Germans love hybrids and shun e-cars

New registrations of cars with hybrid drives in Germany rose by 43 percent against the previous year in 2016, according to a report published by the Federal Motor Transport Authority.… Read more

Last mile parking garage

Amazon, Zalando and Co. are not only changing our buying behaviour. The increasing e-commerce in all sectors – from food to raw materials for production – is creating the need… Read more

Just take off

Cars that morph into ships and carry on sailing on the water are old hat — but always create a stir. Cars that simply take off are futuristic but they… Read more

Bundling energy for logistics

At the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics (IML) the main focus has always been on logistics processes, their further development and scientific consideration. Together with the Technical University… Read more

Didi in the fast lane

Uber competitor Didi Chuxing has secured new capital in a financing round. This brings the Chinese start-up to a market value of 50 billion dollars and makes it the second… Read more

Audi talks to the lights

Red, red and red again. Rush hour is a frustrating business for car drivers. Crammed streets, jams at the crossroads, red lights instead of the promised “green wave at 50… Read more

Creating intelligent transport infrastructures

Smart Traffic Middle East in Abu Dhabi, May 2015: Successful urban development is dependent on the existence of efficiently functioning traffic strategies and solutions. Identifying and implementing these solutions is… Read more

Germany are European Champions in Carsharing

Over half of Europe’s carsharing vehicles are on Germany’s roads. This was the result of a study entitled “What’s Ahead for Car Sharing? The New Mobility and its Impact on… Read more

Scepticism in the face of the driverless car

In July I took a weekend trip with my family to the Chiemsee. Unfortunately, we had not reckoned with the start of the holidays in some of Germany’s Federal States… Read more