Two on-board units (OBUs) for contactless toll collection used by millions of trucks and cars, TRP-4010 and OBU-5310 from Kapsch TrafficCom are the first hardware components of tolling solutions that comply with the EU Taxonomy Regulation regarding climate change. The analysis also included a comparison with competing products of the same functionality. The result: both OBUs are the smallest, lightest and most sustainable in their class.
Sustainable toll hardware
TÜV AUSTRIA has certified that the calculations and reporting of the respective carbon footprints of both products meet the requirements of the EN ISO 14067:2018.
The Product Carbon Footprint according to ISO 14067 is the most established method for determining the climate impact of a product. It takes into account the carbon footprint at every stage of the product life cycle. This includes raw material extraction, design, production, transport, use and end-of-life management of the individual units.
SIListra Systems and innotec Partner to Improve Functional Safety
Revolutionizing Functional Safety with Hardware Independent Safety
SIListra Systems GmbH, a highly specialized software company, and innotec GmbH, a consulting company specialized in Functional Safety, announced their strategic partnership to improve the safety development of embedded systems. The collaboration brings together SIListra’s cutting-edge software tool, the certified SIListra Safety Transformer, and innotec expertise in functional safety solutions, aiming for a holistic approach to functional safety.
Recognizing the growing importance of environmental sustainability:
TÜV AUSTRIA Iberia obtains accreditation to certify recycled plastic products (EN 15343)
Into the new year with optimism
Dr. Stefan Haas, CEO TÜV AUSTRIA Group
The Russian war of aggression has still not come to an end, we are witnesses to Israel’s fight against Hamas terror. Natural disasters, environmental pollution and much more cast a dim outlook on the future. So why are we actually optimistic about 2024?
TÜV AUSTRIA Hellas
Recognized at the “Diamonds of the Greek Economy 2023” Awards
TÜV AUSTRIA Hellas has once again affirmed its strong presence in the domestic market by receiving recognition at this year’s “Diamonds of the Greek Economy” awards. The ceremony celebrating business excellence took place on Wednesday 14th of December 2023, at the Grand Bretagne Hotel, attended by the Minister of Infrastructure and Transport, Christos Staikouras, and executives from the country’s most dynamic business groups and organizations. This recognition is a testament to the company’s successful journey, as it continues to grow dynamically, investing in innovation and development.
EU AI Act
Closing regulatory gaps quickly
TÜV AUSTRIA published position paper
TÜV AUSTRIA presents requirements and proposed solutions for the assessment of AI systems, recommends a corresponding clarification for the EU AI Act and published a position paper.
IVT Inspections NV has become part of the TÜV AUSTRIA Group
Expansion in non-destructive testing