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EUCAR Meta-study: Evolution of the EU Energy System Towards 2050: Comparison of Selected Roadmaps and Reports

This meta-study compares the evolution of energy carriers such as electricity, hydrogen, and synthetic fuels in these relevant roadmaps and reports, providing a comprehensive understanding of the EU energy system and its impact on the road transport sector. The international studies considered in their scenarios, vary widely regarding the depicted level of climate ambitions. While some depict a business-as-usual future, others assume futures in which climate goals are met or even over-fulfilled. A further key driver of all studies, next to the level of climate ambitions, is the foreseen development of the final energy demand, electricity generation and hydrogen supply and demand. All...
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Update of the EUCAR Project Book

The EUCAR Project Book contains an overview of all the current research and innovation projects in our priority areas. With the EUCAR Strategy we address the twin transition defining three strategic areas: Sustainable Mobility, Digitalisation of Road Transport and Commercial Vehicles. The EUCAR project book now includes new projects like Federate SDV and H2AccelerateTRUCKS. Have a look...
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Industry associations call for an ambitious next Framework Programme (FP10)

EUCAR, as a member of a coalition of over 100 European Associations, has signed a joint declaration. This statement from key industrial stakeholders calls for an ambitious next Framework Programme (FP10). The aim is to safeguard Europe’s future industrial leadership and strengthen EU competitiveness. As EUCAR, we believe that R&I framework conditions should boost Europe’s growth, employment, and competitiveness while addressing our global societal challenges by aligning them with industries’ objectives. Europe can lead with a strong pan-European collaborative research and innovation programme. #eucar #CompetitiveFP10 Read the full declaration...
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EUCAR Perspective on Horizon Europe midterm review and outlook towards FP 10

EUCAR calls for an ambitious and industry-relevant next framework programme (FP10) to strengthen the EU economy and businesses while prioritising research and innovation for society's benefit. Bold leadership is needed to reshape the next framework programme to industrial needs while aligning stakeholders behind a common purpose. Agile and flexible tools should facilitate R&I actions in a quickly adapting, globally competitive market. European technology sovereignty needs investments from public and private to keep expertise in Europe and thus strengthen the competitiveness of EU manufacturing, jobs and the economy. To that end, the automotive industry is investing more than 60...
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Member States met in Ghent to align efforts for connected automated driving

Within the context of the Belgian Presidency of the Council 2024, the Flemish Ministry of Mobility and Public Works organised a High-Level Dialogue on Connected and Automated Driving on 18 and 19 June in Ghent, Belgium. The event gathered the heads of administration/ministries of Transport, national experts, representatives of the European Commission, and industry stakeholders to engage in discussions and explore the latest developments and possible coordinated next steps in the field of connected and automated driving. Europe is undergoing a significant transformation, moving towards sustainability and embracing a major digital shift. Connected and automated vehicles are part of the...
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