Press Kit IAA Commercial Vehicles 2014

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Range extension for battery-powered shuttle buses

In the course of cooperation with the Dutch company Emoss B.V., KSPG AG has come up with a heater/cooler module for battery-powered shuttle buses. The heat-pump function allows a marked reduction in energy required for heating purposes and this, in...

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Customized for commercial vehicles: new pressure regulating and oil Valves

Powered by decades of experience in pressure regulating valves for vacuum applications, Pierburg GmbH has now developed a cost-competitive overpressure controller. This will shortly go into series production and is destined in particular for...

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Mechatronic components for Euro-6 commercial vehicle engines

So that the worldwide ever stricter emission legislation for commercial vehicle engines can be complied with, Pierburg GmbH is developing solutions for exhaust systems. Included among its mechatronic components for Euro-6 engines are EGR valves,...

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"Small" and "big" EGR cooler modules specifically for commercial vehicle and industrial engines

Pierburg GmbH is seen as a specialist in exhaust-gas recirculation, with decades of expertise in the car-engine segment. EGR modules for the commercial vehicle and industrial engine markets break down into "small" and "big."

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KS R55Q, a new type of bearing: bearing metal and polymer overlay teamed to perfection

KS Gleitlager GmbH, which belongs to Kolbenschmidt, is displaying at this year’s IAA Commercial Vehicles its new tri-material KS R55Q crankshaft bearing for light- and medium-duty trucks and buses. The interplay of a newly developed aluminum base and...

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Umbrella and individual brands centering on the same message

KSPG's new brand architecture in a modern look

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Dr. Alexander Sagel heading Hardparts division

Effective July 1, 2014, Dr. Alexander Sagel (43) has been appointed head of KSPG's Hardparts division which encompasses the following business units: Small-Bore Pistons, Large-Bore Pistons, Bearings, and Castings. The division subsumes the global...

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KS steel pistons for today's commercial vehicles

In order to address the tough demands placed on today's commercial vehicle engines in terms of lifetime mileage and resilience, manufacturers are already resorting to pistons made from steel. KS Kolbenschmidt GmbH is one such manufacturer that for...

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Scientific analysis of friction losses in commercial vehicle piston assemblies

KS Kolbenschmidt GmbH supplies both pistons and, together with highly capable co-manufacturers, complete, low-friction piston assemblies for commercial vehicle engines. A precondition for minimizing friction is to obtain reliable and reproducible...

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