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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.
The MAN Trucks E/E architecture uses one central control unit. It is already setting the benchmark for digitalisation and will form the basis for all vehicle generations from 2023/24.
MAN has launched a qualifications offensive to make the workforce fit for the technologies of tomorrow. Many colleagues have already actively taken advantage of this opportunity.
An interview with Alexander Vlaskamp, the new CEO of MAN Truck & Bus.
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.
400 international exhibitors – including MAN with Hamburg TruckPilot – presented innovative transport systems at the ITS World Congress 2021. Get an overview of new vehicle technologies here.
Ace up your sleeve: 3D printing opens up entirely new possibilities for the commercial vehicle industry. MAN is already benefiting from the new technology and using it for selected components. A visit with the experts.
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!
Digitalization is profoundly changing the economy - and the commercial vehicle industry is no exception. The fact check dispels 6 myths about digitalization.
Things are moving forward with the ANITA project: MAN is testing the use of a fully automated truck in Ulm-Dornstadt together with Deutsche Bahn and the DUSS terminal. The truck is to move between the DB Intermodal Services container depot and the DUSS terminal, making combined transport more efficient and fit for the future. Read the report on the current project status here.
From road to rail: How does container handling actually work? Exciting insights into logistics at the DUSS terminal in Ulm.
How can an autonomous truck and a container terminal communicate? Systems researcher Christian Haas finds out.
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.
How can companies find out what their customers really need? Five quick questions for digital expert Anja Hendel.
Digitalization offers economic opportunities for freight forwarding companies. At the same time, it makes work easier. These five benefits enable improved processes.
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.
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.
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.
Saving potential of up to 50 percent: automated trucks and buses will also revolutionise the efficiency of mobility and logistics. This will create new sales opportunities for manufacturers bringing commercial vehicle automation technologies to the market. But there are still high hurdles.
Connectivity gives you wings? At least it's never been easier to streamline fleet management for trucks and buses. And to save money at the same time. Discover how the scenario could develop by 2030.
Helping other people: Caroline Bischof from MAN helped develop an app that supports job seekers and companies in the Corona crisis.
Niklaus H. Waser is consistently driving digitization forward at MAN. It has long since been about more than just technology, it is about new ways of working on many levels and customer-oriented thinking.
Like a brain, a central computer in the new MAN truck processes all the information and controls processes within the vehicle. This opens up endless possibilities, says E/E architect Stefan Teuchert. The new MAN truck generation can be equipped with new functions that dock into the existing system over its useful life.
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.
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.
Four MAN employees venture into new territory – and report how they are preparing themselves and the company for the future.
Machinery and trucks are rolling over the world's largest construction sites to meet the growing demand for living space, offices and infrastructure. This sustained boom is resulting in more and more orders. Five developments with a view to the future.
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.