WABCO Holdings Inc.has announced that it will launch the industry’s first global modular braking platform covering all types of trailers. This development in trailer braking systems design furthers WABCO’s worldwide leadership in intelligent trailer technologies by offering trailer builders and commercial fleets the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio of safety and efficiency functions specifically for trailers.
“WABCO is mobilizing vehicle intelligence for trailers as much as for trucks, enabling these vehicles to perform more safely and efficiently at every point in the transportation ecosystem,” said Nick Rens, WABCO President, Trailer Systems, Aftermarket, Digital Services and Off Highway Division. “Today, WABCO is differentiated in our global industry through our innovation of intelligent trailer technologies alongside supplying more than nine million trailer ABS and EBS systems currently in the market world-wide.”
“By integrating WABCO’s rich portfolio of trailer-specific technologies and our suite of industry-leading fleet management solutions, WABCO is able to connect commercial trailers directly to ‘the internet of things’,” said Rens. “This real-time access to information on the cargo, trailer health and vehicle location can help drivers, fleet managers and cargo owners to operate with greater safety, security and productivity.”