German OEM, Kässbohrer, has signed a new agreement with global technology specialist, Wabco, for a telematics system to improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles.
Kässbohrer Telematics, running on Wabco TX-TRAILERGUARD, provides vehicle operators with trailer tracking services, including: brake wear, mileage, tire pressure, axle load and the trailer’s electronic braking system (EBS).
According to the OEM, Kässbohrer Telematics allows its customers to monitor temperature changes in the trailer as well as door lock controls.
“Kässbohrer Telematics offers ease of use from any location via a web portal, a mobile application or via an integration with an existing fleet management system,” the OEM said in a statement.
“With Kässbohrer Telematics` built in route guidance functions, alerts and alarms for better connection between the manager and the driver as well as advanced reporting tools enable logistics companies with varying fleet sizes to more efficently manage their vehicles and the fleets, improve maintenance costs and achieve operational efficiency.”