Entries in "News from the Industry"

Path Cost Report: The toll costs are increasing

Mai 9th, 2018 (No Comments)

The Federal Ministry of Transport has prepared a new infrastructure cost report. Accordingly, the transport over the road for the German economy is becoming more expensive.

Fewer accidents with autonomously driving cars

Mai 4th, 2018 (No Comments)

German citizens hope for more safety and environmental protection through autonomously driving cars. But the reality looks still different.

Liability issues with autonomously driving cars not sufficiently clarified

April 3rd, 2018 (No Comments)

The first autonomously driving cars could roll over the highways in just over seven years. While the developers make technically fast progress, there are still many legal gaps.

The beautiful new world: artificial intelligence in traffic

März 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

März 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

März 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?

Januar 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

Januar 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.