EBS ebus solutions GmbH develops software for the use of electric buses
Berlin/Aachen, 15 April 2019 – Electric buses are conquering local transport – and fundamentally changing the way people plan their deployment. In response, the two bus experts IVU Traffic Technologies and ebusplan are now pooling their expertise in a joint company. EBS ebus solutions GmbH, based in Aachen, Germany, develops innovative software solutions and components specifically tailored to the requirements of electric buses.
IVU Traffic Technologies and ebusplan expect a great demand for specialised systems to support transport companies in planning the deployment of electric buses due to the “rolling up” of electric buses throughout Europe. The systems to be developed should enable a continuous planning process in five fields, whereby the special features of electric fleets in particular are taken into account: From strategic planning as well as circulation and loading phase planning to depot management and vehicle dispatching, transport companies will thus receive an integrated solution for the electromobile future.
“We want to think consistently about electromobility. And that means we have to cut off old customs and develop systems that cover the entire use of electric buses independently of the specifications of existing planning tools and further develop them with innovative approaches,” says Philipp Sinhuber, Managing Director of ebusplan. “With IVU, one of the leading IT companies for public transport in Germany, we have the right partner to make this happen.
“The electric bus market requires specific solutions and a completely new approach,” says Matthias Rust, CTO of IVU Traffic Technologies and Managing Director of ebus solutions. “ebusplan has understood this and quickly made a name for itself as the first point of contact when it comes to the use of electric buses. Our joint venture enables us to jointly develop systems geared to electromobility from the ground up and place them on the market independently.
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With more than 500 engineers, IVU Traffic Technologies has been ensuring punctual and reliable traffic in the world’s major cities for over 40 years. In growing cities, people and vehicles are constantly on the move – a logistical challenge that requires intelligent and safe software systems. The integrated standard products of the IVU.suite plan, optimise and control the use of buses and trains, inform passengers in real time, create routes for parcel delivery and support chain stores in their choice of location.
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