iHUB: EVs or no EVs?

PTV Group is involved in the iHub project: Presentation of the electric van at Schenker Deutschland AG’s office in Berlin.

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

AEOLIX – more efficiency and productivity in logistics thanks to networking

Florian Krietsch, Senior Project Manager Logistics Research, PTV, who is managing the AEOLIX project on the PTV side.

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

Promoting traffic research in Africa

Prospective traffic engineers learning how to optimise signal control at the lights lab of SSML

Prospective traffic engineers learning how to optimise signal control at the lights lab of SSML

Ever since its foundation as a university spin-off, close cooperation with partners and research facilities has been a top priority at PTV. The Group has established a global network, reaching from its German hometown Karlsruhe to universities and researchers all over Europe, America, Asia and even Africa.Read more

Academic Partners

Dr. Klaus Nökel, Head of Technology Innovation, in an interview on PTV’s academic partner programme

Dr. Klaus Nökel, Head of Technology Innovation, in an interview on PTV’s academic partner programme

At the TRB in Washington in January, the PTV Group presented its academic partner programme (also read our press release about this). In the interview, Dr. Klaus Nökel, Head of Technology Innovation at PTV, explains the most important points relating to the academic partner programme.Read more

How can climate goals be reached?

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.

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

Corporate brochure 2016

PTV’s new corporate brochure is now available for download. Layout: Patricia Braun, Stephan Rinnebach

PTV’s new corporate brochure is now available for download. Layout: Patricia Braun, Stephan Rinnebach

Hot off the press: We are pleased to announce the release of our new corporate brochure! This 26-page, full-colour brochure offers insight into our strategies and presents the latest trends and new developments in logistics and transport planning.Read more

A look into the future of the smart city

How will urban transport develop from 2045 to 2065? PTV Group is examining this question as part of the BBSR research project "Smart Cities – Urban transport for tomorrow" ("Smart Cities – Stadtverkehr für übermorgen"). Photo: Fotolia/eyetronic

How will urban transport develop from 2045 to 2065? PTV Group is examining this question as part of the BBSR research project “Smart Cities – Urban transport for tomorrow” (“Smart Cities – Stadtverkehr für übermorgen”). Photo: Fotolia/eyetronic

The vision of a smart city, of an efficient, progressive, eco-conscious, socially inclusive city, involves various sectors, including mobility.Read more

Reliability in Transport

Together with other experts, Prof. Dr. Christoph Walther, Head of Global Research at the PTV Group, will be examining the significance of reliability in transport on behalf of the World Road Association.  Photo: iStock/itsskin

Together with other experts, Prof. Dr. Christoph Walther, Head of Global Research at the PTV Group, will be examining the significance of reliability in transport on behalf of the World Road Association.
Photo: iStock/itsskin

Reliability in transport is one of the topics on which one of the committees of the World Road Association (WRA) will be focussing intensively for the next four years.Read more

BESTFACT: Forging ahead with innovation

The EU project BESTFACT coordinated by PTV has been successfully completed. As part of the project, a new handbook was created providing numerous best practice examples. It is now available for download.

The EU project BESTFACT coordinated by PTV has been successfully completed. As part of the project, a new handbook was created providing numerous best practice examples. It is now available for download.

A four-year project which is based on more than 15 years of project expertise: The EU-Projekt BESTFACT has been successfully closed and has led to a pool of excellent ideas for City Logistics, Green Logistics, Co-Modality and eFreight.Read more

The future of urban logistics

What is the future of urban logistics? Interview with Marcel Huschebeck, Manager Logistics Research at PTV Group

What is the future of urban logistics? Interview with Marcel Huschebeck, Manager Logistics Research at PTV Group

E-mobility, cooperation, efficiency – what type of strategy will make urban logistics fit to meet the demands of the future? Marcel Huschebeck, Manager Logistics Research at PTV, has been doing research in the field of future logistics for more than 16 years.Read more