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2010-07-26 05:05:00

ZHEJIANG, China, July 26 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- SORL Auto Parts, Inc. (Nasdaq: SORL) ("SORL" or "The Company"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of commercial vehicle air brake systems as well as related auto parts in China, today announced that its principal operating subsidiary, Ruian Auto Parts Co., Ltd. ("Ruian Auto"), was awarded five patents in the second quarter ended June 30, 2010. Of special note is an invention patent received from the United States Patent and...

2010-01-14 18:02:00

ELYRIA, Ohio, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC (Bendix CVS), a member of the Knorr-Bremse Group, has completed the sale of its fan drive/clutch business and related assets to Kit Masters, Inc. for an undisclosed amount. Kit Masters, a Perham, Minn.-based manufacturer of heavy-duty aftermarket components, specializes in remanufactured fan drives, rebuild kits, and related accessories. The transaction - which closed Dec. 21, 2009 - immediately divests the...

2009-09-10 14:27:00

Have You Checked Your Brakes Today? ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will conduct Brake Safety Week, Sept. 13-19, as part of their Operation Air Brake Campaign dedicated to improving inspection, compliance, maintenance and performance of commercial vehicle brakes throughout North America. "ATA supports CVSA's effort to enhance knowledge, regulatory compliance and performance of commercial vehicle braking systems," said ATA...

2009-05-12 12:19:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State police troopers and motor carrier enforcement officers inspected the air brakes of 1,560 commercial motor vehicles and placed 326, or 21 percent, of the vehicles out of service during Operation Air Brake 2009, State Police Commissioner Frank E. Pawlowski announced today. Inspections were held statewide on Wednesday, May 6. "Improperly adjusted air brakes reduce the braking capacity for large vehicles and inhibit their stopping...


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