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December 22, 2015

The cold truth about Knorr-Bremse: Testing Brakes in Arjeplog




Each November, some of the brightest minds in the automotive world set up tent in the far north of Europe to push the envelope of modern vehicle design during the grueling winter season.

May 08, 2015

Commercial vehicle joint venture in China goes into operation




The joint venture between Knorr-Bremse and Dongfeng Motor Group Co. Ltd. has got off to a perfect start with its grand opening. The partnership represents a strategic milestone for Knorr-Bremse to strengthen its profile in the Chinese commercial vehicle market.

March 24, 2015

Knorr-Bremse remains on the road to success




  • Net income €560 million in 2014
  • Sales revenues up 21% at €5.20 billion
  • Rail division sales in China exceed €1 billion
  • Strategic expansion into train control management technology
  • Strengthening commercial vehicle division in China: joint venture with Dongfeng
  • Over €1 billion invested in sites and production facilities since 2010

February 10, 2015

Knorr-Bremse again named “Top Employer for Engineers in Germany”


© Knorr-Bremse AG

Knorr-Bremse has been named “Top Employer for Engineers in Germany 2015”. This is the second consecutive year in which the Top Employers Institute has honored the company’s strong appeal to engineers with this accolade.

January 15, 2015

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January 08, 2015

Knorr-Bremse acquires train control management specialist Selectron Systems AG

Knorr-Bremse has signed an agreement governing the acquisition of Selectron Systems AG of Lyss, Switzerland, on December 19, 2014. Through this acquisition, Knorr-Bremse is expanding its portfolio to include components and solutions for the automation of rail vehicles. Completion of the takeover remains subject to approval by the anti-trust authorities.

November 10, 2014

Changes in the Executive Board of Knorr-Bremse AG

At the meeting of the Supervisory Board of Knorr-Bremse AG on November 7, 2014, the following changes in the Executive Board were agreed:

September 15, 2014

Knorr-Bremse at InnoTrans 2014: future-proof system solutions for the world’s rail transportation markets


Knorr-Bremse RailServices © Knorr-Bremse AG

  • Products to improve safety, economy and reliability
  • Portfolio expanded to include auxiliary power supply systems
  • Customized service packages from RailServices

Knorr-Bremse – Creative Systems – Globally: This is the motto under which Knorr-Bremse is showcasing a portfolio of pioneering products at this year’s InnoTrans fair – on booth 104 in Hall 1.2. The focus is on solutions offering a high level of safety and low lifecycle costs.

September 15, 2014

Aftermarket service concept in action: Knorr-Bremse at Automechanika 2014


© Knorr-Bremse AG

  • First mechatronic product with a modular service concept
  • New impetus for the Genuine Remanufacturing portfolio
  • New service tool for brake cylinders
  • Truck driving simulator allows drivers to sample hazardous situations

In line with the motto “Knorr-Bremse – Creative Systems – Globally” Knorr-Bremse Aftermarket is showcasing its service concept at Automechanika, presenting solutions for distributors, workshops, and fleet operators, all designed to ensure simple and safe maintenance and the efficient use of resources.

June 10, 2014

Knorr-Bremse again voted “Best Brand” in the commercial vehicle industry


© Knorr-Bremse AG

For the ninth time in succession, Knorr-Bremse has won the accolade of “Best Brand in the Commercial Vehicle Industry” in the “brakes” category. Two thirds of the readers of trade journals transaktuell, lastauto omnibus and FERNFAHRER who cast their votes opted for Knorr-Bremse.

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