Entries in "News from the Industry"

The beautiful new world: artificial intelligence in traffic

March 14th, 2018 (No Comments)

The industry association Bitkom claims that most Germans see very big chances for artificial intelligence (AI) in vehicles.

Toll: The OBU gets dumber

March 5th, 2018 (No Comments)

On 1 July, the network of toll roads will be extended. Toll operator Toll Collect states that the electronic devices in the vehicle can then no longer have the road network on board. The effort is too big. But then the route statement disappears from the display.

Diesel driving bans: Court decision with far-reaching consequences

March 1st, 2018 (No Comments)

The Federal Administrative Court (BVerG) has decided that diesel driving bans in cities can be a tried and tested means of meeting the required limits. Whether this can lead to supply shortages, remains to be seen, because even here, the court points to a proportionate action.

Skilled labor shortage in logistics: Why does nobody want to do the job?

January 29th, 2018 (No Comments)

Logistics is becoming Germany’s super industry. It is the heart of the producing and consuming society. And yet around 57,000 jobs are currently vacant. Guest author Yeliz Kavak-Küstner looks for causes and shows practical solutions.

The digital tachograph gets smarter

January 23rd, 2018 (No Comments)

At the Nutzfahrzeugkongress (commercial vehicle congress) in Berlin, Continental provided insights into the world of the new digital tachograph. One thing is clear: everything will be easier for inspectors.

Have a seat, men! Women in the logistics industry

December 5th, 2017 (No Comments)

Significantly fewer women work in the logistics industry than men. In most companies, the proportion of women is below the 40 percent mark. The female share in management circles is also negligible. The share here is less than ten percent. These are the results of a group survey among selected companies of the Bundesvereinigung Logistik.

De-Minimis 2018: BAG promotes secure parking

December 1st, 2017 (No Comments)

Too few parking spaces lead truck drivers to park in dark places. Monitored security parking lots are far too expensive for many. Therefore, the Federal Office for Goods Transport (Bundesamt für Güterverkehr/ BAG) wants to support the use.

Caution on the Internet! Cybersecurity

October 9th, 2017 (No Comments)

Cybersecurity: The latest hacker attack clearly shows that E-Crime is still underestimated.