• Autonomous HEAT minibus starts passenger service

    E-shuttle bus on roads in HafenCity - carpooling per app possible
  • Smart Mobility: What can Munich and Hamburg learn from each other?

    Online networking event with keynotes and panel discussion - search underway for sustainable smart city projects
  • Hochbahn to purchase 50 hydrogen buses

    Company issues tender for more climate-friendly vehicles - goal of emission-free bus fleet by 2030
  • EUR 47 million for electric mobility in Hamburg

    The German Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) is putting EUR 47 million towards the conversion of public transport to electromobility in Hamburg. Jochen Flasbarth, State Secretary, handed over the confirmation Friday (July 31, 2020) to Hamburger Hochbahn AG...

  • HEAT enters next test phase in HafenCity

    The Hamburg Electric Autonomous Transportation (HEAT) research and development project has entered the second phase with tests of the five-metre-long, zero-emission e-bus at speeds of up to 25 km/h. Passengers will be allowed on board from late summer unlike the first phase when only a vehicle...

  • HVV launches "Switch App" to boost mobility transition

    Hamburger Hochbahn AG (Hochbahn) and the Hamburger Verkehrsverbund (HVV) launched a beta version of the new HVV Switch App (formerly Switchh) Tuesday (June 29, 2020). The new app bundles all the mobility offers in Hamburg making it the “digital heart of the Hamburg-Takt”, said Anjes Tjarks, Senator...

  • ITS World Congress launches Young Mobility Community

    The ITS Young Mobility Community has gone online as Hamburg gears up to host the Intelligent transport Systems (ITS) World Congress next year. The community offers school pupils and students an opportunity to share and discuss their ideas for the future of mobility. The aim is  to highlight young...

  • HHLA mulling use of drones for container transport

    The Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) and the Fraunhofer Center for Maritime Logistics are mulling the use of drones to transport containers through the skies over the Port of Hamburg, Angela Titzrath, Chair of the Executive Board of HHLA announced Wednesday (March 27, 2018). The port is...

  • Hamburg and Continental agree mobility partnership

    The City of Hamburg signed Monday (October 21, 2019) a partnership agreement with Continental on the development of urban mobility during the “World Congress for Intelligent Transport Systems, underway in Singapore until October 25, 2019, and as Hamburg gears up to host the next ITS World Congress...

  • Drones, smart mobility added to agenda of ITS World Congress

    The host city of Hamburg and the World Congress organiser ERTICO have solidified their co-operation after Senator Michael Westhagemann, President of the Hamburg Ministry of Economics, Transport and Innovation, and Jacob Bangsgaard and Didier Gortmann, both ERTICO, signed a further “Declaration of...