Daimler Truck at EuroBrake Opening Session

STANSTEAD, U.K. — Dr. Marko Weirich, Senior Manager CAE Functions & Analytics, Daimler Truck AG will be presenting a keynote during the opening plenary session on “Endurance Brake System for the Mercedes-Benz eACTROS Long Haul” at the upcoming EuroBrake event.

The annual gathering of the leading brake-industry individuals and organizations, sponsored by FISITA, runs from Sept. 12-14, 2023, in Barcelona. The aforementioned plenary presentation is scheduled for 9:45-10:20 a.m. Sept. 12th.

Dr. Weirich’s Daimler Truck presentation will give an overview on the current endurance brake systems for heavy-duty trucks as well as the technical options to develop an endurance brake system for battery-electric vehicles.

A deep dive into the legislative changes of UN-R13 will be provided especially for the applications with regenerative braking devices. The analysis of customer operation data gives an important input for the system dimensioning.

Finally, a summary of the concept evaluation criteria is shown that enables the selection of the appropriate endurance brake system for heavy-duty Trucks.


EuroBrake is the world’s largest annual brake technology conference. Contributors and attendees gather from the major brake industry stakeholders, including passenger car and commercial vehicle component suppliers and manufacturers, raw material suppliers, and leading brands in rail, aerospace, and academia.

For further information about the EuroBrake program, click HERE.

Mike Geylin
Mike Geylin

Mike Geylin is the Editor-in-Chief at Hagman Media. Geylin has been in automotive communications for five decades working in all aspects of the industry from OEM to supplier to motorsports as well as reporting for both newspapers and magazines on the industry.