Video log: Remote-controlled tractor-trailers, ZF’s new automated transmission

| July 09, 2014


ZF highlights remote-controlled trucks, new transmission

ZF showed off a wide array of new systems this week, but the highlights are an all-new dual-clutch automated manual transmission and the new Smart ...

Overdrive Equipment Editor Jack Roberts is (still) hanging out in Germany, where June 9 transmission maker ZF unveiled a new automated transmission and a new system that allows drivers to operate their truck from outside of the cab using a tablet computer.

Click here to read in-depth coverage of those two new products, and here are videos Roberts shot test driving the truck and giving the remote controlled truck a go.

Automated-manual transmission:

Smart Truck Maneuvering System: