Launch of New EUCAR Strategy and Research Recommendations

Europe is transforming society towards an inclusive, environment-friendly and most, importantly, sustainable lifestyle. This green transition will affect every aspect of our economy and living, fighting climate change and depletion of finite resources and protecting our habitat. At the same time, digital technologies are swiftly transforming societies and economies with new opportunities and challenges for people. The automotive industry is central to the green and digital twin transition. The EUCAR members fully commit to mastering this transformation and delivering a sustainable, fair, and competitive future. We accelerate innovation for mobility and increase European resilience...
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The EUCAR Council meets in Brussels to discuss urgent issues regarding automotive R&I

On 9 November 2023, the EUCAR Council met in Brussels to discuss societal needs for mobility and transport and how to advance our solutions for sustainable, safe, clean, and efficient road transport. As part of the new EUCAR strategy, the perspectives, approach and research recommendations have been updated and endorsed. We will inform all the relevant stakeholders and policymakers on what is urgently needed and how to best plan the R&I programme for the long term. The EUCAR members are fully committed to addressing the societal challenges for mobility while benefiting all users. The automotive manufacturers are strong competitors; nevertheless, there is a common need for...
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Project in Focus: The ZEFES project consortium held a stakeholder symposium in Spain

In the ZEFES project, the commercial vehicle manufacturers, demonstrate flexible zero emission vehicle platforms with modular powertrains for the long-haul freight EcoSystem. The objective is to provide means for decarbonising the long-distance freight transport sector by demonstrating real-world applications with battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) across Europe. On 24 and 25 October ZEFES organised a stakeholder symposium at IDIADA's testing facilities in Santa Oliva, Spain. One of the objectives of the ZEFES project is to understand the needs and requirements for implementing zero-emission heavy-duty vehicles in real-world operations. A survey was...
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