New: The Notification Center for charging e-buses
Efficiency and clarity in the charge management are crucial. This is exactly what the Notification Center combines as a new feature in MOBILEcharge.
Fast charging at the touch of a button with the new Power Boost Button
Thanks to the new Power Boost Button, electric buses can be reliably charged and be ready to go even during unexpected changes to the schedule. This feature is a real game changer for anyone who needs to react quickly and flexibly in case of unforeseeable situations such as rail replacement services.
Mobility Portal Europe: charge management essential for e-bus fleets
In the interview with Mobility Portal Europe, Managing Director Heiko Bauer explains the importance of a charge management system in today’s world.
The Energy Manager: keeping an eye on the charging strategy
The Energy Manager is a new user role in MOBILEcharge that is specifically designed to monitor the charging processes of your electric buses.
CarMedialab will manage the charging of e-buses in Barcelona
We ares pleased to announce that we have won the tender from TMB (Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona).
More reliability thanks to automated energy control
The Substation Monitor is a tool where you get more information about Energy quantity, sources and flows and a Substation control.
Welcome to Aveiro: a location with increment value
Aveiro, which is often called “the Venice of Portugal”, is not only a beautiful travel destination, but also home to one of CarMedialab’s sites.
Optimal use of the charging infrastructure with Multi-Operator Support
We are pleased to present MOBILEcharge’s latest and worldwide unique feature: Multi-Operator Support, also known as “multi-tenancy”.
Optibus breaks into smart charging in partnership with CarMedialab
Optibus, a leading software platform for planning and operating more efficient, sustainable public transportation networks, has launched a new initiative to break down the silos between electric bus network planning and charging operations.
Step by step to your electric bus fleet
Download our latest whitepaper for free now and get a detailed guideline for the successful introduction of e-buses.
Savings through peak shaving and load shifting
Peak shaving and load shifting play a crucial role in the modern energy landscape to efficiently manage energy consumption. But what exactly do these concepts mean and how do they relate to electric bus charging?
Mainzer Mobilität relies on MOBILEcharge charge management
Mainz Mobilität has expanded its fleet with 23 new electric buses and has chosen CarMedialab’s charge management system.
Data Tester – get what you pay for!
The Data Tester is a set consisting of Data Logger and app that provides a detailed breakdown of your vehicle’s data quality within minutes.
CarMedialab and INIT deliver energy-efficient software solutions to Vancouver, Washington
To maximize the efficiency and performance of its buses, C-TRAN chose to work with CarMedialab and INIT for three of their solutions at once.
CarMedialab revolutionizes electric public transport in Israel
Ayalon Highways, a nationwide infrastructure provider in Israel, has contracted CarMedialab to integrate the charge management system MOBILEcharge into hundreds of electric bus charging stations.
Joint solution for battery monitoring in electric buses
New partnership between volytica diagnostics and CarMedialab
CarMedialab’s charge management solution widens its appeal on the international stage
Public transport companies in Belgium, Israel and Senegal opt to implement MOBILEcharge.
Do your buses already run energy-efficiently?
With MOBILEefficiency the INIT Group offers a powerful assistance system for safe and energy-efficient driving that is appropriate for diesel-powered vehicles as well as for electric buses.
BRT project in Dakar, Senegal gradually taking shape
The company DAKAR MOBILITE wants to create sustainable solutions for passenger transport, road congestion and environmental pollution with the help of the Bus Rapid Transit project.
Standard interfaces in charging electric buses
What do VDV 261, VDV 463, SAE J1939, OCPP, ISO 15118 or FMS mean? Learn more about standards in data communication.
Brussels passengers will use sustainable public transport
STIB Brussels, one of the largest public transport operators in Belgium, recently signed a framework contract for the charging management system MOBILEcharge.
New office in Aveiro, Portugal
In addition to our existing locations in Bruchsal (DE), Neuruppin (DE) and Santa Monica (USA), we have recently expanded to include another location in Aveiro, Portugal.
How IoT is evolving classical measurement technology
ETAS GmbH and CarMedialab announce their collaboration – The mission: To combine the strengths of etas measurement equipment and the power of IoT.
Easier and faster access to bus data thanks to VDV 238
This VDV publication is about the data communication standard in public transport. Learn more about the advantages through VDV 238.
All about VDV 261
Anyone familiar with the field of public transport has certainly heard of the VDV 261 guideline. But what is VDV 261 actually?
Aachen’s “ASEAG” goes electric!
The „ASEAG“ (short for Aachen Tramway and Energy Supply Company), is soon charging their electric bus fleet with MOBILEcharge. Up to 150 charging points will be created in the ASEAG depot, which will work with VDV 463 and VDV 261, among others.
Efficient vehicle testing with Remote Vehicle Access from Bosch Engineering
We support Bosch’s development of a Remote Vehicle Access platform towards the digital future of the automotive industry.
Out Now: Our Tender Support for Charge Management System used in bus fleets
Learn more about the criteria for selecting your charge management system. If you have any questions, we are happy to advise you.
Vehicle Health Monitoring in New York
CDTA, a company from New York reports about experiences and benefits of Vehicle Health Monitoring.
VDV 463 makes charge planning easy
VDV 463 is the interface that paves the way for charge management and enables communication between the vehicle and the charging station.
How to implement charge management successfully
The goal is to implement an intelligent charging concept. An iterative approach and close communication between the participants, interoperability of the system components and the involvement of experienced partners play a decisive role in this.
Electric cleaning vehicles
ensure clean streets
Controlled charging in Barcelona. Hydra Power uses CarMedialab’s charge controller in electric cleaning vehicles.
Why the OCPP standard is so important
Interfaces between vehicle, charging station and backend ensure further development of charging infrastructure
Internet of Things:
Flea 4+ supports vehicle development
A great deal of useful information is collected, which can be used, to optimize components and ensure the quality of the vehicle as a whole.
Get the Update: ISO 15118:20
The new version ISO 15118:20 is released and will be available this summer. Take advantage of the new possibilities for electric vehicles.
OppCharge technology on e-buses in Milan
Alstom – a world leader in railroad technology – manufactures, among many other things, streetcars and trains for mass transit.
Good bus charging management is compatible with existing systems
Users of our charging management system MOBILEcharge benefit from the interoperability of the software to efficiently charge many electric buses.
The ideal way to deal with rising gasoline prices
The rising gasoline prices also mean that more and more people are switching to public transportation like taking the bus to work.
Hydrogen and electric buses with VHM and Efficency in USA
The dual city of Champaign-Urbana is using CarMedialab’s MOBILEvhm and MOBILEefficiency software on 16 buses in the USA.
Diesel bus emissions – who knows the bad smell?
Noise and odor pollution are the order of the day. Many countries are setting a good example by using electric buses.
Clean Buses in Europe Conference
CarMedialab will be participating in this year’s Clean Buses in Europe Conference held in Amsterdam on the InterContinental Amstel on May 11-12 2022.
Charge and save: If not now, when?
Why electric driving is coming to the fore in light of rising gasoline prices. In addition to the purchase price, there are other factors that come into play.
Flea 4+ now supports CAN-FD Container-PDUs
With AUTOSAR 4.2.1 a Dynamic Multi-PDU-to-Frame Mapping was introduced to easen migration from existing architectures.
Clean Buses in Europe – register now!
Are you interested in electric buses? Meet us in Amsterdam in May 12.
Let’s change our mobility behaviour!
As the world is changing and the population is growing continuously, the carbon footprint we leave behind grows bigger and bigger as well.
Hallå där ute!
Are you still charging or are you already driving? With our charging management, we contribute our know-how for reliable operation of electric buses.
What vehicle data do you need in tenders?
We have compiled our experience and developed a recommendation for fleet operators in the Public Transport sector to make their vehicle fleet fit for future data applications. For more support please just use our contact form.
How to keep track of your vehicle performance in real-time
Visualizing the performance of your vehicles in real time, accessing important performance data (operating hours, filling status and energy consumption, error codes and a lot more) and improving the vehicle performance by use of these data – you can do all that with MOBILEvhm (Vehicle Health Management).
Electricity vs. Hydrogen
To get a non-emission fueled car moving, you need energy. This energy we can harness from the sun or wind and store in batteries, which we then can use to propel our cars. There are many ways to do this, but why not choose the simpler way, with less steps from energy source to consumer?
Do you already charge your e-vehicle inductively?
An exciting project could be implemented thanks to the support of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research.
OCPP compliance for EV charging stations
By 2030, major countries like Germany and Great Britain will have set sales target for how many electric vehicles (EV) are sold.
Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr to start charging with MOBILEcharge
80 electric buses will be charged in the future using 52 charging points in 4 depots with the MOBILEcharge charging management system from CarMedialab
Becoming sustainable is a choice that takes effort
We’re experiencing the effects of the last 100 years of industrialization. It’s a strongly developed and concentrated “machine” that needs to take a turn.
Charge management introduced in North Carolina
GoRaleigh’s electric buses will be cost-effectively charged and efficiently operated thanks to INIT’s charge management system.
Why does charging have to be intelligent and smart?
Read more about our view on smart charging, preconditioning, standardization and how to scale your electric vehicle deployment
CarMedialab commits to Ethical Guidelines
Ethical guidelines have become an important part of the backbone of a company, also for CarMedialab.
EV Charging Infrastructure 2021 in Berlin
Marc Gebert, from NXP Semiconductors, explained the challenges for the development of charging stations for electric vehicles.
What makes OCPP better for Smart Charging?
When charging becomes more and more the norm, we will see a possible development of different types of chargers and systems.
Smart Charging: Electrification of Transportation
Our expert Reg shares his thoughts on Smart Charging in this podcast. Enjoy!
Data can now be visualized via Bosch IoT Suite
With the Flea 4+ you get access to your vehicle data, no matter where, no matter when
How Public Transport can save our Planet
More and more we are concerned with the environment and the current state of the planet.
Interoperability test ✓
ISO 15118 e-mobility experts from different companies met at the Testival Europe 2021 in Stuttgart
Buses in Leipzig go electric – Charged with MOBILEcharge
Leipziger Verkehrbetriebe awards CarMedialab, the leading provider in the field of charging management for electric buses, with the delivery of the charging management system MOBILEcharge.
Keolis Norge: Intelligent Charging Optimization of e-Buses in Norway
Keolis succeeds in starting to operate electric buses in Bergen with complete success. With MOBILEcharge, charging processes can be controlled and monitored.
7 Steps to Electric Mobility
Many aspects have to be considered and the overall strategy must be defined before electric buses can be successfully incorporated into your fleet. We accompany you on the way to the successful operation of e-buses.
Read out Control Units and check of Measurement Results while Working in Home Office
Before a vehicle goes into production, ECU functions must be safeguarded. Our Flea 4+ measurement technology combines established remote access from home office with significantly more power and new functions.
Highend Superfast Charging Stations – Easy to Integrate
Alpitronic, together with CarMedialab, are running OCPP software in their highend super fast charging station product line Hypercharge.
MOBILEcharge with Keolis Norge in Bergen, Norway up and running
More electromobility in public transportation: with our friends from Mattersoft we setup in a super short time frame a charge management system alongside a web based ITCS.
Strategic Decision for Electric Bus Monitoring with MOBILEvhm in Hamburg
CarMedialab, an INIT company, is pleased to announce that Verkehrsbetriebe Hamburg-Holstein will technically monitor all current and future electric buses with MOBILEvhm. This will allow VHH to better understand how the vehicles and batteries behave …
Wallbox and CarMedialab collaborate in Smart Charging
Wallbox, together with CarMediaLab, are running OCPP software in their Copper SB and Pulsar Plus range. This means the operating information inside those chargers can now …
Reducing Energy Consumption, Emissions and Costs
MOBILEefficiency helps drivers to protect their passengers. You can enjoy the benefits of having complete control and knowing that you are protecting the environment at the same time.
New Vehicle Health Management for buses
Problems with the vehicle are reported early on in the bus and in the control centre and the driver is given relevant support. Comprehensive vehicle monitoring during ongoing operations enables the dispatcher to get an overview of …
Installation Flea 4+: Plug and Play
Maurice installs the Flea 4+ in an electric vehicle. The Flea 4+ is CarMedialab’s new embedded platform for intelligent data acquisition and is tailored for use in vehicle development. Plug and Play
Cost reduction through active management of the loading processes
Our CEO Heiko Bauer has published an article in this year’s “Elektrobus Spezial” of the magazine “der Nahverkehr” on the subject of “Cost reduction through active management of charging processes”. In it he describes how …
CarMedialab joins the Open Charge Alliance
The Open Charge Alliance (OCA) is an industry alliance formed to further develop OCPP to lead open and flexible EV networks worldwide.
Happy New Flea!
We welcome in 2020 and the new decade with a very special highlight – the release of our brand-new Flea 4+!The follow-up to our successful Flea 3 offers up-to-date vehicle interfaces, improved communication and more extensive sensor technology …
Development of an induction charging system: Another step towards the future
The German/French joint research and development project EMCC (Efficient Modular Convenient Charging) is developing an induction charging system for electric vehicles under real conditions. This system should be user-friendly, modular, efficient, safe and cost-effective and …
CarMedialab receives TISAX-LABEL
When it comes to information security, our customers have high expectations. Meeting these requirements is one of our most important concerns – which is why we have had ourselves officially audited. TISAX stands for “Trusted Information Security Assessment Exchange” …
Efficient monitoring and control of electric buses
Rheinbahn and Verkehrsbetriebe Hamburg-Holstein implement the switch together with INIT.Our contribution: Data Aquisition and Analytics.
Innovative Systems for a more efficient Use of Bus Fleets
Transport companies connect places to places, people to people and people to places. We wanted to improve all of these interactions and we’re really happy to announce that we have developed solutions in cooperation with INIT …
Absolutely multifaceted: Flea 3 meets Newron Motors
Our Fleas do not only convince the automotive market – even motorcycle manufacturers like the french Newron Motors like to rely on our products. We’re really happy to announce that Newron Motors integrated our Flea 3 in their innovative electro motorcycle …
New Function of Flea 3: Position Based Triggering
The new year 2019 starts with a new innovation for Flea 3: With our new GeoFenceMonitor (GFM) it is now possible to generate position-based triggers …
New Year, New Product
The new year starts with a new product in cooperation with init SE: the efficient charge management MOBILEcharge. By bringing together our IT know-how and
E-mobility for Transport Companies
A highlight of the Innotrans 2018: full coordination of electric buses. In cooperation with init SE, we offer an integrated solution for transport companies for digital topics, such as for example the charge Management.
What is Smart Charging without Smart Communication?
With our new ISO 15118 and OCPP Software-Stacks you don’t have to worry about the smart communication. These software stacks offer the full program for you:
Inductive Charging of e-Vehicles on the Model
CarMedialab supports the research and development of Smart Charging for a greener, more efficient mobility of the future. To facilitate this we offer a prototype for inductive charging in accordance with ISO15118.
Driving on Sight – With a View to the Future
We need to challenge the present to reach the future. The Introduction of electric mobility in the local public transport system will lead to big changes in planning, disposition and operation control.
Intelligent Charging Management of Electric Buses
How important a central charging management system is for networking vehicles with the charging infrastructure, the operational IT system and the energy supplier and at the same time the basis for
Now in Addition to your Measurement Data: Photos
For a better evaluation of your measurement data you will now receive additional photos. You tell us your trigger moments and we deliver pictures 10 seconds before and after the event.