Fast-Charging Electric Bus

...fully electric bus operation according to the DockingPrinciple

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HandyTicket Deutschland

...convenient, mobile and cash-free ­­­­­­­­- buy your public transport tickets via mobile phone

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E-Bike »VeloCité«

...riding pleasure and efficiency

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MobiKat

...mobility in situations of high risk and catastrophe

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Octocopter HORUS

...flying sensor platform for the acquisition of measuring data

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Public Transport Navigation

...a reliable companion in unknown public transport networks

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AutoTram® Extra Grand

...high-tech in-between a bus and a tram

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autartec®

...energy self-sufficient life on the water

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News

Dresden Researchers Night 2016

June 13, 2016

At this year’s event, almost 900 guests had the opportunity to gain fascinating insights into selected research projects of the Fraunhofer IVI. Under the motto »Staunend durch die Nacht« (Through the night in awe), the guests had the chance to make a few quiet laps on the test track – either as the drivers of an electric car or as the passengers of a plug-in-hybrid bus. A virtual tour of the autartec® building, which was realized by an augmented reality app, was a highlight for the young and the old. A crafts and drawing table was provided for the youngest guests. In addition, they could participate in a treasure hunt during which they were able to get to know future-oriented locating and positioning technologies.

The Fraunhofer IVI was again chosen as the first stop on the special tour of Dresden’s First Mayor, Dirk Hilbert. Before the official start of the event, the tour’s high-profile guests, one of them being Saxony’s State Minister of Science and Art, Dr. Eva-Maria Stange, had the opportunity to see the many booths and take part in the activities provided by the Fraunhofer IVI.

Great Response to the »Electric Freight Traffic« User’s Day

May 31, 2016

Almost 70 experts from communities, trade associations, vehicle manufacturers and the logistics and applied research sectors participated in the »Electric Freight Traffic« User’s Day on May 30 and 31 at the Fraunhofer IVI in Dresden. Different points of view were presented and conflicts of interest were discussed – from controversial discussions about political framework conditions to the manufacturer-neutral description of technological options and the perspectives of manufacturers and users, especially shipping agents and logistics providers.

The participants were delighted by the opportunity to drive various electric vehicles of different classes relevant to electric freight traffic, such as small vans, delivery pedelecs, cars and even trucks. The organizers of the users’ day are planning to establish the event as a regular trade meeting for stakeholders in the electric logistics sector.

Fraunhofer IVI to Test New Articulated Hybrid Bus on Line 61

May 23, 2016

Bus in regular operation

Until June 30, 2016, the Fraunhofer IVI and the DVB AG (Dresden Transport Provider), will be testing a state-of-the-art plug-in hybrid bus in regular operation on line 61. During the week, the articulated green-and-white bus will be in operation for up to four times a day, providing additional transport service for the passengers. The test vehicle is able to drive fully electrically for about 15 kilometers, after which the diesel propulsion is activated. With these features, the vehicle is especially well-suited for lines leading through sensitive areas in terms of city planning. In addition, the bus has the same degrees of freedom as a conventional diesel bus.

 

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