PTV Insights: Exciting research topics in the transport sector

PTV researcher Eileen worked in the Colombian metropolis of Medellín for two years.

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes, 20 seconds.

What will the smart stop look like with tomorrow’s networked mobility? Is transport with E-trucks a possibility for logistics? How will autonomous and conventional vehicles interact on our roads in the future?Read more

Focus on eMobility: E-scooters are booming

E-scooters are conquering German cities (Photo: Coup)

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

E-bikes have been booming for a while already. Precisely in urban areas, however, the latest trend in e-mobility is becoming apparent: E-scooters. On the overfilled streets of India and China, scooters have already established themselves as an alternative to cars, and here too, agile scooters are advancing.Read more

Istanbul is shaping its future mobility offering

One of Istanbul’s main goals is to improve the quality of life of its citizens with modern mobility solutions. Foto: Pixabay.

Estimated reading time: 1 minute, 50 seconds. 

Istanbul, the biggest city of Turkey, has to face a lot of challenges. One of its main goals is to improve the quality of life of its citizens.Read more

Bonjour Paris: PTV France now in the capital city

The new office of PTV France is situated in the La Defense business district in Paris.

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes, 57 seconds.

Paris is the hub of France – not only in politics and culture, but also in the corporate sector. Thus, it is not surprising that after nine years in Cergy (40 km outside Paris), the French PTV branch moved its headquarter to the capital.Read more

Middle East: Transition from private to public transport is key

The main office of PTV MENA is situated in Dubai.

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes, 36 seconds

Dubai is known as early adopter of new mobility trends and the place to be for PTV’s local branch office. Andrea Petti, our new Managing Director and Regional Director, has now taken over responsibility for the business in India, the Middle East and Africa.Read more

Focus on eMobility: “The infrastructure must be intelligent”

Oliver Deuschle (r.) and Marco Masur of the EnBW brand SMIGHT.

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes, 50 seconds

In the smart city of tomorrow, networking will play an important role. In the second part of our interview, Oliver Deuschle, Director of the EnBW brand SMIGHT and Marco Masur, Manager for eMobility solutions, talk about challenges and opportunities for energy providers on the electromobility market.Read more

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

Knowledge transfer to China

Experts for Traffic Planning, Surveys, Geographic Information and Urban Planning from the Chinese city Chongqing visited PTV headquarters. (Photo: PTV).

 Traffic Planning, Survey, Geographic Information and Urban Planning experts from the Chinese city Chongqing visited PTV headquarters. (Photo: PTV).

International knowledge transfer is crucial for our business. Therefore, we were happy to host a high-level delegation from the Chinese metropolitan City of Chongqing interested in learning more about the range of possibilities opened up by our software solutions for transportation planning and optimisation.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