Success at IAA Hanover 2014

NEWS RELEASE Wednesday, September 24, 2014 Contact: Bob Zirlin Director of Marketing bzirlin@hadleyadvantage.com Mobile: 314.825.2552 Hadley’s IAA Debut is a Demonstration of Technologies Hadley, a world leading solutions provider to the truck and transit industry, showcased their products and innovations for the first time to attendees of the IAA Commercial Vehicle Exposition in Hannover, Germany held September 25 to October 2, 2014. Founded in 1945, Hadley made a name in the industry with its flagship product, the Hadley air horn....

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Digital Signage Takes A Front Seat

NEWS RELEASE Wednesday, September 24, 2014 Contact: Bob Zirlin Director of Marketing bzirlin@hadleyadvantage.com Mobile: 314.825.2552   Digital Signage Takes A Front Seat in Hadley Interiors The RAPID Partners with Hadley for Exclusive Pilot Program Hadley is bringing dynamic information and advertising to transit passengers by integrating digital signage into the panels of Hadley’s XD interior system. The RAPID is partnering with Hadley to serve as a test market in introducing the benefits of digital signage to...

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FLEET MAINTENANCE editor David A. Kolman with Hadley’s Bob Zirlin on SmartValve

Fleet Maintenance editor David A. Kolman visits with Bob Zirlin, Director of Marketing for Hadley. They talk about the issues associated with cranking landing gear in coupling with trailers found at many different ride heights, and how the company’s new SmartValve electronic height control system for tractors has been designed to deal with those issues. Kolman and Zirlin touch upon the differences between mechanical and electronic height control systems, and the time, effort and maintenance savings that can be achieved with the...

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SmartValve Takes Off “Down Under”

At the 2013 Brisbane Truck Show, Powerdown showcased Hadley technologies including Hadley's all new electronic height control system, the SmartValve.

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Driver Culture Linked to Age, Adaptability, Adoptability

Here is a great example of the time lag in technology launch to adoption: Driver Culture Early adopters always drown out the negative, they are normally the most active in social media to positively respond to new technology, just because its new, regardless of usability or “glitches”. Over time,  as the consumer base expands more negative feedback filters into mainstream.  The touch system has been around for years, Fords option since 2009.  It was  and is an attempt at capturing the IPOD / IPAD consumer. The article attached...

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Fuel Efficiency Discussion

Great article in Heavy Duty Trucking on “Driving Fuel Efficiency”  (Jim Park, June 2012).  One topic that is surprisingly left out in the discussion of spec’ing for fuel economy is ride height.  Technologies exist to automatically lower vehicle ride height at highway speeds, which should result in better fuel efficiency.  These technologies need to be considered in vehicle...

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