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Passed! We renew our ISO 9001 certification

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Customer satisfaction is our number one goal, and therefore we strive for quality into every part of our organisation. 

We are happy to inform you that we have successfully passed the audit and are now re-certified by the new ISO 9001:2015 standard.

What does this certification stand for, and what are the benefits for you?

ISO 9001:2015 is the most recognised and implemented quality management system standard in the world. ISO 9001:2015 specifies the requirements for a QMS that organisations can use to develop their own programs. Customer satisfaction is our number one goal, and therefore we strive for quality into every part of our organisation. 

Each element of a quality management system helps achieve the overall goals of meeting our customers and the organisation’s requirements.

  • Improving processes
  • Reducing waste
  • Lowering costs
  • Facilitating and identifying training opportunities
  • Engaging staff
  • Setting organisation-wide direction

With DIN ISO 9001:2015, the focus is on qualitative elements such as e.g. quality management, the monitoring of testing instruments and measuring equipment, the documentation of all relevant processes, or the regulation of knowledge and risk management. 

This way, even existing processes that already function well can be optimised and perfected to an even higher degree.

In daily cooperation with other companies, also with the decision-making process of both our and your customers – the certifications help as orientation aids and provide the foundation for taking a qualified decision. 

Meet IPT Technology at Busworld

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Want to reduce your battery size, weight and cost per bus?

Then visit our booth and discover the optimal charging scenario with en-route charging.

18-23 October 2019

Brussels Expo, Hall 1, stand #178

Belgium

 

With almost 50 years of experience, Busworld is the oldest and one of the most famous bus and coach exhibition. This exhibition presents the latest developments in the industry and covers three sectors: coach and bus builders, accessories, public transportation and tourism. 

Our IPT Team will be pleased to welcome you.

More information: https://www.busworldeurope.org/

IPT Charge in use in Madrid e-buses

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IPT® Charge makes e-buses in Madrid suitable for everyday use

On bus route 76 in Madrid the first inductively charged all-electric buses are in service

Madrid is starting to combat air pollution: Not only are e-buses more comfortable for the passengers, but they are also locally emission-free. With e-buses, the city sets a good example and demonstrates how to make e-mobility suitable for everyday use thanks to IPT inductive charging.

Since 2017 electric buses have been in operation on the bus route 76. They replaced gas hybrid buses which had been previously used on the line. Of course, here too, the question arises about the range for a purely electric drive. To be able to last through their daily operational time from 6:00 to 24:00, they are equipped with inductive technology. They actively use the principle of opportunity charging: At both termini, the batteries of the buses are charged wirelessly for a few minutes within the given scheduled time buffer. Thus much smaller and cheaper batteries can be used to achieve the desired range. This also optimizes the use of the batteries and the smaller batteries allow more space and payload. The process of inductive charging starts automatically as soon as the bus stops over the charging station. The charging technology is inconspicuously embedded in the road and leaves the cityscape intact so not to cut the blue sky of Madrid.

Line 76 connects Plaza Beata in the southern city center with Villaverde with busses running every 9-15 minutes. Every year, the converted buses will travel 54,000 km, avoiding significant CO2 and NOx emissions thanks to the electric drive, and reducing the cost of fuel through the efficiency of the drive train. Not only has the use of the buses a positive environmental effect, but it also reflects in lower costs.

Largest wirelessly charged electric bus fleet in Europe

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Turin & Genua – with 17 years the longest fleet of 23 e-buses with inductive charging technology in operation

The operation of the bus lines Star 1 and 2 with and thanks to IPT® Charge – a unique experience

Since the rollout (2002/2003), the electric buses in Turin have been the largest electric bus fleet in Europe for many years. The vehicles and their wireless charging technology are so successful and easy to use that the Turin public transport company (GTT) is planning on their deployment for many years to come. 200 km per day per bus have accumulated over the years to a unique experience.

The buses, which were originally equipped with lead batteries (63 kWh), were able to achieve the required power requirements only by means of inductive opportunity charging. Charging stations were set up at each end of the bus lines. The regular waiting times according to the timetables are used to load the buses for a few minutes for the next route. Thus the range of the buses can be multiplied.

The technology of cable-free charging solutions is literally a “hidden champion”: built in such a way that one can only recognize its presence on the second or third glance, it allows a bus operation that is clean, quiet, efficient and absolutely competitive to diesel buses. Arguments that have convinced in Turin.