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Le stand BPW à Solutrans à Lyon : Hall d'exposition 4, stand 4 E 066.

Solutrans à Lyon : BPW réaffirme son leadership sur les essieux, les trains roulants et la connectivité du transport

À l'occasion du salon Solutrans à Lyon, le groupe BPW réaffirme sa position de leader technologique européen pour les essieux, les systèmes de trains roulants et la connectivité du conducteur, des marchandises et du véhicule. Pour la première fois, BPW et Thermo King présentent conjointement un système de refroidissement efficace sur le plan environnemental pour les remorques.

BPW at Solutrans Lyon, France: Hall 4, stand 4 E 066.

Solutrans Lyon: BPW confirms leadership claim for axles, running gear and digital transport connectivity

At the Solutrans trade fair in Lyon, the BPW Group confirmed their claim to being European technology leader for axls, running gear systems and the digital networking of driver, freight and vehicle. For the first time, BPW and Thermo King are presenting a climate-efficient cooling system for trailers together that recovers energy through an innovative, intelligent running gear.

Gerhard Grünig (VerkehrsRundschau), Dr. Dustin Schöder (Deutsche Bahn), Rolf Meyer (Meyer & Meyer), Kurt Sigl (BEM), Clemens Baumgärtner (City of Munich), Markus Schell (BPW) (Source: Karel Sefrna /VerkehrsRundschau)

The power of the network: German SMEs to become innovation drivers of electric transport

Who will lead the breakthrough for emission-free logistics in cities? What contribution can politics make? Is Germany in danger of losing the technological edge – or will all players now be able to make electrical transport a success story together? Top decision-makers from industry, research, politics and associations discussed these questions at BPW's first "Electric Networking Night" in Munich.

The BPW stand, from a bird's eye view: BPW lures visitors upstairs with networking and get-togethers, downstairs with high-tech innovation.

Open.Together: the BPW Group is showcasing itself as a partner for digitisation and networking at ‘transport logistic’ trade show

BPW is one of the global market leaders for trailer axles and running gear systems – but anyone looking for heavy metal at transport logistic in Munich is in for a surprise: the BPW Group stand at the trade fair (Hall A6, Booth 310) is all about digitisation, networking and electromobility. However, the company group wants to inspire its customers with more than just high-tech solutions...

At bauma BPW will be presenting the options available for conversion with the eTransport electric drive axle on the AWB Köln company’s Mercedes-Benz Vario with special bodywork.

BPW to showcase an electrically retrofitted lorry for municipal waste management at the bauma trade fair

Managers of municipal commercial vehicle fleets are some of the regular visitors to bauma, the world’s leading trade fair for construction vehicles and machinery (8–14 April). BPW is bringing a very special vehicle to Munich on their behalf: a Mercedes-Benz Vario of Cologne’s municipal waste management company AWB, which has been converted from diesel to an electric drive.

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

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

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.

Wiehl is the first city in Germany to use BPW’s innovative electric axle drive eTransport. Mayor Ulrich Stücker accepted the converted Mercedes Benz Vario from BPW’s personally liable managing partner Michael Pfeiffer (left)

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

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.

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Welcome to BPW Bergische Achsen KG!

About BPW Bergische Achsen Kommanditgesellschaft
BPW Bergische Achsen KG is the parent company of the BPW Group. With around 1,500 employees, including around 100 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.

About the BPW Group
The BPW Group researches, develops and manufactures everything needed to ensure that transport keeps moving and is safe, illuminated, intelligent and digitally connected. With its brands BPW, Ermax, HBN, HESTAL and idem telematics, the company group is a preferred system partner of the commercial vehicle industry around the globe for running gear, brakes, lighting, fasteners and superstructure technology, telematics and other key components for trucks, trailers and buses. The BPW Group offers comprehensive mobility services for transport businesses, ranging from a global service network to spare parts supply and intelligent networking of vehicles, drivers and freight. The owner-operated company group currently employs around 7,000 staff in 27 countries and achieved consolidated sales of 1.731 billion euros in 2022.

BPW Bergische Achsen KG