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BPW supplies electric drive for new lorry project from PEM at RWTH Aachen, Isuzu Motors Germany and StreetScooter

BPW supplies electric drive for new lorry project from PEM at RWTH Aachen, Isuzu Motors Germany and StreetScooter

Press Releases   •   Dec 04, 2018 16:10 CET

Electric vans are being spotted in more and more inner cities – most of them in the bright distinctive colours of the postal service, delivering letters, parcels and packages. Yet truly heavy loads are soon to be transported electrically, too: BPW is supplying the drive axle technology for a research project at RWTH Aachen aimed at helping the electric lorry achieve their breakthrough.

Safer loading, more flexible manoeuvres: BPW receives two ‘Trailer Innovation 2019’ awards

Safer loading, more flexible manoeuvres: BPW receives two ‘Trailer Innovation 2019’ awards

Press Releases   •   Sep 27, 2018 11:00 CEST

BPW can once again celebrate its win of an important innovation prize – twice over. A jury of 16 international trade journalists and experts from the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) selected two innovations from BPW for the ‘Trailer Innovation 2019’ award. Both innovations combine a significant gain in safety with substantial cost savings for vehicle operators.

BPW revolutionises the running gear for trailers with modular architecture and "digital DNA"

BPW revolutionises the running gear for trailers with modular architecture and "digital DNA"

Press Releases   •   Sep 04, 2018 14:00 CEST

BPW, a leading supplier of axles and running gear technology for commercial vehicles worldwide, will be presenting a new platform for trailer running gears at the IAA: completely redesigned and digitalised, the configuration, construction and manufacturing of trailers has been considerably slimmed down and sped up. To do this, BPW uses newly developed laser techniques.

Born digital: BPW is revolutionising the configuration, ordering and production of running gears

Born digital: BPW is revolutionising the configuration, ordering and production of running gears

Press Releases   •   Aug 22, 2018 15:00 CEST

No other type of vehicle is as highly individual as the trailer – every transport task requires a specific running gear. BPW, one of the market leaders for complete running gear systems for truck-trailers and semi-trailers, has now considerably simplified the configuration of running gears: by utilising a "digital DNA" for all components, running gears can be configured and ordered online.

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VISION mobility: Electrification of Heavy Commercial Vehicles

Events   •   Aug 17, 2018 13:44 CEST

Speaker: Markus Schell, Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter, BPWElectrification is one oft he main themes – also in the truck business. However, this requires a corresponding (charging) infrastructure and the use of electric trucks does not make sense in all segments. Discuss with industry professionals when and where e-trucks can be profitable and which kind of requirements are necessary.Present...

Sep 25, 14:30 - 15:30 CEST

VISION mobility IAA Nutzfahrzeuge Hannovermesse Pavillon 11, Section D

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LiVe1 research vehicle powered by BPW

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First battery-powered commercial vehicle with a total weight of 7.5 t in the "LiVe" research project at the PEM of RWTH Aachen University

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Drive axle, power electronics and battery technology by BPW

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The glass loading floor of the "LiVe1" unveils: The drive axle, power electronics and battery packs are weight-balanced and crash protect...

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LiVe1 research vehicle powered by BPW

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BPW drive axle "eTransport" in the "LiVe1" at the RWTH

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LiVe1 research vehicle powered by BPW

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BPW drive axle "eTransport" in the "LiVe1" at the RWTH

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Video: electro-hydraulic auxiliary steering system Active Reverse Control

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Until now, mechanical self-steering axles could only be of assistance when the vehicle was travelling forwards. The innovative auxiliary ...

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Configure and order BPW running gears online with the click of a mouse

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No other type of vehicle is as highly individual as the trailer – every transport task requires a specific running gear. BPW has now cons...

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