The long-awaited updated version 5 of JEC Well-to-Wheels study, assessing the energy use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of road fuel and powertrain configurations compared to the 2030 European context is published.
The JEC project is a long-standing collaboration between the European Commission's Joint Research Centre, EUCAR and Concawe. Our objectives are the evaluation of energy use and GHG emissions related to engine and vehicle technologies, fuel production routes and final quality, and the interaction between them, with the ultimate goal to provide the European Union with scientific WTW facts, supporting the sustainable development of European vehicle and refining...
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...
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...