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Climate and cost-efficient trailers are now instantly recognisable: BPW AirSave wins the European Transport Prize for Sustainability

Climate and cost-efficient trailers are now instantly recognisable: BPW AirSave wins the European Transport Prize for Sustainability

Press releases   •   Nov 27, 2019 08:50 CET

All truck drawbar trailers look the same to the average consumer. But now even the layman can identify which trailer is safe, climate-friendly and cost-saving, as with just a glance at the wheel hubs you can immediately recognise whether the BPW AirSave system has been installed. It has now been awarded the highest European sustainability award in the transport industry.

Digital independence for forwarders: idem telematics wins German Telematics Award

Digital independence for forwarders: idem telematics wins German Telematics Award

Press releases   •   Nov 19, 2019 11:00 CET

Europe's leading trailer telematics system is also the best. This is the verdict given by the German Telematics Award panel of experts, one which is bestowed once every two years: idem telematics successfully relies on the principle of system openness in order to network practically everything in transport – including competing third-party systems. That's why forwarders also give top marks.

 VISION mobility readers name BPW ‘Best supplier’

VISION mobility readers name BPW ‘Best supplier’

Press releases   •   Sep 12, 2019 11:00 CEST

BPW shines at the IAA in Frankfurt as ‘Best supplier’ – the medium-sized company that actually specialises in commercial vehicle and transport technologies. VISION mobility, Deloitte and the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) honored BPW for a drive axle that can be used in the conversion of trucks from diesel to electric drives.

From setting the tone to serial innovation: why Ranga Yogeshwar named BPW one of Germany’s top 100 mid-sized companies

From setting the tone to serial innovation: why Ranga Yogeshwar named BPW one of Germany’s top 100 mid-sized companies

Press releases   •   Jul 02, 2019 19:19 CEST

Of all German prizes for innovation, the ‘Top 100’ award plays a unique role: it’s the only competition to honour mid-sized businesses for their innovation management. BPW head of development Dr Markus Kliffken explains why he’d like to give the prize awarded by science journalist Ranga Yogeshwar straight back to the commercial vehicle specialists’ customers.

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European Transport Prize for Sustainability

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from left: Rainer Langhammer (HUSS-VERLAG GmbH), Ralf Merkelbach and Nadine Simon (both BPW), Bert Brandenburg (HUSS-VERLAG GmbH)

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German Telematics Award 2020

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German Telematics Award 2020: Winner Jens Zeller, Managing Director idem telematics GmbH (centre) with the Chairman of the Jury Prof. Dr....

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BPW eTransport production

BPW eTransport production

BPW is testing the electric drive axle eTransport in various application scenarios: In this hall the test vehicles like that from UPS are...

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BPW eTransport production

BPW eTransport production

Production of the electric drive axle eTransport: The finished axle on the test bench is shown in front of the picture. Behind it, the re...

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Video: electro-hydraulic auxiliary steering system Active Reverse Control

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Until now, mechanical self-steering axles could only be of assistance when the vehicle was travelling forwards. The innovative auxiliary ...

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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.
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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 7,200 staff in more than 50 countries and achieved consolidated sales of 1.48 billion euros in 2017.
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  • BPW Bergische Achsen KG
  • Ohlerhammer
  • 51674 Wiehl
  • Germany