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EIB supports Romanian factory project

Romanian electronics manufacturer Arctic SA is planning to open a new factory for manufacturing washing machines. As the largest Romanian producer of household appliances and one of the largest refrigerator manufacturers in Europe, Arctic certainly wants to invest big in a new factory. The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending 68 million EUR to finance the […]

Hungary introduces a new weighting system for trucks

In June 2018, Hungarian authorities activated a revolutionary weight measurement system, to keep track of truck cargo traffic. The innovative part lies mostly in the speed of processing, meaning the system measures the vehicles’ axle weight and determines their total weight without stopping the vehicle itself. The main use of this system, according to authorities, […]

Slovenia to install highway toll barriers for heavy trucks

A build project is currently underway in the country of Slovenia, which will apply to heavy trucks transporting cargo on the country’s highways. The country’s National Company in charge of road networks (DARS – Družba za Avtoceste v Republiki Sloveniji) is working on a system of electronic toll gates, which are currently being installed on […]

Freight transport will have to be eco-friendly

With 7% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions attributed to freight transport, companies and authorities will have to find clean sources of energy to prevent higher levels of pollution, experts from the industry suggest. According to numbers regarding the world’s transport of goods, emissions from trade-related activities are estimated to increase by a factor of […]

DHL wins award thanks to efficient cargo transport solution for the future

DHL was recently awarded the German Mobility Prize (“Deutscher Mobilitätspreis”) for one of its advanced concepts for the future of cargo transport. The “Deutschland – Land der Ideen” (Germany – land of ideas) initiative and the Federal Ministry for Transport and Digital Infrastructure were responsible for this award. Previous to this event, DHL has come […]