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March 27, 2017

Knorr-Bremse sets the stage for growth




  • Acquisition of seven companies triggered to drive further expansion of systems competence in both fields of business
  • Income before taxes totaled EUR 829 million (2015: EUR 977 million)
  • Market position enhanced in every region
  • High level of investment boosts capacity for innovation
  • Orders on the books surge ahead to EUR 4.15 billion (2015: EUR 3.82 billion)

March 24, 2017

Changes in the Executive Board of Knorr-Bremse AG




Dr. Lorenz Zwingmann (52), Executive Board member responsible for Finance, IT, Controlling and Processes, is to leave the Board on 31.12.2017 on the very best of terms.

March 14, 2017

Vossloh Kiepe wins upgrade contract for VIA railgrinders




VIA Verkehrsgesellschaft, a joint venture between Essener Verkehrs-AG (EVAG) and Mülheimer Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH (MVG), has commissioned Vossloh Kiepe to upgrade its two railgrinders.

February 17, 2017

Esslingen’s battery trolleybuses with IMC® from Vossloh Kiepe introduced to wide trade audience




At a specialist event, Esslingen Municipal Transportation Authority (SVE) presented its new battery trolleybuses with In-Motion-Charging (IMC) from Vossloh Kiepe to an international trade audience and representatives of the media. The four electric hybrid buses ordered by SVE from consortium partners Vossloh Kiepe and Solaris Bus & Coach S.A. have been on regular line service since late 2016.

February 15, 2017

Knorr-Bremse chosen for brake systems for 800 double locomotives in India




They are faster and safer – the 800 new Prima E double diesel-electric locomotives being built by Alstom for Indian State Railways. The braking systems are being supplied by Knorr-Bremse, whose production site in Palwal, northwestern India, meets two crucial requirements to receive the order: it can deliver rapidly and at the same time comply with strict localization regulations.

February 08, 2017

Knorr-Bremse again certified “Top Employer for Engineers in Germany” in 2017




For the fourth time in succession, in 2017 the Top Employers Institute certified Knorr-Bremse as “Top Employer for Engineers in Germany”.

February 06, 2017

Knorr-Bremse helps drive forward hybridization of diesel trains




Major progress achieved in eco-friendly pre-series EcoTrain

In the past, brake energy recuperation was only possible in electric rail vehicles. Now a new hybridized drive platform is bringing a paradigm shift. One core element of Deutsche Bahn’s showcase project is a new brake control system from Knorr-Bremse. Ultimately, the EcoTrain is targeting a 30 percent drop in fuel consumption compared to conventional diesel multiple units.

February 01, 2017

Knorr-Bremse strengthens Rail Vehicle Systems site in Berlin




  • Concentration of Rail Vehicle Systems production activities in Berlin-Marzahn
  • Transfer of Commercial Vehicle Systems production activities to Czech Republic
  • Conditions of employment at subsidiary aligned with Group practices
  • Clear commitment to original company location in Berlin

January 31, 2017

Knorr-Bremse completes acquisition of Kiepe




Knorr-Bremse AG and Vossloh AG today announced successful completion of the acquisition of the Electrical Systems business unit (Vossloh Kiepe) by Knorr-Bremse.

January 26, 2017

Knorr-Bremse shares in CAF’s success in UK




The value of exports to the UK by Spanish rail vehicle manufacturer CAF (Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles) currently totals over EUR 1 billion. Vehicles ordered by three UK rail companies and operators include braking, entrance and HVAC systems from Knorr-Bremse.

Eva Doppler

Tel: +49 89 3547 1498
Fax: +49 89 4444 54193
e-Mail: eva.doppler@knorr-bremse.com

Knorr-Bremse AG
Moosacher Straße 80
80809 Munich
Germany

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