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News | 11/03/2021

Liebherr blade bearings for tomorrow’s service operations

Liebherr opens up new possibilities for wind turbine operators and service providers with optimised blade bearings in 3-row roller bearing design. Thanks to said bearings, the service life of wind turbines is extended even under high loads. Find out more

Press releases | 11/02/2021

Liebherr’s H2 direct injection solutions for heavy-duty engines

The mobility industry is currently focusing heavily on reducing CO2 emissions. For on-highway vehicles, from passenger cars all the way to heavy trucks, clear objectives have already been defined internationally. For off-highway applications, on the other hand, no binding plans have yet been set forth. However, the global decarbonisation strategy is showing increased interest in hydrogen as a fuel among OEMs and engine manufacturers in the on- and off-highway sectors. As a development partner and system supplier for climate-friendly injection technology, Liebherr offers solutions for hydrogen combustion engines that can be used in on- and off-highway applications. Find out more

Press releases | 10/28/2021

An interaction that rules

When the right parts work together, the result is success. What sounds like a familiar promise at first, however, applies perfectly to the Liebherr product division of drive technology and slewing bearings. The components of both product areas come directly from Liebherr site in Biberach (Germany). In customer applications, this interaction results in advantages that extend well beyond the respective individual product strengths. Find out more

Press releases | 10/25/2021

Liebherr reaches a new milestone in tunnelling

With its main bearing for Shanghai Tunnel Engineering (STEC), a Chinese system provider of tunnel boring machines (TBMs), Liebherr has reached the next dimension in tunnel construction. With the diameter of almost eight metres and the weight of 44 tons, the roller bearing is a real heavyweight to be used in one of the largest tunnel boring machines. At the same time, the bearing is the largest TBM main bearing of its kind produced by Liebherr to date. Find out more

Press releases | 10/14/2021

MAHLE Powertrain collaborates with Liebherr to co-develop active pre-chamber technology for heavy-duty hydrogen-fuelled engines

Liebherr Machines Bulle SA has announced early trial results using MAHLE Jet Ignition (MJI) in the development of hydrogen-fuelled internal combustion engines. It proved to be a successful ignition source for hydrogen without the need to reduce compression ratios, unlocking the potential of hydrogen as a carbon-neutral fuel for the heavy-duty engine sector. Find out more

Press releases | 10/04/2021

Liebherr takes part in the C³-Mobility research project

In the course of the past three years, the joint project "Closed Carbon Cycle Mobility - Climate Neutral Fuels for the Traffic of the Future" (C³-Mobility) has been pursuing new paths towards a CO2-neutral future in mobility. Liebherr-Components is one of the 33 research partners in this cross-sector consortium covering power generation, process engineering, automotive and commercial vehicle engine manufacturing, as well as research and development. Find out more

Press releases | 09/22/2021

Liebherr begins construction of new components plant in China

Liebherr-Component Technologies AG has started construction of a new plant at its Dalian site in China. Hence, Liebherr moves forward with the expansion of production of bearings, drives and hydraulic cylinders for the Chinese market. Find out more

Press releases | 08/03/2021

Liebherr USA, Co. announces new Managing Director

Liebherr is pleased to announce the appointment of Kai Friedrich as Managing Director of Liebherr USA, Co., the sales and service organization based in Newport News, Virginia. Friedrich will be taking over the role previously held by Peter Mayr. Find out more

News | 08/03/2021

Kai Friedrich appointed new Managing Director of Liebherr USA, Co.

Liebherr is pleased to announce the appointment of Kai Friedrich as Managing Director of Liebherr USA, Co., the sales and service organization based in Newport News, Virginia. Friedrich will be taking over the role previously held by Peter Mayr. Find out more

Press releases | 05/28/2021

Liebherr expands portfolio with series-production range for piston accumulators

With an additional series-production range in the Components product segment, Liebherr now also offers piston accumulators. These can be used either as a single solution, or in conjunction with other hydraulic components as a system. Within the production range, a multitude of options is available for a wide variety of applications. Find out more

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