Focus on eMobility: “Infrastructure for e-cars isn’t the problem.”

“Even though we are still building up the network, no-one needs to worry that they won’t find a point to recharge” says Marco Masur, EnBW.

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

Anyone buying an electric car today can enjoy ever-increasing coverage. According to a calculation by the corporate consultants Horváth & Partners, electric vehicles newly licensed in 2017 achieved an average range of 300 km, 10 percent more than in 2016.Read more

Working internationally at PTV Transport Consult

In Croatia, PTV Transport Consult is working on transport plans for passenger and freight transport.

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Things never get boring at PTV Transport Consult (TC). The independent consulting firm within PTV Group deals with a wide range of topics such as Mobility 4.0, air pollution control, commercial traffic and road safety. Read more

AEOLIX Success Story – a European flagship project

Florian Krietsch, Senior Project Manager Logistics Research at PTV, at the workshop in Trieste.

Estimated reading time: 1 minute, 30 seconds

The entire AEOLIX research team is very happy: The European Commission has highlighted the research project ‘Architecture for European Logistics Information eXchange’ as a success story.Read more

Spotlight on E-Mobility: Electric trucks powering ahead in Berlin

The test phase of the iHub research project, that PTV is involved in, now started in Berlin.

Estimated reading time: 1 minute, 45 seconds

E-mobility is on everyone’s lips – also in logistics. Although only a few electric vehicles are currently used in general cargo logistics and long-distance transport, e-trucks are becoming increasingly attractive, especially in cities struggling with air pollution.Read more

Let’s have a party: the PTV summer event

Relaxed atmosphere: More than 300 colleagues celebrated the PTV summer party.

Estimated reading time: 1 minute, 30 seconds

Good reasons for a celebration can always be found at the PTV Group. One of the party highlights each year, besides the Christmas event, is the summer party.Read more

Lifelong learning at PTV Academy

PTV Academy offers both professional advanced training classes, as well as courses for personal further development. Photo: W. Sieber

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes, 45 seconds

Henry Ford once said: “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young, whether at twenty or eighty.” We are never done learning.Read more

PTV Smartour is the “Best Technology Application” in Australia

Andrew Gibbons, PTV Software Developer, received the Mercury Award in Melbourne on behalf of PTV.

PTV Group received the “Best Technology Application” Award for their software Smartour at the Mercury Awards 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. Held in partnership with MEGATRANS 2018, a business-to-business trade event, Mercury Awards celebrated outstanding achievement in the logistics and supply chain sector.… Read more

US conference on benefit-cost-analysis in the transportation sector

Prof. Dr. Christoph Walther, PTV Head of Global Research (second left), presented the method development and project evaluation used for Federal Transport Infrastructure Plan 2030 in Washington.

How can we calculate benefits and costs of transportation and infrastructure projects? Our Head of Global Research, Prof. Dr.Read more

Road safety: Right of way for Vision Zero

As PTV’s Road Safety Ambassador, Sofia Salek de Braun, is committed to improving road safety worldwide.

Traffic accidents are one of the most frequent causes of death worldwide. Every year around 1.3 million people are killed in road traffic, which corresponds to approximately 3,600 victims per day. Read more

A woman, a mission: Safer roads worldwide

Caption: Sofia Salek de Braun, PTV Traffic Safety Officer, is a sought-after speaker at conferences. Here in São Paulo, Brazil.

„Transport –  Safety and Security“ is this year’s motto of the International Transport Forum (ITF) in Leipzig.  This is a crucial issue that is high on PTV’s priority list.Read more