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November 26, 2015

Knorr-Bremse showcases climate-compatible rail technology on the train to the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris

On Deutsche Bahn’s special “Train to Paris”, Knorr-Bremse is to present its portfolio of climate-compatible energy-saving products. German Federal Minister of the Environment Barbara Hendricks will be traveling in climate-friendly style on Deutsche Bahn’s special train to the 21st UN Climate Change Conference where the 194 Parties aim to reach a new agreement to succeed the Kyoto Protocol.

November 09, 2015

Heinz Hermann Thiele to step down from the future Supervisory Board of Knorr-Bremse AG

Heinz Hermann Thiele, principal shareholder and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Knorr-Bremse AG, is to step down from the role of Chairman of the Supervisory Board and of the company’s Advisory Council in March of next year. After a total of 46 years working for Knorr-Bremse, 28 of them on the Executive Board and nine as Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Thiele wants to dedicate more time to his private life and personal business interests. He will continue as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Vossloh AG, Werdohl, until further notice.

September 23, 2015

Heinz Hermann Thiele is 2015 German-Brazilian Personality of the Year

At the annual bilateral Economic Meeting, the German-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry named Heinz Hermann Thiele 2015 German-Brazilian Personality of the Year.

July 02, 2015

High-speed rail in Japan: systems for 300 km/h and over

Bringing high-speed trains safely to a standstill from speeds of over 300 km/h calls for expertise and experience. Knorr-Bremse has been braking fast trains for more than 50 years. From July 7-10, 2015 the company will be showcasing and providing insight into the relevant products and systems at the 9th World Congress on High Speed Rail in Tokyo. This premium international expert forum is being organized by the worldwide association of railways, UIC, and East Japan Railway Company.

June 29, 2015

Knorr-Bremse to enhance its Munich site

  • Focus on systems expertise in Munich
  • Further investment of over €100 million planned
  • Optimization of manufacturing network will see some 300 jobs move to other Group sites

June 15, 2015

Changes in the Executive Board of Knorr-Bremse AG

Dr. Henrik Thiele and Hinrich J. Woebcken to leave the company on June 30, 2015.

June 12, 2015

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

For the tenth time in succession, Knorr-Bremse has won the title “Best Brand in the Commercial Vehicle Industry” in the “brakes” category.

June 09, 2015

Knorr-Bremse invests heavily in remanufacturing business

Brake specialist Knorr-Bremse is stepping up its activities in the remanufacturing market. The company is investing in the expansion of its premium quality industrial remanufacturing capacities in Europe. As the original manufacturer of the parts concerned, Knorr-Bremse is familiar with the precise specifications and tolerances of every single component. This hard-earned expertise offers customers added safety and peace of mind, as well as supporting their efforts to conserve resources.

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

Eva Doppler

Tel: +49 89 3547 1498
Fax: +49 89 3547 1403

Knorr-Bremse AG
Moosacher Strasse 80
80809 Munich


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