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ACTUATE partner Leipziger Verkehrsbetriebe honoured with prestigious EBUS Award


For the second time, the EBUS Award, i.e.the German Environmental Award for public local transport, was given to successful ebus projects and innovative products.

The prize is awarded by Forum für Verkehr und Logistik, founded by the Association of German Transport Companies (VDV) and insurance company DEVK. An expert panel under the patronage of German Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure Alexander Dobrindt.chose from numerous forward-thinking technical solutions and concepts for their operation. Leipziger Verkehrsbetriebe were honoured for their concept of employee motivation, training and workplace safety. ABB Automation Products GmbH won in the categories "innovative components - drivetrain" and "innovative components - charging technology". In the latter category, Bombardier Transportation GmbH was also honoured with an award. Spheros Europa GmbH succeeded in the category air-conditioning and Braunschweiger Verkehrsbetriebe were first in "operational use of battery buses".

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EBUS Award host Friedrich W. Gieseler, (Chairman of the Board at DEVK) with Eberhard Nickel (LVB, head of the ACTUATE project team) and Rainer Bomba (State Secretary, Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, jury member),
Second Picture: The ACTUATE team - Michael Schoppe (Project manager LAB ACTUATE), Eberhard Nickel (LVB, head of the ACTUATE project team) and Wolfgang Backhaus of Rupprecht Consult.