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

Djibouti – the logistic hub of the Horn of Africa

Djibouti wants to establish an Excellence Centre of Transport and Logistics. Image: DPFZA.

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Djibouti is strategically located on the northeast coast of the Horn of Africa. It controls the vital passage and the southern entrance from the Red Sea to the Indian Ocean – an essential international trade route connecting Africa, Asia and Europe.… Read more

Transport Consult – Celebrating 5 years of success

PTV Transport Consult celebrates its 5th anniversary. (Foto: PTV)

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

PTV Group has been providing software and consulting services for the planning and optimization of traffic and transport logistics for around four decades. In 2013, the consulting business was spun off into an independent subsidiary, PTV Transport Consult GmbH (TC).… Read more

PTV Group cooperates with FIA at the Formula E race in Rome


Sustainable mobility is the topic at the FIA Smart Cities Forum and the Formula E in Rome. Illustration: Formula E

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

PTV presents sustainable mobility solutions at the FIA Smart Cities Forum : Sustainable mobility concepts are becoming increasingly important for the International Automobile Federation FIA.… Read more

Fasten your seat belts. We’re accelerating the future at Intertraffic Amsterdam 2018!

Meet our team at #ITAdam18

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Discover a whole new way to see the future of mobility. With our solution combined with the latest technology, you can experience first-hand how our software come to life. If you would like a free visitor pass, kindly send an email to corporate-marketing@ptvgroup.com with the subject line, “Intertraffic Amsterdam 2018 Pass Request”.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)

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

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).

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

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

Assessing heavy-load bridge options: refurbish or replace?

PTV has developed a methodology for the optimization of bridge refurbishment and/or renewal measures (Photo: iStock).

Growing traffic volumes, including heavy-load transport, have a negative impact on roads and bridges, in particular on the 39,500 bridges of the federal motorway system in Germany. Most of them were built between 1965 and 1985.Read more

Gaining the competitive edge with
PTV Map&Guide

Transport companies need a reliable time, distance and toll calculation to ensure an efficient and on-time delivery.

Previously, we discussed the issues and challenges that the logistics industry is facing, especially within the EU. Due to the problems in the workforce, implementation of local laws, and limited technological interventions, some businesses are struggling to survive against their competitors, resulting in low margins and even bankruptcies.Read more