New Bosch On-Board Units introduced in January 2013. Nearly 26,000 new units have already been installed. The new OBU offers much more storage capacity and will gradually replace older OBU models in the coming year.
Toll Collect has paid around EUR 30 billion to the German treasury over the last eight years. Over the same period, Toll Collect reduced costs and expanded the system.
The new TOLL2GO cross-system, transnational toll service for Austria and Germany is currently used by 50,000 vehicles operated by 4,000 transport and logistics companies.
Some 147,000 German and international logistics companies and nearly 942,000 trucks are registered with Toll Collect. Two-thirds of these vehicles are equipped with an OBU.
A truck toll came into effect on some federal roads in Germany today at midnight. Minister of Transport Dr. Peter Ramsauer launched the new system.
Toll collection on federal roads starts on 1 August. No need for logistics companies with On-Board Units installed in their vehicles to take any further action
Toll Collect will be presenting certificates for 2012 to the top Service Partners in the coming weeks. The coveted award will be presented to 31 of the service centres for the third consecutive year.15.02.2012 - Toll Collect to handle truck toll charging on four-lane federal roads
The start date is slated for 1 August 201210.01.2012 - New TOLL2GO service successful
The new TOLL2GO transnational, cross-system toll service for Austria and Germany is already being used by 30,000 vehicles.18.11.2011 - 700,000 On-Board Units for automatic toll collection installed
The German truck toll system now has 700,000 On-Board Units (OBUs) for automatic toll collection in operation.19.09.2011 - Toll Collect closes successful 2010/2011 business year
Toll Collect successfully completed the 2010/2011 business year. From the beginning of toll collection in 2005 to the end of the fiscal year on 31 August 2011, Toll Collect has contributed more than €24 billion to the German federal budget.23.08.2011 - New cross-system TOLL2GO service starts on 1 September 2011
Toll collection in Austria and Germany possible with Toll Collect On-Board Unit25.02.2011 - Data Protection Dialogue
Toll Collect opens data protection exhibition25.02.2011 - Truck toll in Germany marks six years
Annual operating costs for toll collection system: 11.5%03.09.2010 - Toll Collect – a family-friendly company
Toll Collect GmbH is now authorised to display the "beruf und familie" (career and family) seal awarded by the Hertie Foundation.09.07.2010 - Changes in the Toll Collect GmbH Board of Management
Robert Woithe will assume responsibility as Chief Technology Officer at Toll Collect GmbH on August 1, 2010.12.05.2010 - Toll Collect selects top Service Partner garages
Toll Collect is currently presenting certificates to the top Service Partners in 2009.11.05.2010 - New software for toll station terminals
The approximately 3,500 toll station terminals in Germany and neighbouring countries are now operating with new software.14.12.2009 - Rapid increase in the proportion of low-emissions vehicles
Five years after the start of the truck toll in Germany, the proportion of modern low-emission heavy goods vehicles weighing 12 tonnes or more has increased dramatically.25.11.2009 - Truck toll in Germany – five years
Five years after the start of Germany's truck toll system for heavy goods vehicles weighing 12 tonnes or more, system operator Toll Collect reports positive results. According to Toll Collect GmbH CEO Hanns-Karsten Kirchmann, "We have collected road toll for more than 140 billion kilometres since January 2005. The operational stability of the system has made it possible for the federal government to receive a steady flow of revenues for infrastructure improvements."