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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.

June 01, 2016

Knorr-Bremse enters the steering system business

Acquisition of tedrive Steering Systems expands systems expertise in commercial vehicle sector

Knorr-Bremse is taking over tedrive Steering Systems GmbH based in Wülfrath, Germany. With this acquisition, the world’s leading manufacturer of braking systems is adding state-of-the-art steering systems to its portfolio and thereby preparing to supply its customers with highly integrated systems, as well as new functionalities in the field of autonomous driving. The parties have agreed to treat the purchase price in confidence. The acquisition is subject to approval by the anti-trust authorities.

May 17, 2016

Knorr-Bremse presents Innovation Award to students

Top talents project marks tenth anniversary of Knorr-Bremse Global Care

Knorr-Bremse Global Care is a charitable organization that has been helping to fund worldwide aid projects for over ten years. The Innovation Award for students, offered to mark the organization’s tenth anniversary, was won by engineering students from TH Deggendorf Technical University. The jury was impressed by the prototype press they designed for brick production in developing and emerging countries. The award was presented at Knorr-Bremse headquarters in Munich.

May 04, 2016

Now available: remanufactured calipers for trailers

Knorr-Bremse expands its remanufacturing portfolio

Knorr-Bremse is gradually expanding its range of remanufactured products. The latest additions to the original equipment manufacturer’s Genuine Remanufactured Program are calipers for SN6 and SK7 trailer disc brakes.

May 03, 2016

Knorr-Bremse and Jochen Hahn off to a flying start in the 2016 truck racing season

Three-time European Champion wins first race in blue-and-white truck

After finishing first and second in the first double-header of the season in the 2016 FIA European Truck Racing Championship, Jochen Hahn is leading the drivers’ rankings. For the first time, the three-time European Champion’s truck was decked out entirely in Knorr Bremse’s corporate colors of blue and white. The new livery reflects an expanded commitment to truck racing on the part of commercial vehicles specialist Knorr-Bremse, which this season will also be visible at the track with the newly created TruckServices brand.

April 20, 2016

Knorr-Bremse to modernize high-speed fleet for Swedish State Railways

Swedish State Railways (SJ AB) has commissioned Knorr-Bremse to modernize its X 2000 high-speed trains.

March 29, 2016

Knorr-Bremse posts sales of almost EUR 6 billion and pre-tax earnings of almost EUR 1 billion in 2015

  • Sales up 12% against the previous year at EUR 5.83 billion
  • Pre-tax earnings and net income rise 20% and 15% year-on-year respectively
  • All operational indicators at record levels
  • Total investment of over EUR 2.8 billion since 2010 in expansion of development and production facilities (EUR 1.3 billion) and development of new systems and products (EUR 1.5 billion)
  • Trailblazing Test and Development Center completed in Munich to extend technology leadership

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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