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Safe Transition Towards Electric Buses in India

Promotion of Transformation to Sustainable and Climate-friendly Electric Mobility in India (E-mobility) implemented by GIZ and...
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Sustainable Domestic Maritime Transport Roadmap in the Republic of the Marshall Islands

Roadmap Workshop Kick-Starts In Majuro Situated perilously close to the ocean, the Republic of the Marshall...
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Film: Sustainable Maritime Transport in the Marshall Islands

A Vision is Turning into Reality The people of the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI)...
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How India is Pushing its E-mobility Transition

India’s commitment to generate 500 GW of non-fossil fuel energy by 2030 and achieve net zero...
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Launching Ceremony for The Pacific Island Supply Vessel on Geoje Island

With the objective of unveiling an innovative sailing cargo ship developed through the collaborative efforts of...
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Unveiling Knowledge and Experience: E-mobility and Fuel Economy Development in China

China has set policies to shift from traditional to eco-friendly vehicles due to rising emissions. Multiple...
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Africa’s Journey Towards Sustainable Mobility

In an era where the global consensus increasingly gravitates towards cleaner and more sustainable transport solutions,...
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Sustainable Mobility with Renewable Energies in Morocco

Transportation plays a pivotal role in shaping societies worldwide, facilitating connections among people, and fostering economic...
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Empowering Change

China, as one of the prominent rising economies in Asia, faces many challenges in its process...
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What is happening on Sustainable Transport at the Africa Climate Summit & Africa Climate Week 2023?

The upcoming Africa Climate Summit 2023 is set to be a decisive gathering that will take...
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Transforming Africa’s transport sector through networking: a catalyst for progress

GIZ is currently running a call for a first “Rethinking Transport Lab”, an exciting initiative designed...
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Changing Tracks in Africa 

The blog "Changing Tracks in Africa" highlights the need to involve the African continent in the...
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Indian Delegation Visit to Germany for Knowledge Exchange on Freight and Logistics

A boost for the Indian logistics ecosystem With the launch of National Logistics Policy of India...
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Keel Laying Ceremony for the Pacific Island Supply Vessel

The development of an innovative sailing cargo vessel has provided a comprehensive insight into maritime transport...
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Transforming Public Transport Through Electrification in Colombia

Colombia has been a leader in sustainable transport in Latin America for many years. Already in...
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Pathing the Way for the Thai Clean Mobility Programme

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
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5 Lessons from China, India, Vietnam on Decarbonising Transport and Accelerating Climate Action

The momentum towards low-carbon and sustainable transport is growing globally, but the sector still lags behind...
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Initiating Action Towards an Inclusive Transportation System in India

Her awareness of the needs of various groups of people inspired her to come up with...
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Experiencing Gender Bias at Her Workplace

The issue of whether women have received equal treatment wherever they are is still present as...
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The Many Benefits of Including Women in the Field of Transport

In a special interview in the frame of the International Women’s Day (IWD) 2023, Kawtar shared...
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Changing Transport Insights – a Webinar Series

In digestible 45-minute deep-dive sessions, GIZ’s international cooperation experts present their work on transport decarbonisation in...
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Successful charging infrastructure roll-out – study tour findings

During their study tours, two delegations – from the Ministry of Transport of Viet Nam (MOT),...
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Still alive? An update on the COP26 initiatives for transport decarbonisation

One year ago, the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow became the birthplace of four new global...
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Lessons Learned on How to Transition to Zero-Emission Transport in India 

In India, the NDC Transport Initiative for Asia (NDC-TIA) is coordinated by the National Institution for Transforming India...
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Mobility for All in Guatemala

Traditionally, family roles are highly genderized; therefore, women mostly fulfil household and care activities. This implies...
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The Future of Thailand’s Sustainable Clean Mobility

BANGKOK, 26 September 2022 – the Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning (OTP), together with...
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Strengthening Conditions for the Implementation of E-mobility in Chile

Ambitious targets to transform transport In its NDC, Chile set targets of a 30% reduction in...
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Viet Nam Accelerates Plans to Phase Out Fossil Fuel Vehicles by 2050

On the 22nd of July 2022, Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh signed an approval of...
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GIZ’s Report Launch on EV Charging Infrastructure and its Grid Integration

GIZ with IIT Bombay is organizing the e-launch of the third report “Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure...
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More Women at Transmilenio’s Wheel. Why is it so Important?

Daisy Leonor Jaime’s driver’s license certifies her as a brave woman. She has been driving buses...
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Employability with a Gender Perspective in Colombia’s Transport Sector

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
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Future Ahoy!

Sometimes it doesn’t hurt to try something new. “Future Ahoy!” is the result of such a...
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India E-Mobility series in the Renewable Watch Magazine

Monthly series on e-mobility by GIZ India Part of the e-mobility team of GIZ India is...
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Guide to Electric Urban Mobility in Uruguay

In the framework of the elaboration of its National Policy for Sustainable Urban Mobility (NUMP), the...
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Improve and Electrify 

The Avoid-Shift-Improve approach, implemented by the GIZ since the early 1990s, remains at the heart of...
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Common Challenges Require Joint Solutions

Will we succeed in decarbonising transport until mid-century? This was the key question at Transport and...
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IPCC: “We know what to do. We know how to do it. And now it’s up to us to take action.”

The latest IPCC report (AR6 WGIII) was published on April 4 and lays out mitigation options...
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First-ever Traditional Boat Builder’s Regional Workshop in the Pacific  

The Pacific Traditional Boat Builder’s Regional Workshop that was held on the 15th and 16th of...
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Launch of the first e-bus route in Ho Chi Minh City

Electric buses have started rolling on the streets of Ho Chi Minh City after months of...
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Accelerating Electrification with Renewable Power? 

Electrification is high on the political agenda… Electrifying vehicles offers an efficient way to decarbonise motorised...
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What we Learned from Assessing Kenya’s Regulatory Environment for Electric Vehicles

The government of Kenya is contributing actively to the momentum around electric mobility as a cornerstone...
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The First Version of the International Electromobility Course for Latin America Comes to an End

Latin America has shown a solid commitment to electromobility. Significant electric fleets are now operating in...
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Series of Technical Peer-to-Peer Exchanges in Latin America concludes.

“It has been very enriching for us to learn about the experiences of other cities and...
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Developing an e-mobility action plan in Ho Chi Minh City

Kick-start with the technical meeting in Viet Nam Our main aim of this research is to...
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A critical review – Smart Charging Strategies and Technologies for Electric Vehicles

“What are the relevant strategies for smart coordinated charging that need to be adopted in different...
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How to Overcome the Crises?

A Discussion on Green Recovery and the Transition of Transport. Leaders at COP26 made it clear:...
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The Future of Electric Mobility

Driving electric vehicles: a vision towards sustainable development ⚡️ Electric Vehicles (EV) have become a promising...
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Building Capacities for Electromobility: International Course for Latin America

GIZ launched the new International Course on Electromobility
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A long way to go: Striving for climate neutral aviation

If the CO2 emissions of the aviation sector were measured as a country, it would be...
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Why is a bank interested in e-buses?

The electrification of bus fleets combines the benefits of public transport and electric mobility in terms...
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Financing the Intermodal Freight Transport in Java, Indonesia

The Ministry of Transportation of the Republic of Indonesia and GIZ through TRANSfer III Project are...
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Towards a Regional Vision for Sustainable Transport in Latin America and the Caribbean

The latest IPCC report reinforces that the climate crisis is the greatest threat to humanity. It...
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Women in Green Hydrogen tackles Inequality in the Sector

Women constitute just 20 % of panel speakers at green hydrogen conferences. Founded in 2020, Women...
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Road Map Policy for Truck Fleet Modernisation in Indonesia

The cooperation between GIZ and Ministry of Transportation of the Republic of Indonesia through the TRANSfer...
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The role of green hydrogen and Power-to-X in defossilising transport

The Hydrogen Hours and panel discussion with the World Economic Forum  part of Transport and Climate Change Week 2021 addressed...
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TCCW 2021: Four publications, a tracker, a novel and a network

The Transport and Climate Change Week 2021 was not only full of interesting sessions, workshop and...
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Out now! SLOCAT Transport and Climate Change Global Status Report – 2nd edition

Moving the world towards zero transport emissions requires fast and fundamental changes at all scales. Yet...
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Morocco NDC Update: New Ambitions for the Transport Sector

Morocco updated its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change...
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The Role of NUMPs in Promoting Electric Mobility in Uruguay

Due to urban growth of recent decades, governments of all regions have pointed out the relevance...
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New Guide to Structure MRV Scheme for E-buses

The guide is available in English and Spanish, and is based in the learnings on the...
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Future Ahoy!

“Abgefahren!”, the award-winning comic on the transport transition by the think tank Agora Verkehrswende and the...
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New Tool to Assess the Electrification of Public Fleet

The E-bus global tool is now available in Spanish, and soon will include English and French...
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Transport and Climate Change Week

Building confidence in change  For the fourth time we bring together experts and decision-makers from all around...
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Electric Mobility and Climate Goals in China

What are the current developments and perspectives of electric vehicles in China? How significant are these...
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Tuc Tucs, the Electric Vehicles that Will Help Women Entrepreneurs in San Juan Comalapa, Guatemala

Sariah Azucena Susana Caniz Telón gets off the Tuc Tuc with a bundle of bags at...
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Thailand and Germany Call for Energy and Mobility Transition

On 12 March 2021, German Embassy Bangkok and GIZ joined up to launch the “Moving and...
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Financing Mechanism for Intermodal Freight Transport Action Programme in Java, Indonesia

Together with the Indonesian government, the TRANSfer project is working on shifting freight transport from road...
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Report Launch on E-mobility & Low Carbon Passenger Road Transport in India

“Status quo analysis of various segments of Electric mobility and low carbon passenger road transport in...
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Report Launch on Electric Mobility and Low Carbon Passenger Road Transport in India

With almost 5.9 Million km, India has the second largest road network in the world. It...
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One-Stop Knowledge Platform on Green Mobility

Presently, the transport sector contributes to nearly one-fourth of the global carbon dioxide emissions and it...
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Launch of Women in Green Hydrogen (WiGH) network

BERLIN, Germany (November 24, 2020) Green Hydrogen – an emerging sector that is heavily dominated by men when it...
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Moverity: Real World Fuel Economy Database for ASEAN

Using big data to reduce fuel consumption Motor vehicles are one of the biggest sources of...
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Launch of Practitioner Toolkits for Action on Low Carbon Transport

Technology is nothing. What’s important is that you have a faith in people, that they’re basically...
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State of Electric Mobility in Kenya

Electric mobility provides a good opportunity for Kenya to reduce emissions from transport (by about 0.6...
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Digital Library on Green Mobility (DLGM) in India

The Digital Library on Green Mobility (DLGM) portal for Low Carbon Transport, especially Electric Mobility, in...
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ASEAN Smart City Summit 2020

At the ASEAN Smart City Summit on 22 Oct 2020, Vietnam’s Ministry of Transport and the NDC...
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Electric Bus Fleets in Thailand – Managing the Transition

Thailand has been long known for its car industry and has been a supplier to major...
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Taxes and Congestion Charges: Study Identifies Financing Mechanisms for Sustainable Mobility

With the aim of increasing the resources that can be allocated to sustainable urban mobility projects...
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Electric Mobility to Enhance NDC Ambitions

Latin America currently contributes 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions. However, estimations show that, without firm...
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COVID-19 Recovery Programmes and PtX in Transport

Power to X (PtX) based on green hydrogen (H2) is one important route to advance the...
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Towards E-buses in Colombia

Public transport systems electrification is essential for the Colombian National Government in order to reduce GHG...
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15 Electric Buses to Be Rolled Out on Costa Rican Streets in 2020

An important aspect of Costa Rica’s ambitious plan to decarbonize its economy until 2050 includes the...
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Costa Rican Entrepreneurs Tackle Climate Change

Could you imagine receiving your latest overseas delivery via a carbon neutral cargo ship? How about...
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Green Hydrogen and Power to X – The Silver Bullet for Decarbonizing Transport?

“We have to highlight this idea of PtX – For aviation, it could be the solution.”...
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Power to X

The International PtX Hub: Catalyzing green hydrogen on a global scale
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Moving Chile

Upscaling Electric Mobility in Chile and Internationally
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Transitioning to Low Carbon Sea Transport in the Republic of Marshall Islands

Supports the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) in delivering its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).
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International Tender on Three E-Buses for Costa Rica

GIZ will purchase three battery electric buses and the charging infrastructure for a pilot project in...
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Shaping Thailand’s Clean Mobility Programme

In Bangkok, transport contributes more than 50% to PM2.5 emissions and is one of the main...
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Pathway Towards Low-Carbon Transport in Vietnam

Rapid growth in transport activities since the late 1990s is endangering the achievement of climate targets...
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Webinar: Transport NDC – Building Efficiency and Competitive Transport

On August 28th, the GIZ Office in Peru will hold the Webinar: Transport NDC – Building...
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Building Stronger Partnerships for Successful E-Buses

In urban areas worldwide, the concerns over air quality, noise and greenhouse gas emissions are growing....
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Press Release: Transport and Climate Change Global Status Report

Tracking Transport Emissions Trends, Raising Transport Policy Ambition* On 8 December, the SLoCaT Partnership released the...
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A New Initiative to Electrify Public Transport Launched in Costa Rica

“For Costa Rica it is fundamental to generate a transformational change in transportation, to not only...
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Costa Rica Released a Regulation to Incentivise Electric Mobility

At the beginning of the year, the government of Costa Rica released a law to promote...
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SUTRI NAMA and INDOBUS Projects Kick-off in Indonesia

The implementation agreement for the SUTRI NAMA and INDOBUS has been signed by the General Secretary...
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European Investment Bank (EIB)

The European Investment Bank (EIB) aims to advance the take-up of sustainable transport solutions by mobilising...
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Reducing Unnecessary Engine Idling

An effective and simple to implement fuel saving technique is to eliminate unnecessary engine idling –...
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