Knorr-Bremse Group is the manufacturer of braking systems and supplier of additional sub-systems for rail and commercial vehicles. The Company has pioneered the development, production, marketing and servicing of state-of-the-art braking systems.
The Rail Vehicle Systems division equips mass transit vehicles such as metro cars and light rail vehicles, as well as freight trains, locomotives, mainline passenger trains and high-speed trains with highly advanced products. Along with braking systems these include intelligent entrance systems, HVAC systems, auxiliary power supply systems, control components and windscreen wiper systems, platform screen doors, friction material, driver assistance systems, electrical traction equipment, and control technology. In addition, Knorr-Bremse offers driving simulators and e-learning systems for optimum train crew training.
The Commercial Vehicle Systems division offers its customers braking systems for trucks, buses, trailers and agricultural machinery. In the chassis systems sector, Knorr-Bremse is a leading player in electronic controls and driver assistance systems as well as in air supply systems. Other product fields include steering systems, powertrain-related systems and torsional vibration dampers for diesel engines.