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.
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.
Every body can make a difference
When American poet Henry David Thoreau famously stated that all misfortune is but a stepping-stone Read more
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is getting serious about the phase-out of greenhouse gases that contribute to climate Read more
Gearing up for Oktoberfest
Boutique beer-loving locals are regularly surprised to learn just how well known the long-standing Paulaner Read more
Talent transcends continents
At some stage, almost everyone in the commercial road transport game will reach a point Read more
Curtain sider: The best of two worlds
It is safe to say that the concept of swapping a static sidewall for a flexible curtain 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.