’s leading manufacturer of commercial vehicles, WABCO will supply its breakthrough MAXX™ single-piston […]

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XTRA Lease Taps SAF-HOLLAND for Air Disc Brake Systems on Dry Vans and Reefers

XTRA Lease Taps SAF-HOLLAND for Air Disc Brake Systems on Dry Vans and Reefers

| May 24, 2018

XTRA Lease, the national provider of over-the-road trailer equipment rental and leasing, and SAF-HOLLAND, a leading global manufacturer of axle/braking systems, suspensions, fifth wheels and landing gear products, announced that XTRA Lease is installing SAF P89 air disc brakes on more than 6,000 of its over-the-road dry vans and reefers purchased in 2018. XTRA Lease […]

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