Tag Archives: HGV

Modular self-learning brake control for commercial vehicles

Adaptive brake control system provides commercial vehicle manufacturers with a modular architecture to meet increasing vehicle autonomy. Knorr-Bremse’s Global Scalable Brake Control (GSBC) is an innovative brake control system that makes full use of the scope offered by modern software …

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Electronic air suspension for Chinese HGV suppliers

Wabco is supplying the three major HGV manufacturers in China with electronically controlled air suspension for improved safety. Several major Chinese heavy duty truck manufacturers including China National Heavy Truck Corporation (CNHTC), Dongfeng Liuzhou Motor Company (DFLQ) and Shaanqi, are …

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Tracking watch monitors driver and vehicle health

Scania has released a wristwatch to help goods vehicle drivers monitor their health and fitness during their working day. Adding to existing in-vehicle apps for monitoring driver performance as well as vehicle parameters, Scania is now extending its technology to …

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Free guide available on safe trailer coupling

The FTA has worked with other industry bodies on the production of a free industry guide to the safe coupling and uncoupling of vehicle trailers. The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has contributed to the draft of new guidance on the …

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5G on trial for advanced HGV communications

Collaborative project sees Ericsson and Scania develop and test the use of 5G networks for advanced communication systems for freight vehicles. The use of 5G communications in the field of transport communications is under trial as part of a new …

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Advanced commercial vehicle safety systems on show

WABCO is attending the Automotive Engineering Exposition in Yokohama with its range of advanced safety systems for commercial vehicles. Taking place between 25th and 27th May, the Automotive Engineering Exposition 2016 will be held this year in the Japanese city …

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Channel port takes variable message signs

VMS and control system installed at Port of Dover to improve traffic management for haulage vehicles using the channel port. Variable Message Sign technology from SWARCO is playing a key role in the Traffic Management Improvement (TMI) scheme at the …

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Engine test cell laboratory set up in Brazil

Scania is expanding its capacity for engine development, testing and certification with the opening of a new facility in Brazil. Scania has set up a 10 million Euro Technology Centre in São Bernardo do Campo in Brazil with engine test …

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Volvo demonstrates autonomous mining truck

A fully autonomous construction vehicle used in the mining industry is being demonstrated in Sweden by Volvo. Part of a wider research and development project into autonomous vehicles conducted by Volvo, a new heavy goods vehicle is being unveiled by …

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Fleet efficiency drives change in tyre choices

Michelin has found that replacement tyre choices in the UK in the freight industry are shifting in a bid to gain efficiency benefits. Demand for replacement HGV tyres in the UK is continuing to show a steady shift towards a …

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