The AutoTram(R): A System Integration Platform of Multiple Energy Storage and Transfer Concepts
Conference: VDE-Kongress 2010 - E-Mobility: Technologien - Infrastruktur - Märkte
11/08/2010 - 11/09/2010 at Leipzig, Deutschland
Proceedings: VDE-Kongress 2010
Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Klingner, Matthias; Potthoff, Ulrich (Fraunhofer Institute for Transportation and Infrastructure Systems, Dresden, Germany)
The AutoTram(R), developed by the Fraunhofer Institute for Transportation and Infrastructure Systems IVI in Dresden, demonstrates a future-oriented technology for public transport. As an intermediate public transport vehicle conception, it combines features of conventional buses (e.g. high flexibility, low infrastructure costs and moderate life cycle costs) with the advantages of trams like high transport capacity, driving comfort and the possibility of partial emission-free operation. Due to its design, the AutoTram(R) is used as a demonstrator for electric mobility research projects of the Fraunhofer society.