Mobile Charging Station for E-Cars

Berlin-based startup Chargery has designed a power delivery service with perks.

Converting Telephone Booths to Charging Stations

The stations will be housed in some of the roughly 20,000 telephone columns and booths as well as gray cable distribution boxes, which have grown less necessary as consumers increasingly migrate to mobile telephony.

German-French Battery Cell Production

The economics ministers of France and Germany signed off on a declaration that could pave the way for EU compliant support for large-scale battery cell production in Germany.

Block by Block

Hansebloc is the brainchild of a handful of logistics and IT companies based in Hamburg. They started out on a mission to see how blockchain technology could improve efficiency in logistics and are now looking for foreign collaborators.

Volkswagen Goes Electric

The Group plans to invest about EUR 44 billion – or about 1/3 of total expenditures – in e-mobility, autonomous driving, new mobility services and digitalization by 2023.

Smart Charging

The IO-ELON innovation is a cloud-based solution that collects data from vehicles – such as on battery and vehicle status –communicates it directly to charging stations, and thereby enables smart charging and a more efficient design of charging processes.

Hyperloop for Hamburg Port

Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), which operates three terminals in the Port of Hamburg, is teaming up with the California-based R&D company Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) as part of a joint venture to implement a test section running from a quay’s edge to a transfer station by 2021.

Autonomous Driving: the Race is On

“It’s not enough to be good in one or two areas, you have to master all disciplines.”

Booming German Shipbuilding

The number of people employed in the German shipbuilding sector has risen by 7.3 percent over the previous year, to reach almost 17,000, which is the highest level since 2009.

Eco-Friendly Logistics Center

Trans-o-flex, an express courier service that specializes in transporting pharmaceuticals and other high-end temperature-sensitive goods is investing around EUR 17 million to build a consolidated high-tech logistics center and e-vehicle charging station.