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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.
Floating over snowcapped peaks, enjoying a panoramic view: the highest three-cable installation in the world has been opened in Zermatt in the Swiss Alps.
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.
The sugar beet season in Germany begins in September. A state of emergency prevails until January, especially in the leading growing region in Bavaria. Also on board: The MAN TGS agricultural truck. A report on the sweet side of agriculture.
14 transport operators were involved in development of the new truck generation. As experts from the field, they supported MAN with advice and criticism. Their verdict is unanimous.
From theory to practice: how does the D15 perform in daily use? MAN wanted precise information and sent two vehicles with the new engine out into distribution and construction site traffic.
The GTS Grube Teutschenthal backfilling mine is filled with mineral waste. A MAN HydroDrive truck is used for unloading and displays its strengths underground. But first it had to transport individual parts 714 metres below ground level. A journey into earth's interior.
Thousands of cubic metres of excavated material and heavy construction vehicles are transported by Konrad Götz in Seubersdorf. This requires a MAN TGX semitrailer – and a full-blooded driver, and Florian Brendel.
It steers more than it brakes: As with tracked vehicles, the steering brake manhandles a construction truck around even the tightest turns. Yet operating this manoeuvring aid is unbelievably simple: the touch of a button is all it takes.
Weather conditions affect how a vehicle can be controlled. To ensure that the new truck sits well on the road and the driver is safe and comfortable in every travel situation, the MAN test drivers made their way into the bitter cold.
The new TG features a dynamic exterior design with highlights like LED headlights and the new radiator grille. The MAN design team has developed a design for the truck that combines progress and tradition
How did the new truck get from Munich to Bilbao across Europe? Follow the video diary of the exciting journey in four steps – happy end guaranteed.