Construction Underway on Million-Euro Semiconductor Logistic Center

American semiconductor and electronic components whiolesaler Avnet is building a new EUR 225 million facility near the town of Bernburg in the eastern German regional state of Saxony-Anhalt.

German Researchers Create “Smart” Car Headlights

The automated and autonomous driving of the future depends on radar and LiDAR (light detection and ranging) technology. But the space available for systems inside motor vehicles is limited.

EV Charging Infrastructure: Germany Issues New “Masterplan”

The German Minister of Digital and Transportation (BMDV) and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) have drawn up a new “masterplan” to further encourage electro-mobility on Germany’s roads.

Unprecedented Hydrogen Train Service Commences in Northern Germany

The northern German regional state of Lower Saxony is home to a world first: a completely hydrogen-driven passenger rail service.

Autonomous Mobility in Germany Shifts into High Gear

On road and rail, in the air and at sea, autonomous vehicles will be a major element of future mobility in Germany. Watch our video!

VW Concludes Billion-Euro Battery Joint Venture with Belgium’s Umicore

German automaker Volkswagen is teaming up with Belgian materials technology company Umicore to produce cathodes for batteries in coming generations of VWs.

Chinese Battery Maker SVOLT Expands German Presence

One of the global leaders in battery technology and energy storage systems, SVOLT Energy Technology from China, will be building a production facility in the town of Lauchhammer in the eastern German state of Brandenburg.

Smart Logistics Are on the Move

Digitalization, the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence are rapidly remaking the logistics and supply chain sectors. The German market for international providers of logistics solutions is heating up – stoked by the coronavirus pandemic and growth in e-commerce.

Meet Us at the ITS World Congress in Los Angeles!

Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) will be appearing together with six innovative German partner projects at the ITS World Congress in Los Angeles, held September 18-22 . There will be presentations and free consultations with GTAI experts for international transport businesses interested in exploring opportunities to expand to the heart of Europe.

Prototype Battery Recycling Plant Breaks Ground

German chemicals multinational BASF has begun construction on a test plant for recycling batteries in town of Schwarzheide the eastern regional state of Brandenburg. The new facility represents an expansion of the company’s activities in this area.