Tata Motors Partners with Liteflex to Modernize Passenger Transportation in India

In a market dominated by three-wheeled autorickshaws, Tata Motors’ introduction of the Tata Magic has begun to modernize India’s “last mile public transport” market. What has driven the popularity of the Tata Magic is its flexible multi-passenger design that also offers a higher suspension giving it a smoother ride and multi-terrain capability. With a blend […]

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LiteFlex Partners to Modernize the International Chassis Fleet

An estimated 20-30 percent shortage in available international chassis for hauling shipping containers creates opportunities. With international shipping container volumes increasing 7 percent in 2017, trucking companies are struggling to keep up with the volume and maintaining a modern international chassis fleet. With the advent of new federal truck safety regulations, aging international chassis fleets […]

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Composite Springs Carry the Weight for Automotive Armoring

DAYTON, OHIO – Perhaps more than most, the automotive armoring industry understands the capability-versus-weight conundrum encountered when producing armored vehicles. More threat protection means more weight. More weight means less performance and efficiency. That tradeoff constantly drives manufacturers and installers to hunt for ways to trim vehicle weight. Liteflex composite “helper” spring for Chevrolet Suburban Vehicle […]

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Better suspensions for golf carts, community cars, and future autonomous vehicles.

DAYTON, OHIO – Driving in all climate and terrain types, golf carts require an ability to ride softly for comfort and safety, with an appropriate amount of stiffness to accelerate, brake, and corner with confidence. These and other vehicles also require lightweight and compact designs to enhance efficiency and range. Composite leaf spring for golf cart […]

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Composite tire insert expands focus on safety.

DAYTON, OHIO – The Liteflex team understands that lives are literally riding on our equipment. That’s why we take safety so seriously when designing and developing new products. To that end, Liteflex recently engineered and successfully road tested a composite run-flat tire insert to reduce the hazards of tire blow-outs and failure. Inspired by patents for […]

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Seeking Truck and Fleet Operators For Research Participants

Liteflex is currently seeking truck and fleet operators to participate in a study of improved tire wear on vehicles utilizing Liteflex springs. Some customers have reported significant improvements in tire life and maintenance costs and we would like to verify these results in a scientific manner. Participants will have Liteflex Composite Springs provided and installed […]

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New 25K Heavy Duty Trailer Spring Released

Liteflex, Englewood, OH is introducing a new heavy-duty trailer spring rated at 25,000 lbs and targeted for the more demanding applications of tankers and reefers. It has been field tested for five years in several locations with outstanding performance and reliability. The rubber jounce bumper, which is in constant contact with the frame rail, provides […]

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