UPS Committed to Electric Vehicles on an AI Platform

UPS has made a major commitment to electric delivery vehicles
incorporating AI, including these bikes in Paris. (UPS PRESS

By AI Trends Staff

UPS, the logistics and delivery company, is spearheading a
project in England to explore how AI systems can optimize the
charging of electric fleet vehicles, and help integrate onsite
renewable energy resources at vehicle depots.

The EV Fleet-Centered Local Energy Systems (EFLES) project is
scheduled to start in May at the UPS depot in the Camden borough of
London, according to a recent account inelectrive.
The UK Power Networks Services will provide oversight, while the
smart battery and EV-charging software provider Moixa will contribute its GridShare
smart AI platform to manage solar, storage and charging assets.

“We have the global expertise, smart-charging
infrastructure and resources to host this first-of-a-kind test bed
at our Camden facility,†stated UPS sustainable development
coordinator Claire Thompson-Sage. “This project will build on
our EV infrastructure technology to help develop a holistic local
energy system.â€Â


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April 16th, 2020