HANNOVER, Germany--26 Sep--PRNewswire/InfoQuest
Germany Local Time, 21st September, the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2016 was kicked off. As one of the world's largest and most influential commercial vehicle exhibitions, the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2016, themed with "Driven by Ideas", has attracted nearly 2,000 exhibitors from 52 countries. The host Daimler AG's No. 14 and No.15 pavilions, themed with " Trucks and Buses for the World ", released to the media "Awaken the Future" on 20th September night (Local Time). Remarkably, Foton Super Truck - Auman EST, which Foton Motor Group will integrate into its globally-leading supply chain system, made its debut at the Daimler booth. Its family-style front-face design and European technology connotation have drawn great attention from the audience and the media.
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Since 2012 when Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive Co., Ltd. (BFDA) was founded, Foton has launched Auman Super Truck R&D Program based on European standard. On one hand, enhanced Auman EST's European technology connotation. On the other hand, Foton cooperated with members of the "Super Truck Global Innovation Alliance", such as Cummins, ZF Friedrichshafen, Continental Automotive Electronics, etc. to inject global heavy truck technology power into the Foton Auman EST Super Truck.
"New Foton Auman EST product, with our 4-year R&D endeavor has realized an all-round breakthrough in technical sectors such as R&D, quality, manufacturing, etc., so Auman EST Super Truck can make its debut in Daimler booth today," said Foton Daimler's Vice President of R&D, Jens Hamester, during an interview.
Vice president of ZF Friedrichshafen Commercial Vehicle Operations Truck and Van Driveline Technology Business Unit, Dietmar Ahle, also came to the Auman EST Super Truck booth and said to the media: "Foton Auman EST Super Truck is a good start. In the future, we will continue to cooperate with Foton on safety, driveline system, etc., and provide more supports for the development of the super truck through technical innovation."
Continental AG Commercial Vehicle Electronics Global Product Director, Thomas Olbrich, said in an interview: "Foton Auman EST has a fascinating appearance. What's more, Auman EST is a hi-tech truck product, equipped with Continental's advanced electronic system. The above-mentioned innovative technologies highlighted Auman EST in Hannover."
Foton Auman EST that was exhibited in the show with Daimler's commercial vehicle family at the same booth is expected to drive Foton Motor Group's future vision and target with intelligent technologies, making the company a new drive for the intelligent trend of the global commercial vehicles market that accelerates the advent of the global super truck era.
For more information, please visit Foton Motor's Facebook or the company's website on IAA 2016 at http://www.foton-global.com/media/events/iaa_2016/ .