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  • Make it easier together: As drivers of innovation in the lightweight chassis sector, AL-KO Vehicle Technology and Adria Mobil are launching a partnership together.

    AL-KO VARIO X: increased payload, cost effectiveness and sustainability

    As drivers of innovation in the lightweight chassis sector, AL-KO Vehicle Technology and Adria Mobil are launching a partnership together.

    Kötz. The aim of the collaboration: to combine experience and expertise, and to expand VARIO X to further weight classes and product series. AL-KO Vehicle Technology’s lightweight concept for caravans offers a chassis solution that allows an increased payload thanks to its reduced weight. “With VARIO X, we have developed a chassis that is as innovative as it is robust and highly resilient with the usual and tested AL-KO quality and durability.

  • MAMMUT Evolution is the world’s first innovative manoeuvring system with weight detection.

    Caravan world premiere: Weight detection at the touch of a button with MAMMUT Evolution

    Multi-award winning MAMMUT manoeuvring system is now leading the way with weight calculator

    Kötz. Strong yet sensitive, the AL-KO MAMMUT manoeuvring system enables smooth and precise manoeuvring of single-axle caravans up to a maximum weight of 2.5 tonnes or tandem axles up to 3 tonnes. Now AL-KO Vehicle Technology Group has added an indispensable feature to its proven MAMMUT manoeuvring system: an innovative system that can determine the weight within five minutes with a tolerance of less than five percent. 

  • KW automotive GmbH is based in Fichtenberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

    AL-KO Damping Technology business unit sold to KW automotive

    AL-KO Vehicle Technology Group focuses on core business

    Kötz | Abadiano.  As part of its strategic focus on its core business – the development and production of high-quality chassis and suspension components for trailers, recreational vehicles, light commercial vehicles and new mobility solutions – the AL-KO Vehicle Technology Group (“AL-KO”) has announced the sale of its damping technology division to KW automotive GmbH (“KW”), based in Fichtenberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

  • Green Caravaning

    Green Caravanning: AL-KO Vehicle technology promotes green solutions

    At the 2021 Caravan Salon Düsseldorf AL-KO Vehicle technology will present its holistic approach on how caravanning can be made even more environmentally friendly.
    • Lightweight solutions
      Electrification and longer ranges
      Optimized aerodynamics
      CO2-optimized choice of materials and supply chain

    Kötz. In 2021 the Caravan Salon will be all about green caravanning. As far back as 2010 AL-KO Vehicle Technology was one of the first to present a hybrid vehicle at the Düsseldorf trade fair. As a major supplier to the caravanning industry, AL-KO strives for the manufacture and use of its components to make a significant contribution to CO2 reduction.

  • Eva Doppler

    Eva Doppler: Communicating for AL- KO Vehicle Technology

    New contact person in Corporate Communications

    Kötz. Experienced communications expert Eva Doppler (56) is set to strengthen the AL-KO Vehicle Technology Group in corporate and product communications from July 2021.

  • Timo Schwickart

    Dr Timo Schwickart responsible for Sales and Marketing at AL-KO Vehicle Technology Group

    Expansion of global sales activities with strategic vision

    Kötz. As of July 1, 2021, Dr Timo Schwickart (44) is the new Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing at the AL-KO Vehicle Technology Group. He will focus on the organizational development and structuring of global sales as well as marketing and product management.

  • 19.07.2021

    DexKo Global has signed an agreement to acquire Brink International

    DexKo Global Inc (“DexKo”) has reached an agreement to acquire the European towbar solutions specialist Brink International. The Netherlands-based company expands DexKo’s portfolio into the area of engineered towing and carrying solutions.

  • 24.06.2021

    AL-KO chassis for Tiny Houses: Square, practical, sustainable

     A trend that came to Europe from the USA, the Tiny Living and Tiny Houses movement has been growing in Germany for some years now.

    Kötz, Germany. There has been a lot of hype lately about living in small spaces. For most Tiny House occupants, the move is often motivated by a desire for sustainable living. According to a recent survey by Germany’s Tiny House Association, 83% of those questioned said that reducing life to the essentials was the most important reason for buying a Tiny House.

  • 10.06.2021

    All about Tiny Houses

    Tiny houses are trending right now. But what’s the hype all about?

    Kötz, Germany. The Tiny House Trend Report shows where these mini houses are most popular in Germany. Plus, the experts from AL-KO Vehicle Technology reveal what needs to be considered when building a Tiny House.

  • 26.05.2021

    New Mobility Solutions: The transformation for commercial and leisure vehicles is gaining momentum

    Virtual press event offers insights into current and future mobility solutions.

    Kötz, Germany. The virtual press event of the AL-KO Vehicle Technology Group on 19 May 2021 with a focus on New Mobility Solutions was attended by high calibre specialists. As such, Markus Emmert, Executive Board Member of the German association of E-mobility (Bundesverband eMobilität (BEM)), Dr.