WABCO has entered into an agreement with Agrale, a major original equipment manufacturer based in Brazil and Argentina, to supply innovative hydraulic anti-lock braking (ABS) technology for Agrale’s full range of light commercial vehicles that use hydraulic brakes.
New vehicle and road safety legislation in Brazil states that ABS must be installed on 40% of trucks, buses, trailers and passenger cars manufactured in 2013. From January 2014, all such vehicles must have ABS installed.
“As the leading supplier of technologies and control systems for the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicles in South America, WABCO is proud to enter the hydraulic ABS market together with Agrale while also providing world-class technical support,” said Reynaldo Contreira, WABCO South America Business Leader. “As our industry’s leading supplier of anti-lock braking systems, Wabco also has the global connectivity to seize market growth driven by current and future regulations for compulsory ABS in different regions of the world.”