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mai 28, 2019

Knorr-Bremse invests in Belgian start-up Railnova to accelerate railway digital transformation

  • Knorr-Bremse acquires 32% of the shares in Railnova
  • Knorr-Bremse strengthens its digitization strategy towards improving asset availability for the railway industry

Knorr-Bremse, the global market leader for braking systems and a leading supplier of other rail and commercial vehicle subsystems, signed an agreement to acquire a minority stake of 32% in Railnova SA, Belgium. Railnova is the leading supplier of railway telematics solutions and maintenance workflow software to the railway industry. By this investment Knorr-Bremse reinforces its strategy for digitalization and data-driven business solutions for rail applications.

mai 23, 2019

Knorr-Bremse announces discontinuation of production in Wülfrath

  • Production to close down by 2020
  • Center of competence for commercial vehicle steering systems to be retained
  • Global growth strategy in the commercial vehicle steering systems sector to continue unaffected

The Executive Board of Knorr-Bremse AG decided yesterday to discontinue production of steering systems by Knorr-Bremse SteeringSystems GmbH at the Wülfrath site by 2020.

avril 30, 2019

Knorr-Bremse proposes dividend of 1.75 euros

  • Following a successful financial year in 2018, Knorr-Bremse will distribute over EUR 280 million to shareholders
  • First Annual Report published in accordance with IFRS

Executive Board and Supervisory Board of Knorr-Bremse AG, world market leader for brake systems and a leading supplier of other subsystems for rail and commercial vehicles, propose to the Annual General Meeting a dividend of 1.75 euros per share for the 2018 financial year.

avril 30, 2019

Change in leadership on the Executive Board of Knorr-Bremse AG

  • Klaus Deller leaves the company after ten years by mutual agreement
  • Supervisory Board initiates the search for his successor
  • Members of the Executive Board will assume the responsibilities in the interim

Klaus Deller, the Chairman of the Executive Board of Knorr-Bremse AG, will leave the company on April 30 by mutual agreement. The Supervisory Board has already initiated the search for his successor. During the interim, the responsibilities of Mr. Deller will be assumed jointly by the members of the Executive Board: Ralph Heuwing, Dr. Peter Laier, and Dr. Jürgen Wilder.

janvier 31, 2019

Kiepe Electric to supply electrical equipment for Erfurt transport authority’s new LRVs




Kiepe Electric has received another important order for the light rail vehicle segment: The subsidiary of Knorr-Bremse AG, global market leader for braking systems and a leading supplier of sub-systems for rail and commercial vehicles, is to provide electrical equipment for 14 seven-car LRVs ordered from Stadler by Erfurter Verkehrsbetriebe AG (EVAG).

janvier 30, 2019

Knorr-Bremse TruckServices: turbochargers added to product portfolio

  • Knorr-Bremse TruckServices expands engine air management portfolio
  • Customers benefit from proven service solutions
  • Almost all turbochargers also available as EconX® products

Knorr-Bremse, the global market leader for braking systems and a leading supplier of other rail and commercial vehicle subsystems, is expanding its product portfolio for the aftermarket. From January 2019, through the usual Knorr-Bremse TruckServices channels, customers can order turbochargers for vehicles from all the major OEM brands and benefit from a comprehensive range of services.

janvier 16, 2019

Dayton/ Ohio: Kiepe Electric to equip another 15 buses with In Motion Charging (IMC) technology




  • Kiepe Electric writes next chapter in North American e-mobility story
  • Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority (RTA) partners with Kiepe Electric to expand electric bus fleet to 45 vehicles
  • Operator opts for future-proof In Motion Charging (IMC) concept

Kiepe Electric, a subsidiary of Knorr-Bremse, the global market leader for braking systems and a leading supplier of other rail and commercial vehicle subsystems, is to supply the traction systems for an additional 15 trolleybuses in Dayton, Ohio.

décembre 07, 2018

Knorr-Bremse acquires the commercial vehicle steering business of Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. in Japan and Thailand and expands its steering systems business


“The take-over of the commercial vehicle steering business from Hitachi will expand Knorr-Bremse’s steering system portfolio and further enhance Knorr-Bremse’s future potential as a global supplier for driver assistance and highly automated driving solutions.” | © Knorr-Bremse

  • Knorr-Bremse today signed an agreement to acquire the commercial vehicle steering business (“Integral Power Steering” (IPS)) from Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. in Japan and Thailand
  • IPS will establish Knorr-Bremse as a relevant supplier of power steering parts for commercial vehicles
  • In 2017, Hitachi Automotive Systems´ division generated a turnover close to 100 million euros
  • The division is the market leading manufacturer of steering systems in Japan
  • Knorr-Bremse is setting a further milestone on its way to systems solutions for driver assistance and highly automated driving

Knorr-Bremse, the global market leader for braking systems and a leading supplier of other rail and commercial vehicle subsystems, today signed an agreement to acquire the commercial vehicle steering business (IPS) from Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. in Japan and Thailand. The division is the leading supplier of power steering parts for commercial vehicles in Japan. With this transaction, Knorr-Bremse takes a further step towards supplying its customers with highly integrated systems, as well as new functionalities in the field of driver assistance and automated driving. The acquisition is subject to approval by the anti-trust authorities and is expected to be completed in the first quarter 2019.

novembre 28, 2018

Knorr-Bremse presents strong figures for the first nine months of 2018




  • Successful IPO: Shares placed on 12 October amidst challenging market backdrop
  • Strong growth: Revenues grow by 9.5% to 4.994 mEUR during the first nine months of 2018 . Both segments contributing
  • Improved profitability: EBITDA rises by 12.6% against previous year to 876 mEUR, margin expands by 40 basis points to 17.5% (previous year 17.1%)
  • Strong order book: Order backlog grows by 11.9% against previous year to 4.449 mEUR, underscoring good medium-term prospects
  • Guidance for fiscal year 2018: Revenues 6.6-6.7bn EUR, EBITDA margin of 17.5%-18.5%

Knorr-Bremse AG, the global market leader for braking systems and a leading supplier of safety-critical rail and commercial vehicle systems, today published its first nine-month results as a listed company.

novembre 02, 2018

Kiepe Electric wins another order from Manchester




  • Metrolink adding 27 light rail vehicles to its fleet
  • Marked increase in transport capacity
  • Kiepe Electric to integrate new converter solution

Kiepe Electric, a subsidiary of Knorr-Bremse, the global market leader for braking systems and a leading provider of sub-systems for rail and commercial vehicles, has been commissioned to supply 27 light rail vehicles.

Eva Seifert
Vice President Corporate Communications

Phone: +49 89 3547 1402
Fax: +49 89 3547 1403

Knorr-Bremse AG
Moosacher Straße 80
80809 Munich
Germany

E-Mail: presse@knorr-bremse.com

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