From 25th September to 2nd October the international commercial vehicle industry will meet on the occasion of the 65th IAA fair themed “Driving the future”. Visitors are welcome to recognise the importance of unbeatable innovation capacity and proven trailer technology at the DOLL booth n° N30 (outdoor area).

This year, the main focus in heavy haulage will be on functionality and customer benefit. Having this in mind, DOLL has been combining pioneering spirit, passion and the feeling for customers’ needs to design a universal trailer with optimum flexibility as well as best driving performance: the first 6-axle panther low-loader featuring a detachable 2- axle dolly which can be converted into a semi low-loader version.

From the beginning the panther trailers with the first friction-steered double wishbone axle worldwide developed by the Germany-based vehicle manufacturer have been a symbol for quality providing a total stroke of mm, a steering angle of 55° and the lowest loading height of only 780 mm.

CAD Drawing of Panther Low-Loader

CAD drawing panther low-loader

There is no doubt that the exhibit with a payload of 70 t will also bring a lot more efficiency. Within a very short period of time the low-loader can easily be modified into a semi low-loader with a loading height of 850 mm by lifting the extendible low-bed by 45 cm and mounting it between the dolly and the running gear of the rear axle. Furthermore, the detachable gooseneck with modifiable load capacity enables the trailer to be hauled by an economic 3-axle truck.

Doll Vario Platform Trailer

VARIO platform semi-trailer

In addition to that DOLL will present a 3-axle VARIO platform semi-trailer – a versatile all-rounder and therefore a must-have for every heavy transport vehicle fleet. As the internationally renowned heavy haulage logistics company UTM has yet been relying on the quality of DOLL trailers for several times, they have ordered three more of this type in mega version.

Doll Vario Semi-Trailer

VARIO platform semi-trailer

The trailer’s technical features are a loading height of 950 mm as well as a gooseneck with a height of only 80 mm for maximum load capacities at the front part of the platform in conjunction with a fifth-wheel load of 12 t. Container twist locks and removable ramps including storage for construction machinery make it even more flexible and versatile. Another plus in safety and comfort is provided by a comprehensive lashing package and a WABCO smartboard.

With well-designed system solutions and innovations which are being developed for different kinds of transport tasks DOLL is able to illustrate once again its technology leadership and to ensure itself the crucial lead on the market.

DOLL Fahrzeugbau AG