Beginning in 2019, a group of companies plans to convert former Berlin buses that are currently being used for tourists, switching out their diesel drives for electric ones
Industries / Mobility & Logistics
US-based Adient, the world’s largest manufacturer of car seats, has announced that it will lease a new 27,500 sqm production and logistics plant in the Meerane-West industrial area in Saxony.
Germany needs at least 45,000 more truck drivers, and logistics companies are having a very hard time finding new ones.
Cargo bicycles are increasingly viewed as an efficient alternative for delivering packages in urban areas.
North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) is setting up Germany’s first “green battery campus for smart mobility.”
The e-mobility industry in Germany is on course for mass market penetration by 2020, with production, R&D and supporting technologies ramping up to meet that target. Is now the perfect time to invest?
Hosokawa Alpine has announced plans to build a new logistics center in Augsburg to take advantage of the region’s GVZ freight traffic center, which offers optimal road and railway connections.
An ambitious R&D project to offer an ecofriendly and fast alternative to cars in Hamburg was announced this summer.
Airbus Defence and Space is currently building “Bartolomeo,” a new European external payload platform of ISS for experiments from industry, at its facilities in Bremen.
BMW, Daimler, Ford and the Volkswagen Group launched Ionity, a Munich-based joint venture that aims to put 400 ultra-fast charging stations for electric vehicles on the sides of Europe’s highways by 2020.