Anti-lock braking system for commercial vehicles

  • Date
    26 January - 1 February 1981
  • Description
    In Rovaniemi, Finland, Daimler-Benz presents to the international press an anti-lock braking system for commercial vehicles, jointly developed with brake manufacturer WABCO. The system is offered as a world first initially for heavy-duty trucks and the O 303 touring coach.
  • Caption
    Mercedes-Benz O 303 touring coach with ABS in Rovaniemi (Finnland) 1981
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    Mercedes-Benz semitrailer tractor with ABS.
  • Caption
    Mercedes-Benz and brake manufacturer Wabco present an anti-lock braking system for commercial vehicles ready for production in 1981. Among the ABS components are the electronic controller with four microcomputers, a pole wheel and sensor for four wheels and four magnetic control valves.
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    Mercedes-Benz NG Lkw mit und ohne ABS
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    Mercedes-Benz O 303 Omnibus mit und ohne ABS
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