US-company Greyhound was being bought for around USD 172 million by the relatively young Germany company Flixmobility.
Industries / Mobility & Logistics
The 2021 Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress of future mobility in Hamburg got off to an innovative start in mid-October with a premier: the maiden 23-kilometer trips of autonomous self-driving trains on the city’s aboveground public transport system.
Vancouver Rock Tech Lithium has announced its intention to construct a EUR 470 million production plant for battery-grade lithium hydroxide for electric vehicles in the town of Guben in eastern German regional state of Brandenburg.
A new study carried out by the Dortmund University of Applied Arts and Sciences for business newspaper Handelsblatt shows that around one-third of the 3000 components of the Tesla Model 3 are made by German companies.
Container ship sets sail from Germany for first-ever voyage powered by CO2-neutral liquid natural gas.
Wherever you go in Germany you will see more and more e-bikes and pedelecs on the streets – twenty percent more, to be exact. The Federal Statistical Office says that at the start of 2021 Germany’s households owned 7.1 million e-bikes, compared with 5.9 million at the start of 2020.
The German Environment Agency says that more than 12,000 tons of lithium-ion batteries were in use in Germany in 2019 – a figure that will be increasing dramatically year for year. That has companies, big and small, thinking about how to find a role in recycling.
The city of Eisenach in the eastern German region of Thuringia has an extensive manufacturing history. Today, it attracts German and nternational manufacturers of not only cars and automotive parts but also light aircraft and other products.
We spoke with GTAI automotive expert Stefan Di Bitonto and SVOLT Vice-President for Energy Technology (Europe) Maxim Hantsch-Kramskoj about why it makes sense to set up shop in Germany.
The coronavirus pandemic has not dented Germany’s leading role in European and global logistics. In many respects, it has even handed the sector additional growth potential.