Technology News Tracker: Smart Mobility to be Focus of IAA Commercial Vehicles

The 2018 edition of IAA Commercial Vehicles will highlight the industry trends of digitalization, connectivity, automated driving and alternative powertrains.

Leading up to the show, several manufacturers have announced the ‘smart mobility’ technologies they will exhibit.

MAN Truck & Bus plans to debut its new eTGE, a battery electric transporter designed to reduce emissions in urban environments.

Eberspaecher will have a test vehicle on display to demonstrate its platform of networked components such as auxiliary batteries and vehicle heaters, all of which can be controlled with an app.

Renault Trucks will present its 100% electric ZE range, as well as its FALCON – Flexible & Aerodynamic Truck for Low CONsumption, as the company knows diesel will continue to be the dominant energy source for several years.