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

On the way to autonomous driving

Smarter cars thanks to modern technology

Smarter cars thanks to modern technology

The car of the future will be increasingly smart thanks to modern technology. Driver support ranges from assistance systems to actions executed automatically during journeys. Dr. Thomas Schamm, head of the Technical Cognitive Assistance Systems department at FZI Karlsruhe, on the current challenges.Read more

iZEUS E-Mobility Project Starts Fleet Test

iZeus E-Mobility project starts fleet test

iZeus E-Mobility project starts fleet test

It is one of the central questions of future traffic planning: What does a supraregional concept for barrier-free integration of electric mobility in everyday road traffic have to be like? First approaches are studied by KIT and its partners under the iZEUS research project.Read more

Cutting CO2 emissions in road traffic? eCoMove shows how it is done!

The eCoMove video shows new car2car and car2infrastructure technologies from research

Road transport is one of the biggest sources of air pollution. Therefore, this is an important area with considerable leverage for CO2reduction and climate protection.

That is the reason why the EU Commission promotes projects which tackle this problem.… Read more