Source: Knorr-Bremse announcement
MUNICH – Knorr-Bremse, a leading manufacturer of braking and other systems for rail and commercial vehicles, will supply electronic braking systems (EBS) to trailer and bus manufacturer NEFAZ, a subsidiary of the KAMAZ Group.
The scope of the contract includes more than 4,500 trailer EBS, NEFAZ’s requirements for the next three years, underpinning Knorr-Bremse’s market position in the trailer segment in Russia.
Knorr-Bremse to Supply Parts for Russian Trains
From January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2022, Knorr-Bremse will provide NEFAZ with complete brake control and chassis management systems in the shape of its modern TEBS G2.2 system. TEBS G2.2 includes the latest safety features and functionalities along with the air suspension control system.
The contract extends the existing cooperation between Knorr-Bremse and NEFAZ in Russia, now allowing Knorr-Bremse to supply electronically controlled brake systems for the full range of NEFAZ vehicles. Knorr-Bremse already provides this customer with EBS and electronic stability program (ESP) systems for its buses – including the new e-bus generation.
“We are very pleased that NEFAZ was impressed by our TEBS portfolio,” said Dr. Jürgen Steinberger, Member of the Management Board of Knorr-Bremse Commercial Vehicle Systems. “In the next three years we will be providing our customer in Russia with our current generation of trailer electronic braking systems. This new supply agreement marks a further milestone in our collaboration with NEFAZ since we have been supplying the customer with our systems for its buses for many years now.”
Knorr-Bremse is a market leader in the field of electronic braking systems for trucks and trailers. The latest generation of EBS for trailers is TEBS G2.2. This electronic braking system combines the electronic control unit, the sensor technology, and the pneumatic controls in one compact assembly.
Knorr-Bremse’s products contribute to greater safety and energy efficiency on rail tracks and roads around the world. Approximately 29,000 employees at more than 100 sites in more than 30 countries use their competence and motivation to satisfy customers worldwide with products and services. In 2019, the company’s two divisions together generated revenues of €6.9 billion (IFRS).
For more than 115 years the company has been driving innovation in mobility and transportation technologies with an edge in connected-system solutions.