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Microsoft Azure Enables Electric, Autonomous Bus in Germany
July 6, 2018  Ryan Maskell  e.Go Digital


Enthüllung des e.GO Mover

The e.GO mover uses Microsoft Azure to power its safe and smart driving in
traffic, with the ultimate goal of eliminating city center traffic entirely.
The bus will debut in three German cities next year.

Microsoft has spoken at length about its plans to provide an autonomous car
infrastructure, but it’s made little mention of public transport. Though
self-driving electric vehicles will undoubtedly change the world, busses
could provide an even lower environmental impact.

e.Go Digital is looking to provide that solution in Germany, and Microsoft’s
Azure platform is powering it. The first prototype can transport up to
fifteen people with on-demand pickups and drop-offs, navigating city traffic
for up to ten hours. The e.Go Mover uses a cloud connection with Azure to
power this safe and smart driving through urban environments.

Talking to Microsoft, e.Go Digital CEO Casimir Ortilieb spoke about the
company’s short-term plans.

“We’re planning to showcase it in three cities: Aachen, in western Germany,
where we manufacture the bus; Munich, because we think that will be a nice
place to show what the Mover can do; and Friedrichshafen, in southern
Germany, home to one of our main partners, ZF, a systems supplier,” said

Street Smarts

The e.GO Mover will make its first debut in 2019, but the company has grand
plans to completely phase out traffic in inner cities. With a shared system
of on-demand electric transport, Ortlieb believes his company can greatly
reduce CO2 emissions and pollution, as well as increasing public safety.

First, though, significant training is required for the AI algorithms that
power the system. However, once perfected, it could be used for anything
from transportation to a cloud-connected food cart. In the future, Azure may
also be able to help with monetization.

“e.GO Digital is building different digital business models around the
Mover. For example, imagine that advertisements of local businesses can be
displayed on the bus. We need a platform to manage that,” said Ortlieb.

“So yes, other players could finance mobility. Maybe it’s financed by local
shops that display their advertisements on the windows of buses in augmented
reality. We think that with that technology, mobility could be far more
affordable or even free of charge.”
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restart it. For some strange reason, you'd just accept this.
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forgetting completely that they had been available in other cars for years.
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  - The U.S. government would be getting subsidies from an automaker,
instead of giving them.
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