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20 May 2020

IRU World Congress postponed

As COVID-19 is presenting unprecedented global challenges and considering the current uncertainty associated with planning major events during the second half of this year, IRU has taken the…
23 October 2019

German government backs IRU World Congress in Berlin

German transport minister Andreas Scheuer has confirmed the German government’s patronage of the next IRU World Congress, taking place in Berlin from 19-21 October 2020
07 February 2019

Is there a future for truck platooning?

Daimler’s recent announcement that, following subpar results during pilot testing, it would be scaling back its investment in truck platooning contrasts with Amazon’s reported testing of Embark’s…
21 December 2018

IRU World Congress 2018 highlights report now available

The report of the 2018 World Congress held in Muscat, Oman from 6 to 8 November 2018 is now available for download. The 2018 World Congress in Oman brought together over 1,000 participants for two…
19 December 2018

Fuel strategy: What delivers results on the road?

Roundtable session wrap-up Part of the “Future Proofing Your Business” hub at the World Congress, this roundtable shared best practices on reducing fuel consumption and explored the use of new…
18 December 2018

Reaping the benefits of new business models

Roundtable session wrap-up Part of the “Future Proofing Your Business” hub at the World Congress, this roundtable examined ways to reap the benefits from new business models in the transport…
18 December 2018

Designing your future workforce

Roundtable session wrap-up Part of the “Future Proofing Your Business” hub at the World Congress, this roundtable debated the impact of technology on the future workforce and how to reverse today…
17 December 2018

Hyperloop is here

IRU speaks to Juan Vicén, Co-founder of Zeleros Hyperloop –  and joint winner of the IRU/Road Ventures startup competition. He explains the nuts and bolts – or the "coils and magnets" – of the…
17 December 2018

Enabling trade facilitation

Roundtable session wrap-up Part of the “Governing Road Transport” hub at the World Congress, this roundtable raised awareness of national and regional initiatives to promote trade. For…
14 December 2018

Future challenges in urban mobility

Roundtable session wrap-up Part of the “Future Proofing Your Business” hub at the World Congress, this roundtable focused on understanding the future urban mobility landscape.  Many city…
11 December 2018

Towards higher competitiveness in the Middle East

Roundtable session wrap-up Part of the “Governing Road Transport” hub at the World Congress, this roundtable examined how to improve cooperation and connectivity in the Middle East.  …
07 December 2018

Autonomous road transport: ready to roll?

Roundtable session wrap-up Autonomous trucks, taxis and buses will disrupt the transport industry in the years to come. The first driverless trials have already taken place but their full-scale…

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