Rolls-Royce Power Systems business unit to restructure its brands
Current MTU companies will now include Rolls-Royce in their names, MTU will remain brand name for products and solutions
“We don't just do diesel”
Andreas Schell explains how the company is to stay at the cutting edge of drive and propulsion technology.
Another positive business performance
Rolls-Royce Power Systems did not just meet its objectives for the year, it also turned in the best revenue performance in the company's history.
Digitalization and mechanical engineering
How to bring to the realm of mechanical engineering the digital applications that people benefit from in their everyday lives.
Digital offerings enhance the service experience.
An agile, flat organization: Inside MTU’s new Digital Team.
State Governor Winfried Kretschmann visits MTU
Winfried Kretschmann, Governor of MTU' home state of Baden-Württemberg, visited Friedrichshafen.
Customer Service 4.0
The new Customer Care Centers are part of a drive to transform its global customer service.
First engine ready
MTU Yuchai Power celebrates the production of the first MTU Series 4000 engine.
Woodward to acquire L’Orange
Rolls-Royce has sold L'Orange, the sister company of its subsidiary MTU. The new owner is Woodward.
Joint Venture with Force Motors
MTU parent company Rolls-Royce Power Systems and Pune-based vehicle manufacturer Force Motors signed an agreement on a Joint Venture.
On course for success
“Rolls-Royce Power Systems delivered a strong performance in the financial year just ended and has held its ground well against the competition,” CEO Andreas Schell said during a press conference on the financial results for the year 2017.
MTU and China Railway Rolling Stock agree Strategic Partnership
MTU and CRRC, the world’s largest rolling stock manufacturer, have decided to grow and deepen their successful partnership.
MTU strengthens partnership with Tominaga in Japan
Tominaga & Co., Ltd. is the new MTU distributor in Japan for the marine, rail, C&I and oil & gas segments
Going with the flow: in the new issue of MTU report magazine
The constant cycle of Development: continuity – change – renewal, is its central theme
German Federal Foreign Minister Gabriel learns about ‘Green and High Tech‘
MTU shows environmentally-friendly propulsion and drive systems for marine, rail and agricultural vehicles
MTU invests 17 million in new paint shop
Painting operations at MTU's new paint shop are now more efficient and more environmentally friendly.
Kristine Janssen – The Fascination of Power
Janssen has worked for MTU for ten years, mainly responsible for the Marine business within the Application & Internal Controls function for development projects, before transferring to Internal Audit.
From Syria to Friedrichshafen
Rolls-Royce Power Systems is offering entry-level vocational training to ten young refugees to prepare them for an apprenticeship.
MTU Yuchai Power established
MTU Friedrichshafen and Guangxi Yuchai Machinery officially register joint venture
Engineering can be so fascinating
Carina Leonhardt, Rail PowerPack Project Engineer, explains her point of view of women in engineering
King of Speed
Racing across the Utah salt flats at 402 km per hour– what man or woman with the ‘need for speed’ intheir genes could possibly resist?
“I have had a lot of reasons to be happy”
On the eve of his retirement, Dr Dohle talks about his connections – to MTU, to engines, to Rolls-Royce, to test stands and to motorcycles.
Connections in the new MTU Report magazine
Gracing the front page of the recently published third edition of the MTU Report is ... a bolt: the most important connector in any engine.
New CEO of Rolls-Royce Power Systems
Andreas Schell has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Rolls-Royce Power Systems. He will take up his new position from 1 January 2017, succeeding Dr Ulrich Dohle (right) who is retiring.
MTU South Africa inaugurates its upgraded facility in Cape Town
MTU employees will assemble, test, paint and commission around 200 MTU engines.
New distributor for South Korea
At the 3-day Power-Gen Asia event in Seoul, Korea, MTU Onsite Energy took the opportunity to introduce its new partner, MEST Co., Ltd. (MTU Engine and Systems Technology).
On holiday with MTU
Find out where you can meet MTU on your holidays in the summer issue of MTU Report.
Chance for young refugees
Rolls-Royce Power Systems is paving the way for ten refugees to start out on the road to a future career. The first group will start at the Friedrichshafen location.
Engine for Knowledge Workshop
MTU is donating a Series 1600 engine to the Knowledge Workshop in Friedrichshafen. The training organization will be offering engine courses.
MTU on the lookout for young talent
Out of the lecture hall and into the pits: With its MTU brand, Rolls-Royce Power Systems is once again one of the main sponsors of Formula Student Germany.
Boys only? No way!
Carola Salinas from MTU distributor Gerona Power is the world's first female commissioning engineer for MTU Onsite Energy Gas gensets.
When computers were the future
Two design engineers look back over 30 years of MTU development.
MTU showcased maritime R&D for State Secretary Beckmeyer
Uwe Beckmeyer, Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy visited MTU Reman Technologies in Magdeburg.
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The Randolph is an extremely effective firefighting tool. It is equipped with six Detroit Diesel 2-Cycle engines.
Rolls-Royce and China Yuchai to jointly produce MTU engines
MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH and China Yuchai International Limited’s main operating subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Ltd. signed an agreement to set up a 50/50 joint venture for the production of MTU diesel engines.
MTU Turkey celebrates
MTU Turkey shows an impressive track record after 25 years in the business.
L’Orange produces over one million common rail injectors
L’Orange products featuring common rail technology have been a big success around the world for almost 20 years and set standards for others to follow.
Third Issue of MTU Report 2015
MTU engines and gensets are in use on, in and near the water. Read more in our latest MTU Report!
New MTU Asia headquarters in Singapore
The new 26,500 square-meter facility brings together all business functions into one new facility at the Tukang Innovation Park.
This picture was taken over 80 years ago. It shows the speedboat racer Donnerwetter, one of the two demonstration craft of Maybach-Motorenbau.
New MTU Report: The country issue
In the second issue of MTU Report in 2015 we are leaving behind the world of the city and heading out into the picturesque countryside.
Rolls-Royce Power Systems confers Supplier Awards
Rolls-Royce Power Systems, the parent company of MTU Friedrichshafen, has named five suppliers as its Suppliers of the Year 2014.
Silver at BCP 2015
MTU media has scooped not one, but two, silver medals at the “Best of Corporate Publishing Award” (BCP Award) in Munich, the Oscars of corporate publishing.
Rolls-Royce subsidiary MTU Turkey celebrates 25th anniversary
The Rolls-Royce Power Systems subsidiary in Istanbul - MTU Turkey - is now a quarter of a century old.
Improved MTU-brand website
Modern, eye-catching, informative – the MTU-brand starting page and individual application pages have a new look.
Formula Student: MTU supports next-generation design engineers
Rolls-Royce Power Systems brand MTU has again assumed its mantle as a major promoter of the Formula Student Germany event and is likewise sponsoring a special award for ‘Most Innovative Power Train’.
The “city life” edition: New customers´ magazine MTU Report available
The new trilogy for our customer magazine in 2015 is "City Life", "Country Life" and "Life on Water".
Dr. Ulrich Dohle extends his contract
Dr. Ulrich Dohle, CEO of Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG with the core brands MTU and MTU Onsite Energy, has had his contract extended, which was due to expire in December 2015, for a further year.
Sigmar Gabriel, German Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, visits Rolls-Royce subsidiary in Magdeburg
Dr Ulrich Dohle, CEO of Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG, welcomed Sigmar Gabriel, Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy at its MTU Reman Technologies facility in Magdeburg.
MTU media nominated twice for BCP award 2015
This year, Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG has been nominated in two categories for the European Best of Corporate Publishing Award 2015 (BCP).
The Gold Standard
In 1896, miners discovered gold in the Klondike region of the Yukon Territory.
Rolls-Royce stets up new regional subsidiary MTU Middle East
Rolls-Royce has set up MTU Middle East as a new regional sales and service subsidiary with head office in Dubai.
MTU eReport readership passes 10,000 mark
More than 10,000 readers world-wide regularly receive the MTU eReport online newsletter.
Out now: MTU Report magazine
The U edition ends the MTU-Report trilogy which dealt with the three letters M, T and U
MTU Distributor Opens Workshop in Kazakhstan
Kazakh MTU distributor Turkuaz has opened a service workshop in Karaganda, a region best known for its huge coal reserves and its mining industry.
FC Barcelona wins MTU Indoor Cup
A team has successfully defended the MTU Indoor Cup title for the first time. In the final of the popular U15 youth football tournament sponsored by MTU, the Spanish team FC Barcelona "Grana" won 4-0 against Dutch side Ajax Amsterdam.
Keeping a good thing going
Nearly 250,000 Detroit Diesel 2-Cycle engines are still going strong all over the world. MTU is proud to continue providing expert support.
Magic Cool Bus
A fleet of six-wheeled vehicles takes tourists onto a glacier in the Canadian Rockies.
91 years and still strong
Historic trains still going in Australia with Detroit Diesel 2-Cycle engines.
Golden Years in the Golden State
Family vacations in California aboard a 50-foot wooden yacht inspire fond memories.
Ten-ton speed demon
The world's fastest modified diesel truck has a Detroit Diesel 2-Cycle 16 V Series 92 under it's hood.
At Home on the Sea
A family cruises all over the globe abroad their floating home, a 50-foot yacht called Gilana.
Miss Rickie: High Drama on the High Seas
A fishing vessel puts a Detroit Diesel 2-Cycle Series 71 engine to the ultimate test – a rogue wave.
Lost at sea - and found
An amazing journey from fishing excursions to the National WWII Museum.
Detroit Diesel 2-Cycle powered trucks move jets into position on U.S. Navy aircraft carriers.
The Call of Duty
When the Gulf War broke out, Detroit Diesel 2-Cycle engines were delivered to the U.S. Army in record time.
Ship in a bottle—replacing Making Memories’ 6,000-pound yacht engine
A local MTU distributor replaces the Detroit Diesel 2-Cycle 16V92 engine of a 110-foot yacht.
An earth-moving experience
Earthmovers powered by Detroit Diesel 2-Cycle engines worked tirelessly in Iraq and Yugoslavia.
More Than Meets the Eye
Built for the toughest assignments: Series 92 engines
MTU Aiken Plant Named 2014 South Carolina Manufacturer of the Year
The MTU Aiken Plant, which produces world-class diesel engines and components, was named the 2014 Small/Medium Manufacturer of the Year by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce.
Next stop, paradise (again)
Bermuda's SeaExpress makes getting there half the fun, thanks to Detroit Diesel 2-Cycle engines.
Don't mess with Texas' oldest ferry service
16 hours a day, seven days a week, Detroit 2-Cycle 6-71NA engines get the job done.
Vacation starts in 16 minutes – thanks to Shepler's ferry
Taking the ferry to Mackinac Island? Detroit Diesel 2-Cycle Series 71 engines will get you there.
A Toy Fit for King Kong
Meet Dave Metzger and his MCI-7 custom motor coach powered by a 2-Cycle 12V Series 71.
An antique tugboat rumbles through Holland canals with a Detroit Diesel 2-Cycle Series 71 engine.
A guiding force on the Delaware
A tugboat company works the Delaware River with Detroit Diesel 2-Cycle engines.
Licensed to Thrill
Sporting Detroit Diesel 2-Cycle 6-71N engines, this 118-foot yacht has appeared in Thunderball.
The Road Warrior
One Man. Nearly five decades of Detroit Diesel 2-Cycle engine experiences, from Vietnam to Texas.
Rolls-Royce completes acquisition of Rolls-Royce Power Systems
At the end of August, Rolls-Royce announced completion of its acquisition of Rolls-Royce Power Systems (RRPS).
Hotrod "Piss'd off Pete" looks as mean as it sounds
With a Peterbilt aluminum cab, this hotrod is the ideal showcase for the Detroit Diesel 2-Cycle 12V71.
East Coast Airport Services keeps passengers moving
Logan Airport's ground support equipment depends on series 92.
A Very Civil Servant
After 62 years in the nation's capital, a Detroit Diesel 2-Cycle engine retires from its duties with dignity.
The Highlander sails into its 9th decade
A 125-foot-tall classic schooner sails into its 9th decade, with 2-Cycle 8V92 auxiliary engines.
What does the T in MTU stand for?
The letter T in MTU actually stands for turbine. We take a look at how that came about.
The song remains the same
A memorable night in New Mexico, enjoying the sounds of a 2-Cycle.
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The time-traveler's tow boat
A vintage paddlewheel boat cruises again, thanks to a Detroit Diesel 2-Cycle Series 71 engine.
MTU Monster Campaign wins marketing award
MTU engines are tougher – whatever the conditions. That much is absolutely clear from the Monster Campaign that MTU has been running for the last year to advertise its industrial engines.
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How big you have grown!
MTU Singapore was the company's very first foreign subsidiary, and is celebrating its fortieth anniversary this year.
MTU Asia builds bigger APAC headquarters
Shortely, MTU Asia held a groundbreaking ceremony announcing the construction of their new enlarged Asia-Pacific headquarters in Singapore.
3 days, 8 hours, 27 minutes
In 1986, the Virgin Atlantic Challenger II crossed the Atlantic in the record time of 3 days, 8 hours and 27 minutes. The crew now met up again.
Detroit and the Diesel
Detroit Diesel has been owned by MTU since the year 2000. Having started out as General Motors, it can look back on an exciting history.
Ahead of its time
The MTU Series 4000 engine was the first high-speed, high-performance diesel engine with common rail injection.
Learning to fly
Karl Maybach presented the first modern aviation engine in 1917 and tested it at an altitude of 1,800 meters.
All because of a storm
MTU's history goes back to 1909, when it began building engines for airships.
“Maybach lives on in the minds of the staff ”
Interview with Irmgard Schmid-Maybach, granddaughter of Karl Maybach.
Only flying was faster
In 1933, the `Fliegender Hamburger´ made the journey from Berlin to Hamburg in two hours and 18 minutes – a quantum leap for its time.