VIDEO: Volta Trucks partners with ZF CVS

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ZF Commercial Vehicle Solutions (CVS) has been selected as key supplier of several core systems for the Volta Zero, including braking, suspension, and steering systems.

Electric partnership

ZF is the world’s largest supplier to the commercial vehicle industry, and its technologies include  Advanced Emergency Braking System (AEBS), Electronic Braking System (EBS) including the brake pedal box, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), and OnHand Electro-Pneumatic Handbrake (EPH).

ZF  will also supply Volta with a Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS),  independent front suspension (IFS) axle system, Electronically Controlled Air Suspension (ECAS), and components in the steering system, including the steering column and the steering gear.

“Especially agile, new truck manufacturers like Volta Trucks need strong partners in their supplier base helping them to shorten R&D costs and time-to-market,” said Dr. Peter Laier, Member of the ZF Board of Management.

Further comment

Ellie Pittson, Purchasing Director at Volta Trucks, added, “Volta Trucks and ZF CVS have a shared commitment towards climate protection and sustainability, and lead the field for next-generation mobility, which makes this relationship a very important one for Volta Trucks.”

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