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July 26, 2019

New Citylink NET 2012 LRVs in Karlsruhe: Electrical competence for passenger comfort and attractive regional transport

  • The last LRV of the Citylink NET 2012 type has been delivered to Karlsruhe
  • Homologation according to both BOStrab and EBO
  • Low-floor vehicles are operated both in the city and in the region
  • Innovative drive, control and air conditioning systems from Kiepe Electric increase the passenger comfort

Kiepe Electric, a subsidiary of Knorr-Bremse AG, the global market leader for braking systems and a leading supplier of further subsystems for rail vehicles and commercial vehicles, has delivered the last vehicle of the new LRV generation to Verkehrsbetriebe Karlsruhe (VBK) and Albtal-Verkehrsgesellschaft (AVG) together with Stadler Valencia. These LRVs, which have been equipped with electrical systems from Kiepe Electric and with braking systems from Knorr-Bremse, provide reliable operation, more passenger comfort and comfortable connections into the region.

July 19, 2019

Knorr-Bremse and Team Hahn Racing extend their 16-year partnership

  • Knorr-Bremse and the Knorr-Bremse TruckServices brand are extending their official sponsorship of Hahn Racing Team by a further three years
  • Successful start to the season: Jochen Hahn leads the championship in the run-up to the Truck Grand Prix at the Nürburgring
  • Knorr-Bremse TruckServices to present its latest solutions at the Nürburgring

As the fourth round of the FIA European Truck Racing Championship 2019 at the Nürburgring approaches, Knorr-Bremse and Team Hahn Racing have announced that they are prolonging their collaboration. Knorr-Bremse and Knorr-Bremse TruckServices, the aftermarket unit of Knorr-Bremse Commercial Vehicle Systems, are to remain official sponsors of Hahn Racing Team until 2022.

July 19, 2019

Knorr-Bremse and Team Hahn Racing extend their 16-year partnership

  • Knorr-Bremse and the Knorr-Bremse TruckServices brand are extending their official sponsorship of Hahn Racing Team by a further three years
  • Successful start to the season: Jochen Hahn leads the championship in the run-up to the Truck Grand Prix at the Nürburgring
  • Knorr-Bremse TruckServices to present its latest solutions at the Nürburgring

As the fourth round of the FIA European Truck Racing Championship 2019 at the Nürburgring approaches, Knorr-Bremse and Team Hahn Racing have announced that they are prolonging their collaboration. Knorr-Bremse and Knorr-Bremse TruckServices, the aftermarket unit of Knorr-Bremse Commercial Vehicle Systems, are to remain official sponsors of Hahn Racing Team until 2022.

July 16, 2019

Important milestone reached: Knorr-Bremse and Continental complete their Platooning Demonstrator

  • Cross-manufacturer platooning system demonstrates five central driving functions: forming, driving, emergency braking, exiting by individual vehicles, splitting up
  • Initial demonstrations and tests with commercial vehicle makers have been conducted
  • Solution is still being flexibly developed together with the makers
  • Development partners are now focusing on the Highway Pilot as an application

Knorr-Bremse and Continental are taking a further step in their development partnership towards highly automated commercial vehicle driving: for automated platooning (i.e. driving in a column), the world market leader for braking systems, and leading supplier of subsystems for rail and commercial vehicles, and the engineering company from Hanover have joined forces to develop the Platooning Demonstrator, based on a platoon of three trucks of different makes. Initial test runs and demonstrations to customers have already been conducted at testing grounds.

July 12, 2019

ReMaTec: Knorr-Bremse TruckServices Receives Remanufacturer of the Year Award 2019

Knorr-Bremse TruckServices, the aftermarket operation of Knorr-Bremse Commercial Vehicle Systems, has won the Remanufacturer of the Year Award 2019 in the category “Best Reman Process Optimisation”. The award was presented in the context of the world’s largest remanufacturing exhibition, ReMaTec 2019, in Amsterdam.

July 04, 2019

Kiepe Electric is key partner in electrification of bus fleets in Milan and Modena

  • Major Italian mass transit operators expand electrified bus services
  • In Milan, transit authority ATM orders 30 Solaris IMC® buses equipped with electrical systems from Kiepe Electric
  • In Modena, cutting-edge In-Motion Charging (IMC®) solution results in removal of overhead lines around San Geminiano Cathedral

Kiepe Electric, a subsidiary of Knorr-Bremse AG, the global market leader for braking systems and a leading supplier of other subsystems for rail and commercial vehicles, is winning over Italian customers with clean solutions optimized for urban infrastructures. Mass transit authorities in Milan and Modena rely on Kiepe Electric traction systems to power their new Solaris IMC® buses.

June 27, 2019

Publishers ETM announce readers’ choice: Knorr-Bremse voted “Best Brand 2019”

In a readership survey conducted by publishers ETM, Knorr-Bremse, the global market leader for braking systems and a leading supplier of other subsystems for rail and commercial vehicles, has won the “Best Brand” title in the Brakes category for the fourteenth time in succession.

June 17, 2019

Heinz Hermann Thiele celebrates 50th anniversary at Knorr-Bremse AG

Heinz Hermann Thiele, majority shareholder and Honorary Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Knorr-Bremse AG, celebrated his 50th anniversary with the Knorr-Bremse Group on June 16, 2019.

June 04, 2019

Retrofittable turning assistant with integrated driver assistance systems for commercial vehicles: Knorr-Bremse TruckServices and Mobileye®, an Intel company, enter into a strategic partnership

  • Turning assistant with integrated driver assistance systems extends product portfolio of Knorr-Bremse TruckServices
  • Technological solution based on intelligent Mobileye® camera technology with state-of-the-art EyeQ® chips
  • Retrofit system for existing fleets with full sales and service support of TruckServices

Knorr-Bremse TruckServices, Aftermarket Specialist of Knorr-Bremse Commercial Vehicles Systems, and Mobileye, an Intel company, a leading global manufacturer of accident prevention and autonomous driving technologies, are jointly launching a retrofittable turning assistant with integrated driver assistance systems for heavy commercial vehicles. This is intended to avoid accidents, especially when turning to the right, such as at city intersections.

May 29, 2019

Knorr-Bremse starts powerful into 2019

  • New record level: Order intake of EUR 1,893m leading to a record order book of EUR 4,701m (more than 8 months of revenue
  • Dynamic Development: Strong revenue growth of 8.8% to EUR 1,755m, outperforming rail and truck markets
  • High profitability: EBITDA margin at 19.0% compared to 18.3% in Q1 2018
  • Updated Guidance for fiscal year 2019: Revenues EUR 6,875m – 7,075m, EBITDA margin of 18.5% - 19.5%

Knorr-Bremse AG, the global market leader for braking systems and a leading supplier of other safety-critical rail and commercial vehicle systems, today published its first quarter results of 2019.

Communications Italy

Arcore:

Phone: +39 0396075.1
Fax: +39 0396075.435
E-Mail: presse.it@knorr-bremse.com

Knorr-Bremse S.A.C. S.p.A.
Via Alessandro Polini, 158
20862 Arcore (MB)
Italy

Florence:

Phone: +39 055 3020.1
E-Mail: kbrsitalia@knorr-bremse.com

Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems Italia S.r.l.
Via S. Quirico, 199/I
50013 Campi Bisenzio (FI)
Italy

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