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December 07, 2017

Knorr-Bremse stops transfer of production at Hasse & Wrede

In line with a decision by the Executive Board of Knorr-Bremse and the Management Board of Hasse & Wrede, the transfer of production of torsional vibration dampers for commercial vehicles and stationary engines to Liberec in the Czech Republic will not go ahead. Consequently, Hasse & Wrede’s Berlin-Marzahn plant with its rich industrial heritage will be retained. An initiative by the Hasse & Wrede Works Council via-à-vis the Executive Board of the family firm which is not governed by collective bargaining made it possible to provide this job security.

August 23, 2017

Systems for Moscow: Knorr-Bremse at EXPO 1520

At the 6th International Fair of Railway Equipment and Technologies in Moscow from August 30 to September 2, Knorr-Bremse is showcasing products and systems from its passenger and freight car portfolio as well as special applications on booth 54 in Hall 2.

August 21, 2017

China’s commercial vehicle market discovers automated manual transmissions

Most Chinese commercial vehicles still have manual transmission, but demand for automated manual transmissions is rising and the potential is huge. Having acquired the on-highway commercial vehicle transmission components business of Bosch in Japan to complement its existing product portfolio, Knorr-Bremse is ideally positioned to meet this demand in Asia.

August 01, 2017

Deutsche Bahn awards certificate of maturity for IFE entrance system

The Knorr-Bremse division, IFE, has received the highest level of the DB certificate of maturity for the E4 entrance system after two years of operation in a double-decker Deutsche Bahn train. IFE is the first Deutsche Bahn supplier to receive this certificate.

July 25, 2017

Kiepe Electric: German-Dutch Chamber of Commerce discusses bus fleet electrification

As part of the regular ‘DNHK on site’ event series, Kiepe Electric opened its doors to 60 representatives of the political and business spheres and from the mass transit sector for a discussion of bus fleet electrification options.

July 14, 2017

Knorr-Bremse Value Day: Passion drives employees’ outstanding technological and social achievements

The Knorr-Bremse Value Day is an institution that unites the Company. All Knorr-Bremse employees around the world devote this day to one of the Group’s corporate values. In 2017, the corporate value of passion found expression in the sharing of groundbreaking knowledge and a range of community activities.

July 12, 2017

tedrive Steering renamed as Knorr-Bremse SteeringSystems

Knorr-Bremse has completed the renaming of its subsidiary tedrive Steering Sys-tems GmbH. The Knorr-Bremse Group’s Center of Competence for Steering, based in Wülfrath, Germany, is now officially called Knorr-Bremse SteeringSystems GmbH.

July 07, 2017

Changes in the Executive Board at Knorr-Bremse

The Supervisory Board of Knorr-Bremse AG has appointed Ralph Heuwing to succeed Dr. Lorenz Zwingmann as Chief Financial Officer.

July 04, 2017

Knorr-Bremse Division IFE celebrated its 70th anniversary

On Friday, June 23, 2017, a big anniversary celebration with an open day took place at Knorr-Bremse Division IFE in Kematen / Ybbs because of its 70th anniversary and its 20-year membership in the Knorr-Bremse Group.

June 26, 2017

Knorr-Bremse is “Best Brand 2017”

For the twelfth time in succession, Knorr-Bremse has won the title “Best Brand” in the commercial vehicle sector in the “Brakes” category. The Knorr-Bremse Systeme für Nutzfahrzeuge GmbH management team (from left), comprising Wolfgang Krinner, Thorsten Seehars, Bernd Spies, Ansgar Fries and Dr. Jürgen Steinberger, were as delighted as Executive Board member Dr. Peter Laier (4th from left): “We are not resting on the laurels we won in previous years,” said Laier, “but are systematically taking our product and service portfolios forward and aligning them with customer expectations. This is the only way for us to remain the systems partner of choice for our customers.” 
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For Germany’s commercial vehicle professionals, there’s a name that stands for safety: In a readership survey by publishers ETM, Knorr-Bremse won the “Best Brand 2017” title for the twelfth successive time.

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