Out with the diesel engine and in with the electric axle – market leader in special-purpose truck construction initiates standard electrification programme for municipal utility vehicles with BPW axle drive
Press releases • Jan 30, 2018 12:15 CET
The electrification of municipal and commercial utility vehicles is now gathering pace following today’s announcement by the Paul Group, a European leader in special-purpose vehicle construction, of a standard conversion package for the Mercedes-Benz Vario in collaboration with BPW Bergische Achsen KG. The company revealed its plans at a preview for local authorities in Vilshofen in Bavaria.
Press releases • Jan 16, 2018 11:15 CET
Its certificate of compliance with IATF 16949 standard enables BPW to consolidate its position as a quality leader in the commercial vehicle industry. The award also cements its position among the world’s elite automotive suppliers. The certification serves as a milestone not only for the company, but also in the run-up to the launch of the electric axle drive eTransport.
Press releases • Dec 20, 2017 08:45 CET
Situated in Siegburg, the think tank of BPW Group has unveiled an all-new digital goods tracking solution capable of significantly improving supply chain transparency. Costing around one-third of existing systems, it runs autonomously for up to two years without requiring a battery change. The solution is currently undergoing testing and scheduled to enter the market in 2018.
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.
Press releases • Dec 01, 2017 11:20 CET
eTransport, the electric axle drive developed by BPW, is thought to have won more innovation prizes this year than any other concept in its category. BPW has now added the European Transport Prize for Sustainability to its trophy cabinet. The company ranks among the heavyweights in the true sense of the word, not only in view of its multiple awards.
Press releases • Nov 14, 2017 10:25 CET
As of March 1st, 2018, Mr. Ralf Maurer will join the management of PE Automotive GmbH & Co. KG as Managing Director and take over chairmanship. With this, PE Automotive is taking a further step to enable the market-oriented expansion of the company for the coming years.
ECO Disc confirmed as Europe’s most popular trailer disc brake as production passes two-million mark
Press releases • Nov 13, 2017 18:05 CET
The trailer disc brake ECO Disc manufactured by BPW Bergische Achsen KG is a runaway success. Countless hauliers have come to appreciate its quality credentials since it was introduced seven years ago. In September, total production passed the two-million mark. And in 2016 ECO Disc was the top-selling trailer disc brake on the European market.
Press releases • Oct 26, 2017 17:00 CEST
Knapen Trailers, the Dutch manufacturer of moving floor trailers is underlining its trust in BPW quality for its vehicles. With immediate effect the company is equipping its trailers with the new reinforced BPW air suspension ECO Air COMPACT HD (EAC HD).
Press releases • Oct 16, 2017 15:44 CEST
BPW Bergische Achsen KG has further refined the modular air suspension Airlight II and significantly extended its range of applications. With immediate effect, jumbo and swap body trailers, which call for a large spring deflection range, can be equipped with the product.
Press releases • Oct 11, 2017 17:22 CEST
On soft, loose soils or when operating on banks or hillsides, agricultural vehicles often reach their limits. In order to facilitate vehicle start-ups on such surfaces and to prevent getting stuck, BPW has developed a hydraulic drive axle for agricultural trailers: the BPW AGRO Drive. The AGRO Drive axle is celebrating its world premiere at Agritechnica this November.
Press releases • Oct 04, 2017 15:49 CEST
Is Germany’s dual work-study system a flagship or a rust bucket? This was the question posed by education and business experts in Engelskirchen on 14 September. The trainees of BPW Bergische Achsen KG in Wiehl hosted the evening with presentations and a series of short video interviews conducted among themselves.
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.
Press releases • Sep 26, 2017 15:57 CEST
Every two years BPW Group, which ranks among the pioneers and innovation leaders of the transport and logistics sector, invites high-ranking experts and decision-makers to its industry congress Wiehler Forum. Records tumbled at this year’s upbeat gathering, headlined “Harnessing curiosity as a motivational force”.
Press releases • Sep 25, 2017 17:15 CEST
At Agritechnica, the world's leading trade fair for agricultural engineering, which takes place in Hanover from 12 until 18 November 2017, BPW will be exhibiting a diverse range of solutions in the field of running gears for agricultural vehicles and machinery under the motto "Go on when others stop". The hydraulic drive axle BPW AGRO Drive will be celebrating its world premiere at the fair.
Press releases • Sep 14, 2017 09:31 CEST
At this year’s commercial vehicle trade fair (NUFAM) in Karlsruhe (28.9. until 1.10.), the BPW booth (C 205 in Hall 2) is focusing on solutions for optimising mobility. The brands BPW, Hestal and idem telematics are showing products that enable vehicle operators to ensure trailer reliability while reducing costs, minimising downtimes and utilising the best processes and routes.
A year of workshop trainings in the cool BPW loft: BPW’s highly innovative approach to imparting know-how for professionals
Press releases • Aug 14, 2017 11:16 CEST
BPW is also an innovation leader in the industry when it comes to training: for around a year , BPW has been putting on workshop seminars in an industrial loft with space in which to park an entire trailer. Instead of slide presentations in conference rooms, the focus is on practical work and motivation. Among the latest to experience the impressive facility was a team from EWALS Cargo Care.
ECO Plus bearings enter the heavyweight division – BPW introduces Formula 1-style pit stops for 12 t low loader axles
Press releases • Aug 04, 2017 15:00 CEST
BPW has already revolutionised operation, maintenance and servicing of trailer axles with its popular 9 t ECO Plus bearings. Their enclosed design prolongs service life and achieves maximum availability. Following their introduction in 2000, ECO Plus bearings quickly became a best-seller and redefined the benchmark for economy within the industry.
Press releases • Jun 28, 2017 17:22 CEST
Best brand, best employer, best training company, GreenTec Award, and now a top-100 innovator among SMEs – the transport specialist BPW has certainly been scooping up accolades recently. These prizes are the outcome not of good fortune, but of a rigorous innovation strategy, as the company’s managers outline below.
Press releases • Jun 22, 2017 16:37 CEST
Competition in the commercial vehicle industry is tough, and there are no stricter judges than the professionals who work with its manufacturers, products and solutions every day. It was by no means to be taken for granted that these industry experts would recognise BPW as the best brand for the 11th time in succession.