Message from EUCAR Chair 2024

The automotive industry is in the midst of a massive societal transformation towards climate neutrality and digitization. We have a unique opportunity to shape the future of transportation in a way that benefits everyone. A sustainable society demands resource and energy-efficient goods, including their production and transportation processes. In this context, logistics and commercial road transport play a crucial role in achieving our sustainability goals. Commercial vehicles serve a wide range of functions for the transportation of people and goods. Many essential services for society are delivered by trucks, buses, and vans. In the future, the increased demand for renewable energy...
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TRA2024: Advancing Sustainable and Inclusive Mobility

The Transport Research Arena (TRA) brings together researchers, policymakers, and industry representatives to contribute to reshaping the transport and mobility system through research and innovation. The European Commission and the technology platforms (e.g. ERTRAC) organise this event every two years. This year’s TRA was held in Dublin, Ireland, from 15 to 18 April 2024. The conference focused on “Transport Transitions: Advancing Sustainable and Inclusive Mobility”. The main themes discussed were safe and inclusive transport, sustainable mobility of people and goods, collaborative digitalisation, and efficient and resilient systems. The OEMs of the automotive industry were...
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