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BPW expects CO2-pricing to drive innovation in transport und logistics

BPW expects CO2-pricing to drive innovation in transport und logistics

Press releases   •   Dec 12, 2019 14:00 CET

Between 2017 and 2018, BPW Bergische Achsen KG reduced its CO2 emissions by 60 percent to 7,855 tonnes. This dramatic reduction in greenhouse gas emissions at the main production plant was made possible by shifting to green electricity and e-mobility. However, the family business sees the highest potential for more climate protection in its innovations for transport and logistics.

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.

Summit with a lasting impact: BPW takes issues and demands from transport and logistics sector from Wiehl to German parliament

Summit with a lasting impact: BPW takes issues and demands from transport and logistics sector from Wiehl to German parliament

Press releases   •   Nov 19, 2019 14:00 CET

Some 100 top decision makers from the transport and logistics sectors met at the Wiehler Forum to discuss the issues that will shape the future of the industry. This year, the summit will also have a lasting impact outside the industry – for the first time ever, the participants set the agenda for a political dialogue with members of the German parliament in Berlin.

Always saving fuel, tyres, time and CO2: BPW now delivers the intelligent AirSave tyre pressure control system

Always saving fuel, tyres, time and CO2: BPW now delivers the intelligent AirSave tyre pressure control system

Press releases   •   Nov 15, 2019 11:00 CET

Greater safety and economy is hard to come by in the transport industry. Or is it? BPW is now delivering the AirSave tyre pressure control system that pays for itself in the first year: The system achieves enormous savings in terms of fuel, tyres and time. This is confirmed by the forwarders involved in the practical tests.

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VISION mobility: Electrification of Heavy Commercial Vehicles

Events   •   Aug 17, 2018 13:44 CEST

Speaker: Markus Schell, Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter, BPWElectrification is one oft he main themes – also in the truck business. However, this requires a corresponding (charging) infrastructure and the use of electric trucks does not make sense in all segments. Discuss with industry professionals when and where e-trucks can be profitable and which kind of requirements are necessary.Present...

Sep 25, 14:3015:30 CEST

VISION mobility IAA Nutzfahrzeuge Hannovermesse Pavillon 11, Section D

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Electric factory traffic at BPW

Electric factory traffic ...

Even with heavy factory traffic, the rumbling diesel noise is becoming increasingly rare at BPW in Wiehl as more and more electric forkli...

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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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AirSave in detail

AirSave in detail

The system uses the existing trailer pneumatics and, with a fully automatic booster pump, ensures that the preset tyre pressure is mainta...

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AirSave Function

AirSave Function

AirSave uses the existing trailer pneumatics and, with a fully automatic booster pump, ensures that the preset tyre pressure is maintaine...

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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.
www.bpw.de/en

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