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

Updated Jul 10, 2014
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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: