Funded ACM Project
In the framework of the ICT-EM III project funded by the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy, the ACM consortium is developing an emission-free e-mobility system for cities. The aim is to make electric mobility competitive and easy to implement. To this end, a small electrically powered lightweight category L7E vehicle equipped with intelligent software and hardware as well as a low-voltage battery swapping system are constructed and prepared for the pilot phase.
The following ten companies are working with Adaptive City Mobility on realising the mobility of the future:
The project partners.
BMZ is an internationally operating company featuring among the leading battery pack system suppliers in Europe. The high-tech products developed and manufactured by BMZ are used in mobile electric power distribution on a worldwide scale. As a system provider and specialist for intelligent solutions, BMZ has developed to become one of Europe’s leading experts on the design and construction of battery systems.
EuroDesign embedded technologies GmbH was founded in 2000. Its existing know-how in the areas of graphic and embedded systems has since been developed further on a continuous basis by creating customer-specific conceptualisation, realisation and production solutions. Today, EuroDesign's focus is on developing innovative energy saving solutions for the automotive sector where special attention is given to aspects such as the extended operating temperature range, high reliability, and long-term availability.
For over ten years, Fraunhofer Institute for embedded systems and communication technology ESK has proven to be a driver of innovation in the field of information and communication systems. The focus of research at Fraunhofer ESK is on networked information and communication systems.
Green City stands for initiating and supporting social transformation processes to promote sustainable urban and corporate development. Being a member of the Green City Family (Green City association, Green City Projekt GmbH, Green City AG) and operating at the junction between citizens and municipalities, politics and economy, Green City specialises in implementation-oriented guidance, strategy development and realising innovative projects in the areas of mobility, energy, and climate protection.
Dr Jessica Le Bris
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Plexiweiss company was founded in 1949 under the name of Josef Weiss Plastic GmbH in Munich by Master Toolmaker Josef Weiss. Even then, machining metals and thermoplastic synthetics – in particular transparent PLEXIGLAS® – made up the company's core business.
As early as 1956, the company manufactured its first aircraft windows. By constantly developing its thermoplastic materials, the company has found an ever-expanding field of activity and is today a world leader supplying customers in the aircraft production, aviation, and automotive sectors. In 2016 the company, located in the industrial park of Holzkirchen, was renamed into Plexiweiss GmbH.
For over 30 years remoso GmbH has been a leading provider of software solutions for vehicle fleet operating concepts for individualised vehicle mobility. All kinds of application models of shared vehicle usage lasting from minutes to several years, ranging from car rental and car sharing to e-mobility are supported comprehensively. Among the broad range of customers are well-known DAX-listed companies as well as international market leaders. remoso's motivation is to generate innovation in cooperation with its customers to increase efficiency and generate maximum benefit and added value for vehicle fleets.
Roding Automobile GmbH is a specialist for cost-efficient lightweight constructions, particularly made of Carbon Fibre Reinforced Plastic (CFRP). Being the exclusive small series manufacturer of the Roding Roadster lightweight sports car, the company combines in a unique way engineering competence and production expertise in a modern manufacturing environment.
The Chair of Production Engineering of E-Mobility Components at RWTH Aachen University stands for future-oriented research and innovation in the field of electric mobility. In five research areas, the processes involved in production of electric vehicles and their components are developed further. The application-oriented research projects are complemented by numerous joint projects with the industry.
Heiner Hans Heimes
Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a leading international technology corporation which, for over 165 years, has been synonymous with technical capability, innovation, quality, reliability, and business operations on an international scale. The company operates in more than 200 countries and focuses on the areas of electrification, automation, and digitalisation.
Siemens is one of the biggest producers of energy-efficient resource saving technologies. The company is number one in offshore wind park construction, a leading producer of gas and steam turbines for power generation and energy transfer solutions and a pioneer in infrastructure as well as automation, drive and software solutions for the industry. Furthermore, it is the leading seller of medical imaging devices such as computed tomography scanners and MRI scanners as well as leader in laboratory diagnostics and clinical IT systems.
At its location in Aachen, StreetScooter develops and manufactures electric vehicles for short-distance use. The current range of models includes cargo pedelecs as well as lightweight electric utility vehicles. At the moment, the company is focussing on individualised vehicle solutions for delivery on the so-called last mile. When it comes to fleet solutions in the area of e-mobility, municipal institutions, logistic providers and other companies rely on StreetScooter's products.
StreetScooter GmbH was founded in 2010 by people connected to RWTH Aachen university. The company combines cutting edge academic know-how with industry practice. Thanks to its innovative approach to development and manufacturing, the company took less than 18 months to be able to present a new generation of electric vehicles, the Compact, at the IAA of 2011. Based on this design, an electric vehicle tailored to the specific needs of Deutsche Post DHL Group was developed. StreetScooter features among the most successful companies on the fast-growing e-mobility market and has received several national and international awards. In December 2014, StreetScooter became a wholly owned subsidiary of Deutsche Post DHL Group.
Prof. Achim Kampker