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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.
Looking forward to the presentation in Bilbao and hardly able to wait with excitement – that's now a thing of the past. Here it is: the new MAN truck generation!
MAN and the logistics provider Duvenbeck are united by a successfullteamwork for a common goal – high availability and the best possible product. A visit to Duvenbeck's fleet manager Bernd Reining.
Perfect partners: The international FCC waste-management company has chosen to deploy the robust trucks and benefit from the proactive maintenance management by MAN. The favourite in Austria is a TGS 8x4 with MAN HydroDrive
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.
The new MAN truck generation is launched at a time of great changes in the mobility industry. Joachim Drees explains why the new vehicle significantly simplifies the customer's business.
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.
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
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.
High tempo, smooth processes, people and machines in perfect unison: the new truck now determines the processes and is assembled in five production steps in MAN factories worldwide. What exactly does that look like? Welcome to the production line in our Munich factory.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Whether tipper trucks, concrete mixers or a special construction vehicle, these varied trucks are ideal for use on any construction site.
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?
PwC expert Dr Martin Nicklis explains the consequences of the construction boom – and how smart companies should respond to it.