Technical University of Munich

The megawatt charging system was presented with Prof. Markus Lienkamp (left), the project partners and Minister of Economic Affairs Hubert Aiwanger (3rd from left). Image: Alexandra Beier/MAN.

World’s First Megawatt Charger for Electric Trucks

Major advance for long-distance electric road transport With partners from industry and research institutions, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is to make battery-powered trucks viable for long-distance cargo transport. Megawatt charging represents an important step towards this goal. The first prototypes were presented to the public on Friday at … [continued]

Monitoring How The Climate Is Changing Germany

Originally published on the ECOreport. We arrived at the Bavarian village of Iffeldorf the morning after the first snow, in late November, 2015. Dr. Uta Raeder, Co-Director of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) facility, greeted us in the parking lot. We huddled close, straining to catch her words before the wind … [continued]