Save the Date – EUCAR Annual Conference

17 November should be marked in your calendar, as EUCAR’s ‘Innovating towards more sustainable mobility’ conference will bring together thought leaders from the automobile sector with policy makers and other stakeholders that are shaping the future of mobility. Europe’s ambition to reach climate neutrality by 2050 requires a complete reinvention of road transport solutions in the decades to come. This revolution will have an impact on the entire mobility ecosystem (ranging from citizens and end users of transport solutions to automobile manufacturers and others that are driving technological progress), requiring all relevant stakeholders to cooperate. Making sure that...
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Project in Focus: ENSEMBLE

The ENSEMBLE project is paving the way for the adoption of multi-brand truck platooning in Europe. This ambitious objective will help improving fuel economy, CO2 emissions, traffic safety and efficiency throughout the road freight sector. To achieve its objective, ENSEMBLE is increasing safe platooning when using different branded  trucks  and carrying out impact assessment for infrastructure, safety and traffic flow. Traffic and road authorities have been approached to jointly define road approval requirements. Platoon Operation Levels were defined to guide the design of different platooning functionalities and strategies, reflecting the full diversity of trucks  with platooning...
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Project in Focus: OBELICS

OBELICS addresses the urgent need for new tools to enable multi-level modelling and testing of EV and their components in order to deliver more efficient vehicle designs faster while supporting modularity to enable mass production and hence improved affordability. The overall objective of OBELICS is to develop a systematic and comprehensive framework for the design, development and testing of advanced e-powertrains and EVs line-ups, to reduce development efforts by 40% while improving efficiency of the e-drivetrain by 20% and increase safety by a factor of 10 using OBELICS advanced heterogeneous model-based testing methods and tools; as well as scalable and easy to parameterize real-time...
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