Air Disc Brake Uptake Grows as Fleets See Safety and TCO Benefits

Bendix says use of air disc brakes has increased over the past decade due to the increased safety and lower maintenance costs they provide.


On this week’s episode of OEM Industry Update, editor Sara Jensen speaks with Keith McComsey, Product Group Director – Air Disc Brake and Systems, and Mark Holley, Director of Marketing and Customer Solutions – Wheel End at Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, about the growing use of air disc brakes in commercial vehicles. The sharp growth pattern for air disc brakes has been driven by the various benefits they provide such as shorter stopping distances and lower total cost of ownership (TCO).        

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