It seems as if there is a new report every other day on the devastating effects that air pollution has on our health. While much of the focus is on outdoor air pollution, it is indoors where most of us spend 90% of our time. […]
Category: Innovation & Technology
At the present time hardly a day goes by without something to read on the subject of nitrogen oxide (NOx). In the exhaust emissions scandal which first hit the headlines in connection with the Volkswagen Group and in the meantime has now come to affect the whole of the automotive industry, […]
At the end of March, MANN+HUMMEL was recognised with the AGCO’s Supplier Award, which represents a huge success for our organisation. As Global Key Account Manager for AGCO, I was, of course, in attendance at the awards ceremony on 28 March. During the event, I was thinking what a shame it was that the whole team could not be there to accept the award. […]
Many ways lead to the Leadership in Filtration and we are on all of those ways! More products and innovations which have accompanied us on this way will be presented for you on the IAA 2017 in Frankfurt.
You can´t be there? No problem, […]
When the German emissions sticker was introduced for cars in 2007 it wasn’t easy for a diesel driver to obtain one of the desired green stickers. In those days only roughly 20% of all diesel cars met the requirements necessary for the emissions class Euro 4. […]
Some things are just better together. For our Filtration teams in North Carolina, it’s the partnership of WIX and Purolator product development teams. In 2016, as WIX joined the MANN+HUMMEL family, the WIX and Purolator teams entered new territory. Formerly competitors in the aftermarket, they embarked on a journey to work together, […]
Do you still remember the cars in the past which had diesel engines? The driver had to preheat the diesel for what seemed like ages before starting the engine. The engines were loud, dirty and had a performance which was as lively as stale beer. […]
‘Cleaning the cabin filter’ is and has been a topic of interest. If you do a little research, Google will come up with several hundred thousand results regarding the key words ‘clean cabin filter’ or ‘tap out cabin filter’. This confirms my experience in my day-to-day work. […]
In May 2016, the German government announced an Electric Mobility funding programme. Anyone who chooses to purchase an electric vehicle will receive an ‘environmental bonus’ of EUR 3000 or 4000. Now, one year later the topic is still in the news and it is still gaining in relevance! […]
Wix District Managers spend a great deal of time working on their own, servicing our customers and increasing sales. Occasionally we have a chance to collaborate with other departments in order to take advantage of a market opportunity or solve a problem for a customer. […]
According to current market trends there is increasing demand for ever more complex filter geometries in order to make optimum use of the installation space inside vehicles. In order to meet these requirements, having completed a lengthy planning phase, we have taken an innovative leap forward in terms of the process technology in use at the Marklkofen location. […]
In the course of 24 hours, one person emits approximately 35 million particles (fine dust) into the surrounding atmosphere. In open air, this is no problem; however in a sterile location, such as an operating theatre in a hospital, the situation is rather different. Filtration is particularly important here as fine dust and particles in the air can transport germs, […]
Air pollution represents the fourth greatest risk of death worldwide and 92% of the world’s population face air pollution levels that are deemed unsafe by the World Health Organization (WHO). These are staggering figures.