MAN Truck & Bus
Converting their fleets to zero emission vehicles is on the minds of almost all industries. MAN Transport Solutions advises customers on this path.
Maximum energy in minimum time: that’s the story for fully electric HGVs such as the new MAN eTruck when they stop to charge. The solution is megawatt charging.
It won over customers and experts alike: the MAN Lion’s City E is Bus of the Year 2023. The electric bus won the accolade at IAA Transportation in Hanover.
MAN Truck & Bus is relying on electric drive to bring more sustainability to its fleet. However, research is also under way into hydrogen fuel cells.
Electric buses are quiet. It’s great, but it’s also potentially dangerous because other road users can barely hear the vehicle coming. That’s why the industry has been working on an acoustic warning system.
For the first time, MAN has placed sustainability at the heart of its corporate strategy. The 2021 sustainability report also contains a commitment to a greenhouse gas-neutral balance sheet by 2050.
Living more sustainably, shaping an emission-free economy and protecting the planet. These are the goals of the Greentech Festival 2022 in Berlin. MAN was there with its entire electric fleet.
MAN and three partners are testing autonomous container handling in the ANITA project. The end of May saw the mid-term review on the MAN test route.
MAN will be producing high-voltage batteries in Nuremberg from 2025. Ulrich Zimmer from MAN talks about the significance of the decision in an interview.
MAN creates climate-friendly transport solutions with electric trucks. Crucial to success is the expansion of a megawatt charging infrastructure.
MAN Truck & Bus is aiming to be neutral by 2050. The target is to save 70 per cent of emissions compared to 2019 levels across all the company’s locations around the world by 2030. Fleet emissions from trucks, buses and vans produced by MAN is to be reduced by 28 per cent by 2030. The commercial vehicle manufacturer has committed to these targets as part of the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) climate protection initiative.
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.