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August 23, 2016

TruckServices: Knorr-Bremse launches new aftermarket brand

World premiere at automechanika 2016 trade fair

At the automechanika 2016 trade fair in Frankfurt am Main (13.09.-17.09.) Knorr-Bremse will be presenting the new TruckServices brand under which it is to deliver its full range of aftermarket services in the future. Knorr-Bremse TruckServices offers an expanded portfolio of products to underpin its claim to provide reliable, economical solutions for diagnostic, maintenance and repair work on commercial vehicles of any type or age.

August 18, 2016

Knorr-Bremse at InnoTrans 2016: networked systems for highperformance rail transport

At this year’s InnoTrans 2016 trade fair from 20-23.9.2016, Knorr-Bremse – the global market and technology leader in systems for safe, efficient rail transport – will be showcasing innovative sub-systems and intelligent networking solutions designed to enhance rail vehicle performance under the motto of “Creative Systems – Globally” The company supports manufacturers and operators in their efforts to maximize operational and functional safety and minimize costs.

August 17, 2016

Digital, networked and automated: Knorr-Bremse is presenting groundbreaking solutions for the commercial vehicle of the future at the IAA 2016 in Hanover

New types of driver assistance systems and automated driving functions will be the central focus of Knorr-Bremse’s display at this leading trade fair. The global market and technology leader will be showcasing specific solutions for safe and efficient mobility on the roads with innovative, intelligently networked braking, steering and powertrain systems.

July 05, 2016

From “A-/Outlook positive” to “A/Outlook stable”: Standard & Poor’s upgrades its rating for Knorr-Bremse

Standard & Poor’s has raised its creditworthiness rating for Knorr-Bremse from “A-/Outlook positive” to “A/Outlook stable”. With this upgrade, the rating agency is honoring the continuity of the Group’s performance, the strengthening of its compet-itive position – not least through investments in research and development – and the substantial growth of the Group through acquisitions and joint ventures.

June 30, 2016

Dr. Bernd Bohr to leave the Supervisory Board of Knorr-Bremse AG

Following intensive discussions, Dr. Bernd Bohr and Heinz Hermann Thiele have agreed that Dr. Bohr will resign his seat on the Supervisory Board of Knorr-Bremse AG effective July 4, 2016 and thus also step down as Chairman of this body.

June 27, 2016

Knorr-Bremse strengthens its commercial vehicle powertrain business for transmission control solutions

Acquisition in Japan boosts Knorr-Bremse’s market position for on-highway commercial vehicle transmission systems in Asia

Knorr-Bremse is to take over the on-highway CVS transmission components business from Bosch Corporation in Japan. Roughly 120 employees are to be transferred. The acquisition will enable Knorr-Bremse to develop and manufacture gear shift units and clutch actuators as well as transmission control units for trucks and buses locally for the Asian market, thereby reinforcing its competitive position in the AMT and DCT transmission sector in particular. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price. The acquisition is subject to approval by the anti-trust authorities.

June 24, 2016

Knorr-Bremse again voted “Best Brand” in the commercial vehicle industry

Customers continue to appreciate the added value delivered

For the eleventh time in succession, Knorr-Bremse won the accolade of “Best Brand in the Commercial Vehicle Industry” in the “brakes” category. Before an audience of prominent representatives of the German commercial vehicle industry, Bernd Spies, Chairman of the Management Board of Knorr-Bremse’s Commercial Vehicle Systems division, stepped up to receive the award at the Wagenhallen event location in Stuttgart.

June 22, 2016

Knorr-Bremse opens futuristic development center

Bavarian Minister President Horst Seehofer praises investment in Bavaria as a center for innovation

After nearly two years of construction work, the Knorr-Bremse Group’s new Development Center in Munich was officially opened on June 23, 2016 in the presence of Bavaria’s Minister President Horst Seehofer and the Mayor of Munich, Dieter Reiter, together with large numbers of guests from the worlds of politics and industry.

June 20, 2016

Knorr-Bremse expands its commercial vehicle powertrain business with engine air management solutions

Acquisition of UK-based GT Group strengthens Knorr-Bremse’s market position in Europe and North America

Knorr-Bremse is to take over GT Group based in Peterlee (County Durham, UK) thereby reinforcing its competitive position in the engine air management sector. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price. The acquisition is subject to approval by the anti-trust authorities.

June 09, 2016

Knorr-Bremse expands rail vehicle systems production site in China

  • More production capacity in Suzhou
  • First ever fully-equipped inertia dynamometer in China
  • Greater flexibility and improved delivery capacity

Knorr-Bremse has opened an expanded state-of-the-art production plant and testing center for rail vehicle systems in Suzhou, China. The facility will enhance the company’s efficiency and strengthen its local competitiveness. It will enable Knorr-Bremse to maintain the high quality of its products and focus fully on the needs of local customers.

Eva Doppler

Tel: +49 89 3547 1498
Fax: +49 89 4444 54193
e-Mail: eva.doppler@knorr-bremse.com

Knorr-Bremse AG
Moosacher Straße 80
80809 Munich
Germany

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