New Yugoimport 4×4 fitted with Timoney and Texelis Driveline

The Yugoimports Milosh revealed at IDEX 2017 is fitted with the latest T700™ modular hub-to-hub driveline system designed by Timoney in partnership with Texelis and a front wheel steering system designed by Timoney.

Navan, Ireland, 19 February 2017; A new design 4X4 armoured vehicle unveiled n the Yugoimport stand (12-E20) at IDEX 2017 is fitted with the latest T700™ modular driveline system announced jointly by Timoney and Texelis in the middle of 2016.

The MILOSH is designed as a troop carrying or liaison vehicle and has high mobility levels as well as good levels of protection. It is fitted with a remote weapon station to give the vehicle fire power capability. 

The MILOSH is also fitted with an Independent Suspension Axle hub-to-hub driveline solution and a front wheel steering system designed by Timoney.

“Working together with our partners in Texelis we have been able to capitalise on our joint expertise in designing and developing modular drivelines suitable for 4x4s such as the MILOSH launched today,” said Shane O’Neill, Chief Executive of Timoney.

“It is this type of partnership arrangement which has enabled us to deliver high quality reliable driveline for 50 years,” added Mr O’Neill.

The T700™ modular driveline has been designed to meet a requirement for a lightweight, cost effective solution for military and commercial vehicles with a maximum gross axle weight requirement (GAWR) of up to 7000kg.

The driveline can be adapted to meet specific vehicle requirements such as those for the MILOSH.  The driveline system utilises proven modular assemblies such as wheel hubs and differentials from the Texelis rigid axle range in conjunction with Timoney independent suspension technology.

T700 axle
TheT700™axle has been jointly designed by Timoney and Texelis to meet a requirement for a lightweight, versatile requirement for both military and heavy commercial 4x4s.

Timoney Background

Timoney Technology is a global leader in the fields of vehicle driveline technology and are specialists in the area of independent suspensions; steering systems; specialist drive solutions; transfer cases; vehicle systems engineering; vehicle dynamics, whole body vibration analysis, complete vehicle design and turnkey solutions. Timoney serves the construction, fire-fighting, vocational, military, mining and special purpose vehicle markets with both off-highway and on-highway solutions.  

Based in Navan, Co. Meath, Ireland and having been in business for 50 years, the company has exported solutions to over 40 countries either directly or through its partners. Core to the Timoney approach is technology creation for technology transfer and development through partnership.

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About Texelis

Texelis is a 70 year old, 60m€ company that specialises in transmission solutions for heavy duty applications. Part of Renault Trucks until it became independent in 2009, Texelis is made up of 300+ engineers, mechanics and support staff whose goal is to deliver innovative, value for money transmission solutions, particularly for volumes between 50 and 3000 units per year. 

With its own R&D team, machining, heat treatment facilities and assembly lines and in-house test centres, Texelis is one of the few specialist transmission companies that can offer a completely customized, full service solution from concept to long term aftersales support.  

Texelis works with major OEM’s such as Volvo, Alstom and Siemens as a Tier I supplier, which means that Texelis products are well proven in applications where safety and reliability are crucial, that they are supported by a global dealer network and that Texelis are fully certified in terms of quality, systems and environmental legislation. 

Texelis currently has a major investment and product development program in place, particularly in the area of hybrids and developing new markets. 

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