• Safety mission for aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) vehicles – stability and driving dynamics

    Safety mission for aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) vehicles – stability and driving dynamics

    As already mentioned in the last blog post about the electronic braking system EBS and the electronic directional stabilization program ESC, safety awareness is becoming more and more important for the fire department. One of the reasons why the focus is on the response personnel at an airport is because of the strict regulations regarding response times.   Why the demand for more safety in ARFF vehicles? The past shows that accidents with ARFF vehicles occur time and again around the globe. A mixture of many factors ensures that the most common types of accident are roll-over scenarios, i.e., overturning [...]

  • 10 new aerial ladders for Frankfurt (group photo from the front)

10 New Aerial Ladders for Frankfurt am Main

27.03.2019|0 Comments

The Frankfurt Fire Department is one of the largest in Germany. There are twelve fire and rescue stations scattered throughout the city with a total of over 1,000 firefighters. In addition, there are about 900 active firefighters working at 28 volunteer fire departments. Time for Something New with Proven Quality [...]

The CFT on snow and ice

21.03.2019|1 Comment

The Concept Fire Truck (CFT) went on tour again in February. This time it traveled in Scandinavia and stopped in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. We also had the opportunity to make a tour stop at the remote airport of Fagernes [...]