Bendix

Bendix stability systems now standard on Peterbilt models

The Bendix Electronic Stability Program full-stability system with automatic traction control is now standard on the majority of Peterbilt’s Class 8 trucks and tractors, including the new 579, Bendix has announced. Bendix Wingman Advanced, a collision mitigation technology is also now available as an option on Models 579, 587, 386, 384, 382, 389, 367 and 365. The system includes automatic traction control and enhances vehicle stability by reducing engine throttle and applying vehicle braking. In contrast ...

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Bendix plans SmarTire monitor trailer kit

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems plans to release SmarTire Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems for trailers in the third quarter as an aftermarket retrofit kit. A typical kit would consist of eight wheel sensors, harnessing and a wireless receiver. The company also intends to make SmarTire TPMS available to original equipment trailer manufacturers. SmarTire TPMS monitors the pressure and temperature of each tire on a trailer to provide real-time tire status information and warns the driver of tire-related problems. ...

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Bendix web-based service integrates safety systems

A Bendix web portal for fleet operators connects to three of the company’s most powerful onboard safety technologies.

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Bendix part recall delays new truck shipments

Paccar, Navistar and Volvo have deferred shipments of Class 8 vehicles equipped with the faulty part.

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Navistar: Part defect leads to production halt

Company says it stopped Class 8 truck production in mid-December until the problem can be remedied. Paccar and Volvo trucks also are affected.

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Bendix shows collision mitigation system

Bendix Wingman Advanced is a collision mitigation technology that expands on the Bendix Electronic Stability Program.

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Double-diaphragm spring brake

The EverSure double-diaphragm spring brake for drum brakes has a light-weight construction to help improve fuel efficiency, reduce vibrations and increase payload, the company says. The brake also comes with NoTouch technology, which eliminates the contact between compressed spring coils allowing protecting coatings to remain intact and help reduce corrosion. The EverSure spring brake meets all compliance requirements of original equipment, the company says. Bendix Spicer, foundationbrakes.com, (866) 610-9709

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Wire for safety

A new generation of electronic safety controls can prevent accidents and reduce liability concerns.

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Bendix offers system for International trucks

SmarTire monitors the pressure and temperature of each tire to provide real-time information.

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Tire pressure monitoring system

The SmarTire tire pressure monitoring system is available at Bendex suppliers and independent aftermarket partners. The sensor monitors temperature and pressure of each tire to provide real-time tire status details.and warnings of tire-related problems to the driver or maintenance technician. The device communicates wirelessly to an on-board receiver, which forwards the information to a 2-in. display installed on the vehicle dash.  BENDIX CVS, www.bendix.com, (800) 247-2725

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