Wuhan, China, January 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — China Automotive Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CAAS) (“CAAS” or the “Company”), one of the leading suppliers of power steering components and systems in China, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with SCANIA AB (“SCANIA”) to develop eRCB steering systems for SCANIA trucks and buses.
Based on CAAS’ proprietary technology and innovative insights combined with CAAS’ Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (“ADAS”) L4 platform, named AP04, this eRCB steering system is a fully intelligent steering system. electric for light and medium trucks and heavy trucks. -commercial vehicles. This eRCB steering system features an innovative double electric motor structure with high output torque. CAAS’ proprietary AP04 driver assistance system enables vehicles to perform Level 4 autonomous driving with a higher level of functionality, safety and network security.
The eRCB steering system is set to become the world’s first mass-produced all-electric intelligent power steering system for commercial vehicles, cementing CAAS’ status as the premier Tier 1 supplier to global commercial vehicle OEMs.
Mr. Qizhou Wu, CEO of CAAS, said, “We are thrilled to add another global OEM to our roster of customers and achieve another major milestone as we continue to drive our international growth through continued innovation and superior quality. . Due to the heavy payloads and rough road conditions, the commercial vehicle market is still dominated by traditional hydraulic steering systems, which presents a unique opportunity for our new product, which is more environmentally friendly and user-friendly. for the driver. »
About China Automotive Systems, Inc.
Situated at Hubei Province, the People’s Republic of China, China Automotive Systems, Inc. is a leading supplier of power steering components and systems to the Chinese automotive industry, operating through ten Sino-foreign joint ventures. The company offers a full line of automotive and utility vehicle steering system parts. The company currently offers four distinct power steering series with an annual production capacity of over 6 million sets of steering gears, steering columns and hoses. Its customer base consists of major automobile manufacturers, such as China FAW Group, Corp., Dongfeng Auto Group Co., Ltd., BYD Auto Company Limited, Beiqi Foton Motor Co., Ltd. and Chery Automobile Co., Ltd. China, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Ford Motor Company in North America. For more information, please visit: http://www.caasauto.com.
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