External contacts

Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI)

  • Contact to the following divisions
    • Road transport safety
    • Road traffic regulation
    • Automotive engineering (vehicle safety)
    • Automotive engineering (environmental protection)
    • Road traffic law (vehicle licensing)
    • Digital infrastructure
    • Round table automated driving
  • Cross-divisional tasks in the area of road transport; innovative and communicative vehicle technologies
    • Talks with the Head of Department UI and GGEMO
    • Policy issues
    • Climate change, environmental protection, energy policy
    • Financial and competition policy
  • Member of the Technical Committee for Motor Vehicle Engineering (FKT) and of the FKT special committees Electronics/Special Vehicle-related Issues/Passive Safety/Safety of Gas and Hydrogen Vehicles
  • BMVI working party for the further development of the general
    inspection (HU)
  • BMVI working party for i-Kfz
  • BMVI working party for exhaust emission testing
  • Initiative climate-friendly road traffic
  • National forum diesel

Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU)

  • Contact to the following divisions
    • Environment and transport
    • Air pollution control technology in the field of transport and fuels, biofuel
    • E-Mobility
    • Fundamental aspects of chemical safety, chemicals legislation
    • Product responsibility, avoidance and recovery of product waste)
    • Resource productivity in waste management
    • Federation-Länder Working Group on Waste (LAGA)

Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)

  • Contact to the following divisions
    • Motor vehicle industry
    • Climate protection and international environmental policy
    • Environment and ressources
    • Transport policy
    • Competition policy
  • Round table CNG mobilitiy

Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF)

  • Motor Vehicle Tax Act
  • Energy Tax Act
  • Commuter allowance

Federal Parliament, Federal Council, Members of Parliament, Federal States

Federal Office of Economics and Export Control (BAFA)

  • Program to promote electric mobility

Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) / Regional Criminal Police Offices (LKA)

  • Theft prevention/immobilizers

Federal Motor Vehicle Department (KBA)

  • Contacts with the Departments Engineering, Statistics, Central Register
  • Involvement in the following KBA working groups:
    • Optimization of the type approval procedure
    • Implementation and further development of the European Type Approval Directive
  • Product safety/recalls
  • Exemptions from the implementation of national regulations
    Federation-Länder Technical Committee “Automotive Technology”

Federal Authorities

  • Federal Highway Institute (BASt)
  • Federal Office for Goods Transport (BAG)
  • Federal Office of Materials Research and Testing (BAM)
  • Federal Environmental Agency (UBA)


Associations, Organizations and Business Enterprises

  • ADAC/AvD/ACE/VCD
  • Bank Trade Association
  • Automotive advertising watchdog (partner)
  • Berlin TrafficJuristForum (BVJF)
  • Association of German Omnibus Enterprises (BDO)
  • Association of the German Bioethanol Industry (BDBe)
  • Association eMobility (BEM)
  • Association LPG (BVFG)
  • Association Parcel & Express Logistic (BIEK)
  • German Association for Cargo Transport and Logistics (BGL)
  • Caravaning Industry Association (CIVD)
  • DEKRA, KÜS, GTÜ
  • Deutsche Automobil Treuhand DAT (shareholder, presidency, board of administration, technical advisory board)
  • German Energy Agency (dena, member initiative for natural gas-based mobility)
  • German Commission for Paint and Body Work
  • German road safety organization (member)
  • German Association for Tansport and Logistic (DSLV)
  • German Road Safety Council (member, management and vehicle engineering committee)
  • German Road Transport Court Convention (member)
  • German Standardization Institute DIN (member and standards committee)
  • Road transport committee of the statutory accident insurance body for the road transport industry (BFG)
  • Fahrzeugsystemdaten GmbH FSD (member of the technical advisory committee)
  • Forum electric mobility (member)
  • Federation of the German Insurance Industry (GDV)
  • Initiative "Auto jobs - be on your way"
  • Initiative Automobile Culture (IAK)
  • Initiative promoting the "Certified Automobile Sales Person"
  • Initiative for Innovative Commercial Vehicles (IIN)
  • The Reconstruction Loan Corporation (KfW)
  • Association of the German Petroleum Industry (MWV)
  • Federal Parliament Circuit “Automobile Objects of Cultural Value” (PAK)
  • Pro Mobility (member)
  • German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA)
  • Association for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies (VDE)
  • Federation of technical inspection associations (VdTÜV)
  • Centre for Protection against Unfair Competition
  • Business group for end-of-life vehicles (WKA)
  • Economic Affairs Council of Germany
  • German Federation for Motor Trades and Repairs (ZDK)
  • Association German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers (VVEI)
  • Central German Association for Bodywork and Vehicle Engineering (ZKF)
  • Central Association of Motor Trades for the Preservation of Fair
    Competition (ZLW)