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Satisfied users thanks to innovative services for electric mobility – An animated video

Mr. Schneider works in the field so he’s always out on the road in his car “Crawly”. Unfortunately, Crawly is no longer in his prime. Which is why he has to go to the garage again today. Time for something new? An electric car maybe? Mr. Schneider is like so many initially skeptical. On his way in the electric replacement car, he encounters a lot of surprises and incidents. In the end, even his beloved grandma doesn’t remain uninvolved …

Glückliche Nutzer dank innovativer Dienstleistungen für Elektromobilität - Ein Animationsclip des Fraunhofer IAO

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How can services help encourage the spread of electric mobility, and how can they be systematically developed? Using four case studies from Finland, Estonia, Denmark and Norway, Fraunhofer IAO presents various approaches to developing e-mobility projects. One of the key research findings was that using game-like methods to involve customers in the development of e-mobility projects helps those business ventures become accepted.

Full article on: https://www.iao.fraunhofer.de/lang-en/about-us/press-and-media/1274-discovering-electric-mobility-in-a-playful-way.html


Stuttgart symposium shows that e-mobility needs smart services

February 5, 2015 was the day of the “Service Innovations for E-mobility” symposium at the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO in Stuttgart. The symposium featured 14 joint projects in the “Service Innovations for E-mobility” category, which receives priority funding from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). A marketplace and two parallel […]

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Services for e-mobility: Interview with start-up fleetster

As part of its research activities, the DELFIN team from the Karlsruhe Service Research Institute (KSRI) at the KIT talked to Tim Ruhoff, founder of German start-up fleetster. Fleetster is an innovative corporate car-sharing solution that places particular emphasis on electric vehicles. Read on for an excerpt from the interview.   Mr. Ruhoff, what do […]