Author Archive: EUCAR

Project in Focus: HEADSTART

The HEADSTART (Harmonised European Solutions for Testing Automated Road Transport) project aims to define testing and validation procedures of Cooperated, Connected and Automated Driving functions including key technologies such as communications, cyber-security and positioning. The tests will be done in simulation and real-world to validate safety and security performance according to the users’ needs. FIAT Chrysler Automobiles, CNH Industrial (as IVECO) and Toyota Motor Europe are the EUCAR members involved in this initiative as partners. Supporting our members, the project consortium coordinated by IDIADA, bring together European stakeholders in Automated Road Transport. The...
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EUCAR Perspective on Commercial Vehicles

Commercial vehicles come in all shapes and sizes, and they fulfil a wide range of functions within our society. Trucks and vans provide an efficient door-to-door mode of transport linking producers, businesses and consumers. With the ambition to achieve a climate-neutral continent by 2050, we need a major societal transformation. This change will impact the whole ecosystem (i.e., citizens, businesses, technologies, and end-users) and demand reinventing the transport and mobility solutions for the decades to come. A systemic approach for mobility and the energy sector, with efficient, feasible and cost-effective renewable energy carriers and their sustainable production at economies of...
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Innovating towards more sustainable mobility

Europe’s ambition to reach climate neutrality by 2050 and the challenge for future road transport solutions was highlighted at EUCAR’s Virtual Conference ‘Innovating towards more sustainable mobility.” Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the EUCAR conference 2020 was live-streamed and gathered 233 participants. Jean-Eric Paquet, Director-General, European Commission, DG RTD, emphasized the shift to zero-emission mobility. “This is a concept which is not an easy one to achieve, but this is the only credible way forward” the VIP speaker underlined. Paquet: “The Commission is very keen to work with all actors, to help these deep transformations take place effectively and in an...
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Meet us at the EUCAR Virtual Conference

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. Learn more about our speakers in the conference booklet. Register...
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Meet us at the EUCAR Virtual Conference

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. Learn more about our speakers in the conference booklet. Register...
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Meet us at the EUCAR Virtual Conference

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. Learn more about our speakers in the conference booklet. Register...
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