Publications

EUCAR Perspective on Sustainable Mobility

EUCAR is fully committed to achieving the Green Deal target of a climate-neutral continent by 2050. Our highest priority is to mitigate the impacts of climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions from our products and operations. We develop sustainable mobility solutions, by means of energy and resource-efficient technologies that are carbon-neutral over the entire life cycle and contribute to an enhanced quality of life for European citizens. We develop processes that contribute to a circular economy while reducing the environmental footprint along the value chain. We constantly innovate mobility solutions and specifically the propulsion systems using today’s and...
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EUCAR Perspective on Digitalisation of Road Transport

EUCAR is fully committed to achieving safer, cleaner, smarter and more efficient transport solutions. Digitalisation of Road Transport and its technologies will play a vital role in it: Supporting the Vision Zero targets set for 2050 by decreasing the number of road fatalities and accidents. Further reducing transport emissions and congestion, while ensuring inclusive mobility in particular for the elderly and people with disabilities. Enabling new mobility concepts shifting design and development from driver-centred to mobility-user-centred. The innovations through the Digitalisation of Road Transport will have a remarkable economic impact ensuring jobs and growth. We...
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EUCAR Model Consortium Agreement Horizon Europe

The Consortium Agreement (CA) specifies the rights and obligations of the project partners. For example, it contains provisions about internal organization and decision-making, financial questions and the handling of intellectual property rights. This model has been created by Experts from EUCAR members to be used in EU funded projects addressing the Horizon Europe work programme calls. This template will facilitate the negotiation and signature of the Consortium Agreement in projects involving OEMs. Click HERE to download the 'EUCAR Model Consortium Agreement Horizon Europe' Word...
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Perspective on Urban Mobility

Urban areas play a central role in the future development of Europe, specifically regarding our ambitions towards the green deal targets. For this reason, Horizon Europe dedicates one mission to support cities in accelerating their green and digital transformation. This Cities Mission aims at delivering 100 climate-neutral and smart cities by 2030, serving as innovation hubs for other cities to follow. Cities come in various forms and sizes with different challenges. One solution does not fit all, and therefore we need to address the multiple needs that exist for users and citizens. However, mobility solutions are not designed for single cities. Future urban mobility solutions will be...
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The Code of Practice for the Development of Automated Driving Functions is available on EUCAR’s website

The Code of Practice for the Development of Automated Driving Functions (CoP-ADF) is one of the major achievements of the EU-funded automotive research project L3Pilot running from 2017 to 2021.  This document provides comprehensive guidelines supporting the design, development, verification and validation of automated driving technologies. Image: Scope of the L3Pilot’s code of practice for automated driving functions. (Source: L3Pilot project.) The scope of the CoP-ADF (see image above) is focused on SAE Level 3 and 4 functions in passenger cars for motorway and parking. However, extensions to other Operational Design Domains (ODDs) or automation levels are also...
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Project in Focus: L3Pilot Final Event

Europe’s automotive industry has joined forces with suppliers, research institutes, and road authorities to test and evaluate automated vehicle technologies in real traffic conditions. L3Pilot (Piloting Automated Driving on European Roads) is the EU flagship project testing the viability of Automated Driving for safe and efficient transport. 13 OEMs participate in the biggest project for large-scale pilots for SAE Level 3 functions. The 100 test vehicles are exposed to variable conditions in 10 European countries with 1,000 test drivers all over Europe. The partners of the L3Pilot project concluded the piloting of Automated Driving Functions (ADF) on public roads across Europe....
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