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15 Oct 2018

VDL BUS & COACH CHOOSES OPENMATICS CONNECTIVITY PLATFORM

VDL BUS & COACH CHOOSES OPENMATICS CONNECTIVITY PLATFORM Openmatics, a subsidiary of ZF Friedrichshafen AG, is chosen by VDL Bus & Coach as its official connectivity platform provider. The open platform including API (Application Programming Interface) and SDK (Software Development Kit) functionalities offers networking and function options. It provides VDL with a full overview on the operational efficiency of all of their vehicles.

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18 Sep 2018

MAN AND NEOPLAN WITH ZF ECOLIFE OR IMPROVED TIPMATIC COACH GEARBOX

MAN AND NEOPLAN WITH ZF ECOLIFE OR IMPROVED TIPMATIC COACH GEARBOX MAN Truck & Bus has expanded its selection of gearboxes for its MAN and Neoplan. Since last May the MAN Lion’s Coach, Neoplan Cityliner and Tourliner have been available with the EcoLife Coach torque converter gearbox. Because of the maximum torque levels of 2,100 Nm (420 hp) and 2,300 Nm (460 hp) an automatic torque converter can be combined with the optimised Euro 6 driveline with the MAN D26 engine. At the same time MAN improved its MAN TipMatic Coach gearbox. All to be displayed at the coming IAA.

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12 Sep 2018

MERCEDES-BENZ LAUNCHES A COMPLETELY NEW MOBILITY CONCEPT

MERCEDES-BENZ LAUNCHES A COMPLETELY NEW MOBILITY CONCEPT In Copenhagen Mercedes-Benz Vans presented its Vision Urbanetic, a new mobility concept based on autonomous vehicles. Vision Urbanetic consists of an electric autonomous chassis which accommodates different interchangeable modules and eliminates the separation between people moving and goods transport. Mercedes-Benz is convinced that this new concept reduces traffic flows, relieves inner-city infrastructures and contributes to an improved quality of urban life.

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