MAN (Maschinenfabrik Augsburg-Nürnberg) is an industrial vehicle manufacturer located in Munich, Germany. They manufacture trucks, buses (under the MAN and Neoplan makes) and diesel engines thanks to numerous factories around the world. The activity is divided into two branches: MAN Truck & Bus for trucks and buses, and MAN Diesel & Turbo for engines and turbine engines.
MAN's history is quite long since it started in 1758. It took an important turn in 1897, with the invention of the first diesel engine by Rudolf Diesel.
In 1920, MAN started producing trucks. The MAN trucks has received the "Truck of the Year" award several time: in 1978 for the MAN 280, in 1980 for the MAN 321, in 1987 for the F90, in 1995 for the F2000, in 2001 for the TGA, in 2006 for the TGL and in 2008 for the TGX and TGS.