MAN Truck & Bus
MAN Truck & Bus is stepping up the pace in the transition to zero-emission commercial vehicles: Production of heavy-duty eTrucks in Munich will start as early as the beginning of 2024.
The E/E architecture used in MAN trucks is not only a requirement for networked and self-driving vehicles, it also facilitates the next stage of the company’s transformation and completely new business models.
Under the motto “Krakow cubed”, MAN is investing some 130 million euros in its Polish site. Its area will be expanded by a third, so that 300 trucks and cabs can roll off the production lines there in the future. Work has been underway at full speed for several weeks, with production set to start as soon as September 2022. MAN CEO Alexander Vlaskamp went to see for himself at the laying of the foundations on 20 January 2022.
Infrastructures for electromobility, digital logistics and autonomous driving are becoming increasingly important in the transport sector. These solutions were presented at the ITS World Congress 2021.
Corona has accelerated the path from analog to digital. At MAN, numerous digital tools already determine daily processes - find out here how MAN is taking advantage of the opportunities offered by digitization.
Automation, digitalization, emission-free mobility: MAN has set the course for the future. Digital solutions are a reality at MAN in all areas. Find out more here!
The "Hamburg TruckPilot" team celebrates: The autonomous truck successfully and safely toured the Container Terminal Altenwerder during two days of practical test drives.
The MAN lion has roared from the radiator grilles of MAN vehicles since 1971. We take a look back at its development.
From road to rail: How does container handling actually work? Exciting insights into logistics at the DUSS terminal in Ulm.
Platooning involves two or more equally spaced trucks driving on the motorway – in a convoy threaded like pearls on a necklace. DB Schenker, MAN and Fresenius University of Applied Sciences have now tested the autonomous convoys under real conditions. Five experts identify the major benefits.
Till Schlumberger, Project Manager at HHLA, is responsible for the "Hamburg TruckPilot" project jointly managed with MAN Truck & Bus. In an interview, he explains the challenges facing the logistics company.
MAN will be presenting prototype hydrogen trucks as early as summer 2021. A fuel cell drive will for the first time enable fully emission-free transport in long-distance traffic.
Digitalization offers economic opportunities for freight forwarding companies. At the same time, it makes work easier. These five benefits enable improved processes.
MAN continues to drive digitization forward and is becoming an expert in digital solutions: A visit to MAN's in-house Digital Hub in Lisbon.
Home stretch at the Ballinkai in the Port of Hamburg where the MAN and HHLA “Hamburg TruckPilot” project testing the deployment of autonomously driving trucks is entering its final phase.
How can an autonomous truck and a container terminal communicate? Systems researcher Christian Haas finds out.
VW Group board members spent a day in Hamburg experiencing the future of mobility. Dr Herbert Diess, Andreas Tostmann and Gunnar Kilian took a close look at innovations from the VW Group in the fields of electrification and automation.
The first MAN hackathon involved 23 teams developing innovative solutions for all aspects of electric mobility, transport logistics and the future of the transport ecosystem. Two teams from the MAN ranks were especially successful.
Transportwesen 4.0: For years MAN has been testing automated driving in real-life operation. The technology is proving its worth on the freeway and also in logistics terminals. An overview of completed and ongoing projects.
Combating the spread of coronavirus: MAN together with its partners has developed a unique and innovative mobile test laboratory.
Testing an automation system during operation is not easy. Sebastian Völl, project manager Autonomous Driving at MAN Truck & Bus, tells us in an interview how the team from the "Hamburg Truck Pilot" project nevertheless succeeded. Read more here!
Following the corona test mobile, MAN has now developed a vaccination mobile. The all-electric MAN eTGE brings the corona vaccination and medical staff to patients who cannot get to the vaccination center.
Transporting timber is considered to be a particularly demanding field within trucking. MAN ProfiDrive® is now providing special training specifically for this sector, because even diehard timber drivers still have much to learn.
Anyone wanting to avoid costly mistakes when converting to electric mobility has to plan with a long-term perspective. MAN Transport Solutions can help with this.
Site visit to the MAN truck plant in Krakow: high cycle rates, delivery reliability and optimum ergonomics are the hallmarks of the now award-winning plant. This is where our heavy-duty trucks in the TGX, TGS and TGS WW series are produced.
Will this megatrend revolutionize the world of logistics? Automated trucks and buses are set to bring the future and promise potential savings of 50 percent. However, there are still a few hurdles.
Making green mobility profitable: Stefan Sahlmann, the expert for e-mobility explains in an interview why the transition in the transport sector is about much more than just clean trucks and buses.
No innovation occupies the transport industry more than autonomous driving. MAN, the Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG and the shipping company Jakob Weets are currently testing how it can be made suitable for everyday use with their Hamburg TruckPilot project.
In Salzburg, the name Stiegl not only stands for the best beer, but also for sustainability. So now, among other things, this traditional brewery is using an all-electric MAN TGM 26.360 E for its deliveries.
Manuel Marx and Stephan Schütt made it. Their idea on paper has been transformed into a production-ready new truck. We visited the chief developers at MAN.