EUCAR members are currently involved in 38 collaborative projects, most of which are co-funded by the EU's Seventh Research Framework Programme. The projects identified below include at least two EUCAR members in the consortium and are aligned with the roadmaps and research needs of EUCAR.

Details of EUCAR projects are published each year in a project book, available through the link.

Sustainable Propulsion


    Ageing and efficiency simulation & testing under real world conditions for innovative electric vehicle components and systems
  • CORE

    CO2 Reduction for long distance transport

    Electrolyte, Cathode and Anode Improvements for Market-near Next-generation Lithium Ion Batteries

    European COmpetitiveness in Commercial Hybrid and AutoMotive PowertrainS
  • eCoFEV

    Combining infrastructures for efficient electric mobility

    High energy density Li-ion cells for traction

    Advanced European lithium sulphur cells for automotive applications

    Feasibility analysis and development of on-road charging solutions for future electric vehicles

    Gas-Only internal combustion engines

    Heavy Duty Gas Engines integrated into Vehicles
  • JEC Well-to-Wheels

    Well-to-Wheels (WTW) analysis of future automotive fuels and powertrains in the European context
  • Motorbrain

    Nanoelectronics for electric vehicles intelligent failsafe powertrain
  • NoWaste

    Engine Waste Heat Recovery and Re-Use

    Biocatalytic solar fuels for sustainable mobility in Europe

    REal World Advanced technologies foR Diesel engines

Safe & Integrated Mobility

  • AdaptIVe

    Automated Driving Applications & Technologies for Intelligent Vehicles
  • AutoNet 2030

    Co-operative Systems in Support of Networked Automated Driving by 2030

    DEvelopment platform for Safe and Efficient dRiVE
  • ecoDRIVER

    Supporting the driver in conserving energy and reducing emission

    Position and Personalise Advanced Human Body Models for Injury Prediction

    PROactive Safety for PEdestrians and CyclisTs
  • RobustSENSE

    Robust and Reliable Environment Sensing and Situation Prediction
  • SafetyCube

    Safety CaUsation, Benefits and Efficiency

    Safety ENhanced Innovations for Older Road userS
  • TEAM

    Tomorrow's Elastic, Adaptive Mobility

    European naturalistic Driving and Riding for Infrastructure & Vehicle safety and Environment

Affordability & Competitiveness


    Advanced high volume affordable lightweighting for future electric vehicles

    Critical Systems Engineering Acceleration

    Enhanced Lightweight Design
  • Know4Car

    An internet-based Collaborative Platform for Managing Manufacturing Knowledge
  • Matisse

    Modelling And Testing for Improved Safety of keycomposite StructurEs in alternatively powered vehicles
  • SafeEV

    Safe small Electric Vehicles through advanced simulation methodologies

Commercial Vehicles

  • Convenient

    Complete Vehicle Energy-saving Technologies for Heavy Trucks

    Design of Electric Light vans for Environment-impact Reduction
  • EBSF_2

    European Bus Systems of the Future 2
  • SmartFuSION

    Smart Urban Freight Solutions
  • Transformers

    Configurable and adaptable trucks and trailers for optimal transport efficiency

Support Actions

  • FOSTER-Road

    The support action for the European Technology Platform for Road Transport Research