MAN Truck & Bus
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.
5 days, 9 electric buses and critical experts: A report on the unique e-bus test with the new MAN Lion's City 12E.
They appear friendly, aggressive or reliable and show character – the headlights are regarded as the eyes of a vehicle. It's not surprising that our designers give them so much attention. What was important to them when it came to the design.
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.
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.
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.
A bus that transforms into a ship: the founders of HafenCity river bus in Hamburg are offering combined city cruises in the first amphibious bus in Germany, which is built on an MAN truck chassis.