VSP News: Kolman's Korner, Episode 51 - Meritor Wabco and 6x2 air suspensions

In this installment, Fleet Maintenance editor David A. Kolman talks about 6x2 air suspensions for Class 8 tractors with Patrick Kealy, director of compression and braking, trailer and aftermarket for Meritor Wabco, the leading supplier of braking systems and controls and active safety systems for commercial vehicles in North America.

Among the subjects discussed: why the 6x4 configuration remains more popular than the 6x2, the main shortcoming of the 6x2 and what is being done about that and how truck manufacturers are looking to optimize the 6x2 axle configuration.