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Six companies from across China’s shipping, rail, energy and construction industries signed contracts and letters of intent covering over 200 MTU engines of various types at the CIIE. Pictured are representatives of Afai Southern Shipyard, Fujian Cross Straits Ferry and Rolls-Royce, who signed a letter of intent for the development of the first RoPax high-speed ferry to be built in China.

Rolls-Royce continues successful course in China with deals for over 200 MTU engines

Nov 14, 2018 - Six companies from across China's shipping, rail, energy and construction industries signed contracts and letters of intent covering over 200 MTU engines of various types at the CIIE – the China...

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New digital tools MTU Go!Act and MTU Go!Manage for even better support 

The digital tools MTU Go!Act and MTU Go!Manage from Rolls-Royce Power Systems provide analysis of connected systems. MTU Go!Act for smartphones alerts customers to any faults that may have arisen in connected systems and enables them to identify and eliminate the fault quickly. Details of faults can also be sent to a supervisor or specific team. MTU Go!Manage is a platform that links up a customer’s system to Rolls-Royce Power Systems and significantly improves communication with MTU partners, distributors and the Customer Care Center. The operation and status of connected equipment is continually monitored and visualised, so that the operator and service and maintenance experts can respond quickly in the event of any irregularities and ensure that the system operates efficiently and reliably – helping Rolls-Royce Power Systems to deliver on its Value Care Agreement.

New digital solutions from MTU Onsite Energy for even better support to powergen customers

Nov 14, 2018 - At the end of October 2018, Rolls-Royce Power Systems opened a new Customer Care Center in Augsburg, Germany, focusing exclusively on customers of natural-gas-powered generator sets.

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Rolls-Royce and British luxury yacht manufacturer Sunseeker International have agreed a new framework agreement for the supply of MTU Series 2000 and 4000 engines for its 86Y, 95Y, 116Y, 131Y (in the picture) range of yachts and for future yacht series.

Rolls-Royce and Sunseeker agree new framework agreement for supply of MTU engines

Oct 22, 2018 - Rolls-Royce and British luxury yacht manufacturer Sunseeker International have agreed a new framework agreement for the supply of MTU Series 2000 and 4000 engines for its 86Y, 95Y, 116Y, 131Y range of...

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16 students on dual study programs have now completed their bachelor degrees at Rolls-Royce Power Systems and its subsidiary MTU Friedrichshafen. 14 of them have graduated in technology and two in business.

Cooperative university students at Rolls-Royce Power Systems celebrate graduation

Oct 04, 2018 - 16 students on dual study programs have now completed their bachelor degrees at Rolls-Royce Power Systems and its subsidiary MTU Friedrichshafen.

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Autonomous electricity networks, or microgrids, combine cogeneration plants, diesel- and gas-powered gensets and renewable sources with batteries and a control system that links up all the elements in an intelligent energy management system that can maintain energy availability. Rolls-Royce is now adding turnkey microgrids from MTU Onsite Energy to its current portfolio.

Rolls-Royce expands its position in the microgrid market and invests in start-up Qinous

Oct 01, 2018 - Rolls-Royce is investing in Berlin-based start-up company Qinous GmbH, a global provider of innovative energy storage and control systems, and adding turnkey microgrids to the portfolio.

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Rolls-Royce and Alpha Trains intend to jointly retrofit Alpha Train's existing Talent, Desiro and Lint fleets with MTU hybrid drives. The aim is to retrofit the entire Alpha Trains railcar fleet to hybrid drive systems following the successful completion of the design concept and the retrofitting of an initial Class 643 (Talent) diesel multiple unit.

Rolls-Royce and Alpha Trains sign letter of intent for hybridisation of diesel railcars with MTU drives

Sep 20, 2018 - Rolls-Royce and Alpha Trains intend to jointly retrofit Alpha Train’s Talent, Desiro and Lint fleets with MTU hybrid drives.

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Minister Scheuer was visibly impressed by the drive system: “The Hybrid PowerPack is a perfect example of innovative and environmentally-friendly high-tech from Germany that combines rapid mobility with fewer emissions and an improvement in air quality. We should put this production-ready technology on rail in Germany as soon as possible.“
Ahead of the official opening of the trade fair, the German Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer (left) obtained information on MTU’s innovative hybrid drive system in conversation with the Power Systems CEO Andreas Schell.

Electric trains with no catenary – MTU puts the energy transition on rail at Innotrans

Sep 19, 2018 - MTU, the core brand of Rolls-Royce Power Systems, is showcasing its production-ready hybrid drive technology for railcars at Innotrans, the international trade fair for transport technology, in...

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Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland, Alstom, Nahverkehrsservice Sachsen-Anhalt GmbH (NASA) and Rolls-Royce plan to jointly implement a new hybrid drive solution on Abellio’s fleet of Coradia Lint diesel trains.

Abellio, Alstom, NASA and Rolls-Royce to implement new hybrid drive solution on Coradia Lint diesel trains

Sep 19, 2018 - Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland, Alstom, Nahverkehrsservice Sachsen-Anhalt GmbH (NASA) and Rolls-Royce plan to jointly implement a new hybrid drive solution on Abellio’s fleet of Coradia Lint diesel...

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At Innotrans, the leading international trade fair for rail and transport technology, Jim Meade, CEO of Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail and Lars Kräft, Vice President Industrial Business at Rolls-Royce Power Systems signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the supply of at least nine MTU Hybrid PowerPacks from 2021. In the picture: Jim Meade (third from left) and Lars Kräft (second from right).

Rolls-Royce and Irish Rail bring MTU hybrid drives to the Emerald Isle

Sep 19, 2018 - Rolls-Royce and Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail, the state-owned railway of the Republic of Ireland, will jointly pioneer the use of MTU hybrid rail drives on the Irish railway network.

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Rolls-Royce will initially deliver two MTU Hybrid PowerPacks based on type 6H 1800 engines to Porterbrook. These will be fitted into a Turbostar DMU in the beginning of 2020 which will then be trialled for a period of six months during regular operations. The agreement includes an option for the retrofitting of a second DMU with two MTU Hybrid PowerPacks. Based on the performance of the Hybrid fitted units, Porterbrook hopes to offer customers the opportunity to convert their existing Turbostar fleets into HybridFLEX trains through the installation of MTU Hybrid PowerPacks.

Rolls-Royce and Porterbrook launch first hybrid rail project in the UK with MTU Hybrid PowerPacks

Sep 19, 2018 - Rolls-Royce and Porterbrook, the UK’s largest owner of passenger rolling stock, have agreed the delivery of MTU Hybrid PowerPacks that can convert Class 168 and Class 170 ‘Turbostar’ DMUs from...

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