|Urbanization, environmental pollution and the legal framework require alternatives to combustion engines in urban transport. To ensure that your deliveries reach the city in a quiet and environmentally friendly manner, BPW developed an axle with integrated electric drive - eTransport.|
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BPW to showcase an electrically retrofitted lorry for municipal waste management at the bauma trade fair
Press Releases • Mar 21, 2019 14:00 CET
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.
Press Releases • Sep 24, 2018 15:00 CEST
BPW Bergische Achsen KG is announcing its partnership with BMW i for an electric drive system for commercial vehicles. BPW will use battery technology from BMW i for its particularly powerful drive axle, which is designed for heavy vans and lorries with a gross weight of up to 7.5 tonnes. A drive concept for lorries with a gross weight of 26 tonnes is under development.
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
Press Releases • Sep 10, 2018 14:00 CEST
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.
Hellmann and Bergische Achsen KG start field tests with retro-fitted electric motor for commercial vehicles
Press Releases • Aug 17, 2018 14:00 CEST
As part of an innovation cooperation, the globally operating logistics service provider, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, and one of the world’s largest manufacturer of trailer running gears, BPW Bergische Achsen KG, are starting a joint practical trial: they are bringing the eTransport, an electric motor axle recently developed by BPW, onto the roads.
Press Releases • Jun 28, 2017 17:22 CEST
Best brand, best employer, best training company, GreenTec Award, and now a top-100 innovator among SMEs – the transport specialist BPW has certainly been scooping up accolades recently. These prizes are the outcome not of good fortune, but of a rigorous innovation strategy, as the company’s managers outline below.
Press Releases • Jun 22, 2017 16:37 CEST
Competition in the commercial vehicle industry is tough, and there are no stricter judges than the professionals who work with its manufacturers, products and solutions every day. It was by no means to be taken for granted that these industry experts would recognise BPW as the best brand for the 11th time in succession.
Out with the diesel engine and in with the electric axle – market leader in special-purpose truck construction initiates standard electrification programme for municipal utility vehicles with BPW axle drive
Press Releases • Jan 30, 2018 12:15 CET
The electrification of municipal and commercial utility vehicles is now gathering pace following today’s announcement by the Paul Group, a European leader in special-purpose vehicle construction, of a standard conversion package for the Mercedes-Benz Vario in collaboration with BPW Bergische Achsen KG. The company revealed its plans at a preview for local authorities in Vilshofen in Bavaria.
Energy Awards acknowledge eTransport as a highly innovative idea in the quest to shift to renewables
Press Releases • Oct 04, 2017 11:31 CEST
eTransport, the electric axle drive developed by BPW, has grabbed first prize for mobility in the finals of the Energy Awards. The accolade recognises the drive as one of the most innovative ideas in the drive towards renewable energy sources. The Energy Awards serve the purpose of highlighting progress and changes being made in the sector, and acknowledging outstanding projects and ideas.
Press Releases • Dec 01, 2017 11:20 CET
eTransport, the electric axle drive developed by BPW, is thought to have won more innovation prizes this year than any other concept in its category. BPW has now added the European Transport Prize for Sustainability to its trophy cabinet. The company ranks among the heavyweights in the true sense of the word, not only in view of its multiple awards.
Minister-President Armin Laschet visits BPW, a recognised role model for e-mobility and Industry 4.0
Press Releases • Apr 26, 2018 08:49 CEST
Minister-President Armin Laschet sees North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) as a leading centre of innovation in e-mobility and of Industry 4.0 in Germany. On the recommendation of the state parliamentary representative Bodo Löttgen of the CDU party, he visited BPW in Wiehl to familiarise himself with novel drive concepts and production methods, and the digitally interconnected world of logistics.