In 1947, three technicians specialising in mechanical engineering began the production of axles for industrial vehicles with the support of Thomé Industries.
Engineers at BPW Bergische Achsen KG announced an industry breakthrough in April this year. They achieved weight savings of up to 60kg thanks to their new generation Airlight II running gear kit which now covers an even wider range of applications both on- and off-highway with one single axle beam type. It’s the axle and suspension specialist’s digital DNA, laser technology and intelligent modules that has led to this development.
For 20 years, Paul van der Does has been a member of the Cargo Floor team. In his current role as Senior Sales Manager he is responsible for the sales of the CargoMatic system, a mobile floor system for trucks and trailers. It appears to be very efficient for dock-to-trailer work with fully automatic loading and unloading in about 90 seconds. The manufacturer claims a standard trailer transporting 33 pallets can be unloaded in under three minutes.
To bring optimal brake force to the road, an effective wheel-end solution with quality braking and brake actuator technology is of critical importance according to ZF, global expert for commercial vehicle control systems.
Production of the EcoGeneration trailers from Schmitz Cargobull are in full swing. There are three product variants that enable the road transport operators to improve their Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and environmental footprint.
SAF-Holland develops new products and upgrades to existing ranges not behind closed doors, but with a close eye on the requirements of the market. Read more
A submission made by Tesla late last year to the National Transport Commission (NTC) revealed that the first generation electric heavy truck the Tesla Semi was too wide by 34 millimetres for Australian roads under current laws.
Van Eck, established in 1912, provides innovative transport solutions for cold chain carriers. company’s main production facility, including production and R&D teams, is based in Beesd whereas the company’s dedicated aftersales and service site is situated next to it.
A continuation of trends have emerged in recent years, exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic.
In line with the newly adopted strategy of aftersales services consolidation, customer service in the Wielton Group is based on three pillars.