- Knorr-Bremse is setting a further milestone on its way to become a global supplier for CVS steering systems
- System solutions for driver assistance and highly automated driving
- Acquisition of the commercial vehicle steering business ("Integral Power Steering" (IPS) and "Advanced Hybrid Power Steering" (AHPS)) is now completed in Japan
- AHPS torque overlay steering technology is contributing to systems solutions for driver assistance and highly automated driving
“Knorr-Bremse has global experience with commercial vehicles in the fields of vehicle dynamics, driver assistance systems and the main related actuators, which means brakes and steering. The take-over of the commercial vehicle steering business from Hitachi Automotive will expand Knorr-Bremse’s steering system portfolio and further enhance Knorr- Bremse’s future potential as a global supplier for driver assistance and highly automated driving solutions”, explains Dr. Peter Laier, Member of the Executive Board of Knorr-Bremse AG responsible for the Commercial Vehicle Systems division.
With this transaction, Knorr-Bremse is setting a further milestone to become a global supplier for CVS steering systems for RCB (recirculating ball) and TOS (torque overlay steering). In addition, Knorr-Bremse takes a further step towards supplying its customers with highly integrated systems, as well as new functionalities in the field of driver assistance and automated driving. Furthermore, Knorr-Bremse will gain a better access to the Japanese and the Southeast Asian market and will have the opportunity to also provide further products of the business segment for commercial vehicles in these regions.
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