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Hendrickson Launches Next Generation Front Steer Axle STEERTEK NXT
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Hendrickson Launches Next Generation Front Steer Axle STEERTEK NXT

WOODRIDGE, Ill. - Hendrickson Truck Suspension Systems officials announce the launch of the innovative, STEERTEK NXT, the next generation of their road proven, weight saving STEERTEK fabricated front steer axle. Designed for the global market, STEERTEK NXT will accommodate a variety of wheel end and knuckle designs and features scalable architecture to meet a capacity range of 8,000 pounds (3.6t)...

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Dana Supplying Axles for Beiqi Foton Motors Co., Ltd., in China

AUMEE, Ohio - Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) announced today that it has been awarded a contract with Chinese domestic automaker Beiqi Foton Motors Co., Ltd., to supply Spicer® rear axle assemblies for its 2012 model year sport-utility vehicle and pick-up truck platform. This win demonstrates Dana's growing success in generating new business in China with domestic vehicle makers such...

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Single-Drive, Medium-Duty Axles boost truck/bus productivity.

Spicer® G140 series axles perform in vehicles with drivetrain ratings up to 860 lb-ft of torque and up to 300 hp. Single-reduction axles are designed to support Gross Combination Weight Ratings (GVWR) up to 20 tons and typical Gross Vehicle Weight Ratings (GVWR) up to 14 tons. Maximum GCWR of 22.5 tons is available and axles suit straight truck chassis up to 15 tons GVWR. Options include...

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Banjo-Style Beam Axle serves high-torque vehicle applications.

Developed for use in light commercial vehicles with Gross Vehicle Weight Ratings (GVWR) of 3.5-6 tons, Spicer® AdvanTEK® Model 250 is composed of upper and lower durable steel pressings welded together to form beam assembly. It serves as alternative to Salisbury designs, increasing efficiency and fuel economy via use of reduced hypoid gear offsets and integrated bearing technology....

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ArvinMeritor Introduces All-Wheel Drive Capability to the European Market

HANNOVER, Germany, -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced the expansion of its successful European hub reduction product line, with the MX series of front drive steer axles, targeted particularly for heavy construction and military applications. Available initially with a 13-tonne gross axle rating and ratios from 3.46 to 7.21, the MX front drive axles are designed for use in 4x4, 6x6...

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Hendrickson Launches 12,500 Pounds Rated STEERTEK Front Steer Axle and Enhanced AIRTEK Integrated Front Air Suspension and Steer Axle System with Daimler Trucks North America

WOODRIDGE, Ill. - Hendrickson Truck Suspension Systems officials announce the innovative, weight saving STEERTEK front steer axle is now available at a 12,500 lbs. capacity rating on select Freightliner and Western Star truck models. STEERTEK's unique fabricated design saves up to 30 pounds compared to traditional I-beam axles. AIRTEK integrated front air suspension and steer axle system has been...

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COMPOSILITE(TM) SC Featuring 'PerfecTrak(TM) Technology' Is the Most Successful Lift Axle Product Change-Over in Hendrickson's History

HEBRON, Ohio - In March 2010, Hendrickson launched the new COMPOSILITE(TM) Steerable Compliant SC series of lift axles in 10,000 and 13,000 pound capacities. The demand for the COMPOSILITE SC has been brisk and is now available for on-line installations at selected Truck OEMs, and is the lift axle product of choice for Body Builders and Distributors. The COMPOSILITE SC is the most successful lift...

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Hendrickson Launches Additional STEERTEK Capacities on International's® ProStar®+, LoneStar® and TranStar® Truck Models

WOODRIDGE, Ill. - Hendrickson Truck Suspension Systems officials announce the innovative, weight saving STEERTEK front steer axle is now available at 13,000, 13,200, 14,000 and 14,600 pound ratings on International's ProStar®+, LoneStar® and TranStar® vehicle models. STEERTEK's unique fabricated design saves up to 47 pounds compared to traditional I-beam axles. Offering a...

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Drive Axle reduces tire wear on heavy-duty trucks.
Axles

Drive Axle reduces tire wear on heavy-duty trucks.

Available for new production and field-operated container handling units of all heavy-duty truck models, XTL® (Extended Tire Life) axle allows independent rotation of wheels during turns. This minimizes tire scrub and resulting wear by as much as 60%. XTL technology can extend drive-axle tire life up to 3X and steer-axle life by 1.5X as well as eliminate need for tire rotation on heavy-duty...

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