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Electromobility in Public Transport

4 > 11 May. 2023
Online, 8.00 CEST time (UTC+2)
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Practical information

How does it work?

  • 9 interactive online sessions with presentations by trainers and discussions with the audience
  • Each session lasts 30 to 90 minutes max
  • Group size: 30-40 participants 
  • Online training tool used: Zoom
  • Accessible from any location and devices worldwide
  • Simultaneous Interpretation (SI) from English to Chinese will be provided during this online training

What material do I receive?

  • Presentations are made available to participants
  • Recording is not provided


All sessions will take place at 8:00 am CEST time (UTC+2) equivalent to 2:00 pm China time (UTC+8).

Week 1 – 4 & 5 May 2023

  • Day 1 – Opening and Session 1: Introduction: Urban Growth, Global Climate Change and Possible Directions for the future
  • Day 1 – Session 2: Green City Concept and Smart City
  • Day 2 – Session 3A: Why electric is the solution for urban transport? Why now?
  • Day 2 – Session 3B: Configurations and Innovations; New trends – Case Study
  • Day 2 – Session 4A: E-Buses: The market, suppliers, broad technologies
  • Day 2 – Session 4B: E-Buses: Future Trends on Energy Value Chain

Week 2 – 9, 10 & 11 May 2023

  • Day 3 – Session 5: Battery technologies, charging technologies and charging infrastructure
  • Day 3 – Session 6: E-Taxi: The market, advantages and challenges
  • Day 3 – Panel Discussion: Transitioning to electromobility – Role of the Government, fleet operators and the markets
  • Day 4 – Session 7: Electrification – The impact on bus operations
  • Day 4 – Session 8A: Regulation of the Electrification of Public Transport
  • Day 4 – Session 8B: Life Cycle Cost of Electrification
  • Day 5 – Session 9A: Is data driving electrification revolution 
  • Day 5 – Session 9B: Electric bus in the era of autonomous vehicles 
  • Day 5 – Session 9C: E-BRT
  • Day 5 Session 9D: Trolleybuses becoming infinite range e-Buses by IMC (In Motion Charging)

*UITP reserves the right to make amendments to the programme or any related activity at its discretion


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