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BPW supplies electric drive for new lorry project from PEM at RWTH Aachen, Isuzu Motors Germany and StreetScooter

BPW supplies electric drive for new lorry project from PEM at RWTH Aachen, Isuzu Motors Germany and StreetScooter

Press Releases   •   Dec 04, 2018 16:10 CET

Electric vans are being spotted in more and more inner cities – most of them in the bright distinctive colours of the postal service, delivering letters, parcels and packages. Yet truly heavy loads are soon to be transported electrically, too: BPW is supplying the drive axle technology for a research project at RWTH Aachen aimed at helping the electric lorry achieve their breakthrough.

BPW uses BMW i battery technology for electric drive for lorries

BPW uses BMW i battery technology for electric drive for lorries

Press Releases   •   Sep 24, 2018 15:00 CEST

BPW Bergische Achsen KG is announcing its partnership with BMW i for an electric drive system for commercial vehicles. BPW will use battery technology from BMW i for its particularly powerful drive axle, which is designed for heavy vans and lorries with a gross weight of up to 7.5 tonnes. A drive concept for lorries with a gross weight of 26 tonnes is under development.

Wiehl is set to become the first city in Germany to put a van with an electrically converted motor axle supplied by BPW into operation

Wiehl is set to become the first city in Germany to put a van with an electrically converted motor axle supplied by BPW into operation

Press Releases   •   Sep 10, 2018 14:00 CEST

In the Bavarian city of Vilshofen, the vehicle manufacturer Paul Nutzfahrzeuge is currently preparing for the standard conversion of municipal commercial vehicles on the production line to turn them into electric vehicles. The city of Wiehl is BPW's home town. It was there that Mayor Ulrich Stücker accepted the first Mercedes Benz Vario equipped with BPW’s electric motor axle eTransport.

Hellmann and Bergische Achsen KG start field tests with retro-fitted electric motor for commercial vehicles

Hellmann and Bergische Achsen KG start field tests with retro-fitted electric motor for commercial vehicles

Press Releases   •   Aug 17, 2018 14:00 CEST

As part of an innovation cooperation, the globally operating logistics service provider, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, and one of the world’s largest manufacturer of trailer running gears, BPW Bergische Achsen KG, are starting a joint practical trial: they are bringing the eTransport, an electric motor axle recently developed by BPW, onto the roads.

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VISION mobility: Electrification of Heavy Commercial Vehicles

Events   •   Aug 17, 2018 13:44 CEST

Speaker: Markus Schell, Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter, BPWElectrification is one oft he main themes – also in the truck business. However, this requires a corresponding (charging) infrastructure and the use of electric trucks does not make sense in all segments. Discuss with industry professionals when and where e-trucks can be profitable and which kind of requirements are necessary.Present...

Sep 25, 14:30 - 15:30 CEST

VISION mobility IAA Nutzfahrzeuge Hannovermesse Pavillon 11, Section D

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First battery-powered commercial vehicle with a total weight of 7.5 t in the "LiVe" research project at the PEM of RWTH Aachen University

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Drive axle, power electronics and battery technology by BPW

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The glass loading floor of the "LiVe1" unveils: The drive axle, power electronics and battery packs are weight-balanced and crash protect...

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BPW drive axle "eTransport" in the "LiVe1" at the RWTH

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BPW drive axle "eTransport" in the "LiVe1" at the RWTH

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eTransport - animation

eTransport - animation

Urbanization, environmental pollution and the legal framework require alternatives to combustion engines in urban transport. To ensure th...

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eTransport - testing the electrical axle for distribution vehicles

About BPW Bergische Achsen KG

BPW Bergische Achsen KG is the parent company of the BPW Group. With more than 1,600 employees, including around 120 trainees, the family-run company has been developing and producing complete running gear systems for truck trailers and semi-trailers at its headquarters in Wiehl since 1898. BPW’s technologies include axle systems, brake technology, suspension and bearings. BPW’s trailer axles and running gear systems are in use in millions of vehicles around the world. An extensive range of services also provides vehicle manufacturers and vehicle operators with the opportunity to increase economic efficiency in their production and transport processes.
www.bpw.de/en

The BPW Group is the dependable international mobility and system partner for the transport industry. The globally active group of companies offers innovative solutions from a single supplier. Its portfolio extends from axles, suspension systems and brake technologies (BPW), locking systems and body structure technology (Hestal), lighting systems (Ermax) and composite technologies (HBN-Teknik) to user-friendly telematics applications for trucks and trailers (idem telematics). The coordinated BPW Group technologies and services enable manufacturers to benefit from economical production processes and provide maximum transparency in loading and transport processes for efficient fleet management by the vehicle operators. The owner-managed BPW Group encompasses 70 companies worldwide and employs around 7,200 people.
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  • BPW Bergische Achsen KG
  • Ohlerhammer
  • 51674 Wiehl
  • Germany