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20 March, 2018

Knorr-Bremse ideally placed for further growth after record figures in 2017




Knorr-Bremse, the world’s leading manufacturer of braking systems and additional sub-systems for rail and commercial vehicles, can look back on a record year.

16 March, 2018

Enabling that start-up spirit: Knorr-Bremse joins with TechFounders to drive forward the ideas of young entrepreneurs




Knorr-Bremse is taking part in the TechFounders accelerator program at UnternehmerTUM, the Center for Innovation and Business Creation at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), which supports fledgling start-ups. Together with other leading German technology corporations, Knorr-Bremse utilizes this start-up promotion program to develop new business ideas and technologies.

13 March, 2018

Knorr-Bremse reaches agreement with employee representatives up to 2020




Knorr-Bremse and the employee representatives have negotiated an attractive agreement for the approximately 4,500 employees at almost all Group companies in Germany that are not covered by a collective agreement. The deal combines a financial component – comprising 10% more pay over the next three years – with flexible working time arrangements that take both employees’ interests and operational requirements into account.
The agreement ensures that Knorr-Bremse’s employees will share in the Company’s success.

09 March, 2018

GT Emissions Systems on course for multi-million production milestone




GT Emissions Systems, part of the Knorr-Bremse Group-owned GT Group, is on course for a major production milestone that will see more than three million of its exhaust valve systems in operation around the world.

06 March, 2018

Esslingen, Rimini and Dayton/Ohio operate Kiepe Electric bus systems with In Motion Charging




Systems specialist Kiepe Electric grows its market share in zero-emission drive systems. Mass transit authorities in Esslingen, Rimini and Dayton place orders for additional electric bus projects.

12 February, 2018

Knorr-Bremse Signs Strategic Cooperation Framework Agreement with FAW Jiefang Automotive Company




Knorr-Bremse, a leading systems supplier for the commercial vehicles industry, has signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement with FAW Jiefang Automotive Company, a leading manufacturer of commercial vehicles in China. This marks the beginning of a new stage of closer cooperation in multiple areas.

07 February, 2018

Knorr-Bremse posts record sales of EUR 6.24 bn in fiscal 2017




  • Sales up 13.7% at EUR 6.24 bn (2016: EUR 5.49 bn)

  • FX-adjusted, both divisions – Rail Vehicle Systems and Commercial Vehicle Systems – deliver record revenues

  • Revenues Rail Vehicle Systems division: EUR 3.33 bn
    (2016: EUR 2.99 bn)

  • Revenues Commercial Vehicle Systems division: EUR 2.93 bn (2016: EUR 2.52 bn)
  • Incoming orders outpace sales, up 16.4% at EUR 6.66 bn (2016: EUR 5.72 bn)

  • EBITDA for 2017 totaled EUR 1.06 bn (2016: EUR 1.01 bn), despite extraordinary expenses

01 February, 2018

Knorr-Bremse AG certified as “Top Employer for Engineers in Germany” in 2018




For the fifth time in succession, in 2018 Knorr-Bremse has been certified as “Top Employer for Engineers in Germany” in recognition of the exceptional conditions it offers its employees.

15 January, 2018

Knorr-Bremse and China’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturer Dongfeng expand their collaboration




Effective January 1, 2018, Dongfeng Auto Parts has contributed its activities in the field of compressors and compressed air handling to the joint venture between Dongfeng and Knorr-Bremse.

18 October, 2017

24-meter IMC® double-articulated bus at Busworld fair in Kortrijk




From October 20-25 2017, representatives of the international bus industry will meet up at the Busworld fair in Kortrijk, Belgium. The first 24-meter EXQUI.CITY to be configured as an IMC® electric bus will be on show on the booth of Belgian manufacturer Van Hool (booth 601 in hall 2).

Eva Doppler

Tel: +49 89 3547 1498
Fax: +49 89 3547 1403
e-Mail: eva.doppler@knorr-bremse.com

Knorr-Bremse AG
Moosacher Strasse 80
80809 Munich
Germany

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