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05/23/2019

Digital licence plates: RFID system identifies vehicles at 220 km/h

Digital licence plates: RFID system identifies vehicles at 220 km/h

TÖNNJES and Kathrein impress customers and public officials at the Sachsenring

Delmenhorst, May 2019. The German company TÖNNJES has developed a revolutionary system for electronic vehicle identification (EVI) with its cooperation partners Kathrein and NXP. The group presented its innovation to customers and…

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12/27/2018

TÖNNJES acquires majority stake in Utsch Tönnjes International – competitor Utsch steps down

Number plates for the world: German SME emerges as global market leader

TÖNNJES acquires majority stake in Utsch Tönnjes International – competitor Utsch steps down

Delmenhorst, December 2018. The German company TÖNNJES has set itself the goal of giving vehicles around the globe an identity, creating a system to connect authorities and motorists, and making the entire…

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03/02/2018

RFID UHF technology success story Toennjes

RFID UHF Technology – System Solution for ETC, AVI, ITS & EVR

Applications – Mobility & Parking

ETC: Electronic Toll Collect
AVI: Parking Infrastructure
ITS: Intelligent Transportation Systems
EVR: Electronic Vehicle Registration

As a result of an increasing global population, it is becoming more and more difficult to live in urban areas, where…

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02/14/2018

Electronic vehicle identification: Global demand for German RFID licence plates

Electronic vehicle identification: Global demand for German RFID licence plates

Tönnjes E.A.S.T. to present its latest innovations at the Intertraffic Trade Fair in Amsterdam

Amsterdam, February 2018. German company Tönnjes E.A.S.T. will be presenting its latest electronic vehicle identification (EVI) products at the Intertraffic Trade Fair in Amsterdam from 20 to 23 March.…

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11/28/2017

The world’s first fully automated license plate production

The world’s first fully automated license plate production

Italian government relies on German technology from Lower Saxony

Delmenhorst / Rome, November 2017. The Government Printing Press of Italy, the Instituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato (IPZS), has commissioned the Delmenhorst based company Tönnjes E.A.S.T. to build the world’s first fully automated car license plate…

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10/27/2017

Electric cars in Latvia charged for free using the IDePLATE

Electric cars in Latvia charged for free using the IDePLATE

EU-funded pilot project from the Baltic state also possible in other countries

Delmenhorst / Riga, October 2017. The European Commission is working on a new bill to limit CO₂ emissions from cars. This may not include a quota for electric cars, but the EU shall continue to subsidise projects that enable the…

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06/28/2017

IDePLATE system: an example of innovational strength “made in Germany”

IDePLATE system: an example of innovational strength “made in Germany”

High tech number plate as pioneering innovation in road traffic

Bremen, June 2017. German number plate manufacturerTönnjes E.A.S.T. has developed the number plate of the future together with its cooperation partners NXP Semiconductors and Kathrein. Many years’ development work has now resulted in…

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04/17/2017

The car toll is coming – but how will it be implemented?

The car toll is coming – but how will it be implemented?

Vehicles are detected with outdated methods

Bremen, April 2017. After long disputes, the intention turns reality: The majority of the members of the Bundestag have voted on March 24 for the introduction of the much-discussed motor vehicle toll. In the future, motorists are to pay the infrastructure fee yearly by means…

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11/17/2016

Toll: “Count on modern technology during collection”

Toll: “Count on modern technology during collection”

Motor vehicles with chip license plate from Tönnjes E.A.S.T. are identified by 100 percent

Bremen, November 2016. The motor vehicle toll is coming: Federal Minister of Transport Alexander Dobrindt (CSU) believes that starting the system after the elections in the coming year is realistic. Instead of a classic adhesive…

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10/17/2016

Test result gives rise to hope for more security in German road traffic

Test result gives rise to hope for more security in German road traffic

Chip-based license plates from TÖNNJES E.A.S.T. from Lower Saxony detect motor cars at 100 percent

Bremen, October 2016. The RFID chip technology from TÖNNJES E.A.S.T. convinces again: The German company could successfully complete a joint field trial with the Dutch Ministry of Defence for vehicle…

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09/16/2016

More than a piece of sheet metal

More than a piece of sheet metal

Motor car license plates of the future safeguard mobility

Bremen, September 2016. Motor vehicle license plates are as a daily companion a familiar sight in road traffic. Hardly any vehicle owner thinks about the small sheet metal, except when choosing a customised registration number. There is an interesting history and great potential for…

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06/16/2016

If section control, then in the best possible way

“If section control, then in the best possible way”
License plates with RFID chip from Lower Saxony significantly improve the detection quote

Bremen, June 2016. In the past year, around two and a half million traffic accidents were put
on the record - 4.2 percent more than in the previous year. 305,900 persons were injured,
3.475 of them died. One of the main causes of accidents: inappropriate…

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05/25/2016

More than 400 license plates are stolen on a daily basis

More than 400 license plates are stolen on a daily basis
IDePLATEs can help remedy the situation

Bremen, May 2016. According to estimates of the Allgemeine Versicherungs-AG (ARAG),
160,000 license plates are stolen in Germany every year. This comes to an average of 400 thefts
per day. A real problem for entrepreneurs and private persons and considerable extra work for
the…

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03/09/2016

German license plate technology on the advance

Tönnjes E.A.S.T. presents motor vehicle detection systems at Intertraffic Amsterdam

Bremen, March 2016. From 5th to 8th April, the Germany company J. H. Tönnjes E.A.S.T. presents its tried and tested detection systems for vehicles at the Intertraffic Amsterdam. In other European countries and at international level, vehicle identification based on RFID technology (radio-frequency identification)…

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01/26/2016

Royal Dutch Army: Introduction of RFID based solutions for vehicle identification

Royal Dutch Army: Introduction of RFID based solutions for vehicle identification
General de Kruif supports vehicle identification with passive RFID technology


Oirschot/Delmenhorst, January 2016 – As part of a long-term project on the training and
education grounds of the Dutch Ministry of Defense, Tönnjes and Kirpestein presented RFID
based solutions for vehicle identification to Lieutenant…

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