Study on Traffic Flow Optimisation in Smart Cities [CN]

Smart cities seek to transform urban spaces to be technologically advanced, more efficient, sustainable and socially integrated. Countries around the world, spearheaded by China, which has adopted smart city development as a national strategy and a focus of its future economic and urban development strategy, are driving the global smart city market. By using smart […]

Developments and Perspectives for Mobility Stations in the Urban Space [DE]

Shared bikes, kick-scooters, e-mopeds and other ride sharing options have long become integrated in urban mobility landscapes. Urban mobility behaviour increasingly reflects the trend of „using instead of owning“, following which individual mobility needs are considered in the context of a just and environmentally friendly transport planning. In numerous German cities, so-called „mobility stations“ describe […]

Developments and Perspectives for Mobility Stations in the Urban Space [CN]

Shared bikes, kick-scooters, e-mopeds and other ride sharing options have long become integrated in urban mobility landscapes. Urban mobility behaviour increasingly reflects the trend of „using instead of owning“, following which individual mobility needs are considered in the context of a just and environmentally friendly transport planning. In numerous German cities, so-called „mobility stations“ describe […]

Developments and Perspectives for Mobility Stations in the Urban Space [EN]

Shared bikes, kick-scooters, e-mopeds and other ride sharing options have long become integrated in urban mobility landscapes. Urban mobility behaviour increasingly reflects the trend of „using instead of owning“, following which individual mobility needs are considered in the context of a just and environmentally friendly transport planning. In numerous German cities, so-called „mobility stations“ describe […]

LIGHT ELECTRIC VEHICLES FOR A GREEN TRANSPORT TRANSITION: REGULATORY APPROACHES, MANAGERIAL CHALLENGES AND MARKET POTENTIALS IN GERMANY AND CHINA [CN]

This new report gives a comprehensive overview of vehicle types, regulations and market potentials of electric micro vehicles in both countries. It highlights that in order to incorporate electric micro mobility in urban transition ventures, legal frameworks and traffic regulations in both China and Germany must better reflect and adjust to the usage of all […]

High-Speed Railway Development for a Sustainable Transport Transition [DE]

The reduction of domestic and short-distance flights depicts an important tool to decarbonise the transport sector. Considering the rapid expansion of the high-speed rail (HSR) network in China, studies point at a significant diversification of people´s mobility choices, strengthening of intercity relations and overall benefits for the socio-economic development due to HSR development. The present […]

High-Speed Railway Development for a Sustainable Transport Transition [EN]

The reduction of domestic and short-distance flights depicts an important tool to decarbonise the transport sector. Considering the rapid expansion of the high-speed rail (HSR) network in China, studies point at a significant diversification of people´s mobility choices, strengthening of intercity relations and overall benefits for the socio-economic development due to HSR development. The present […]

High-Speed Railway Development for a Sustainable Transport Transition [CN]

The reduction of domestic and short-distance flights depicts an important tool to decarbonise the transport sector. Considering the rapid expansion of the high-speed rail (HSR) network in China, studies point at a significant diversification of people´s mobility choices, strengthening of intercity relations and overall benefits for the socio-economic development due to HSR development. The present […]

Comparative Study on Urban Logistics and Last Mile Delivery Processes in Germany and China

In recent years, the e-commerce and online retail sector in Germany and China experienced an unparalleled rise in parcel volumes. The COVID-19 pandemic and thus the increased shift to online activities encouraged this development. Simultaneously, climate protection and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions have become a high priority. Negative effects of last mile deliveries […]

Research on the Development of the Fuel Cell Vehicle Industry in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region

This report identifies current projects and policies on the development of both commercial as well as private fuel cell vehicles (FCV) in China, focusing especially on the promising Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, and projects the economic viability of different FCV technologies for a number of rollout scenarios until 2030. In the assessment and projections, significant promise of […]