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  • New ATC
    15.07.2019

    Anti-skid system AL-KO ATC: Now even safer and more effective!

    Specialist in trailer driving safety launches electronics update

    Trailers making dangerous swaying movements due to small evasive manoeuvres, side winds on bridges or wind pressure during overtaking can lead to critical situations. The AL-KO Trailer Control (ATC) anti-skid system for caravans and light commercial trailers, which has already been installed over 200,000 times throughout Europe, ensures smooth and even braking.

  • AL-KO  HY4 upgrade
    15.07.2019

    Upgrade for AL-KO HY4

    Hydraulic steady leg system now with weighing function and app integration – available from October 2019

    An upgrade for the fully automatic levelling system AL-KO HY4 will be available in Europe from October 2019. The AL-KO HY4, featuring a weighing function and an app that can be used to control it, is available both as original equipment and as an aftermarket fit. This global innovation was presented for the first time at the Caravan Salon Düsseldorf 2019.  

    Innovative weighing system for AL-KO HY4

  • AL-KO Vario X
    05.06.2019

    New AL-KO Vario X chassis: Impresses with its lightness

    Inspired by nature: Up to 30 percent less chassis weight without compromising on stiffness

    Vario X: Light, innovative, stable, sustainable, economical. With AL-KO’s new lightweight concept for caravans, the vehicle technology specialist has achieved an absolute coup: The bionic design is made possible by a maximum lightweight steel construction. The benefit: Weight savings of up to 30 percent thanks to the frame parts of the chassis. This offers scope for possibilities: Increased payload, higher efficiency, greater sustainability.

  • Preston Chassis
    04.06.2019

    DexKo Global completes the acquisition of Preston Chassis Industries Pty Ltd

    DexKo Global Inc., a global leader in highly engineered trailer running gear and chassis assemblies and related components, has acquired Preston Chassis Industries Pty Ltd. ("PCI") through its wholly-owned Australian subsidiary AL-KO International Pty Ltd. ("AL-KO").

    PCI manufactures chassis and other products from multiple facilities in Campbellfield, Victoria and has earned a well-regarded reputation in the industry for its high-quality products and leading customer service.

  • 10.05.2019

    DexKo Global Inc. acquires Bankside Patterson Ltd. in the UK

    Ongoing focus on expanding the core business of AL-KO Vehicle Technology

    DexKo Global Inc., a global leader in highly engineered trailer running gear, chassis assemblies and related components, is expanding the core business of AL-KO Vehicle Technology with the acquisition of Bankside Patterson Ltd. ("Bankside"). As a quality and innovation leader, AL-KO Vehicle Technology intends to enter into the mobile home chassis market through this acquisition.

  • AL-KO chassis now also available with Mercedes-Benz Sprinter tractor head
    12.04.2019

    AL-KO chassis now also available with Mercedes-Benz Sprinter tractor head

    AL-KO chassis for motorhomes is now also available with the Mercedes Benz Sprinter tractor head

    The AL-KO chassis for motorhomes is now available with the Fiat, Peugeot, Citroën, Volkswagen and Mercedes Benz Sprinter tractor heads (BM910). In addition to the extra tractor head variants, the BM910 is also available as a 2- or 3-axle version. The performance of the AL-KO lightweight chassis is particularly impressive due to its higher payload capacity, optimum driving dynamics and outstanding driving comfort. The result is a significant increase in safety.

  • Easy and precise movement of the trailer per joystick
    02.04.2019

    Easy and precise movement of the trailer per joystick

    AL-KO MAMMUT CTRAIL manoeuvring drive now available for single axle trailers up to 2.5 tonnes

  • New anti-theft protection secures trailer whether stationary or driving
    02.04.2019

    New anti-theft protection secures trailer whether stationary or driving

    AL-KO Safety developed for AK 161 and AK 270 coupling heads – Tested designs meet the highest safety requirements in Europe

  • Hybrid Power Chassis for light commercial vehicles in municipal use
    02.04.2019

    Hybrid Power Chassis for light commercial vehicles in municipal use

    Intelligent combination of internal combustion engine and electric motor for overland tours and urban journeys – High platform flexibility

  • Always on track with AL-KO ATC
    02.04.2019

    Always on track with AL-KO ATC

    Anti snaking system now also available for trailers up to 3.5 tonness – 2LINK connectivity system brings sensors into the trailer – Greater driving safety through permanent monitoring of tyre pressure and brake pad wear