Wabco Holdings will present its new telematics technology for trailer original equipment manufacturers and aftermarket applications at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2008 in Hanover, Germany, next week.

Wabco's telematics technology contains the latest generation of high performance GPS receiver and quad band GSM modem. All antennas are integrated into the trailer telematics unit, which simplifies installation.

The system provides continuous information such as location tracking and tracing, temperature, door status, tire pressure, load and other technical data. It also integrates with existing Wabco systems such as electronic braking (trailer EBS), suspension control and integrated vehicle tire monitoring. Fleet operators can access all of this information about their trailer from any location via an Internet portal.

In the event of any critical situation, such as a cooling system malfunction, low tire pressure or issues with the trailer braking system, the system alerts the fleet operator who can take action.

Data processed by Wabco's trailer telematics system can be integrated
into the customer's fleet management software using existing standardized
interfaces. Comprehensive support is provided by Wabco's helpdesk and global service network.

More info: www.wabco-auto.com