Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Lightweight Suspension Solutions were specifically designed for the rapidly growing electric vehicle market. SOFTEK, the front steer axle and suspension system featuring Hendrickson’s fabricated STEERTEK front steer axle, integrated with the front mechanical spring suspension and lightweight clamp group has been scaled to accommodate the medium-duty last mile delivery market. In addition, the Snake Spring technology has been incorporated into the rear suspension system for this platform and delivers additional weight savings and optimized ride and stability characteristics.
For the heavy-duty market, Hendrickson offers OPTIMAAX. It is a lightweight, forward-liftable tandem axle and suspension system for 6x2 vehicles. This system delivers significant weight savings and helps optimize a vehicle’s energy consumption through its automated liftable technology.