North America the long wait is over

Tail and AutoTail are here

The Tail & AutoTail, mark a new milestone for OptiFlowTM, as a global supplier of Aerodynamic products and in time-record product development.

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WABCO Wins CLEPA Innovation
Award 2017 for its Industry-Leading
OptiFlow AutoTail Aerodynamic Solution for Trailers

Enhances Fuel Efficiency and Lowers Emissions of Commercial Vehicles

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WABCO acquired Laydon Composites Ltd. (LCL), a manufacturer of aerodynamic devices for heavy-duty trucks and trailers

Through the acquisition, WABCO is the only supplier that provides a full range of aerodynamic devices for commercial vehicles worldwide.

Discover Europe's best performing aerodynamic Tail for trailers

Benefit from fuel savings of up to 1.1 liter per 100km.

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Discover OptiFlow's SideWings aerodynamics technology for Trailer sides

Instantly benefit from fuel savings of up to 1.5 liters per 100km.

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OptiFlow™ North America

WABCO's OptiFlow™ has expanded its reach towards a global aerodynamic portfolio

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OptiFlow™ Europe

Starting with the SideWings the product line is now more complete than ever before. After the Tail launch in 2014 OptiFlow is now implementing autonomous technologies with the introduction of the AutoTail in 2016

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Calculate Your Savings

Use our simple OptiFlow™ calculator which can determine potential annual savings from a few input parameters, delivering a tailored estimate for fleets of any size.

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WABCO Launches Industry-Leading Aerodynamic Solutions for Trailers in North America; Showcases OptiFlow AutoTail and Tail at TMC 2017

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. and NASHVILLE, Tenn., February 27, 2017 – WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), a leading global supplier of technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, today announced the North America premiere of OptiFlow™ AutoTail and Tail as part of its showcase of industry-leading aerodynamics technologies at TMC Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition. The trade show will take place from Feb. 27 through March 2, 2017 in Nashville, Tenn.

The first aerodynamic tail in the U.S. to feature automatic deployment and retraction, WABCO’s OptiFlow AutoTail is also the first product to earn EPA SmartWay verification from the prestigious National Resource Council (NRC), the Canadian government’s premier research and technology organization. WABCO’s OptiFlow AutoTail deploys and retracts tail panels based on driving speed as determined by sensors linked to WABCO’s Trailer Anti-Lock Braking Systems (ABS).

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Presenting the Intelligent Trailer Program

OptiFlow™ Sidewings and OptiFlow™ Tail are just two of the products in WABCO’s Intelligent Trailer portfolio. In total, the Intelligent Trailer Program offers over 40 innovative trailer functions designed to increase operational effectiveness, safety and driver comfort.

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OptiFlow , Tail & AutoTail North America

We are proud to introduce our patented OptiFlowTM Tail and AutoTail in North America


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