Michael Brecht

DB Schenker is testing electric delivery in several European cities

DB Schenker is testing electric delivery in several European cities

Electromobility is rapidly finding its way into commercial fleets. However, as the requirements for commercial customers differ significantly from those of a private customer, the manufacturers of electric vehicles often test them in practice together with their customers. They focus on the evaluation of vehicle ranges, infrastructure requirements, charging management, and service capacities. In the …

Our cities on the way to multimodal mobility – who is moving forward?

Our cities on the way to multimodal mobility – who is moving forward?

The solution sounds simple in theory. The customer wants to get from A to B in a certain period of time not being interested in anything else. Ideally, he gets out of his own vehicle, which he usually drives by himself, and changes to bus or train. The offer is supplemented by other private mobility providers. Traffic jams and expensive or even non-existent parking will be passé, the habitats in the …

E-scooter mania or efficient two-wheeler for urban last mile

E-scooter mania or efficient two-wheeler for urban last mile

After the official authorization of electric scooters, e-scooters for short, various ridesharing service providers have kickstarted their offers in German cities in the last few days. The biggest of them, Lime and Bird, both American providers, are competing here in Germany against European providers that boast sonorous names such as TIER, Circ, VOI or Wind Mobility. But beside all the hype and the …