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03/07/2023 | European roads ready for XPENG's new G9 electric SUV – equipped with full-electric towbar from ACPS Automotive

No more problems pulling and transporting heavy loads with the new SUV

XPENG has reached the European market with its new electric SUV G9. Launched in Europe in February 2023, this vehicle is now available to order in Denmark, Norway, the Netherlands and Sweden. G9 focuses on providing a premium mobility experience with its luxurious cabin, ultra-fast charging capabilities, and extended driving range. G9 can also be equipped with ACPS Automotive's innovative ORIS E3 fully electric swivelling towbar.

02/14/2023 | ACPS Automotive opens office in China

ACPS Automotive is expanding into Asia. The market and technology leader in towbars for cars, SUVs and vans opened a sales and development office in the Pudong district of Shanghai, China, in February. This is an important step towards strengthening and building on existing business contacts in China. "China is a strategic market for ACPS Automotive. Many of our customers are located here and it's important for us to be on site," said Caspar Baumhauer, CEO of ACPS Automotive.

ACPS Automotive based in Ingersheim in the Stuttgart Metropolitan Region (Germany) has opened its own office in Shanghai, China. From there, it intends to cultivate existing relationships and acquire new business in the future. Its customers are automobile manufacturers who add towbars to their vehicles destined for export to Europe and North America, as well as increasingly the local Chinese market.

09/22/2022 | Premium Brand XPENG equips its new G9 SUV for the Chinese market with ACPS Automotive's fully electric disappearing trailer hitch

SUV can also tow and carry a lot of weight

The emerging Chinese premium brand XPENG presents its new flagship SUV. Positioned as a luxury SUV, the XPENG G9, relies on trailer technology from ACPS Automotive.

XPENG's premium SUV, the G9, will be the world's fastest-charging mass-produced EV. With its entire focus on luxury and next-generation intelligence, the G9 offers an unprecedented driving experience. For maximum freedom and flexibility the G9 trusts in trailer technology from ACPS Automotive.

09/05/2022 | St. Egidien production plant marks 30 years The market leader for towbars celebrates anniversary with good reason

On 3 September, ACPS Automotive celebrated the 30th anniversary of its production plant in St. Egidien with around 700 employees and their relatives. The atmosphere could not have been better! The order books are full and the plant is expanding. In 2022, the number of employees will increase by 25 percent. This year, 30 new positions have already been filled and another 40 will be added to the 320 existing positions in 2022. The raffle that was held at the anniversary party raised €1,950. ACPS Automotive donates €650 each to the Volunteer Fire Brigade in St. Egidien, the Volunteer Fire Brigade in Lichtenstein and the German Red Cross District Association Hohenstein-Ernstthal Local Group Lichtenstein.

02/17/2022 | Product innovation at ACPS Automotive: The new fully electric retractable ORIS E3 system – now available with the purchase of a new BMW 2 Series Active Tourer with towbar

ACPS Automotive is expanding its successful product portfolio of the "fully electric retractable towbar": In addition to the existing ORIS E5, the newly introduced ORIS E3 is now also available. This means that two model variants of the series, equipped with a wide range of advantages, are now available on the OE market. The first car model to be launched with the new ORIS E3 system is the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer.

09/16/2021 | With Road Trips, Camping, Bikes and Boats on the Rise, ACPS Automotive Showcases Vehicle Hitch Systems for U.S. Auto Manufacturers at Motor Bella 2021

Unique towing technology seamlessly integrates with vehicles for simple manufacturer installation and hassle-free use

ACPS Automotive, the European market leader and global provider of trailer hitch systems for passenger cars, SUVs and vans, is showcasing its innovative hitch systems for the U.S. market at Motor Bella in Pontiac, Michigan September 21-22.

07/31/2019 | ACPS Automotive opens its new sales and development location in Troy / Detroit

Towbar specialist takes another step towards implementing its growth strategy.

07/02/2019 | Ground-breaking ceremony for new ACPS Automotive corporate headquarters and development center

ACPS Automotive celebrated today together with Dr. Christian Sußner, Mayor of the municipality of Ingersheim Volker Godel, Lord Mayor of Bietigheim-Bissingen Jürgen Kessing, Chairman Thomas S. Bopp of Verband Region Stuttgart, employees, sponsors, Brand Real Estate and the general contractor Goldbeck Süd at the ground-breaking ceremony of the new company headquarters and development centre.

12/03/2018 | ACPS Automotive: our new management functions

CEO and Chairman Gerhard Böhm moves to the Advisory Board - while the day to day operations of the company are managed by Caspar Baumhauer.

05/02/2018 | ACPS Automotive after successful change of ownership with new brand strategy and stronger international orientation

Following a successful investment by TowerBrook Capital Partners LLP, ACPS Automotive (previously Bosal Automotive Carrier and Protection Systems GmbH) will in future be more international and have a stronger presence in important growth markets.

Press contact

ACPS Automotive GmbH
Dagmar Hinz | Communication & Marketing Manager
Bertha-Benz-Str. 2, 74379 Ingersheim, Germany

Tel: +49 (0) 7142 9930-124
Fax: +49 (0) 7142 9930-322