Author Archive: EUCAR
ERTRAC celebrates its 20 years anniversary
The European Road Transport Research Advisory Council (ERTRAC) celebrates its 20th anniversary with a two-day event in Brussels.
The event starts with the evening reception on 5 July 2023. The next day the ERTRAC annual conference takes place, highlighting the history of ERTRAC and, through dedicated sessions, giving input on the following key research fields for transport:
Energy & Environment
Connectivity and Automation
Circularity and Competitiveness
The event is an excellent opportunity to network and discuss the following research topics promoted at the European level.
For more information and to register for the event, follow...
Programme – EUCAR Annual Event 2023
Only one month left until the EUCAD2023 conference takes place
Only one month to go until the 4th European Conference on Connected and Automated Driving (EUCAD2023) takes place in Brussels from 3 to 4 May 2023.
EUCAD2023 brings together political leaders from the European Commission and Member States, industry representatives, academics, and road authorities to discuss the deployment of smart, inclusive, and sustainable mobility solutions. Highlights of the event include keynote speeches by high-level representatives for the European Commission and industry leaders as well as panel discussions of topics such as:
The Future of Urban Mobility
CCAM Deployment in Europe and Beyond
CCAM Research and Innovation
Social Acceptance and...
ACEA Annual Reception 2023
The automotive industry is moving towards a more sustainable future. The ACEA Annual Reception held on 21 March 2023 at the BELvue Museum in Brussels was the perfect opportunity for industry leaders, EU policymakers, and Members of the European Parliament to discuss the pressing issues and challenges facing the sector.
With over 250 participants in attendance, including high-level representatives from the automotive industry, such as Luca de Meo, the President of the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA) and CEO of Renault Group, and Martin Lundstedt, the Chairman of the ACEA Commercial Vehicle Board and CEO of Volvo Group, the event was a huge success.
Project in focus: ZEFES
Road freight transport is the backbone of the European economy and essential to the integrated European logistics and transport system. Road transport is by far the most important mode of freight transport, delivering goods across Europe quickly, efficiently, flexibly and cost-effectively. However, it causes negative externalities such as noise, CO2 and particulate matter emissions.
The ZEFES project (Zero emission flexible vehicle platforms with modular powertrains serving the long-haul freight ecosystem) addresses the decarbonisation of long-distance freight transport by demonstrating real-world applications with battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs)...
Registration for EUCAD2023 Conference is now open!
The 4th European Conference on Connected and Automated Driving (EUCAD2023) will take place in Brussels on 3 and 4 May 2023. It is the only conference in Europe that brings political leaders from the European Commission and Member States together with European and international high-level representatives of industry, academia and road authorities to discuss whether our societies are ready to deploy smart, inclusive and sustainable mobility solutions.
In this event, EUCAR and its partners, together with the European Commission, will take stock of the latest research, policy, and regulatory developments in the field of CCAM while identifying challenges and needs for further actions. It...