Testing automated driving – experience smart mobility

Merzig

19th October 2019

This was the motto of the day of the open test field in Merzig.
Together with the Research Group for Traffic Telematics (FGVT) of htw saar the district town Merzig gave citizens the opportunity to experience this live. In the course of test drives, interested parties could experience at first hand how intelligent transport systems contribute to the improvement of efficiency in road traffic and road safety.

Link to the television report on Saarland Radio:
19th October 2019 – Saarländischer Rundfunk (in German)

further reporting:
20th October 2019 – Saarbrücker Zeitung (in German – for subscribers only)

Prof. Horst Wieker guest of “Wir im Saarland”

Saarbrücken

14 March 2019

The television magazine “Wir im Saarland” deals weekly with current affairs and background information from the Saarland. The topics range from politics to society and economy.
On March 14, 2019, Prof. Wieker, head of the Research Group for Transport Telematics (FGVT), sat on the couch with moderator Christine Alt and in an interview, he told how automated cars can be used in Germany in the future and predicted, among other things, a change in the German transport system.

Find the 5-minute television report here.