All DB Cargo articles

  • BertBong2
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    Chugging or changing?

    2018-11-19T11:50:18Z

    Demand for rail transport is growing faster than service providers can keep up with, according to Siegfried Jung, head of planning and steering vehicle dispatch and transport at BMW Group. [related_topics align="right" border="yes"] Jung says that increased demand for rail transport, from both public and industrial sectors, currently exceeds capacity. ...

  • VW_deliveries_Sept18
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    WLTP causes sharp shift in German car sales

    2018-10-16T13:55:42Z

    New passenger car registrations in Germany fell 31% year-on-year to an estimated 200,100 in September. In August, the figure was a 25% increase to 316,400. German automotive industry association, the VDA, said the volatility was because of distortions caused by the new Worldwide Light-Duty Vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP), which is ...

  • DB2017AL01231_large feature
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    Testing times

    2018-10-16T13:11:19Z

    The start of September this year marked the point at which all new car registrations in the EU had to comply with the new CO 2 emissions test – the Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP). This laboratory test is designed to introduce more realistic and stricter criteria ...

  • dirknotle_cm7
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    DB Cargo UK announces top appointments

    2018-04-24T16:24:57Z

    Rail freight operator DB Cargo UK has appointed Dirk Nolte (pictured) as chief operating officer (COO). Nolte, who has substantial experience in business process re-engineering and improvement, has spent 24 years in various industries managing large-scale international projects from scoping to implementation. The company has also announced the appointment of ...

  • FerrocarrilPortBCN
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    DB Cargo sets up rail service for German deliveries to Barcelona port

    2018-03-28T09:44:27Z

    DB Cargo is running a rail service for finished vehicle transport between Germany and the Spanish port of Barcelona. The weekly service, for a prominent German carmaker (unconfirmed but thought to be Mercedes-Benz), is the only such link between the two countries and is organised in conjunction with the Spanish ...

  • DBCargo_Roland_Bosch crop
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    Roland Bosch steps in as head of DB Cargo

    2017-11-24T12:41:54Z

    DB Cargo has announced the appointment of Roland Bosch (pictured) to the role of CEO from December 1 st . The move follows the resignation from the Deutsche Bahn division of former CEO Jürgen Wilder in October. Bosch moves into the new position from his role as head of ...

  • Jürgen Wilder neuer Chef von DB Schenker Rail
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    DB Cargo CEO Jürgen Wilder announces his resignation

    2017-10-23T12:40:23Z

    Dr Jürgen Wilder (pictured) has resigned as CEO of DB Cargo and will leave the company at the end of October. He has simultaneously withdrawn his interest for the role of board member at DB Freight Transport and Logistics. "In the light of the current debate [over who would become ...

  • Audi Carbon neutral
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    Audi says its rail transport in Germany is now carbon-neutral

    2017-09-06T11:37:26Z

    Carmaker Audi says it has achieved CO 2 -neutral status in the transport of goods and vehicles by rail to and from its plants in Germany. The news comes seven years after the company first began using DB Cargo’s ‘ecoplus’ service, which provides carbon-free rail transport services that draw traction ...

  • Güterzüge des Rangierbahnhofes München Nord
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    DB Cargo recapitalises French subsidiary Euro Cargo Rail

    2017-07-12T11:19:43Z

    img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-121824 wp-inline-image" src="https://d2hkn54fqqmadw.cloudfront.net/web/AL/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/DBCargo_autos_Munich-300x200.jpg" alt=" Blick über die in der Einfahrgruppe des Rangierbahnhofes München Nord wartenden Güterzüge. Rechts hinten fährt ein Containerzug mit einer Traxx-Lok der Baureihe 185 der DB Cargo ein. " width="300" height="200" DB Cargo has invested €150m ($172m) in recapitalising its loss-making French subsidiary, Euro ...

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    DB Cargo setting up Hefei-Hamburg link; BMW extends contract

    2016-09-13T09:58:54Z

    DB Cargo ( formerly DB Schenker Rail ) has signed an agreement with the municipal government of Hefei in China aimed at starting a direct rail freight route between there and Hamburg in Germany next month. According to DB Cargo, in its first stage, the new rail service will start ...