Together with their staff, CFO Michel Zweers and CEO Vincent Kobesen popped the champagne corks on the day of the announcement of PTV Group’s acquisition by Porsche SE.
Now it’s official: On 7 June, Porsche Automobil Holding SE (Porsche SE) announced the acquisition of PTV Group for a purchase price in excess of 300 million euro (see press release).… Read more
In an interview, Michael Schygulla, Senior Project Manager Global Research, talks about the EU-funded TransformingTransport project.
TransformingTransport, an EU-funded Big Data Value Lighthouse project, is designed to have a radiating effect on the entire transport and logistics sector. Currently, only one in five European transport and logistics companies explore the issue of big data further.… Read more
Oscar Jiang Jing becomes Managing Director at PTV China in Shanghai.
We posed this question to our new Managing Director Oscar Jiang Jing, who has now taken over responsibility for the local subsidiary in Shanghai, China.
Compass: Which are the most important mobility/transportation challenges that China has to face?… Read more
PTV Group is involved in the iHub project: Presentation of the electric van at Schenker Deutschland AG’s office in Berlin.
How can a mixed fleet of electric and conventionally fuelled trucks be operated in a highly sustainable manner? This is one of the challenges being addressed by the partners of the research project iHub.… Read more
Florian Krietsch, Senior Project Manager Logistics Research, PTV, who is managing the AEOLIX project on the PTV side.
Visibility in the supply chain due to easy access and the exchange and use of relevant and easily available information related to logistics – these are the essential prerequisites for a pan-European intermodal logistics solution.… Read more
Everyone knows that road safety measures can save human lives. Unfortunately, awareness of this topic still comes up too short in many countries. PTV employee Sofia Salek de Braun agitated for this topic in her homeland of Bolivia and organised a Road Safety Workshop jointly with colleague Paulo Humanes.… Read more
Alastair Evanson, Solution Director for PTV Vissim and our expert for microsimulation
“Are you playing computer games again?” – this is a question microsimulation experts often get asked when modelling traffic. Of course they are not, but is there really such a big difference between microsimulation and a game like Sim City?… Read more
Muhammad Farhan, Ph.D., from the Saudi Aramco Chair for Traffic Safety Research.
There are currently 27 traffic fatalities a day in Saudi Arabia. About 70% of the victims are under the age of 30 – unfortunately, this tragic number keeps growing. Thus, it is high time that road safety in the region becomes a top priority in the academic field as well as in the public and private sector.… Read more
A clever combination: Swarm data from Motionlogic and transport models from PTV (image: Motionlogic)
Nearly everybody calls daily with a mobile phone, sends texts or uses the mobile Internet. In an interview, Norbert Weber, data expert at Motionlogic, explains how these activities can be transformed into valuable information for city and traffic planning.… Read more
From the German Federal Transport Infrastructure Plan to the implementation of Germany’s Mobility and Fuels Strategy – Prof. Dr. Christoph Walther, Head of Global Research at PTV Group, accompanies plans for future climate action.
The Federal Transport Infrastructure Plan 2030 (FTIP), however, does not meet with enthusiasm everywhere.… Read more