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iC Plus trailer running gears from BPW pave the way for AI-supported maintenance management

From digital DNA to the thinking trailer: how BPW is revolutionising vehicle and fleet management

With its holistic approach to digitalisation, BPW has fundamentally changed the way trailer running gears are developed, built and maintained. Now the innovation leader is advancing the digital DNA of its running gears to artificial consciousness: the trailer of the future thinks and manages itself. BPW reveals the first details of the new generation iC Plus running gear at transport logistic.

With running gears, vehicle components and innovative services from the BPW Group, trailers drive more efficiently, safely and sustainably.

transport logistic: BPW Group shows broad portfolio for more efficiency, safety and sustainability in transport

At the international trade fair for logistics and mobility "transport logistic" in Munich (9 - 12 May), the BPW Group will be focusing its trade fair presentation in Hall A6, Stand 310 on efficiency, safety and sustainability. Under the motto "Solutions for driving value in transport", the group of companies is providing answers to the most urgent questions in the transport industry.

BPW products already fulfil the requirements of the EU simulation tool VECTO.

EU requires climate-friendly trailers from 2024 onwards: BPW products fulfil the requirements for VECTO certification of trailers

The trailer has a significant impact on how economical and climate-friendly the transport is. The EU has also recognised this; from 2024 on the EU will be certifying trailers according to their CO2 emissions. BPW products already fulfil the requirements of the EU simulation tool VECTO, which makes it easier to compare trailers and rewards climate-friendly technologies with a CO2 bonus.

Trailers for special transport are among the crowd pullers at bauma in Munich. The common denominator: they roll on axles and running gear solutions from BPW.

BAUMA 22: Market leader BPW wants to continue growth with running gears for special vehicles

Ever larger, heavier loads are being transported by road: trailers that move 80-metre-long wind turbine blades, entire drilling rigs or concrete bridge sections weighing up to 1,000 tons attract all kinds of people to bauma in Munich, not just experts. And the common denominator on the most impressive vehicles? The BPW logo on the hub cap. The market leader expects a sustained trend of growth.

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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. www.bpw.de/en

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. www.bpw.de/en

BPW Bergische Achsen KG