Ground works completed in Dresden

April 23, 2023

The underbody contact system was installed inside a standard plastic shaft produced by company Langmatz. The existing shaft from a previous project was exchanged for the slightly bigger one needed for the MEGA-LADEN project. The ACD-U (Automated Charging Device Underbody) will be connected to the charging station via empty conduit pipes.


Cover story ATZelektronik, issue 3-4/2023

April 6, 2023

As part of the cover story titled “Megawatt charging technology for battery-electric vehicles”, issue 3-4/2023 of expert magazine ATZelektronik, Sven Klausner, Martin Gollbach and Matthias Breitkopf highlighted current developments in power electronics and energy transfer from charging stations to vehicles in the megawatt range.


Successful testing according to EN 124 – D400

October 27, 2022

The roadway cover and the contact system cover flaps were tested on site at company Langmatz according to the specifications of EN 124 – D400. The test was passed with flying colors. This is proof that the system is suited for use in commercial vehicle operations. The trial was aborted at 60 t to protect the compactor.

Copyright: Langmatz GmbH



Project meeting in Dinslaken on SBRS premises

October 25, 2022

During a milestone meeting at SBRS in Dinslaken, the newest improvements to the power electronics and power distribution systems were presented to the project team.



Contact system presented at InnoTrans 2022

September 24-27, 2022

A contact system prototype was presented to the general public at the booth of company Schunk at InnoTrans 2022.

Copyright: Schunk GmbH


Project meeting in Wettenberg on Schunk premises

May 31, 2022

The upcoming action steps were discussed with representatives of the DLR-Projektträger funding agency. The meeting was held in Wettenberg on the premises of company Schunk.


Contact system prototype completed

April 7, 2022

The first prototype of the underbody charging system has been completed at Fraunhofer IVI. The prototype will now be shipped to a test stand located at company Schunk, where it will undergo cycle testing, electrical testing and long-term testing.


Milestone meeting in Dresden at Fraunhofer IVI

October 27, 2021

During a milestone meeting, the project partners met with the Elektro-Mobil accompanying research team at Fraunhofer IVI in Dresden.

Copyright: Martin Gollbach, SBRS


MEGA-LADEN project kick-off

January 20, 2021

The kick-off event for the MEGA-LADEN project took place in Berlin on site at company MC Management.