Just the TIP of the iceberg

It was only a question of time until the global app craze would reach the transport equipment industry. With anything from banking to grocery shopping now manageable via smartphone, the advent of an app that could access critical trailer data was merely the next logical step on humankind’s journey to a fully connected society.

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Man v Nature

Bodo Falkenstein can only vaguely recall the feeling of being stuck in traffic on a congested German freeway, nervously Read more

A new force

Lighter, cheaper, stronger, more sustainable and more economical – these were the requirements Dutch entrepreneur Read more

Knorr-Bremse: The missing link

There is something serene and strangely revealing about the two-hour drive between Knorr-Bremse’s busy head office in Munich andthe company’s high-profile brake plant in the country town of Aldersbach, located halfway to Prague in Germany’s rural southeast.

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Global cooling

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is getting serious about the phase-out of greenhouse gases that contribute to climate Read more

The roll stability secret

It’s safe to say that Roll Stability Control (RSC) is now a common optional extension of ABS and EBS technology on powered vehicles, not only in Europe, but also in the US and Japan. In fact, it is often part of a more extensive ‘ESC’ stability control package. RSS, also known as RSP, is the equivalent feature in the trailer world, and is now standard on all TEBS systems currently available.

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