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13 September, 2018

Knorr-Bremse at the IAA: Augmented Reality Tour shows off latest trailer technology




  • All trailer and aftermarket topics on show in outdoor area D107
  • Third-generation trailer EBS systems with added functions
  • Next generation trailer air disk brake

Knorr-Bremse, the global market leader for braking systems and a leading supplier of other rail and commercial vehicle systems, is using iPads and augmented reality to show what’s possible in the fields of brake control, chassis management and wheel end for trailers.

12 September, 2018

Knorr-Bremse wins multiple commercial vehicle industry awards




  • EAC electronic air treatment system wins Innovation Award at Automechanika
  • Jury’s special Green Award prize also goes to Knorr-Bremse
  • Readers of “PROFI Werkstatt” magazine choose Knorr-Bremse and the Alltrucks full-service workshop system as their winners in three categories

Knorr-Bremse AG, the global market leader for braking systems and a leading supplier of sub-systems for rail and commercial vehicles, has won the Automechanika Innovation Award in the Truck Products & Services category. The Company also won the jury’s special Green Award prize. In addition, Knorr-Bremse and the brand-independent full-service workshop system Alltrucks Trucks & Trailer Service have won the industry award “best PROFI Werkstatt brand 2018” in the braking systems, multi-brand vehicle diagnostics and workshop concepts categories.

11 September, 2018

Knorr-Bremse TruckServices: Keep it Running – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond




  • Aftermarket systems partner
  • EconX: value-based repair solutions
  • Expanded filter portfolio
  • Multibrand telematics system

At Automechanika in Frankfurt this September Knorr-Bremse, the global market leader for braking systems and a leading supplier of other rail and commercial vehicle systems, will be presenting solutions designed to keep commercial vehicles of all types and ages operating economically throughout their working life.

10 September, 2018

Knorr-Bremse TruckServices to sell starter motors and generators from market leader SEG Automotive




  • Additional products for Knorr-Bremse TruckServices portfolio
  • Expansion of independent aftermarket (IAM) business for SEG Automotive
  • TruckServices to provide IAM servicing for SEG products

Knorr-Bremse TruckServices, the aftermarket specialists in the Commercial Vehicle Systems division of Knorr-Bremse, the global market leader for braking systems and a leading supplier of other safety-critical rail and commercial vehicle systems, and SEG Automotive, the world’s leading supplier of starter motors and generators for commercial vehicles, are entering into a partnership that will offer extensive benefits for their customers in the commercial vehicle sector.

06 September, 2018

Knorr-Bremse AG continues profitable growth in the first half of 2018




  • 1H18 group revenues of EUR 3,322.2 million (+11.6% on 1H17)
  • 1H18 group EBITDA of EUR 582.2 million (+12.4% on 1H17), representing a margin of 17.5%
  • Medium term, the company targets annual organic revenue growth of between 4.5% and 5.5%, as well as a group EBITDA margin improvement of 150bp compared to 2017

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 financial statements based on IFRS for the first half of 2018 as well as retrospectively for fiscal years 2015, 2016 and 2017.

05 September, 2018

Knorr-Bremse and SYNACT: the brake for future generations of heavy-duty commercial vehicles

  • SYNACT air disc brake will bring further improvements in the cost of vehicle operation, maintenance and repairs
  • SYNACT leverages the opportunities presented by digitization
  • Optional Active Caliper Release (ACR) delivers fuel savings

At the 2018 IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hanover, Knorr-Bremse, the global market leader for braking systems and a leading supplier of other rail and commercial vehicle systems, will be presenting its new disc brake for coming generations of heavy-duty commercial vehicles. The new brake is the logical next step based on more than 30 years of experience in brake engineering and production – experience that many millions of users rely on every day.

05 September, 2018

NEXTT: the new brake from Knorr-Bremse for trailers and light commercial vehicles

  • Disc brake sets new standards of economy in the class up to 19 kNm brake torque
  • Single-piston design means lower weight
  • Quick and efficient adaptation to specific applications and regional require-ments
  • Optional Active Caliper Release (ACR) delivers fuel savings

The new disc brake for trailers and light commercial vehicles from Knorr-Bremse, the global market leader for braking systems and a leading supplier of other rail and commercial vehicle systems, is setting new standards of economy in this segment. The new brake builds on the experience gained with 40 million disc brake systems in the field.

30 August, 2018

Changes on Knorr-Bremse AG Supervisory and Executive Boards

  • Hans-Georg Härter, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Knorr-Bremse AG, steps down for health reasons
  • Prof. Klaus Mangold appointed to the Supervisory Board of Knorr-Bremse AG and elected its chairman
  • Dr. Jürgen Wilder appointed to the Executive Board of Knorr-Bremse AG with responsibility for the Rail Vehicle Systems division

At an extraordinary shareholders’ meeting of Knorr-Bremse AG, Prof. Klaus Mangold was appointed to the company’s Supervisory Board, effective September 1, 2018. The Supervisory Board simultaneously elected him its new chairman. Prior to this, Hans-Georg Härter had resigned from the Supervisory Board for health reasons; he officially leaves the Board on August 31, 2018.

In addition, Dr. Jürgen Wilder was appointed to the Executive Board of Knorr-Bremse AG with responsibility for the Rail Vehicle Systems division, effective September 1, 2018.

30 August, 2018

Future concepts for automated commercial vehicles

  • Knorr-Bremse presents prototype truck that can drive motorways/freeways in fully autonomous mode
  • Solutions for all three dimensions of highly automated driving functions – environment recognition, decision-making and actuation.

At the IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hanover, Knorr-Bremse, the global market leader for braking systems and a leading supplier of other rail and commercial vehicle systems, will be demonstrating a truck that can master sections of the route on motorways/freeways in fully autonomous mode, including overtaking maneuvers. In addition, Knorr-Bremse will be showing extremely efficient ways of making such highly automated systems fail-safe.

28 August, 2018

Knorr-Bremse’s intelligent mechanical and electrification solutions for more environmentally friendly commercial vehicles

  • Electrification of components for actuators: high performance operation
  • Electric screw compressor: quiet air supply
  • In Motion Charging: high-performance flexible charging system

“We target minimal emissions”: under this banner, Knorr-Bremse, the global market leader for braking systems and a leading supplier of other rail and commercial vehicle systems, offers a range of solutions aimed at continuously improving the environmental footprint of commercial vehicles. Such solutions will help towns and cities looking to meet their emissions targets, and fleet operators and vehicle manufacturers facing ever more stringent emissions standards.

Eva Doppler

Tel: +49 89 3547 1498
Fax: +49 89 3547 1403
e-Mail: eva.doppler@knorr-bremse.com

Knorr-Bremse AG
Moosacher Strasse 80
80809 Munich
Germany

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