Did you know ZF was the first to enter the global market with its Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) technology solution, OptiDriveTM , for commercial vehicles in 1986? Since then, the solution has undergone several advancements to cater to the growing needs of commercial vehicles.
Over 5 million units of OptiDrive™ AMT have been sold since its launch. The advanced technology solution has, thus, stood the test of time to maximize fuel efficiency, vehicle uptime and driver productivity.
In today’s context, fleet management and its routine operations is complex due to the perpetual increase in fuel prices and shortage of skilled drivers. ZF’s OptiDrive™ provides a range of benefits including greater safety, lowers TCO, maximizes driver productivity and improves fuel efficiency.
OptiDrive™ is an award-winning modular transmission automation technology solution that can be easily adapted to a wide range of commercial vehicle platforms. It is a complete AMT technology that comes with hardware and shifting algorithms.
The solution automatically engages the clutch and gear shift actuation for medium and heavy commercial vehicles. It offers automatic and manual gear shifting modes and selects the most suitable gear and completes gear-shifting according to engine speed, thus, achieving maximum fuel efficiency and driver productivity. It optimizes clutch and gear actuations reducing wear of mechanical components of vehicles, thereby lowering maintenance costs.
With over 5 million vehicles fitted with OptiDrive™ units across the world, ZF’s AMT technology solution has a strong and long-standing history of success. With a host of benefits, OptiDrive™ offers the ideal solution for fleet businesses. The advanced technology solution helps to maximize driver comfort & productivity, reduce driver fatigue, improves vehicle uptime and lowers total cost of ownership.
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