Commercial vehicles 2021

Your health is our priority! Accordingly, the programme committee, in consensus with the VDI, has decided to postpone the conference to 07-08 September 2021.

International Commercial Vehicles Conference

The "Commercial Vehicles 2021" conference brings you closer to the transport solutions of the future. New customer, market and regulatory requirements challenge operators as well as developers permanently. Discuss those with other experts from the industry and listen to best practices and new approaches.

The following priority topics will be addressed in 2021:

  • Increasing the efficiency of modern commercial vehicles
  • Focus on Zero Emissions: electrification, hybridisation, hydrogen drives
  • Urban traffic of tomorrow - public transport
  • Automated Driving, IOT, Connectivity and Digitalisation

With experts from:
ACEA | ANSYS | AVL | CAN in Automation | Daimler Buses - EvoBus | Deutsche Bahn | DLR | Ebertconsulting | Fraunhofer ITWM | HAWK | IAV | KIT | MAGNA POWERTRAIN | MAN Truck & Bus | Michelin | Schaeffler Paravan | Volkswagen | Westport Fuel Systems | XTRONIC | ZF Group

Who is the conference aimed at?

The "Commercial Vehicles 2021" conference is aimed at experts and decision-makers:

  • Who work for the fleet operators (logisticians, fleet managers, fleet engineers)
  • Who are active in automotive development and production
  • Who are employed by transport companies

We are also addressing representatives of the following sectors:

  • Commercial vehicle manufacturers and suppliers
  • Software and hardware companies
  • Electronics
  • Institutes and universities
  • Service providers

A short overview of the conference

  • Learn from the Best: Listen to more than 25 international speeches and keynotes on technology trends in commercial vehicle development.
  • Deep Dive meets Hands on: Factory walk-throughs and test rides allow a deeper insight to gain a better understanding of production and current developments. 
  • Experience steel: Let yourself be taken into the world of steel.

    At the moment the conference programme is still being updated. Please find here as long as the original programme planned for June.

Advisory Board

 Matthias BenglDipl.-Ing. Matthias Bengl IVECO Magirus AG / Ulm

 Thomas DieckmannDr. Thomas Dieckmann ZF Friedrichshafen AG Commercial Vehicle Control Systems / Hannover

 Jörg EbertProf. Dr.-Ing. Jörg Ebert Ebert Consulting GmbH / Köln

 Christof Kerkhoff Christof Kerkhoff Verein Deutscher Ingenieure e.V. / Düsseldorf

 Torsten Klein Torsten Klein Volkswagen Nutzfahrzeuge / Hannover

 Jörg LütznerDipl.-Ing. Jörg Lützner CPT Group GmbH / Schwalbach

 Jack Martens Jack Martens DAF Trucks N.V. / Eindhoven

 Karl MasserDr. Karl Masser Magna Powertrain Engineering Center Steyr GmbH & Co. KG / St. Valentin

 Herbert Mozer Herbert Mozer ZF Friedrichshafen AG / Friedrichshafen

 Thomas NickelsDipl.-Ing. Thomas Nickels MAN Truck & Bus SE / Nürnberg

 Wolfgang Prokopp Wolfgang Prokopp Daimler Buses / EvoBus GmbH / Neu-Ulm

 Uwe SasseDipl.-Ing. Uwe Sasse Fahrzeugwerk Bernard Krone GmbH & Co. KG / Werlte

 Karl SchallerProf. Dr.-Ing. Karl Schaller München

 Jürgen WagnerDr. Jürgen Wagner MAN Truck & Bus SE / München

 Enrico Wohlfarth Enrico Wohlfarth Daimler Truck AG / Esslingen

Eventnumber: 01TA704

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Gold Sponsors

Logo Magna Powertrain
Magna Powertrain
Logo Magna Powertrain

Magna Powertrain Engineering Center in St. Valentin is an internationally acknowledged engineering supplier. Latest development methods and testing facilities enable short development periods and highlights us as a full-service provider. Passenger car, Commercial vehicle and off-road OEMs use our innovation power to work together on the vehicles of the future.

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ZF Friedrichshafen AG
Logo ZF Friedrichshafen AG

ZF is a global technology company suppling systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility. In fiscal year 2020 ZF reported sales of €32.6 billion. The company employs more than 150,000 associates in 42 countries.

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Participants‘ comments

Algüero Gallego,
JOST-Werke Deutschland GmbH

„An event with the probably highest concentration of expertise and competence within our industry.“


  • AVL List GmbH
  • Continental Aftermarket & Services GmbH
  • ELGO Electronic GmbH & Co. KG
  • IAV GmbH
  • Magna Powertrain Engineering Center Steyr Engineering Center Steyr GmbH & Co. KG
  • Michelin
  • Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG
  • Xenomatix N. V.
  • ZF Group

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