Virtual model of typical truck tractor
Model of load frame and weights used to represent trailer
Scania engineers use virtual models of truck components to test specific systems. Engineers are applying a load, in the form of weights, on a model of a trailer frame to simulate how the frame design will perform.
Source: MSC Software
Environmentally Responsible Car Show (RIVE) in Alès, France, Bosch and PSA Peugeot Citroën are premiering their Optimal Energy Consumption and Recovery solution (OpEneR), a research project designed to increase the range of future hybrid and electric vehicles by optimising energy management.
To test and validate the project's performance, several thousand kilometres were driven using two prototypes built on a Peugeot 3008 platform.