Subjects: Trucks, Transport vehicles
Endurance test for solutions from the BPW Group: Racing Team T Sport Bernau starts a new racing season
The BPW Group and the truck racing team T Sport Bernau will be sticking together in 2022. As partners, BPW and PE Automotive support the team around the Spanish top driver Antonio Albacete in the upcoming Goodyear FIA European Truck Racing Championship (ETRC). In exciting wheel-to-wheel contests, the BPW and PE components are put to the test.
idem telematics opens truck telematics to everyone: New hardware, even more functions – all at an affordable price
With the use of truck telematics, fleet operators can significantly reduce their costs, optimise workflows and increase customer satisfaction. Nevertheless, many avoid truck manufacturers' systems. idem telematics is now changing the market with a new, manufacturer-independent truck telematics system that is less complicated, more versatile and even cheaper than ever.
European Commission makes tyre pressure monitoring for trailers compulsory from mid 2022
There are many good reasons to opt for a tyre pressure control system like AirSave from BPW: it saves tyres, fuel and nerves – and already pays off within its first year. Now there’s another good reason to order all your trailer running gears with a tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS) or AirSave from BPW: the European Commission is making tyre pressure monitoring compulsory from mid 2022.
idem telematics sweeps the board at the German Telematics Award
The German Telematics Award is known as the world's toughest and at the same time most realistic test for transport telematics systems; the test criteria were even made stricter this year. The result: European market leader idem telematics took 1st place in two categories. In the process, the market leader significantly extended its points lead over the competition.
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.
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.
Sustainability report from BPW: new benchmarks in electromobility, intelligent trailer technology and modern production processes
Long-term, forward-looking and responsible thinking and acting is the basis of all business activities at BPW Bergische Achsen KG. This is why the company has committed itself to the UN Global Compact principles and has now published its fifth sustainability report.
BPW remains the first choice for transport professionals
Barely any other trailer component has as much impact on the added value per kilometre as the running gear, which is why BPW Bergische Achsen KG has now won the ETM Award for the 15th year in a row. The award is one of the most sought after in the industry and gives transport professionals the chance to have their say. Claiming the top spot has become an annual tradition for the company.
Double Award: German Innovation Award celebrates super-efficient transport technologies from BPW
Innovative commercial vehicle technologies improve not only environmental efficiency, but also the image of the transport and logistics industry. BPW Bergische Achsen KG has now received two renowned German Innovation Awards - one of which with the highest grade possible from the jury. The deciding factor: focus on the user.
Even lighter, even more variable for on- and off-road: BPW renews Airlight II trailer running gears
Weight savings of up to 60 kilograms are a sensation in the trailer industry. The engineers at BPW Bergische Achsen KG have achieved this with the new generation of the Airlight II running gear kit. Thanks to digital DNA, laser technology and intelligent modules, the kit now covers an even wider range of applications – both on the motorway and off the beaten track.
Telematics for all: idem telematics makes transport networking easier for forwarders with new hardware concept
The networking of drivers, freight and vehicle is indispensable for more and more transport and logistics companies today – but at the same time, many hauliers are in danger of being left behind when it comes to digitalisation. Therefore, idem telematics is now simplifying entry into and expansion of fleet networking: with new types of hardware, expandable functions and a simplified installation.
New YouTube format for commercial vehicle garages and professionals: BPW launches ‘TrailerBuddies’
Whether on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter or YouTube, BPW has been reaching out to users of commercial vehicle and transport technology directly through social media for years. Now, BPW is launching ‘TrailerBuddies’, a special YouTube format for professionals in garages and service stations.
Schwarzmüller delivers all trailers ex works with telematics from idem telematics: data services free of charge for three months for all fleet operators
The networked trailer is becoming the "new normal" in the commercial vehicle industry: customers of Wilhelm Schwarzmüller GmbH can now experience the benefits of data-supported real time functionalities for three months without obligation. Remote diagnosis capability, tracking, fleet management and many other services are now on board as standard in all new and rental vehicles.
Telematics ex works: Wielton trailers will now be supplied with telematics from idem telematics
Telematics is becoming an increasingly important part of the basic equipment of modern trailers: Wielton is now offering Europe's leading trailer telematics from idem telematics ex works – including a major innovation: the gateway measures brake performance. This not only increases safety, but also saves a lot of money.
Christian Loidolt takes over the management and chairmanship of the Executive Board at PE Automotive GmbH & Co. KG
Christian Loidolt will succeed Ralf Maurer as Managing Director and Chairman of the Executive Board at PE Automotive GmbH & Co. KG. Loidolt took up the position on 1 February 2021 and will drive forward business activities at PE together with Markus Seitz, long-standing Managing Director at the company.
Collaboration for safety in transport: Dolezych and BPW are now supplying the iGurt
BPW and Dolezych are now acting in concert: The leading global specialist for load securing technology and BPW are now marketing the iGurt developed by BPW: a more handy, intelligent sensor, which monitors the tension of the lashing strap while driving and thus protects against load damage and accidents. The multiple award-winning innovation is uncomplicated, affordable and eligible.
Digital summit on environmentally friendly transport: BPW welcomes new investment security for hauliers
BPW Bergische Achsen KG is welcoming the concept from the German Federal Ministry of Transport to fund environmentally friendly transport. The commitment to cover up to 80% of the additional vehicle costs for any tonnage creates investment and planning certainty for the vehicle industry. It will enable BPW and its partners to bring a 7.5-tonne electric vehicle to the market in 2021.
BPW releases sustainability report: keeping corporate responsibility alive and developing it further
The world of transport is developing at great speed and is coming face to face with current challenges from digitisation to new climate regulations to the coronavirus pandemic. BPW is facing this transition with the consistency of a family-owned company that is more than 120 years old, anticipating global and social megatrends and successfully shaping the things to come.
G. Leclerc Transport AG relies on idem telematics in all trucks and trailers in its fleet
Truck and trailer together make a strong team. In particular, there is enormous power in the intelligent cooperation of a tractor unit and semitrailer. The Swiss forwarder G. Leclerc Transport AG is making targeted use of this: the company's entire fleet (200 tractor units and 160 semi-trailers) is equipped with telematics from idem telematics.
BPW now links AirSave tyre pressure control system with telematics
The BPW "AirSave" tyre control system has become a bestseller because it saves tyres, fuel and nerves - and already returns a profit within its first year. BPW now supplies a telematics kit that automatically warns drivers, dispatchers and other recipients via an app, an online portal, email or SMS as soon as a tyre weakens.