Tourist Buses in Berlin Go Green

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

Adient Plans Factory in Saxony

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.

TruckJobs

Germany needs at least 45,000 more truck drivers, and logistics companies are having a very hard time finding new ones.

Cargo Bicycles

Cargo bicycles are increasingly viewed as an efficient alternative for delivering packages in urban areas.

Green Battery Campus

North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) is setting up Germany’s first “green battery campus for smart mobility.”

Vive La e-Volution!

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 Plans New Logistics Center in Augsburg

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.

Driverless E-Shuttles in Hamburg

An ambitious R&D project to offer an ecofriendly and fast alternative to cars in Hamburg was announced this summer.

From Bremen to Space

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.

Ultra-Fast Charging Stations

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.