Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel, Autonomous

ZF Steers Course Deeper Into Commercial Vehicle Opportunities

ZF truck and trailer ZF Friedrichshafen

ZF Friedrichshafen AG is looking to nearly double its 2019 revenue from its commercial vehicle segment, which now includes its $7.1 billion acquisition of Wabco Holdings Inc.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
November 12, 2020
Business, Technology

ZF Updates Diagnostics Software

Wabco Toolbox Plus ZF Wabco

Parts supplier ZF Friedrichshafen AG announced its North American commercial vehicle control systems division, based in Auburn Hills, Mich., released the latest generation of Wabco Toolbox Plus, a PC-based advanced diagnostics software designed to expedite vehicle and trailer diagnosis.

July 20, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Kenworth Adds OnGuardACTIVE Option to T880, W990 Models

Kenworth T880 A Kenworth T880 model truck. (Flickr/TruckPR)

Kenworth Truck Co. now offers the Wabco OnGuardACTIVE as an option for the Kenworth T880 and W990 models.

June 26, 2020
Business, Technology, Autonomous

ZF Forms New Division After Closing Wabco Acquisition

ZF ZF Group via LinkedIn

ZF Friedrichshafen AG has completed the acquisition of commercial vehicle technology supplier Wabco Holdings Inc., which will become ZF’s commercial-vehicle control systems division.

June 2, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment

Wabco Introduces Intelligent Trailer Platform

Wabco Wabco's Collin Shaw, director of business development. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

ATLANTA — Wabco Holdings Inc. introduced a connected and intelligent trailer platform built on an intelligent anti-lock braking system, an intelligent trailer program and its TrailerCast telematics device — as well as open software architecture.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 24, 2020

Knorr-Bremse to Acquire R.H. Sheppard From Wabco

R.H. Sheppard A view of the factory floor at R.H. Sheppard Co. in Hanover, Pa. (R.H. Sheppard Co.)

Knorr-Bremse AG announced it intends to acquire R.H. Sheppard Co. Inc. from Wabco Holdings Inc. to strengthen its position in steering systems for commercial vehicles, including in emerging highly automated trucks. The price was $149.5 million.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 3, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Wabco Launches Rear Blind Spot Detection System

Wabco headquarters Wabco headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich. (Wabco Holdings Inc.)

Wabco Holdings Inc., a global supplier of braking control systems and other advanced technologies, announced it introduced TailGUARD for commercial trailers in North America.

October 4, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

Wabco to Supply Altec with Safety Systems for Medium-Duty Trucks

Wabco Holdings Inc. announced it will provide its advanced emergency braking system to Altec Inc. for use on medium-duty trucks Altec equips for the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, lights and signs, and contractor markets.

September 30, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

Wabco Partners With Silicon Valley Firm Plug and Play

Wabco Holdings Inc. announced it has signed a three-year agreement to be an anchor partner with Plug and Play, a global innovation platform leader headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif. The Swiss company will gain access to Plug and Play’s global partnership network, which includes many startups, market disruptors and industry leaders.

September 13, 2019
Business, Equipment

Wabco Reports 2Q Declines in Net Income, Revenue

Wabco Wabco's Americas headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich. (Wabco Holdings Inc.)

Wabco Holdings Inc. reported lower net income and revenue in the second quarter as global economic growth slowed in key regions, including its primary market — Europe.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 19, 2019