FC Bayern Munich and MAN Truck & Bus announce partnership extension until 2027

MAN Truck & Bus will continue as the official supplier of team buses for the Bayern men's and women's teams.

The Bundesliga club, FC Bayern Munich and MAN Truck & Bus, an automotive company, have announced a partnership extension until 2027.

The agreement marks the longest such partnership for MAN with any football club.

The established relationship, which began in 2008, will see MAN Truck & Bus continue as the official supplier of team buses for the Bayern men’s and women’s teams.

Michael Diederich, FC Bayern Executive Vice Chairman, said, “The partnership with MAN and FC Bayern stands for reliability thanks to our long-standing collaboration. It is also important to us that it includes FC Bayern Women. Together, we want to continue on the road to success. MAN is an ideal trailblazer and companion.

Andreas Jung, FC Bayern Board Member for Marketing, said, “We are delighted to be continuing our great journey with MAN. FC Bayern is characterised by continuity, and partnerships like this show how important it is to find common paths and cover distances together. That’s what connects us, and that’s what characterises strong relationships.”

Alexander Vlaskamp, CEO of MAN Truck & Bus, said, “FC Bayern is a brand with international appeal, but it is also deeply rooted in the region. The same applies to MAN. We look forward to continuing our long-standing partnership, in which we will focus even more strongly on the topics of sustainability and future technologies in the commercial vehicle industry in our work together.”

Founded in 1898, MAN Truck & Bus is a leading international provider of commercial vehicles and is a subsidiary of Traton. Headquartered in Munich, Germany, the automotive company offers a range from vans and trucks to buses and coaches, catering to passenger and freight transportation needs.

After missing out on the Bundesliga title to Bayer 04 Leverkusen, Die Roten are still in contention for the UEFA Champions League title. They are about to play Real Madrid CF in the semi-finals tonight at 12:10 AM IST.

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