Meritor WABCO Vehicle Control Systems on Wednesday, July 8, introduced SmartTrac, a suite of antilock braking, automatic traction control and stability control systems for commercial vehicles. According to the company, SmartTrac uses advanced electronic control units with enhanced capabilities to help North American truck operators with more options to meet their operational needs.
“SmartTrac fits perfectly with our Pyramid of Safety concept,” says Jon Morrison, president and general manager of Meritor WABCO, based in Troy, Mich. “It provides a broad base for controlling braking and stability control technologies now and in the future.”
The SmartTrac family of stability control systems currently is available immediately as a factory-installation option at several truck, tractor and trailer OEMs. The family encompasses antilock braking systems (ABS), automatic traction control (ATC) and stability control systems, all designed for vehicle applications like commercial trucks and trailers, construction, fire and rescue, bus and coach, and military.
According to Meritor WABCO, SmartTrac integrates the company’s active safety systems technologies: