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09/21/2022

Kenya uses electronic vehicle detection from Germany

New order from Nairobi: TÖNNJES continues to supply IDeSTIX to East Africa

  • Kenya relies on German RFID technology to identify cars
  • IDeSTIX as a “third number plate” on the vehicle
  • Consumers can check vehicle features via smartphone

Nairobi/Delmenhorst, September 2022. Kenya already digitised the registration and identification of its vehicles in 2016. Since then, all new cars and trucks…

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01/18/2022

As one into the future: TÖNNJES starts 2022 with a new structure

Market leader bundles its international business / RFID solutions more in demand than ever

  • TÖNNJES INTERNATIONAL GROUP GmbH is now acting as the holding company of the group with immediate effect
  • Innovative solutions for electronic vehicle recognition in use worldwide
  • Global RFID technology market grows to $10.7 billion

Delmenhorst, January 2022. TÖNNJES, the global market leader from…

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10/15/2021

TÖNNJES equips high-tech plant in Italy

Delmenhorst/Turin. The Instituto Poligrafico e Zecca Sarl (in short IPZS) in Rome is assuming the centralised production of security documents such as driving licences or vehicle registration plates in Italy. Such a state mint is unique in the European Union. To guarantee the permanent supply of licence plates and to modernise the processes, the IPZS decided in 2017 to build a new factory in…

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03/16/2021

Global challenges, more solidarity

How an International company is experiencing the pandemic

  • TÖNNJES, the specialist for vehicle identification, operates more than 50 joint ventures worldwide.
  • Employees around the globe share their thoughts on the Coronavirus pandemic.
  • Harsh lockdowns are paralysing the economic development in emerging countries.
  • There is an increasing demand for number plates for motorized two-wheelers.

De…

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Digital Workshop

03/11/2020

Official Statement regarding Intertraffic 2020

Hosting more than 20.000 visitors from 140 different countries, the INTERTRAFFIC in Amsterdam is the world’s leading trade exhibition for traffic technology professionals. As such, it is one of the most important events in our calendar and has become a tradition for our employees, partners, and clients.

Unfortunately, we will not be able to exhibit at INTERTRAFFIC this year, though. In close…

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12/05/2019

Greater security and data protection through electronic car registration plate

State Secretary of the Federal Ministry of the Interior advocates digital number plate

Delmenhorst, November 2019. If you want a car number plate in Germany, you can buy your desired registration plate in a shop or online without any proof of identity. Only the stamp seal, i.e. the official seal of the registration authority, makes it a valid number plate on the vehicle. According to Allgemeine…

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09/25/2019

Less bureaucracy, more security: vehicles equipped with RFID technology

Less bureaucracy, more security: vehicles equipped with RFID technology

Electronic number plates allow for uniform recognition and payment systems

Delmenhorst, September 2019. Enterprises with large vehicle fleets usually require extensive use of petrol cards in order to refuel tanks. This is an insight from the “Petrol Cards 2018” analysis by the Dataforce market research institute. The use…

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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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