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Video: Automated truck braking/steering system from ZF and WABCO in action

ZF and WABCO unveiled June 30 a new system that enables Class 8 trucks to autonomously brake and steer to avoid a rear-end collision should the truck determine it cannot stop quickly enough to avoid an impending crash. The video above shows the system in action on a test track in Aachen, Germany. See CCJ’s full coverage of the system — and a new ZF concept truck — at the links below.

ZF concept truck offers a glimpse of trucking’s connected, high-tech future

ZF concept truck offers a glimpse of trucking’s connected, high-tech future

ZF's concept truck not only features the Evasive Maneuver Assist (EMA) system it announced this week, but also an advanced hybrid drivetrain that runs exclusively ...

ZF, WABCO unveil collision avoidance system that autonomously steers trucks around stopped vehicles

ZF, WABCO unveil collision avoidance system that autonomously steers trucks around stopped vehicles

Global truck components suppliers ZF and WABCO unveiled June 28 the next progression in rear-end collision avoidance technology. The Evasive Maneuver Assist system goes a ...

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James Jaillet is Senior Editor for Overdrive and the Commercial Carrier Journal. Reach him at jjaillet@randallreilly.com.