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PwC expert Dr Martin Nicklis explains the consequences of the construction boom – and how smart companies should respond to it.
Modular building accelerates construction projects, says Peter Guttenberger, managing director of Max Bögl Transport und Geräte GmbH. How exactly does it work – and how does he envisage the ideal truck to achieve it?
Whether tipper trucks, concrete mixers or a special construction vehicle, these varied trucks are ideal for use on any construction site.
They are clean and quiet, flexible and powerful: electric trucks could soon conquer the streets in modern cities. MAN is developing the right vehicles for this – and using practical testing to prepare for series production.
Our MAN TGE is one of the most versatile transport vehicles. The van is an absolute winner for Linde Gas Therapeutics, it even secures the survival of many people in Munich.
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.
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.
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.
Kevin Knaub believes that a heavy transport needs to be well planned. He not only performs the planning at Bohnet GmbH, he also sits behind the wheel himself on the nightly trips.
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.
Since mid-September, SPAR has been testing a fully electric MAN TGM 26.360 E in daily distribution transport in the Austrian city of Graz.
The wholesale group METRO Austria is another partner to the MAN eTruck project, testing out a TGM 26.360 E in the Vienna metropolitan area.
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.