The 100% electric waste collection vehicle from Quantron AG with low-entry cab and HS rear loader is successfully on the road in practical use

Daimler is planning production of the electric Econic for 2022, but the Quantron e-Econic is already successfully on the road since six weeks. The Quantron e-Econic QHB 27 – 280 was recently in daily use for one week at Fisel, a well-known waste management company from Dillingen, Germany, and found to be very suitable for Read more about The 100% electric waste collection vehicle from Quantron AG with low-entry cab and HS rear loader is successfully on the road in practical use[…]

New online catalogue for NSK automotive aftermarket parts

NSK has launched an online product catalogue that spans the portfolio of its wheel bearing kits for the automotive aftermarket (AAM). Placing the entire range of NSK ProKIT solutions at the fingertips of distributors, wholesalers and garages means that browsing and selecting the correct wheel bearing kit could not be easier. ProKIT packages for the AAM Read more about New online catalogue for NSK automotive aftermarket parts[…]

Not just constructive advantages

Modern, innovative mechanical engineering is characterized by decreasing external dimensions with constant or increasing overall performance. This development is not at least prescribed by the drive technology and here the required fasteners should not be underestimated. With the metal bellows coupling series KPS, the company Jakob Antriebstechnik from Kleinwallstadt was able to take this development Read more about Not just constructive advantages[…]

BMZ, HORIBA MIRA and ZIEHL-ABEGG collaborate to drive electrification of Europe’s buses

In a major step forward in the electrification of Europe’s public transport networks, BMZ, HORIBA MIRA and ZIEHL-ABEGG have teamed up to offer a unique turnkey service for converting existing bus fleets to e-Buses. As part of its environmental policy to reduce CO2 emissions from public vehicles, the EU has released a new vehicle directive Read more about BMZ, HORIBA MIRA and ZIEHL-ABEGG collaborate to drive electrification of Europe’s buses[…]

Lightweight Forging III: 480 Project Ideas for Lighter Vehicles – Initial Project Results at the IZB Wolfsburg in October

In the third phase of The Lightweight Forging Initiative, 39 steel manufacturers and forging companies from Europe, Japan and the US came together in 2017 with the aim of uncovering the lightweighting potential in a hybrid passenger car as well as in the power-transmitting components of a conventional truck powertrain. Phase III began in July Read more about Lightweight Forging III: 480 Project Ideas for Lighter Vehicles – Initial Project Results at the IZB Wolfsburg in October[…]

Lightweight Forging III: International Lightweight Forging Initiative Meets in Aachen for Hands-On Workshop

42 kg in a passenger car, 99 kg in a light commercial vehicle – following on from these impressive results from the first two phases of The Lightweight Forging Initiative, 39 steel manufacturers and forging companies from Europe, Japan and the US came together in 2017 for the third phase to uncover the lightweighting potential Read more about Lightweight Forging III: International Lightweight Forging Initiative Meets in Aachen for Hands-On Workshop[…]

Complete automation for new welding robot

The Nuremberg-based drive and automation specialist Baumüller has developed the new welding robot QIROX QRC-290 together with Cloos, a manufacturer for robot and welding technology. The new six-axis articulated robot can hold welding torches with a weight of up to 4 kg and impresses with very precise dynamic movements at a high speed. From the Read more about Complete automation for new welding robot[…]

Goldhofer’s digital vehicle concept makes its debut at Solutrans 2017

This year, from November 21 to 25, the Who’s Who of the road transport industry will be meeting for the 14th time at the Solutrans trade show in Lyon. The fact that this biennial event has more than national relevance is clear from the statistics: In 2015 just under one quarter out of a total Read more about Goldhofer’s digital vehicle concept makes its debut at Solutrans 2017[…]

Enabling Industry 4.0: Baumüller at SPS IPC Drives 2017

Baumüller, the automation expert from Nuremberg, is presenting its exhibits for its main theme "Enabling Industry 4.0" at SPS IPC Drives in hall 1 at booth 560 from November 28 to 30, 2017. The trade fair visitors will be able to see how Baumüller makes the smart digitization and networking of machines and systems possible Read more about Enabling Industry 4.0: Baumüller at SPS IPC Drives 2017[…]

Perfect Motion for Agricultural Machinery

From November 12-18, 2017 Baumüller will participate in Agritechnica in Hanover. The Nurembergbased drive and automatization specialist will present its motors and systems in hall 17 at booth H05. Experts at the trade fair will present their services for the design, engineering and development of individual drive solutions for agricultural technology. Baumüller utilizes decades of Read more about Perfect Motion for Agricultural Machinery[…]