From meeting to workout: Fitness training at PTV

At PTV, colleagues can go directly from their desks to the company’s own fitness centre

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A round on the treadmill in the mornings; yoga at lunch; and evenings on the equipment: At PTV, colleagues can go directly from their desks to the company’s own fitness centre.… Read more

Smart and connected: the stop of the future

The intelligent stop of the future (Photo: raumobil GmbH).

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What will the stop look like in the multimodal, networked mobility world of tomorrow?  PTV Group and  raumobil GmbH worked on this issue as part of the R&D project “smartStation – the stop as a gateway to multimodal mobility” (RD No.… Read more

Test field Autonomous Driving: In May the first vehicles will be rolling in Karlsruhe

The FZI Open House provided insight into current projects and development. (Photo: Andreas Drollinger/FZI)

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Innovation is in the air in the Haid-und-Neu-Straße in Karlsruhe.  Not only is PTV’s headquarters located there, the FZI Research Centre for Computer Science is just 200 metres further.… Read more

Air pollution control thanks to optimised traffic light management

The traffic management centre SIRAC in Strasbourg. (Photo: SIRAC).

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Germany’s top administrative court has ruled that diesel cars can be banned from cities, which will spur the discussion about urban air quality. However, air pollution control is a red-hot topic elsewhere, too.… Read more

PTV Insights: Snacking for a good purpose

Association chair Marc Zimmermann (r.) and treasurer Marcus Thäle in front of the “Napf”.

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There is a quick remedy for anyone at PTV who finds themselves in a sugar low: In the “Napf” (bowl) on each floor, there are chocolate bars, jelly babies, nuts, etc.… Read more

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The Electrified City: Opportunities and Challenges for Southeast Asia

The German delegates of the travelling conference visiting the partner university in Bangkok.

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How can electrification of cities in Southeast Asia contribute to a more sustainable development? This major issue of concern to Asian cities was part of the agenda of the travelling conference “The Electrified City” financed by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).… Read more

Fun at work: Who has good cards at PTV during the lunch hour?

Colleagues from different departments are playing Tichu.

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Lunchtime on the PTV Campus at the headquarters in Karlsruhe. While most colleagues drink coffee and talk, two tables truly stand out. For there, people are playing cards. A group of ten to twelve people meets every day during lunch to play Tichu.… Read more

PTV offers students scope for new ideas

Business Computer Science student Devid Vogel presented the app prototype he recently developed as part of his practical placement.

Trying new things, gaining work experience: Students, who are completing a dual study programme at PTV, can look forward to plenty of exciting tasks and projects, fostering self-dependent and goal-oriented working.Read more

Compass highlights of the year 2017

2017 was a tumultuous, very exciting year for us at PTV.

Yes, it’s almost here. New Year’s Eve, that is. Time to reflect on the past 12 months. 2017 was a tumultuous, very exciting year for us at PTV – Porsche SE acquired PTV, we launched our MaaS Accelerator program and opened our Mobility Lab in Karlsruhe.Read more

PTV Insights: A glance into our PTV Research Team

Enriching the PTV Research Team since 2017: Charlotte Fléchon (l.) and Jasmin Graf (photo: PTV).

Somebody who wants to make mobility fit for the future must act in a forward-looking fashion. This is why we at PTV engage in numerous national and international research projects for the transport and traffic sector.Read more