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The European Bus System of the Future 2 (EBSF_2) project capitalizes on the results of the previous EBSF projectAs the former, EBSF_2 is aimed at developing a new generation of urban bus systems by means of new vehicle technologies and infrastructures in combination with operational best practices, and testing them in operating scenarios within several European bus networks. 

The distinctive factor of EBSF_2 is the consortium’s ambition to improve the image of the bus through solutions for increased efficiency of the system...


IEEE 2017 – International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering

The International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering is an international forum for the exchange of ideas and information on energy systems both today and in the future.The conference provides a unique opportunity for industry to interact directly with university researchers, manufacturers and distributors of energy equipment and to discuss a wide variey of topics related to energy systems and environmental issues.

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June 6, 2017 to June 9, 2017
Milan, Italy

EUSEW 2017 - exhibition

An exhibition will accompany the conference organised during the European Sustainable Energy Week. The stand of the EBSF_2 project, organised together with ELIPTIC and ZeEUS projects, will be located in the the Residence Palace from 20 to 22 June 2017.

The annual Policy Conference is a high point of EUSEW featuring leading figures and a diverse programme of sessions and side-events aimed at discussing and shaping Europe’s energy future.

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June 20, 2017 to June 22, 2017
Brussels, Belgium

EBSF_2 demo event on modular bus solutions

The Dresden Demonstration team is glad to invite you on 21 June 2017 in Dresden, Germany, to discuss the potential of modular bus solutions. The goal is to increase the flexibility of bus services, with regard to capacity, by testing a modular bus concept with the option to combine various bus segments at bus depots.The event will be hosted by the demonstration leader, the Fraunhofer IVI in collaboration with the demo partner HÜBNER.

The core of the demo is a technical solution for the walkable gangway system, developed by Hübner, which enables the operator to connect and separate the modular vehicle segments.The coupling concept will be performed on the AutoTram® Extra Grand of Fraunhofer IVI and evaluated in a controlled environment at the Fraunhofer test track, in cooperation with the local transport operator (DVB).

The event will take place at the Fraunhofer IVI (Zeunerstraße 38, 01067 Dresden, Germany), from 8.30 to 13.00. The technical visit will showcase the coupling and uncoupling system.

The programme is available hereParticipation is free of charge but registration is mandatory.

Please register as soon as possible and before 14 June 2017.

In case of questions, please contact:

Yannick Bousse, UITP, +32 2 788 0125 -

Lucas Günther, Fraunhofer IVI, +49 351 4640673 -


Friday, May 12, 2017

June 21, 2017
Dresden, Germany


  • 2017-05-17 12:40
    Marta Labata Salvador @TMB Bus Network Wed 17 14:00 at #uitp2017 session “Optimising #bus operations, local constraints, common challenges”
  • 2017-05-17 12:21
    Yo Kaminagai @GroupeRATP will present EBSF_2 #Design Charter for e-buses #uitp2017 8am Wed 17 “Innovation by design” level 5 -511 @yok75