ERTRAC EU Conference – Results from road transport research in H2020 projects

Innovation in the automotive industry requires now more than ever a systemic approach. The active involvement of infrastructure providers, energy producers and authorities is necessary to achieve sustainable, safe, clean, and efficient road transport solutions. In ERTRAC, the European Road Transport Research Advisory Council, we bring together these stakeholders to develop a shared vision for future road transport research in Europe. EUCAR and our experts actively support research and innovation in the automotive industry by participating in pre-competitive collaborative projects. In this year’s H2020RTR conference on 29 and 30 March, all stakeholders present the results achieved in...
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Project in Focus: ENSEMBLE Final Event

The ENSEMBLE project is paving the way to adopt multi-brand truck platooning in Europe. Truck platooning links two or more trucks in convoy using connectivity, while multi-brand platooning connects vehicles from different manufacturers. This improves energy efficiency, reduces CO2 emissions while increasing traffic efficiency and safety. On 23 September 2021, ENSEMBLE presented its technical achievements in a live public demonstration on the Sitges-Barcelona road. Participants witnessed in real-time the platooning of seven trucks in response to different use cases. The trucks demonstrated the technical implementations of platoon functionalities carried out during the project. This...
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