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Kevin Knaub
August 2017 · Interviewed

A MAN on heavy duty

Large-scale haulage requires thorough planning. At Bohnet GmbH, this task is performed by Kevin Knaub. He not only meticulously maps out the routes, but also takes to the steering wheel himself during the nightly journeys.

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Ein MAN-40-Tonner auf dem Offroad-Gelände von MAN ProfiDrive®
June 2017 · Innovation | Technology

Heavy boys

The transport of timber is known as a particularly demanding sector in the truck-driving industry. MAN ProfiDrive® now offers special training for this particular line of business. And as the pilot training showed, even die-hard timber drivers can still learn a lot – much to the thrill of those participating.

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Dirk Schupmann and Michael Bernoteit
June 2017 · Innovation

The camera screwdriver at MAN

An invention of two MAN employees serves to facilitate the performance in truck assembly.

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MAN HLF 20 fire engine next to the runway at Munich’s airport
April 2017 · Innovation | Technology

In the field with the airport fire brigade

Safety at Munich’s airport is ensured by more than 200 fire fighters, who always seek the latest technology in their fire engines – including the HLF 20 by MAN.

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The Art of compromise
April 2017 · Innovation

The art of compromise

Between creativity and restraint: How the design department of MAN Truck & Bus manages this daily balancing act with much passion.

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March 2017 · Innovation

Think XXL: clear road ahead for long trucks

As of January 2017, regular operations of long trucks has been authorised on specific routes. On the road with Matthias Lesse, a driver for the company Logistik in XXL.

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February 2017 · Worldwide

The glacier carrier

Ordinary vehicles will not travel far in the arctic tundra of Iceland. Addi Hermannsson therefore relies on modified MAN trucks to show tourists around the nation’s second-largest glacier.

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January 2017 · Sport

On the home straight with MAN

How do motorsport cars engaged in the German Touring Car Masters circuit DTM actually get to the race track? With TGX trucks provided by MAN. Or at least the cars run by the DTM racing team Audi Sport Team ABT Sportsline, based in Bavaria’s Allgäu region, do. We followed the transport from workshop to Hockenheim.

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January 2017 · Worldwide

Rescue in red

Towing in snow and ice? Kent Jonsson from the Swedish towing service Årebärgar’n knows no better solution than his blazing red TGM made by MAN.

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The transport company Leif Skjønhaug AS brings king crabs from northern Norway to Oslo in an MAN TGX with a special cooling system.
November 2016 · Worldwide

The journey of the king crabs

The crabs make their 1800-kilometre odyssey from the north of Norway all the way to Oslo in a purpose-built MAN TGX.

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