ALFRIED, a pioneering new project funded with over 11 million euros by the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI), has started at the Friedrichshafen test area. ALFRIED stands for "Automated and Connected Driving in logistics at the Friedrichshafen test field." A consortium of 11 project partners, including the ETO GRUPPE, has joined forces until the end of June 2023 to optimize the increasing inner-city transport of goods and factory traffic by trucks with the help of Automated and Connected Driving (ACD) as part of the project. The city of Friedrichshafen is an associated partner in the project. The aim of ALFRIED is to develop a comprehensive mobility system to reduce the transport of goods between company plants. The aim is to save journeys, reduce emissions and relieve traffic in cities.
ETO MAGNETIC GmbH as an innovation-driven company with the corporate objective of ensuring sustainable growth in independence for the benefit of its employees and the region has decided to prepare a sustainability report. This is reviewed by the German Sustainability Code Office.
In the Sustainability Code, the company discloses the sustainability strategy it is pursuing and the specific measures it is taking to act in accordance with the essential and recognized industry-specific, national and international standards.
The TUfast Eco Team is a team of highly motivated students of the TU Munich, who develop autonomously driving and highly efficient vehicles. The focus is on the development of innovative solutions through interdisciplinary cooperation. In this year's project called muc019+ the newest car was equipped with an autonomous system. With the support of ETO MAGNETIC as one of the cooperation partners, the TUfast Eco Team was able to equip the electric car with new functionalities such as ultrasonic sensors. These enable independent driving without human intervention, avoiding obstacles or parking.
Further information about the project muc019+ can be found here.
ETO MAGNETIC GmbH supports the Björn Steiger Foundation in the further establishment of emergency telephones around the lake and assumes sponsorship for the year 2020 for the benefit of its own employees and the general public.