Tag: MAN

Jun 15, 2022 - 01:20 pm

MAN says production preparations on schedule for electric truck

Traton subsidiary MAN is on schedule with preparations for large-scale production of electric trucks at its Munich plant. In the first twelve months since the eMobility Centre was established at its main plant, MAN Truck & Bus has launched 20 prototypes of the upcoming heavy-duty electric truck.

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Jun 9, 2022 - 01:21 pm

MAN to release electric bus chassis globally

MAN Truck & Bus will in future offer an electric bus chassis for the global market. In a first step, MAN will offer the eBus chassis as a two-axle vehicle for use as a low-floor, low-entry and intercity bus (high floor). Bodybuilders can develop their electric buses on this basis.

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May 6, 2022 - 01:19 pm

German rail purchases 260 Ebusco electric buses

Deutsche Bahn (DB – German Rail) has today confirmed that it will “modernize” its bus fleets at a cost of around 400 million euros. From 2023 to 2026, the state owned company has ordered around 1,200 new vehicles – but only 260 of these will be electric while around 900 buses will be run on […]

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Apr 6, 2022 - 02:29 pm

MAN takes order for 53 electric buses in Hamburg

MAN Truck & Bus has just received two orders from Hamburg for a total of 53 electric buses. Hamburger Hochbahn has ordered 17 Lion’s City 18 E, while an order from Verkehrsbetriebe Hamburg-Holstein (VHH) includes 30 electric solo and six articulated buses. The first electric buses are to be delivered this year.

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Mar 16, 2022 - 01:51 pm

Traton increases research & development investment

The Traton Group has increased its investment in research and development for electromobility. The company now plans to spend 2.6 billion euros on this by 2026, compared with 1.6 billion euros previously planned by 2025. At the same time, Traton is scaling back its investments in combustion engines.

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Mar 1, 2022 - 12:42 pm

Market analysis: Electric buses keep booming in Europe

The electric bus boom in Europe continues, as the registration figures in 2021 show. After 2,210 electric buses in 2020, a further 3,282 electric buses (in each case excluding trolleybuses) were newly registered in 2021, with manufacturers competing for market shares. So who is leading the charge?

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Sep 29, 2021 - 05:36 pm

MAN vamps up fleet management tool

MAN Truck & Bus is restructuring the services in its MAN eManager control tool that was introduced just under a year ago. The tool is a digital command centre for fleet managers who work with the MAN Lion City E electric bus or the eTGE electric transporter.

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Sep 15, 2021 - 01:17 pm

MAN announces future electrification strategy ‘NewMAN’

In future, MAN Truck & Bus will focus primarily on the areas of electromobility, autonomous vehicles and digital solutions. These are the cornerstones of a new strategy called ‘NewMAN’, which the commercial vehicle manufacturer from Munich, part of the Traton Group, has now presented.

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Jul 16, 2021 - 10:39 am

MAN offers new bodies for the MAN eTGE

MAN Truck & Bus has announced that it is offering new bodies for the MAN eTGE in cooperation with body manufacturers. With immediate effect, it is also available with a box body and with a flatbed or three-way tipper.

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Jun 10, 2021 - 11:51 am

MAN to launch electric truck serial production by 2024

MAN plans to start series production of electric trucks at its main plant in Munich from 2024. With the MAN eMobility Center now open at the plant, the commercial vehicle manufacturer is laying the foundations for producing electric trucks in large industrial quantities.

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Mar 29, 2021 - 05:02 pm

MAN to begin articulated e-bus production in Poland

MAN has announced that the series production of the Lion’s City 18 E articulated bus will start in Poland in April. Some vehicles that are still assembled in pre-series will be in service earlier: one such Lion’s City 18 E will go into regular service in Cologne from April.

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Mar 22, 2021 - 12:31 pm

Traton increases budget for electric vehicles

Volkswagen’s commercial vehicle subsidiary Traton has increased its investments in electromobility. The commercial vehicle manufacturer has now decided to invest 1.6 billion euros in research and development for e-mobility by 2025. Long-haul trucks will also be powered by batteries.

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Feb 5, 2021 - 02:41 pm

Hamburg orders electric buses from Irizar, MAN & Volvo

Hamburg public transport operator Verkehrsbetriebe Hamburg-Holstein (VHH) has completed the tender for a further 32 electric buses. The contracts were awarded to Irizar, MAN and Volvo. Delivery of the new vehicles is scheduled to begin at the end of 2021.

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Jan 25, 2021 - 10:15 pm

MAN finds eTGM truck promising for off-peak deliveries

MAN proves in Munich that e-trucks are suitable for inner-city driving at sensitive times. The test drives with the all-electric MAN eTGM truck showed a time saving of 15 to 30 per cent by shifting the time window of deliveries to the off-peak hours of the day.

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Jan 20, 2021 - 08:00 pm

39 electric MAN buses for Nuremberg

Public transport operator VAG Nürnberg has ordered 39 e-buses from Germany’s MAN Truck & Bus, including 28 Lion’s City 18 E and eleven Lion’s City 12 E. For MAN, this is the largest electric bus order to date and the company’s first order ever to include articulated e-buses.

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Dec 21, 2020 - 11:22 am

Electric MAN to receive post stamp

The electric delivery van from MAN Truck & Bus has received a special honour in Austria: Austrian Post has immortalised the MAN eTGE on a stamp. The occasion was the anniversary of the 2,000th electric vehicle that Austrian Post put into service at the beginning of December.

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Nov 9, 2020 - 04:41 pm

Traton takes over Navistar/ Expands in North America

Traton’s expansion into the North American market now finds itself on the home stretch: The Volkswagen commercial vehicle subsidiary has just signed a binding takeover agreement with the US commercial vehicle manufacturer Navistar. The transaction is expected to be completed in mid-2021.

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Oct 28, 2020 - 02:54 pm

Traton & Hino launch e-mobility joint venture

Traton and Hino are intensifying their cooperation in the field of electromobility. As part of their strategic partnership, the commercial vehicle subsidiaries of Volkswagen and Toyota have signed a joint venture agreement to speed up development for products with battery and FC technology.

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Oct 27, 2020 - 04:08 pm

MAN to launch platform eManager this year

The VW commercial vehicle brand MAN has announced the launch of a new digital service for the Lion’s City E bus in 2020. The MAN eManager is to serve as a kind of digital command center for fleet managers.

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Oct 20, 2020 - 03:48 pm

e-troFit conversion kits for Mercedes & MAN buses

e-troFit, specialist for the conversion of diesel buses to electric drive, will bring out further series-ready electrification solutions for existing commercial vehicles in the next two years. This will involve retrofitting kits for the “most common models in Europe”.

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Oct 20, 2020 - 12:53 pm

MAN to focus on H2 trucks

The Volkswagen subsidiary MAN Truck & Bus intends to give greater priority to hydrogen in its electrification strategy in future, in addition to the development and manufacture of battery-powered commercial vehicles. The Munich-based company will be testing hydrogen-powered vehicle prototypes as early as next year.

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Oct 8, 2020 - 05:26 pm

MAN now offers a range of charging solutions

MAN Transport Solutions is offering charging equipment to buyers of MAN’s electric trucks and buses with two strategic partners, Heliox and Schaltbau Refurbishment (SBRS). The offer includes markets in 28 European countries and covers a range of mobile chargers up to solutions for large fleets.

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Sep 23, 2020 - 01:39 pm

MAN begins preparing European workshops for EVs

MAN Truck & Bus is preparing its European workshops for handling electric vehicles. The manufacturer is planning to equip a total of 110 service branches with the corresponding skills and tools by the end of 2020. A further 60 workshops are to follow by the end of 2021.

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Sep 12, 2020 - 04:49 pm

MAN supplies four Lion Electric buses to Luxembourg

Voyages Ecker, a subsidiary of Voyages Emile Weber from Luxembourg, has taken delivery of the first four MAN Lion City Electric buses. The solo buses are pre-series models, which MAN sold to the Group under a partnership agreement concluded in 2017.

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Jul 22, 2020 - 11:41 am

VW moves e-Crafter production to Poland

After almost two years of cooperation with the Hanover plant, the Volkswagen plant at Września in Poland has now taken over the complete production of the e-Crafter electric delivery van. Alongside the MAN eTGE, the e-Crafter is the second electric model to be produced in Września.

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May 13, 2020 - 06:09 pm

MAN Truck & Bus reveal articulated electric bus details

MAN Truck & Bus is now giving details of its MAN Lion’s City 18 E articulated electric bus. The manufacturer has just announced that sales of the new model already started and in Cologne and Barcelona, the articulated e-bus is now also being integrated into regular service.

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