WABCO Holdings Inc has expanded its long-term partnership with Kögel through a new supply agreement for WABCO's TrailerGUARD system, a telematics technology for trailer fleet management. Kögel, one of the largest manufacturers of commercial trailers in Europe, is headquartered in Burtenbach, Germany.
TrailerGUARD combines telematics with diagnosis of the vehicle's various operating data. From any location via an easy-to-use Internet portal or via integration with a fleet management system, fleet personnel can monitor brake wear, mileage, temperature inside a refrigerated trailer, doors, tire pressure, axle load, and the trailer's electronic braking system (EBS), among other operating functions. TrailerGUARD also enables a vehicle to be located in real time, allowing optimized utilization of each trailer.