Hannover to remove on-street parking

The city of Hannover is planning to remove almost all its 4,000 on-street parking spaces and introduce a 12mph speed limit to discourage driving. The Daily Telegraph reports the city’s Green mayor believes it will turn it into somewhere to “party and stroll about”, with spaces replaced by cafes and terraces. The paper quotes Belit […]

PTV Group to develop integrated, multi-modal transport model for the Hamburg

Modelling and simulation software company PTV Group’s consulting division has been chosen to develop an integrated, multimodal transport model for Hamburg. Over the next two years, PTV Transport Consult GmbH will build a comprehensive demand model for both passenger and commercial transport, focusing on the analysis year 2023. This will provide the Authority for Transport […]

Monotch and TraffGo Road announce partnership

Dutch-based Connected ITS company Monotch and TraffGo Road, a subsidiary of international Information & Communications group Materna, have announced they are joining forces to bring the TLEX® product to the German market. The Traffic Live Exchange platform TLEX is described as “the powerful platform that is the proven foundation for connected mobility and digital infrastructure”. […]

EasyMile Showcases KelRide Weather-Proof Shuttles

Driverless technology company EasyMile has announced it is showcasing its KelRide weather-proof shuttles at the Hannover Messe exhibition centre in Germany. The company says KelRide shuttles are designed to provide reliable and efficient transportation in all weather conditions. Equipped with advanced sensors and navigation systems, these shuttles can safely navigate through rain, snow, and even […]

Bosch and APCOA expand automated valet parking technology to parking garages across Germany

Following the announcement that automated valet parking has been approved for commercial use in the P6 parking garage at Stuttgart airport, Bosch and APCOA are branching out and installing the technology in 15 further parking garages in Germany. From Hamburg to Munich, work to expand the infrastructure-based, automated, and driverless SAE Level 4 parking system […]

Mobileye kicks off AV pilot in Germany

Driverless vehicle and ADAS technology company Mobileye says it has taken a key step on the road to the autonomous future of mobility, by obtaining a permit recommendation enabling it to operate its autonomous vehicle technology on German streets. It says the permit – granted by independent third-party for testing, certification, auditing and advisory service […]

Project to speed up adoption of Level 4 autonomy launched in Germany

The German Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Protection (BMWK) has awarded a consortium of experts in the field of autonomous driving €8.9 million (£7.8 million) for the SAFESTREAM project. The consortium partners are investing an additional €6.9 million euros in the project, which aims to advance the operation of driverless public transportation in the […]

National Highways signs up for closer working with European counterparts

A group of European highways authorities have today declared an intention to work more collaboratively with one another. Representatives of England’s National Highways came together with counterparts from Die Autobahn of Germany, and the Rijkswaterstaat of the Netherlands, to sign a memorandum of agreement at Highways UK. The agreement is intended to establish a platform […]

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