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August 3, 2020 12:00 PM, EDT

SAF-Holland to Supply Air Suspension for VW E-Delivery Truck in Brazil

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SAF-Holland announced it has been selected to supply the rear-drive air suspensions for the new VW electric delivery truck in Brazil.

The manufacturer will provide its KLL brand rear-drive air suspensions for two vehicle versions of the tractor, a 4×2 and a 6×2 model featuring a liftable tag axle.

The VW e-delivery is the first zero-emission electric truck 100% developed in Brazil. VW Caminhões e Ônibus has a purchase intention of a total of 1,600 vehicles over the next several years, according to the Muskegon, Mich.-based company.

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The 6x2 version of the tractor features a liftable tag axle. (SAF-Holland)

The zero-emission truck is running engineering and customer testing under real conditions on the streets.

KLL brand suspensions are manufactured by the Brazilian subsidiary of SAF-Holland headquartered in Alvorada, Rio Grande do Sul.

SAF-Holland is a global manufacturer of fifth wheels, trailer suspension and axle systems, truck suspensions, landing gear and coupling products. — Transport Topics

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