Quick Chargers

Researchers recently unveiled a prototype of an ultra-fast charging station on the Autobahn A8. It has a capability of 450 kW – a huge improvement over the mere 42 kW of 90% of all charging stations in Germany.

Fly Me to the Moon

In a position paper entitled “Space – the Future Market,” the Federation of German Industry BDI argues that the final frontier is poised to become crucial to German industry.

Charging Networks for Electric Vehicles

As the German government and car manufacturers try to get more electric vehicles on the road, massive efforts are being made to ensure that charging stations for these vehicles are plentiful, ubiquitous and fast.

Recognition Technology

Ibeo Automotive Systems GmbH has been developing recognition-technology and lidar (short for “light detection and ranging”) systems for two decades.

German Carsharing Booming

Germans are famous for loving their cars – but they apparently love to share them, too!

Marquardt Group Invests in Thuringia

The company produces mechatronic products for the interiors of premium vehicles and battery-powered cars.

German Carmakers Plan to Spend USD 140 Billion to Develop Electric Vehicles

Germany will invest about the same amount as the next four countries in the ranking combined.

Shipping Getting Digital

Hamburg, home of the second-busiest port in Europe, is helping bring the industry into the digital age.

Electric Offensive of Daimler

By 2020, Mercedes plans to have more than 130 models with electric drives (including transporters, buses and trucks), of which 10 will have purely electric drives.

Offer Your Freight Online

The software of ItsMyCargo enables freight forwarders to enhance their online shops with a customized online booking system that provides customers quick quotations and reservations.