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September 28, 2016

Knorr-Bremse demonstrates autonomous yard maneuvering

Trucks maneuvering around the depot with no driver could soon be a reality: Knorr-Bremse has built an autonomous semitrailer rig that can drive itself to the loading bay and back across the yard with no driver in the cab. The company is demonstrating this and other driver assistance systems from the future of highly automated commercial vehicles in a test truck in the New Mobility World LIVE arena at the IAA.

September 28, 2016

Knorr-Bremse to acquire brake friction material specialist ICER Rail

Knorr-Bremse plans to acquire the joint venture ICER Rail in its entirety. Through this move, Knorr-Bremse is extending its position in the field of friction materials –an important, technically demanding part of the braking system. The parties have agreed to treat the purchase price as a confidential matter. The acquisition is subject to approval by the anti-trust authorities.

September 27, 2016

All about Knorr-Bremse trailer products

The truck usually comes first, pulling a trailer behind it – but Knorr-Bremse brings the trailer to the fore. At the IAA open air trailer display outside Hall 17 and at the company’s main booth inside the hall, visitors can find the full range of Knorr-Bremse’s solutions for wheelend, brake, and chassis control, as well as a host of digitalization-related applications.

September 27, 2016

Knorr-Bremse and tedrive Steering integrate active steering in commercial vehicles with the braking system

Through its recent acquisition of tedrive Steering Systems GmbH, Knorr-Bremse has added innovative steering technologies for commercial vehicles to its product portfolio and paved the way to offering an integrated longitudinal and lateral guidance system for automated driving in heavy-duty commercial vehicles.

September 26, 2016

Knorr-Bremse prepares field testing of truck platooning in North America

Automated truck convoys save fuel and increase road safety

Knorr-Bremse, the global market and technology leader in safe and efficient road transportation, is working on a system for truck platooning and will shortly be testing it on US highways with a view to gauging driver acceptance and assessing the feasibility of fully networked truck convoys.

September 19, 2016

New disc brake for future generations of heavy-duty commercial vehicles

Knorr-Bremse is developing a new generation of disk brakes for heavy-duty commercial vehicles. Known as Synact, they not only set new standards for performance and weight but also drive forward digitization of the wheelend.

September 19, 2016

Creative Systems – Globally: Knorr-Bremse at InnoTrans 2016

Innovative networking solutions that ensure the safety, efficiency and reliability of rail transportation – with costs kept to a minimum: On no fewer than five booths at the InnoTrans 2016 trade fair (September 20 to 23), Knorr-Bremse and its subsidiaries are showcasing a range of new and improved braking, train control, entrance, HVAC and power supply systems.

September 15, 2016

TruckServices ProFleet Connect: Knorr-Bremse’s telematics solution for commercial vehicles

Knorr-Bremse, the world’s leading manufacturer of braking systems for commercial vehicles, is to enter into a partnership with UK-based telematics provider Microlise. Together they will be introducing a modular telematics system across Europe. Vehicle operators stand to benefit from extensive safety functions, better vehicle planning and live coaching sessions for drivers.

September 14, 2016

Next generation of self-learning brake control systems designed for complex driver assistance functions

Knorr-Bremse’s Global Scalable Brake Control (GSBC) is an innovative brake control system that makes full use of the scope offered by modern software architecture.

September 13, 2016

Focus on propulsion: powertrain technologies from Knorr-Bremse

Knorr-Bremse is the go-to supplier for commercial vehicle manufacturers who are keen to cut emissions and make their powertrain systems more reliable and efficient or in other words fit for the future: Knorr-Bremse is systematically expanding its portfolio of transmission control systems and engine air management valves.

Eva Doppler

Tel: +49 89 3547 1498
Fax: +49 89 4444 54193

Knorr-Bremse AG
Moosacher Straße 80
80809 Munich


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