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  1. Aug 2018
    1. The goal is to procure the operations of an automated bus line. Companies can receive up to 5.5 million euros to support their R&D work in developing systems capable of operating fleets of automated minibuses.

    1. Berlin’s urban tourism sector has been growing for years. The demand for sustainable and green vehicle solutions for city tours is rising accordingly. Within this project, BCT City Tour GmbH and its subsidiary POKRA Omnibus Werkstatt GmbH is converting diesel-powered double-decker buses to exclusively electric drive systems.

      Electrification of double-decker buses for tourism purposes

    1. The project's objective is the introduction of electric vehicles featuring innovative charging techniques inpublic transport and the demonstration of the use of inductive charging technology during ongoing operations. Berlin's public transport association, the BVG, intends to establish an electric bus line including an inductivecharging infrastructure. The battery capacity in buses can be reduced to a size of 90 kWh, thanks to opportunity based charging.

      E-Bus Berlin