“The biggest challenge for sustainable mobility lies in a change in citizens’ behaviour”

Kapsch’s cooperation with renowned Spanish university Comillas, was announced in the autumn, officially kicked off with the official presentation of the new Kapsch Chair for Sustainable and Intelligent Mobility. It will be tasked with analyzing the challenges of research for sustainable mobility. Antonio Muñoz, Director of Comillas ICAI and Alfredo Escriba, CTO at Kapsch TrafficCom, […]

Kapsch TrafficCom expands production in Austria

Kapsch TrafficCom is expanding its production capacities for devices for contactless toll collection by more than 30% at its site in Vienna. This translates to a production expansion of about 2 million On Board Units per year. A total of €1.3 million (approx £1.1 million) has been invested in the expansion of the industrial facility.  […]

Kapsch extends seamless tolling to France

France has been added into Kapsch’s streamlined toll payment system. This means that with the purchase of a single toll box, holidaymakers can now seamlessly use the road network in France, Italy, Spain and Portugal using the tolltickets product. Quentin Couret, Managing Director of tolltickets, comments: “France represents a significant milestone in our ongoing commitment […]

Record tolling revenue for Ireland’s M50 motorway

A record €169.6 million (£147.8 million) was collected in toll charges, penalties and other fees on the M50 motorway orbiting Dublin last year. That is almost €30 million more than in 2021 and is also significantly above pre-pandemic levels. With more than four million journeys each month, M50 is the busiest Irish motorway. The motorway […]

Kapsch upgrades ANPR capabilities

Kapsch TrafficCom has announced it has released a major update to its Automatic Number Plate Recognition software meaning “top performance” can be achieved in the automatic recognition of number plates, depending on the application. The latest release features a reworked architecture that includes various deep learning elements, which the company says results in a significant […]

Kapsch announces technology for “fairer and more sustainable” road use charges

Austrian IT company Kapsch TrafficCom and its partner Aventi Intelligent Communication have conducted a pilot project in Norway where they tested what they’re calling the tolling technology of the future. The target of the project was to find out how fee collection for passenger cars is possible based on the vehicle type, its emissions class […]

Kapsch, Yunex and SWARCO “stand together for sustainability”

The leaders of global Intelligent Transport Systems solutions providers Kapsch, Yunex Traffic and SWARCO have come together to write an open letter to the participants of this year’s WEF in Davos next week to take “concrete steps for sustainability”. They say that traffic causes more than 20% of global CO2 emissions, so it is a […]

Traffic management, modelling and the next gen connectivity on this week’s Highways Voices

Subscribe to Highways Voices free on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts or Pocket Casts and never miss an episode! In this Highways Voices we return to Amsterdam for more conversation from the exhibition floor of the huge Intertraffic event. We talk to the CEO of Yunex, Marcus Schlitt about the pace of change in the newly-branded company and then CEO […]


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