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Longer Semitrailer Project

This project is building a longer semitrailer with the CVDC's active steering technology, in partnership with SDC, Tridec, Goodyear, Haldex and Wincanton.

A 15.65m long, actively steered Longer Semitrailer (LST) is being built and tested by a team consisting of the University researchers, SDC Trailers, Tridec, Goodyear, Haldex and Wincanton.  The trailer will be field-tested in commercial operations by Wincanton later in 2013.

The system has been named: 'Path Following Steering System' (PFSS).  For details of the technology see our leaflet.

 

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Oct 04, 2015

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CVDC Slip-Control Braking System featured on BBC

Jun 17, 2015

CVDC Slip-Control Braking System featured on BBC

Tridec releases Path-Following Steering

Jun 16, 2015

Tridec releases path-following steering system

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