Project in Focus: AdaptIVe


AdaptIVe (Automated Driving Applications and Technologies for Intelligent Vehicles) develops, tests and evaluates automated driving applications for passenger cars and trucks in daily traffic. After three and a half years of European wide cooperation, partners will showcase automated driving functions in the eight built-up demonstrator vehicles during the project’s Final Event in Aachen, Germany, on June 28 and 29, 2017. The two days event will feature driving demonstrations in cars and one truck on public roads and in a simulated urban environment. The AdaptIVe functions will also be the focus of presentations during a dedicated conference answering questions regarding legal aspects,...
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CAD will enable European automobile industry to retain its competitive edge

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EUCAR Chairman participates in European Commission event on Connected and Automated Driving (CAD). Earlier this month, the European Commission hosted its first conference on Connected and Automated Driving (CAD) here in Brussels. EUCAR’s Chairman, Urban Wass, was a guest speaker at this high-level conference, alongside Clara de la Torre, Director at DG Research and Innovation (RTD), Transport Directorate at the European Commission. The event provided an excellent opportunity to gain an insight into pan-European activities in this area. For two days, EU leaders, CEOs and key road transport stakeholders discussed the role of research and innovation, the policy environment and how to...
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EUCAR welcomes new Research Programme Manager


On Monday, 20 March 2017 Luis de Prada joined EUCAR taking up the new role as EUCAR Research Programme Manager. With his experience in automotive research, he will co-ordinate and facilitate the  EUCAR expert groups and task forces. Further, he will follow-up on the implementation of our strategy through excellent precompetitive collaborative research projects. We welcome Luis in the EUCAR team and wish him all the best for a good start in his new position. Short CV: Luis de Prada graduated as a Mechanical Engineer from Valladolid’s University, and as Industrial Engineer from Madrid’s University. Since January 2011 Luis de Prada was head of the International Cooperation department...
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