The HÜBNER Group Company HEMSCHEIDT Fahrwerktechnik develops high-quality and customized products. The company has been producing shock absorbers since 1929; for more than 20 years it has also been manufacturing hydropneumatic chassis systems as well as articulation systems for commercial vehicles and buses. In addition, the company supplies wheel management systems for the truck and trailer industry.
The chassis technology specialists at V.S.E. Vehicle Systems Engineering B.V. together with the HÜBNER Group company Hemscheidt Fahrwerktechnik make up HÜBNER's business unit Chassis Technology. Based in Veenendaal near Utrecht, VSE was founded in 2001 with the aim of developing electrohydraulic steering and suspension systems for the motor vehicle industry. The systems are used especially to equip vehicles so that they can successfully navigate difficult terrains. In the past years more than 50,000 vehicles in Europe have been equipped with components from VSE.
HEMSCHEIDT Fahrwerktechnik develops lightweight, robust and economical solutions that increase the efficiency of commercial vehicles. These include:
- Unique trailer air suspension systems for 9-ton axles
- Hydropneumatic suspension systems with load-adjusting damping
- Axle guides in many different forms
VSE develops space and weight-saving steering and suspension systems for trucks. The suspension systems provide superior driving comfort, optimal axle load distribution and high stability - even when vehicles are only partially loaded or empty.
HEMSCHEIDT Fahrwerktechnik develops and produces articulation systems, suspension systems and damping systems for buses and railway vehicles. These vital components not only connect different vehicle segments but also provided added safety through improved driving dynamics.
For the bus market, VSE supplies innovative steering and suspension systems tailored to customers' requirements. These include:
- The VSE Electronic Bus Steering System – a stand-alone electrohydraulic steering system with an electrically driven oil pump
- The VSE Dynamic Bus Suspension System – a hydropneumatic suspension system for both front and rear bus axles
Whether fast or slow, heavy or light, running on wheels or tracks – HEMSCHEIDT Fahrwerktechnik develops solutions for all types of special-purpose vehicles.
Highly maneuverable and dependably resilient - even under the most extreme conditions and at high speeds: The electrohydraulic suspension systems from VSE provide optimal stability and superior driving comfort, even in the most challenging off-road conditions. In addition, the compact and easily integrated steering systems guarantee maximum maneuverability - even with high axle loads.