There are many components used in a steering system for today’s modern commercial vehicle. As an alternative to a rack and pinion steering system, the steering drag link (or centre rod) is used to ultimately allow the vehicle to be steered in the direction required.
Commercial vehicle engineering covers a wide range of manufacturing processes and products, from drive shafts to exhaust systems. Each has its own particular set of requirements and expertise which is why many companies specialise in just one part of the vehicle. Here, we take a look at the steering system side of commercial vehicle engineering.
Collapsible steering columns were introduced to reduce the number of serious injuries caused by the impact of the steering column and wheel on the driver’s body in the case of a frontal impact collision whilst driving. Since the first vehicle was produced, the typical way to steer the vehicle was through a single piece steering […]
It seems that every day there are new technological advancements in the automotive industry. For commercial vehicle manufacturers, it is essential to keep pace with these developments. This is why you need an automotive system engineering company to help you stay ahead of the market.
Forward thinking engineering design services When it comes to engineering design of steering systems and components for the commercial vehicle industry, it is important to not only to keep pace with, but also ahead of the market. Manufacturers of buses and coaches and vehicles deployed for military, utility and emergency services use are constantly striving […]
Reasons why you should choose purpose-built steering column universal joints When it comes to making steering systems and components that are purpose-designed and built for a customer’s particular specifications, PEL is the market leader. Every type of commercial vehicle is different and has its own individual requirements. This means that every steering component needs to […]
Being a quality steering system manufacturer entails far more than is expected. In order to serve the sectors well, a steering system manufacturer must take into account the needs of its individual customers. The ability to offer products specifically designed to each individual vehicle is equally as important as lowering the cost and delivery time […]
Key points to consider when choosing steering engineering services The steering system is critical to the operational performance of any commercial vehicle and PEL know a thing or two about delivering exceptional steering engineering services. We have been the first choice for steering engineering services to blue-chip customers around the world. There are several key […]
Answering the commercial vehicle industry’s demands with automotive engineering services In today’s commercial vehicle market, technological developments are constantly changing and improving. To be able to keep up with, or stay ahead of, the market you need a company who can supply you with technically advanced automotive engineering services. PEL have been designing and manufacturing […]
What does it take to deliver top quality steering columns? From our expert design and production engineers, to purpose-built testing and manufacturing facilities, PEL are able to deliver world-class steering systems to blue-chip commercial vehicle manufacturers throughout the world. Here we explain just a few reasons why we are able to remain market leading steering […]