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.

An Algorithm for Jetlag?

Optimally adjusting the body clock.

Old to Gold

Berlin-based startup Auto1 has quickly become the biggest used car dealer in Europe, thanks in part to foreign investors who saw the potential in the fast-growing company and the rising demand for used cars over new vehicles.

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.


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.