KSR Group History


The owners’ family’s history of business activities goes back to the 19th century.

1967: Foundation of Zugschwert & Schnellar, the predecessor of today’s KSR Group as an international trading company

1996: Renaming to Kirschenhofer GmbH and entry in the automotive sector

2004: Foundation of the motorcycle brand GENERIC

2009: Renaming to KSR Group GmbH

2010: ISO 9001:2008 certification

2012: Introduction of the first motorcycle with the self-developed watercooled 125 cc 4-stroke-engine and the first full-size electric scooter with portable accumulator.