CROME: the French and German Field Demonstration of the Interoperable Mobility with EVs

Patrick GAGNOL, Patrick JOCHEM, Magali PIERRE, Wolf FICHTNER
2013 World Electric Vehicle Journal  
The project CROME -cross-border mobility for electric vehicles -is the first European field demonstration introducing a standardised and interoperable cross-border charging infrastructure network in the French-German Upper Rhine region. The main aim of the project, funded by different Ministries on both sides of the border, is to create and test a safe, seamless, user-friendly and reliable mobility with electric vehicles between France and Germany. Fully public interoperable charging stations
more » ... charging stations have been implemented ensuring easy access and charging of EVs all over the French and German CROME area. Solutions are developed and tested about charging services enabling simplified authentication, identification, billing as well as charging spot availability and reservation. The achieved CROME market place enables data exchanges and roaming between different operators ICT back-end systems based on the Bosch service brokering platform. Feedback on customer acceptance of e-mobility and user needs with regard to charging is carried out.
doi:10.3390/wevj6041094 fatcat:e5rvpzqo6zfapipud4flumu4va