Long story MAN brand has its origins in the late 18th century, when Napoleon proposed project for the construction of the railway crossing Bavaria. In 1841 Johann Friedrich Klett subsidized the production of the first five kilometers of the railway, he became the founder of the company, named after him. It is engaged in the production of equipment for construction.
One hundred years later, the company produced steam boilers, bridge farm turbines, trams, railway cars and hydraulic pumps.
Renowned engineer Rudolf Diesel, MAN has worked in some time, had a significant impact on its development. It was here that in 1893 received a patent on a four-stroke internal combustion engine, opens the era of powerful diesel powertrains. In 1925 the company released the very first diesel cars. Since 1945, the company produced the repair of American trucks.
Ten years later, MAN became the owner of the former BMW plant in Munich. In the late sixties, the brand has become the owner of a large Bussing stake, and in the mid-70s, it was decided to stop issuing old V-twin engine. Now MAN is a model in the area of truck production.