Knorr-Bremse TruckServices, a specialized branch of Knorr-Bremse, and SEG Automotive, the world’s leading supplier of starter motors and generators for commercial vehicles, have announced a partnership.

Knorr-Bremse TruckServices will be adding starter motors and generators to its extensive product range in the brakes and powertrain sector.

Wolfgang Krinner, Member of the Board of Knorr-Bremse Commercial Vehicle Systems, said:

“From the fall of 2019, Knorr-Bremse will be offering SEG starter motors and generators for sale in the EMEA region, rounding out the TruckServices portfolio. Our partnership with technology leader SEG Automotive is the ideal step for Knorr-Bremse: The expertise and product structure of the two companies make the perfect match.

“Our partnership with SEG Automotive forms part of the strategic development of Knorr-Bremse’s commitment to the aftermarket. We are the leading solution supplier here with an extensive range of services that we are pleased to offer in the context of a partnership for high quality products such as those of SEG.”

SEG Automotive is a global leader in the manufacture of starter motors and generators; its products include a broad range of heavy-duty generators that have influenced the commercial vehicle market for many years.

Alexander Wagner, Sales & Marketing Aftermarket EMEA of Knorr-Bremse Truckservices commented:

“Customers will benefit from the added efficiency of having Knorr-Bremse TruckServices as a central contact, rapid availability thanks to the extensive Knorr-Bremse TruckServices logistics network, its broad technical support, and optimized total cost of ownership owing to the comprehensive range of products available for all phases of the vehicle lifetime.”

Customers will also qualify for all the standard Knorr-Bremse TruckServices services including extensive product documentation, product training courses, warranty processes and end-of-life-part returns.

“Through this collaboration, SEG Automotive is further expanding its activities in the commercial vehicle sector and the aftermarket business,” Hans-Joachim Kuppel, Chief Sales Officer at SEG Automotive, said. “Our partnership will leverage synergies and the customer stands to benefit from robust genuine products of OE quality manufactured by the market leader and delivered through a sales and service partner who enjoys its trust.”