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BPW accomplishes wholesale switch to green electricity and publishes sustainability report

BPW accomplishes wholesale switch to green electricity and publishes sustainability report

Press Releases   •   Dec 14, 2017 17:29 CET

BPW Bergische Achsen KG of Wiehl in the west of Germany is not only an innovation leader in the transport and logistics sector, but also ranks among the pioneers as regards sustainability. The company switched to procuring all of its electricity from renewables in the summer and has now published its first sustainability report in compliance with the UN Global Compact.

Energy Awards acknowledge eTransport as a highly innovative idea in the quest to shift to renewables

Energy Awards acknowledge eTransport as a highly innovative idea in the quest to shift to renewables

Press Releases   •   Oct 04, 2017 11:31 CEST

eTransport, the electric axle drive developed by BPW, has grabbed first prize for mobility in the finals of the Energy Awards. The accolade recognises the drive as one of the most innovative ideas in the drive towards renewable energy sources. The Energy Awards serve the purpose of highlighting progress and changes being made in the sector, and acknowledging outstanding projects and ideas.

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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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City of Wiehl to put van equipped with BPW electric axle into operation

City of Wiehl to put van ...

Wiehl is the first city in Germany to use BPW’s innovative electric axle drive eTransport. Mayor Ulrich Stücker accepted the converted Me...

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BPW eTransport_© Frank Beer

BPW eTransport_© Frank Beer

Members of the BPW eTransport team (from left to right: Katja Boecker, Francisca Magyar, Frank Löhe and Josha Kneiber), whose electric dr...

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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.

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 7,000 people.


  • BPW Bergische Achsen KG
  • Ohlerhammer
  • 51674 Wiehl
  • Germany