Press Release 058/2015

KIT at the City Hall: Future Mobility

The KIT Mobility Systems Center Presents Itself and Its Research Activities

What will future mobility be like? Which new drive systems are visionary, which are realistic, and which are sustainable? Which impacts do new developments have on urban traffic and our mobility? These questions will be covered on Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 18.30 hrs by scientists of the KIT Mobility Systems Center. At the Karlsruhe city hall, they will present fascinating research relating to mobility, technology, and mobility behavior.



Welcome Addresses
Klaus Stapf, Mayor of the City of Karlsruhe
Professor Dr.-Ing. Detlef Löhe, Vice President for Research and Information of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)


The KIT Mobility Systems Center Presents Itself
Professor Dr. rer. nat. Frank Gauterin, Head of the Institute of Vehicle System Technology, Chair for Vehicle Technology and Scientific Spokesman of the KIT Mobility Systems Center

Mobility Behavior – Developments and Trends

Dr.-Ing. Martin Kagerbauer, Institute for Transport Studies


Urban Traffic in the Future – Without Diesel and Gasoline? Visions, Innovations, and Trends in Society
Dipl.-Geogr. Jens Schippl, Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis


Viable Drive Systems for Modern Mobility Services
Dipl.-Ing. Sascha Ott, Managing Director of the KIT Mobility Systems Center and of the Institute of Product Engineering


The presentations will be made in the German language.


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Being “The Research University in the Helmholtz Association”, KIT creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is the objective to make significant contributions to the global challenges in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, about 10,000 employees cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 22,800 students for responsible tasks in society, industry, and science by offering research-based study programs. Innovation efforts at KIT build a bridge between important scientific findings and their application for the benefit of society, economic prosperity, and the preservation of our natural basis of life. KIT is one of the German universities of excellence.

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