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WABCO WILL SUPPLY NEW AMT CONTROL TECHNOLOGY TO DAIMLER TRUCK GLOBALLY

By TNI Network
Date: Jun 28 , 2017

New Delhi: Wabco announced that Daimler Trucks has entered in to a long-term supply agreement with Wabco for new heavy-duty automated manual transmission (ATM) control technology. This new ATM will support Daimler's series production mainly in Europe, North America, Japan, and South America, according to a company statement. Wabco is supplying this original equipment manufacturer with its newest generation of tailored AMT solutions globally, It supplly technologies and services that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of Commercial Vehical. Wabco’s AMT control technology transforms a manual transmission into an efficient, cost-effective solution that automatically shifts gears and controls clutch actuation for commercial vehicles. It enables drivers to focus further attention on road and traffic conditions, resulting in increased comfort and safety. It also helps to minimize any performance gap between highly skilled and less experienced drivers, claims the company. The new AMT solution decrease vehicle downtime by reducing mechanical wear, lower maintenance costs. It increases fuel savings through optimized gear shifting. Jorge Solis , Wabco President, Truck, Bus and Car Original Equipment Manufacturers Division. Said “Our industry continues to adopt automated manual transmission technology with great growth potential in the United States and all BRIC countries – Brazil, Russia, India and China – as original equipment manufacturers and fleet operators seek to increase driver comfort and safety, improve fuel economy and reduce emissions” “Our new contract with Daimler Trucks extends our existing AMT supply agreement, while also expanding volume.” First to market in 1986 with automated manual transmission control technology for commercial vehicles, Wabco has sold 3.5 million AMT systems. Its engineers and global supply chain are in close proximity with major vehicle and transmission makers worldwide. Wabco’s AMT system also differentiates through reduced component weight, more compact design and simplified assembly processes, resulting in lower installation and manufacturing costs. Daimler Trucks has extended its long-term supply agreement with Wabco for new heavy-duty automated manual transmission control technology to support its series production mainly in Europe, North America, Japan, and South America.

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