Wissmann: IAA has exceeded our expectations
Statement delivered by Matthias Wissmann, President of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), at the final IAA press conference on Thursday, September 29, 2016, 12.30 h, Convention Center, Hannover exhibition grounds
World’s leading trade show even more international – more visitors despite fewer days – 332 world premieres – digitization, electric mobility and urban logistics are megatrends
The slogan of this IAA – “Driven by ideas” – is really being put into practice at this, the world’s most important trade show for transport, logistics and mobility. This IAA is characterized by a unique dynamism and looks a long way ahead.
Here in Hannover the future is becoming visible reality. The entire commercial vehicle industry displays to the IAA visitors its drive for innovation, its creativity, and its pioneering spirit. These qualities are embodied by the 332 world premieres and over 100 European premieres. The IAA is even more the trade show of the decision-makers, and it is more international than ever.... more
An industry on the way to digital transformation
6th carIT congress at the IAA – “The digital revolution in the automotive industry”
At the 66th IAA Commercial Vehicles digitization and connectivity are the megatrends, emphasized especially by the New Mobility World Logistics. Dr. Joachim Damasky, Managing Director of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), delivered a keynote address at the 6th carIT congress (with over 500 guests) at the IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hannover, in which he stressed:
“Our whole industry is undergoing a ‘digital transformation.’ The vehicles of the future will be connected, and automated driving will also soon be reality. Modern information technologies and the mobile Internet have a lasting influence on the development of mobility. The digital experience is becoming increasingly important, particularly in vehicles.”... more
Experience IAA innovations live in action
New Mobility World LIVE at the IAA Commercial Vehicles
Cameras eliminating the blind spot, automatic uncoupling, steering axles, and tablet-controlled reversing round a corner – there are innovations that look great on paper but are really exciting in live demonstrations. Visitors to the 66th IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hannover can experience both large and small innovations up close every day from 9.30 to 18.00 h.
The mobility of the future comes to life on the open-air demonstration site at the center of the exhibition grounds, to the north of Hall 26. All day, visitors line the fence surrounding the enclosure and fill the shady spectator stand. They take countless shots on their cell phones – whenever there is high-powered action that promises an exciting video clip to show their colleagues, or a tricky maneuver to be recorded for later examination.... more
Wissmann: New ideas are driving this industry
66th IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hannover – the world’s largest mobility trade show opens its doors
“We are living in times of huge change – and it is the companies that are shaping it – with more than 330 world premieres and over 100 European premieres at the IAA Commercial Vehicles. New ideas are driving this industry. Here at the IAA, visitors can marvel at the fruits of daily innovation.
With more than 2,000 exhibitors from over 50 countries, the world’s most important trade show for transport, logistics and mobility is more international than ever,” stressed Matthias Wissmann, President of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA).... more
Wissmann: The IAA opens wide the window on the future of transport and logistics
“Stars of the Year 2017” awards at the IAA Media Night
“This IAA Commercial Vehicles opens wide the window on the future of transport, logistics and mobility. It shows that we are driven by ideas. The commercial vehicles of tomorrow will be digitally connected. That will bring more safety, more efficiency and more comfort. The advantages of commercial vehicles will be even greater in towns and cities. Urban logistics will become ever-more emissions-free because many of the vans and buses operating in towns will use electric and hybrid drive.
The ‘online society’ that has goods delivered to the door needs commercial vehicles more than ever. The market will continue to grow worldwide,” stressed Matthias Wissmann, President of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), in Hannover at the “IAA Media Night.” He was speaking to more than 600 international representatives of the commercial vehicle industry and the media.... more
Wissmann: We are very confident as we go to Hannover
66th IAA Commercial Vehicles is about to start: 332 world premieres – 2013 exhibitors from 52 countries – megatrends: digitization, electric mobility and urban logistics
The world’s most important trade show for transport, logistics and mobility, the 66th IAA Commercial Vehicles, opens its doors to visitors in Hannover on Thursday, September 22, 2016. A total of 2,013 exhibitors from 52 countries will present their latest developments until September 29.
IAA visitors will experience 332 world premieres and 101 European premieres. The IAA is practically fully booked: the area occupied, of 270,000 square meters, is one of the best results since the IAA Commercial Vehicles became a separate exhibition (1992).... more
The most important information for your press work at the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2016 in Hannover
In just a few days the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2016 will open in Hannover.
To make your journalistic work on the exhibition grounds as agreeable as possible, we are now sending out a summary of the most important information.
Your IAA-press-pass allows you access to the exhibition grounds on September 21, 2016 (Press Day) from 8.00 h to 19.00 h, and on September 22, 2016 (Press and Opening Day) from 8.00 h to 18.00 h.... more
More intelligent assistants to support drivers
66th IAA Commercial Vehicles – even greater safety using electronics and sensors
Today you can’t drive very far without “assistants” in vehicles. Electronic assistance systems are becoming more and more important not only in cars, but also in modern commercial vehicles in particular.
At the world’s most important trade show for transport, logistics and mobility, the 66th IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hannover (September 22 to 29, 2016), visitors can obtain an overview of which assistants are already available and which will very soon be making further improvements to the safety and profitability of road traffic.... more
Guided Tours provide a compact, tailored experience of the IAA megatrends
66th IAA Commercial Vehicles – New Mobility World logistics
In just two hours you can meet important decision-makers in the megatrends at the 66th IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hannover (September 22 to 29, 2016)and obtain extensive information – during our first ever Guided Tours, offered as part of the “New Mobility World logistics.”
The tours will be available in German and English and will take up the central topics of the IAA such as connectivity, digitization, automation, alternative powertrains and urban logistics. The walking tours are particularly aimed at specialists from Germany and abroad, business delegations and IAA visitors with a particular interest.... more
NMW Lab16: New ideas from the IAA Innovations Laboratory
Numerous startups such as Trucknet, GreenQ, Re2you, vimcar at the IAA /Hackathon “Hack.IAA” by DigitalLife@Daimler
For the first time startup companies are being given a chance to present their ideas for traffic, mobility and logistic solutions and establish contacts with the commercial vehicle industry at IAA Commercial Vehicles. This will be possible during the “New Mobility World Lab16 – Startups meet Industry” event on 27 September 2016 at the 66th IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hanover.
The international startups include Trucknet and GreenQ from Israel, and Re2you and vimcar from Germany. NMW Lab16 brings established players and startups together. In addition, the hackathon “Hack.IAA” by DigitalLife@Daimler will also be held within the framework of NMW Lab 16.... more
VIDEO REPORTS FROM THE TRADE FAIR STAND
Wissmann: IAA drives digitization forward
More than 320 world premieres - 2,000 exihitors from 52 countries – Strong European market supports the IAA
Statement delivered by Matthias Wissmann, President of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), at the IAA advance web press conference on Friday, Sept. 2, 2016, at 14.00 h
Ladies and Gentlemen, It is my pleasure to welcome you most cordially to our web press conference. In three weeks the 66th IAA Commercial Vehicles will open its doors in Hannover. The IAA is practically fully booked.... more
Climate protection 2050: Commercial vehicles of tomorrow – perspectives
BGL/VDA Entrepreneurs’ Day – IAA with New Mobility World logistics
The demands on commercial freight vehicles in transport and logistics are increasing considerably. It is clear that CO2 emissions from road freight traffic will have to be reduced even further in the future. How are the companies in the commercial vehicle industry tackling these challenges? What strategies are they pursuing? These questions will be discussed in detail at the BGL/VDA Entrepreneurs’ Day “Climate protection 2050: Commercial vehicles of tomorrow – perspectives” at the 66th IAA Commercial Vehicles.
The Entrepreneurs’ Day organized by the BGL (German freight transport association), the trade journal “lastauto omnibus” and the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) will bring high-ranking speakers from industry and logistics firms together at the “New Mobility World logistics.”... more
The future of urban transport: zero-emission buses and drones for logistics
IAA Commercial Vehicles focuses on urban logistics in three congresses
How will people and goods be transported in urban areas in the future – with the best possible efficiency and use of resources? Answers to this question will be discussed at the 66th IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hannover (September 22 to 29, 2016) at three specialist congresses at the “New Mobility World logistics.” The question will also be addressed by a large number of exhibitors in exciting studies and forward-looking solutions.
From the self-driving electric bus, fully electric heavy and light local distribution vehicles – some of them with far-reaching automated driving functions – and light commercial vehicles with alternative powertrains, all the way to the use of drones for the last mile or less accessible locations, today IAA exhibitors are already offering solutions for the urban mobility of tomorrow.... more
Commercial vehicles on the way to digital transformation
Experience the megatrends of the future: digitization and electric mobility – IAA Commercial Vehicles with New Mobility World logistics
The 66th IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hannover (September 22 to 29, 2016), as an engine of innovation and new impulses, places a firm focus on the megatrends of the future: digitization and electric mobility.
The world’s most important trade show for transport, logistics and mobility offers three high-caliber congresses on these forward-looking topics at the “New Mobility World logistics.”... more
On the move in the truck of the future
VDA feature: A look at commercial vehicles in 2030 – IAA with the New Mobility World logistics
It is the year 2030. A “15” is flashing on the display of Thilo Schneider’s tablet. Now he knows that in a quarter of an hour he will have to leave the convoy and take action himself at least for a short period. But before that he still has time to check the GPS coordinates and update his destination.
The traffic seems pretty calm today off the freeway. Just a quick look at his e-mails: there’s no important news. Schneider uses WhatsApp to inform the other trucks that he’s about to leave the platoon.... more
IAA showcases current developments surrounding safety in freight transport
IAA specialist events: load securing, Hazardous Goods Day and temperature-controlled transport
Every day around 10 million tonnes of goods are transported by road in Germany alone: on time, from door to door in a fast, efficient and environmentally friendly manner. Here it is essential that the carriers overcome the challenges posed by load securing, hazardous goods and refrigerated transport in delivery traffic – especially in busy areas.
The latest developments surrounding these topics will be presented and discussed at several specialist events at the IAA. One of the most important tasks in logistics is to ensure that loads are properly secured.... more
Wissmann: IAA Commercial Vehicles as platform for digital transformation
Preparations for the most important trade fair for mobility, transport and logistics running at top speed – 2,000 exhibitors – New Mobility World logistics with tangible megatrends.
“The slogan ‘Driven by ideas’ points up the huge drive for innovation in the companies exhibiting at the world’s most important trade show for mobility, transport and logistics. The 66 IAA Commercial Vehicles will open its doors in Hannover on September 22. There has never been more future at the IAA. Numerous models with alternative powertrains will be on display. City buses, vans and distribution trucks are increasingly using electric power.
The entire sector is undergoing a ‘digital transformation’ – the commercial vehicles of the future will be connected, and automated driving will soon be a reality,” stressed Matthias Wissmann, President of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA). The VDA organizes the IAA.... more
Online press accreditation for IAA Commercial Vehicles starts
66th IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hanover – Journalists can now register
With immediate effect journalists from all over the world can now apply online for accreditation to attend the 66th IAA Commercial Vehicles. The IAA is being held in Hanover from 22 September to 29 September 2016. (Press Preview Day 21 September, Press and Opening Day: 22 September). Access to the accreditation portal can be found in the press sector of the IAA website at http://www.iaa.de/en/press-room/accreditation.
The prerequisite for obtaining the IAA press ticket is a valid press card. The German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), organizer of the IAA, is responsible for checking and approving the accreditation. Accreditation in the run-up to the IAA Commercial Vehicles is possible solely online. After the VDA Accreditation Team has checked the documentation, journalists will receive their press ticket and where appropriate their parking permit per e-mail. The window for online accreditation closes on Friday, 16 September 2016.... more
Order tickets for the IAA now
66th IAA Commercial Vehicles with many novelties: New Mobility World Logistics and Guided Tours
The world’s most important trade fair for transport, logistics and mobility – the 66th IAA Commercial Vehicles – will be held in Hannover from September 22 to 29, 2016. Tickets for the IAA can be ordered now. A regular day ticket costs 22 euros on weekdays and 13 euros on the weekend. Schoolchildren, students, apprentices, participants in the German Federal Voluntary Service and persons completing a voluntary social/ecological year can obtain a concessionary ticket for 7 euros. The afternoon ticket is also being offered again, valid from 13 h on weekdays and costing 10 euros. A family ticket for 24 euros will be available for two adults and a maximum of three children under 18, enabling the whole family to have the exhibition experience. Once again the popular “Trucker Ticket” will be available, which can only be purchased from cash desks on the show grounds: truck drivers who present their driver card and valid photo ID will receive this day ticket for only 10 euros.
All the tickets can be purchased – and registered – at our online Ticketshop. Registration offers many advantages: a personalized eTicket gives visitors convenient, paperless entry to the exhibition. After successful registration, the ticket can be accessed on a smartphone. It also enables exhibitors and visitors to share contact data fast and conveniently.... more
“New Mobility World logistics” at the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2016 presents logistics and transport topics of the future
During the 66th IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hannover (September 22 to 29, 2016), the “New Mobility World logistics” will bring exhibitors and visitors together with a wide range of activities. The new format, intended to function as a multiplier for logistics and transport topics of the future, presents the five key themes: (1) Connected Vehicle, (2) Driver Assistance Systems and Automated Driving, (3) Alternative Powertrains, (4) Urban Logistics and (5) Transport Services.
Visitors to the trade show can familiarize themselves with these topics in various ways. There will be presentations in the form of congresses with discussion forums and exhibitions, test drives in electric vehicles, and demonstrations of products, services and applications on the “New Mobility World LIVE” demonstration area. We are also offering four themed guided tours for the first time.... more
Opening of the 66th IAA Commercial Vehicles
The world’s most important trade show for transport, logistics and mobility, the 66th IAA Commercial Vehicles, opens its doors to visitors in Hannover on Thursday, September 22.