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Video: Tablet-controlled tractor-trailer, automated-manual transmission test drive

| July 29, 2014


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Overdrive Equipment Editor Jack Roberts was in Germany earlier this month hanging out with the folks from ZF, where the transmission maker introduced a new automated-transmission and a tractor-trailer equipped with a system that allows remote controlled operation of the vehicle via a tablet computer. 

Roberts shot the two videos above — one a test drive with the new transmission and the other of him and others toying around with the tablet-controlled truck. 

Click here to read more on ZF’s unveilings from Germany.

  • FoxStar

    Great piece of engineering!

  • quickphil

    The future will be a nightmare ! What are all the unemployed people going to do. ? I guess we will be like the Mideast fighting and killing each other to keep population down like them

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