TEST DRIVE - VACANCIES NO LONGER AVAILABLE
As part of the event's program, on may 8th, at 8:00 AM to 12:00 noon, the test drive will occur at CTR – Randon technological center!
CTR is a testing center par excellence. It is
the first independent proving ground in the Southern region of Brazil for
testing trucks, buses, passenger cars, motorcycles, road equipment, off-road
vehicles and auto parts, and the only one in South America designed to
withstand 16 tons per axle on track. It is constantly requested by OEM companies
of buses, cars and motorcycles, both nationally and internationally. Located in
an area of 87 hectares, the CTR has a Structural Laboratory, a dedicated place
to vehicles preparation and an array of 20 test tracks, totaling 15 kilometers.
In addition, there are different types of pavement and special tracks for tests
under distinct dynamic conditions.
The vehicles that will be demonstrating some of the latest automotive technologies in the brake segment are:
-Mercedes-Benz Axor 2041 4x2: with maximum traction capacity up to 80 tons,
the Axor 2041 offers economy and high level of comfort. The 6-cylinder 401
horsepower engine, ideal for traction 3-axis spaced combinations, with PBTC up
to 46 tonnes, with the most varied types of implements, offering all the
reliability and durability that are characteristic of the Mercedes-Benz brand.
-Volkswagen Delivery Express: the New Volkswagen Delivery Express
arrives with the ready-to-load concept offering an additional convenience to
the final customers. Also this vehicle can be driven by a person who owns a
common driver's license.
Delivery Express combines the passenger
car comfort and the truck typical strength. Providing largest interior space of
the category, the new Delivery cabin adds the most innovative in terms of
ergonomics, internal space and robustness.
Delivery Express GVW (Gross Vehicle
Weight) of 3,5 tons is classified as a pickup truck "Light Commercial
Vehicle", with no traffic restriction. Single tire in rear axle generates
toll similar to a passenger car (according to Brazilian legislation). Airbags
are available as standard for both driver and passengers. The Volkswagen
Delivery Express is available in City, Trend and Prime versions, with different
-Volare BYD Access-E: allying with the latest in technology, comfort and
affordability, the Access-E is a micro-bus with 100% electric motorization.
Considered as one of the pioneer electric models for transport of people in
Brazil, has low floor, pneumatic suspension and zero emission of pollutants,
attending to the global requirements for safer and sustainable transport. The
main features are: recharge between one and a half hour to three hours,
autonomy of 250 kilometers per charge, silent vehicle and excellent performance,
100% accessible, moved by iron phosphate
with recycle technology and longer lifespan, regenerative
and wheel motors, what reduces costs with maintenance and increase operational
VOLVO VM Sugarcane: Volvo Group has made a first delivery in Brazil of an Autonomous
Commercial Vehicle for a sugar cane industry.
The truck is equipped with Volvo Dynamic System (VDS), External Antennas,
Sensors and Display in order to synchronize the vehicle in the harvest area.
*To register for the test drive, answer email (firstname.lastname@example.org) with : FULL NAME, PASSPORT NUMBER, COMPANY NAME AND CELLPHONE NUMBER. Subscriptions will be accepted until may 6th or until all vacancies are filled.
Registrations are free and exclusive for participants of the event.
**Transfer will be available at Casa Perlage (venue of the event). Access CTR with own vehicle will not be allowed.