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Why hybrid drives are the future

Hybrid drives connect two worlds: clean travel powered by electric motors and long-distance travel powered by combustion engine technology.

Smarter maintenance

Digital tools and new analytical methods increasingly mean that parts only need servicing when it is actually necessary.

Meth(an)Quest lead project launched

Federal Government to provide funding to industry and science for the use of gas from renewable energy sources in transport and energy supply. 

Electrifying the diesel

Dr. Peter Riegger, head of the Engineering Development Studies unit, on the future of off-highway-propulsion. and drive technology.

Goodbye turbo lag!

Electrically assisted turbocharging to develop engines that deliver increased agility and lower consumption.

The Sound of Silence

The Formula E is the world’s first all-electric motorsport series and it shows for what EVs are capable of doing

Fit for the Future

Andreas Schell is the new CEO. Here, he talks about the competitive struggle for the future.

Next Generation on endurance run

Series 4000 for tugs, ferries and supply vessels will be operated for around 650 hours with no significant interruption.

Putting the Puma through its Paces

With its ultra-compact, high-performance MTU PowerPack, the Puma delivers outstanding maneuverability and transport capabilities.

Forget the files and tap the app

Huge amounts of information are required to run and maintain complex drive and propulsion systems . MTU supplies this information in digital form.

Original spin

Is it possible to compare a Series 8000 MTU engine with a Series 4000 genset engine? 

Gas engine successfully tested

The new MTU gas marine engine, the first from Rolls-Royce, has already successfully completed 3,000 hours on the test bench.

MTU helps TUfast to victory

Think outside the box, find solutions that transcend the traditional - that is what the design competition is all about.

Happy Birthday

Twenty years ago, Series 4000 and Series 2000 units revolutionized the world of high-speed diesel engines.

An engine for the global market

The Emission Flex Package enables customers to operate engines in countries where very different emission requirements apply.

Staying cool

Excess heat has to be quickly and reliably dissipated via the cooling system. This is a job for which water appears predestined.

Diesel? Gas? Hybrid?

Professor Friedrich Wirz talked to us about how alternative fuels are developing and what the future for shipping is.

Ready for EU Stage V

MTU and Daimler continue co-operation on development of MTU-brand industrial engines.

The racing students

In the Formula Student Germany design competition, university teams form all over the world compete against each other with cars.

Perfect climate

Maximum precision is an absolute imperative at the new measuring facility which recently went into operation in a new building at MTU Friedrichshafen.

Spray-on plaster

Low-pressure cold spraying is a new process used by MTU in the remanufacturing of engine components.

The city of the future

Driverless cars, new factories inside the city limits and the recycling of construction materials – according to researchers, the everyday life of many city dwellers will continue to change.

Universally Unique

From an apparently universally employable Series 4000 to a customized one-off.

Lego for engineers

MTU is developing the world's first high-speed gas-driven diesel engine for marine applications. That's not unlike a game of Lego.

New MTU diesel engine oil in India

Shortly, MTU India officially launched a new classification of diesel engine oil, named MTU DEO SAE 40, for series 8000 engines.

Inconspicuous qualities

MTU supplies specially demagnetized engines for propulsion and on-board power generation on mine-hunting vessels. 

High aspiration

The turbocharger is among the engine's key components and looks like a work of art. Read the facts and figures…

At the limit

MTU engines must be able to withstand the most punishing conditions – and prove it in advance on the test stand.