For the eleventh time in succession, Knorr-Bremse has won the accolade of ‘Best Brand in the German Commercial Vehicle Industry award in the ‘brakes’ category.
Before an audience of prominent representatives of the German commercial vehicle industry, Bernd Spies, Chairman of the Management Board of Knorr-Bremse’s Commercial Vehicle Systems division, stepped up to receive the award at the Wagenhallen event location in Stuttgart.
“The fact that an expert audience continues to appreciate and honor our performance in this way is a great source of motivation for us every year to do even better,” said Spies. “We are already looking forward to welcoming our customers to the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show and the Automechanika fair in September.
These trade fairs present a great opportunity for us to showcase the full breadth of applications covered by our commercial vehicle portfolio and offer a glimpse of what the future holds in terms of the next steps in driver assistance systems and automated driving. These advances will offer even greater safety and reduce operating costs throughout the vehicle life cycle, leading to another marked increase in customer benefits. And with our planned entry to the steering business, in the future we will also be able to offer our customers even more fully integrated system solutions.”
Over 9,000 readers of three commercial vehicle magazines published by Euro Transport Media (ETM) took up the invitation to vote for the best commercial vehicles and brands in the industry. An endorsement from this expert audience is widely respected as a seal of quality for the safety and reliability of the winning brands and products, as well as being an important indicator of the state of the brand’s image.
Knorr-Bremse is the world’s leading manufacturer of braking systems for rail and commercial vehicles, with sales totaling almost €6 billion in 2015. In over 30 countries, some 25,000 employees develop, manufacture, and service braking, entrance, control, and energy supply systems, HVAC and driver assistance systems, as well as technology and components for powertrain and transmission control.
The company points out that it is a technology leader, for more than 110 years now, through its products the company has been making a decisive contribution to greater safety by road and rail. Every day, more than one billion people around the world put their trust in systems made by Knorr-Bremse.