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 counrties 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.

Power Included

As part of its e-mobility offensive, Volkswagen announced that it will also help create the infrastructure needed for a large number of electric vehicles by becoming a supplier of power from renewable sources, such as hydroelectric and wind power plants, some of which it will operate itself.

Stronger United

The magnitude of the effort required to develop autonomous cars and related industry standards is giving rise to new alliances in the automotive sector.

Volkswagen and Ford Cooperate

It is an alliance of giants: Volkswagen and Ford announced that they would build commercial vans and medium-sized pickup trucks together as early as 2022, and that they had agreed to look into extending their collaboration to include autonomous driving, electric drives and mobility services.

Trucks Without Truckers

Daimler delivered some big news at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

Mobile Charging Station for E-Cars

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