Thomas Rosenberger
Chief Editor FERNFAHRER, lastauto omnibus, Werkstatt aktuell, Connected Transport

Thomas Rosenberger (born in 1973) is chief editor of the specialist magazines FERNFAHRER lastauto omnibus, Werkstatt aktuell, Connected Transport.
Rosenberger is concerned with the technology of commercial vehicles of all weight classes, including ground conveyors. Other key topics are the digitization of the transport sector, alternative dynamics and vehicle construction as well as workshops and aftersales.

The political scientist has been working at the Stuttgart-based ETM publishing house since 2003. Since 2010 as chief editor, before as a managing editor for the transporter magazine as well as for the trade magazine “trans aktuell”. From 2001 to 2003, he worked as a trainee at the Munich publishing house Heinrich Vogel, among others, in the editorial staffs of the magazines “TRUCKER” and “Verkehrs-Rundschau”. Before that, the native Aschaffenburger gathered professional experiance at a regional daily newspapers in Unterfranken and the radio station “Hessischer Rundfunk2 in Frankfurt. 

Stellvertreter: Johannes Roller, geschäftsführender Redakteur

Johannes Roller (Jahrgang 1986) ist Geschäftsführender Redakteur der Fachzeitschrift FERNFAHRER. Er stammt aus dem Nordschwarzwald und hat sich durch einen Baustofffuhrbetrieb in der Familie frühzeitig für Nutzfahrzeuge begeistert. Journalistisch war er bereits als Schüler für den Schwarzwälder Boten tätig. Nach Wehrdienst und Magisterstudium in Tübingen begann er 2011 ein Redaktionsvolontariat bei der Motor Presse Stuttgart und startet nach Ausbildungsstationen bei Flug Revue, lastauto omnibus und IAA Aktuell beim FERNFAHRER. Dort ist er seit 2013 Redakteur und stieg 2017 zum geschäftsführenden Redakteur auf. In seiner Freizeit engagiert er sich ehrenamtlich als Kraftfahrer und Beauftragter für Öffentlichkeitsarbeit beim Technischen Hilfswerk.

lastauto omnibus

lastauto omnibus, the technically oriented commercial vehicle magazine, reports every month on the latest tests, technology and trends around commercial vehicle. In addition to detailed reports on trucks and vans and busses. Tips for used car advice, repair and spare parts, accessories and model cars are also part of lastauto omnibus. With the reader selection "Best Trucks, Buses and Vans" and "Best Brands", lastauto omnibus is presenting current market trends. In addition, lastauto omnibus is the exclusive German partner of the "International Truck of the Year".

ETM Verlag is expanding its activities in the field of material handling, forklift trucks and intralogistics. This will not only contribute to lastauto omnibus, but also to the Supplement Connected Transport. IFOY will also be covered in other ETM media. These include print and online channels, for example the trade journal trans aktuell (around 50,000 copies) and (approximately 450,000 PIs 12/2016).

PUBLICATION FREQUENCY 11 issues per year

lastauto omnibus: 14,034 copies

(trans aktuell: 50,251 copies; FERNFAHRER: 30,677 copies)


lastauto omnibus 2.672 recepients

(Eurotransport 7.952; FERNFAHRER 4.135; 

trans aktuell 3.041)

READERS High-ranked decision-makers in the vehicle and supplier industry as well as in transport companies

WERKSTATT aktuell, Connected Transport (selection)


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