since 1840!
SEIT 1840!

since 1840!

Welcome to the

Carl Friederichs GmbH

Quality by tradition for more than 181 years .

The beginning of a truck ...

... starts with the chassis, but it's nothing without a car body conversion.

At Carl Friedrichs we produce cash and valuable transporters, fire brigade vehicles, police task force vehicles, armored SUVs, passenger transport vehicles (even armored), ambulances, firefighting vehicles, armored VIP buses, luxury buses and other types of personal protection vehicles.

Flexibility and close cooperation with our customers and our technical know-how allow us to specify your special requirements and implement your individual needs in a custom made vehicle.

Our latest projects


MB Sprinter - Petrol

Toyota Corolla police cars



About Us

Carl Friederichs GmbH was founded in 1840 and is today one of the leading body construction plants in Germany. 

We stand for competent, friendly and service-oriented accident repair as well as the development of individual special-purpose vehicles and offer our professional service at two locations in Frankfurt am Main. 

Our expertise is also reflected in the ISO 9001:2008 certification. The team of Carl Friederichs GmbH currently consists of 110 employees, 15 of them have passed the master examination.

IHK Wirtschaftsforum - Special Print

Sustainable into the future

An interview with Stephan Berger and Henrik Schepler, managing directors of Carl Friederichs, Frankfurt, on the development of the company from a designer of horsedrawn carriages to becoming a renowned body maker and vehicle manufacturer.