Kögel becomes new partner of the FIA ETRC

26 February 2020

Leading trailer manufacturer Kögel to become integral part of the FIA ETRC paddock and will exclusively provide their trailers to transport the Fan Village around Europe

The European Truck Racing Association (ETRA) is proud to announce Kögel as a new partner for the 2020 FIA European Truck Racing Championship.

The Kögel brand will become an integral part of the FIA ETRC paddock in the upcoming season, and the company will exclusively provide their trailers to transport the Fan Village around Europe. Acting as a central meeting point of any FIA ETRC event, the Fan Village is a hub to attract, entertain and inform fans who visit the FIA ETRC races.

A leading trailer manufacturer in Europe, Kögel has built more than half a million trailers since it was established in 1934. During this period, it has maintained its passion for transport and innovation, enabling it to offer proven, long-lasting added value to freight-forwarding companies and the construction industry, providing engineering quality Made in Germany.

“We are excited to welcome Kögel as a new partner to the championship,” said ETRA managing director Georg Fuchs. “Kögel have been at the forefront of innovation when it comes to the requirements of a trailer in the ever more competitive transport sector. Combining passion and engineering they have manufactured quality, long-lasting solutions and we are pleased to be able to use their trailers to transport our equipment safely and efficiently to our races.”

"In the past few years we have found the races of the FIA ‚Äč‚ÄčEuropean Truck Racing Championship to be the ideal environment for presenting the Kögel brand and our portfolio of forwarding and construction vehicles to the public," said Josef Warmeling, Managing Director at Kögel. "With the sponsorship we want to send a signal that Kögel is also part of the #onetruckfamily, because improving the image of the truck driver profession is very important to us."

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About Kögel:

Kögel is one of the leading trailer manufacturers in Europe. Since it was established in 1934, the company has manufactured more than 550,000 trailers. With its commercial vehicles and solutions for freight-forwarding companies and the construction industry, the company has been providing 'Made in Germany' engineering quality for more than 85 years. During this period, it has maintained its passion for transport and innovation, enabling it to offer proven, long-lasting added value to freight-forwarding companies.

The company headquarters and main production facility of Kögel Trailer GmbH are located in the Bavarian town of Burtenbach. Kögel also has factories and offices in Ulm (Germany), Duingen (Germany), Chocen (Czech Republic), Verona (Italy), Kampen (Netherlands), Gallur (Spain) and Moscow (Russia).

For more information visit www.koegel.com