Mobility

On land, on water, on rail, in the air – whe­ther E or fos­sil, ver­ti­cal or hori­zon­tal – we are at it

We make tun­nels smart

We make tun­nels smart

They belong to Switz­er­land like wat­ches, banks and the Alps – tun­nels. Hard­ly any other coun­try is as adept at the art of per­fo­ra­ting its inte­rior as the Swiss. But…
Ica­rus’ chariot

Ica­rus’ chariot

It’s impos­si­ble to get too clo­se to the sun when the RWTH Aachen Uni­ver­si­ty and FH Aachen University’s solar-powe­red car starts moving. But the flir­ta­ti­on with the fire in the…
Par­king under first floor

Par­king under first floor

When the auto­mo­ti­ve tre­a­su­re is orde­red under­ground and the sys­tems of Klaus Mul­ti­par­king are in play, then the end of the tech­ni­cal life­time is not reached. It is only par­ked…
Over rough and smooth

Over rough and smooth

It does­n’t get much wil­der than this – Ral­ly Cross is an archaic ver­si­on of motor­sport. Huge engi­nes, light­weight vehi­cles, trans­ver­se dri­ving, and dirt and dust galo­re. This is exact­ly…
It does not work without Chile

It does not work without Chile

The visi­on of an All Electric Socie­ty, in which fos­sil fuels are repla­ced by intel­li­gent­ly net­wor­ked rege­ne­ra­ti­ve ener­gy genera­ti­on, can­not be rea­li­zed without Chi­le. Chi­le is the world’s lar­gest cop­per…
Crui­sing under floodlight

Crui­sing under floodlight

The sea rou­te from the North Sea to Ghent in Bel­gi­um is 32 kilo­me­ters long, 200 meters wide and illu­mi­na­ted on both sides. The con­trol of the ligh­t­ing sys­tem must…
Flash launch in Poland

Flash launch in Poland

Poland has not been a low-wage coun­try for lon­ger time. But it is a coun­try with many young, com­mit­ted and well-edu­ca­ted talents. It also has ple­nty of poten­ti­al and the…
Elec­tro­mo­bi­li­ty at an angle

Elec­tro­mo­bi­li­ty at an angle

Sum­mer, sun, Sax­o­ny – in 2019 the world was still in order. No trace of the virus, but ple­nty of burnt rub­ber in the air. At least when you visit…
Future Mega­watt Connector

Future Mega­watt Connector

Three at one go: We could not miss the chan­ce to talk to the two mana­ging direc­tors of Phoe­nix Con­ta­ct E‑Mobility, Micha­el Hei­ne­mann and Ralf Döh­re, as well as the…
E‑Mobility goes East

E‑Mobility goes East

Elec­tro­mo­bi­li­ty will expe­ri­ence a huge rise in the com­ing years. It will not only chan­ge the dai­ly street sce­ne, but also the accus­to­med balan­ce of power in indus­try, espe­cial­ly among…
The Mobi­li­ty Manufactory

The Mobi­li­ty Manufactory

Anyo­ne ent­e­ring the Phoe­nix Con­ta­ct E‑Mobility pro­duc­tion area will immedia­te note the atmo­s­phe­re of con­cen­tra­ted acti­vi­ty. Each hand­le has to fit, and every litt­le com­po­nent must be set exact­ly in…
Do you remem­ber, back in 2020 …?

Do you remem­ber, back in 2020 …?

Ima­gi­ne a con­ver­sa­ti­on in 20 years. How will we judge today’s deve­lo­p­ments in mobi­li­ty in 20 years time? How will we exp­lain terms such as traf­fic jams, gas pump nozz­les,…
Hell’s jour­ney for LiI­on batteries

Hell’s jour­ney for LiI­on batteries

The wave of e‑mobility is cres­ting. And it’s mas­si­ve. It’s asso­cia­ted with the deve­lo­p­ment and tes­ting of new tech­no­lo­gies in pre­vious­ly undreamt-of dimen­si­ons. At Phoe­nix Test­lab in Blom­berg, lithi­um-ion bat­te­ry…
Bet­ween Fietsen and E

Bet­ween Fietsen and E

The last part of the mobi­li­ty seri­es deals with the future on two and four wheels. Espe­cial­ly sin­ce both ver­si­ons are omni­pre­sent in Ams­ter­dam, the ener­ge­tic metro­po­lis in the heart…
Ams­ter­dam and its water

Ams­ter­dam and its water

The Nether­lands is a nati­on on, some­ti­mes in and some­ti­mes even under water. Also in the metro­po­lis at Ams­tel and Ij water plays an important role as an obsta­cle, but…
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