Tag: MAN

Jan 24, 2023 - 12:53 pm

DB Schenker to procure 100 electric MAN trucks

The logistics service provider DB Schenker plans to procure a total of 100 heavy-duty e-trucks from MAN by 2026. The first MAN eTruck vehicles are to be handed over in the first half of 2024. This is provided for in an agreement freshly signed by DB Schenker and MAN Truck & Bus.

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Dec 20, 2022 - 04:25 pm

Volkswagen reorganises purchasing management

Volkswagen has announced that at the turn of the year it will reorganise its purchasing department at the Group level, as well as reorganising purchasing at its VW Passenger Cars and MAN Truck & Bus brands. Dirk Große-Loheide will take over Group Purchasing with effect from 1 January 2023.

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Dec 8, 2022 - 02:10 pm

MAN scores first e-bus order from Norway

The Norwegian transport operator Unibuss has ordered 76 all-electric Lion’s City E buses from MAN Truck & Bus for Oslo. For MAN, this is the first electric bus order from Norway. The order is for 59 solo and 17 articulated buses bound for operation in the northeast and east of Oslo from the end of […]

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Nov 9, 2022 - 02:06 pm

Vikingbus grows electric bus fleet in Copenhagen

The Danish bus company Vikingbus has ordered 45 electric buses from MAN. Vikingbus will deploy the e-buses of type Lion City 12 E on routes in the greater Copenhagen area from spring next year. They will join a growing fleet of zero-emission vehicles out for Vikingbus.

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Nov 2, 2022 - 02:32 pm

MAN announces battery recycling strategy

MAN Truck & Bus is working on an after-use strategy for its batteries. The manufacturer is currently drawing up an action protocol for this. In parallel, MAN has launched a project to test used MAN vehicle batteries in stationary storage facilities.

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Oct 20, 2022 - 03:51 pm

NEFTON expands work on ultra fast charging for trucks

In Germany, the NEFTON project launched in 2021 to develop charging scenarios for heavy battery trucks based on the Megawatt Charging System (MCS) is now being expanded. The consortium around the Technical University of Munich is now focusing on charging capacities of up to 3 megawatts.

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Oct 13, 2022 - 03:11 pm

MAN presents electric bus chassis for global markets

MAN Truck & Bus has presented a fully electric bus chassis for the global market. The Lion’s Chassis E is based on technologies from the MAN Lion’s City E electric bus model and is scheduled to roll off the production line at MAN’s Polish plant in Starachowice from 2024 onwards.

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Jun 29, 2022 - 03:35 pm

MAN to manufacture e-truck batteries in Nuremberg

MAN Truck & Bus says it will begin mass-producing high-voltage batteries for electric trucks and buses at its Nuremberg site from 2025. The company is ready to invest €100 million over the next five years at a place once famous for combustion engine production.

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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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Feb 18, 2022 - 01:13 pm

MAN targets heavy electric truck production in 2024

MAN Truck & Bus has announced the start of production of heavy electric trucks in Munich for the beginning of 2024 – almost a year earlier than planned. The delivery of an initial 200 units is to follow promptly. MAN also presented a near-production prototype of the new electric truck for the first time.

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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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Apr 7, 2021 - 03:33 pm

MAN to supply Lion electric buses to Copenhagen

Public transit operator Anchersen has ordered 25 electric buses from MAN Truck & Bus to service in Copenhagen. Delivery is scheduled for the end of the year. Anchersen says it will use the battery-electric buses on Copenhagen’s central bus route 7A, which carries more than 4.3 million passengers each year.

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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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24.01.2023 12:54