Press releases

Always up to date – our press releases inform you about all relevant developments and activities of VTG AG. Find our latest news below.

Staying cool on the rails: VTG ramps up its temperature-controlled transport offerings with the SWS-PowerBox

Hamburg, 29. June 2021

- The SWS-PowerBox provides an autonomous, eco-friendly power supply for temperature-controlled rail freight transport

- Food and pharmaceuticals…


Dr. Heiko Fischer to step down from position as CEO after 17 years

Hamburg, 22. June 2021

- VTG’s transition to full private ownership almost complete

- Stronger focus on core markets and core activities

- Supervisory Board and…


VTG leads innovation on pocket wagons: Connected rail assets for improved rail safety practices and digital efficiency

Hamburg, 03. June 2021

- Double pocket wagon fleet to be equipped with Nexxiot Kingpin Monitor solution

- Maintenance-free sensor solution for keeping check on loading…


New VTG maintenance concept to revolutionize the market

Hamburg, 01. June 2021

- Transition from time-based to mileage-based maintenance will start in 2022

- Innovative concept leads to flexible revision intervals and…


Toward digital wagon hire with extended service portfolio: New tool for VTG’s customer platform traigo

Hamburg, 10. May 2021

- New “Wagon Hire” tool now available

- Users can check wagon availability and submit inquiries with no obligations



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