2getthere realizes automated transit applications, operating on either segregated infrastructures, dedicated lanes or in mixed traffic. The systems are based on over 30 years of experience with automated vehicles in different demanding environments. The first applications were Automated Guided Vehicles in warehousing environments indoors, serving as a basis for the development of port applications (ECT container terminal) and eventually automated transit applications.
2getthere is located in Utrecht, the Netherlands. 2getthere Asia, a joint venture with SMRT based in Singapore, and 2getthere Middle East, a joint venture with United Technical Services in the United Arab Emirates, ensure 2getthere can serve its customers locally.
Since March 19th 2019, 2getthere is part of the ZF Group and since has become a wholy owned subsidiary. ZF is a global leader in driveline and chassis technology as well as active and passive safety technology. The company has a global workforce of 146,000 with approximately 230 locations in some 40 countries. In 2017, ZF achieved sales of €36.4 billion and as such, is one of the largest automotive suppliers worldwide.
ZF enables vehicles to see, think and act. The company invests more than six percent of its sales in research and development annually – in particular for the development of efficient and electric drivelines and also in striving for a world without accidents. With its broad portfolio, ZF is advancing mobility and services for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology applications.
2getthere’s first transit system was developed in 1995. Pilot projects were realized at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (1997) and business park Rivium (1999). The extended Rivium system was equipped with 2nd generation GRT vehicles in 2006, and is still operational today. In 2002 the temporary Floriade application was realized, featuring 4-passenger vehicles. The first permanent PRT system, at Masdar City (Abu Dhabi) opened to the general public on November 28th 2010.
Currently the company is engaged in the delivery of the third generation Rivium project, autonomous shuttles at Brussels Airport Zaventem and the Bluewaters application in Dubai.