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With transportation noise being the second most deadly environmental pollutant in Europe, engineering for future mobility must be inspired by ecology, economy and health to enable green and silent vehicles. Legislations define maximum noise emission limits that have to be complied with during standardized pass-by noise test procedures. Given novel, often electrified, vehicle powertrain concepts, n ...
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ADAS&ME (“Adaptive ADAS to support incapacitated drivers &Mitigate Effectively risks through tailor made HMI under automation”) will develop adapted Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, that incorporate driver/rider state, situational/environmental context, and adaptive interaction to automatically transfer control between vehicle and driver/rider and thus ensure safer and more efficient road usage ...
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AUTOmated driving Progressed by Internet Of Things (AUTOPILOT)

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Dec 31, 2019,

"Automated driving is expected to increase safety, provide more comfort and create many new business opportunities for mobility services. The market size is expected to grow gradually reaching 50% of the market in 2035. The IoT is about enabling connections between objects or "things"; it’s about connecting anything, anytime, anyplace, using any service over any network. There is little doubt that ...
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Portable Nano-Particle Emission Measurement System (PEMs4Nano)

Start date: Oct 1, 2016, End date: Sep 30, 2019,

The PEMs4Nano project (P4N) addresses the development (based on current direct injection gasoline engines) of measurement procedures down to 10nm, providing a contribution to future regulation on particle emissions, in particular in real driving conditions. The activities planned in the project will also support the understanding, measurement and regulation of particle emissions below 23 nm (with ...
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NeMo : Hyper-Network for electroMobility (NeMo)

Start date: Oct 1, 2016, End date: Sep 30, 2019,

Electromobility is a major factor towards transport decarbonisation. However a number of challenges (limited charging options, lack of interoperability, absence of a unified identification/payment process, energy grid overload, expensive charging tariffs) limit the potential for interoperable and seamless electromobility services to a wider of actors and geographic area, hindering electromobility ...
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Particle Reduced, Efficient Gasoline Engines (PaREGEn)

Start date: Oct 1, 2016, End date: Sep 30, 2019,

PaREGEn addresses the short term scope of the GV-02 call via research into and the innovation of gasoline engines for light duty vehicles. Specifically, engines used in mid to premium passenger cars will be addressed. With the electrification smaller vehicles, focusing on larger cars is especially important: the need for clean, efficient & economic engines for inter-urban transport is more urgent ...
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PROactive Safety for PEdestrians and CyclisTs (PROSPECT)

Start date: May 1, 2015, End date: Oct 31, 2018,

... h next generation components and intervention concepts. Video algorithms will be developed by UoA and DAIMLER. Driver interaction aspects (HMI) are considered by UoN and IFSTTAR. Euro NCAP test labs (IDIADA, BAST, TNO) will define and validate test procedures and propose standardization to Euro NCAP and UN-ECE. Accident research will be performed by Chalmers, VTI and BME, based on major in-depth a ...
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Coordination of Automated Road Transport Deployment for Europe (CARTRE)

Start date: Oct 1, 2016, End date: Sep 30, 2018,

Automated Road Transport (ART) is seen as one of the key technologies and major technological advancements influencing and shaping our future mobility and quality of life. The ART technology encompasses passenger cars, public transport vehicles, and urban and interurban freight transport and also extends to the road, IT and telecommunication infrastructure needed to guarantee safe and efficient op ...
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Safety-ENhancing Innovations for Older Road userS (SENIORS)

Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: May 31, 2018,

European countries face great challenges because the demographic structure in the EU is changing rapidly, due to reducing birth rates and increasing life expectancies. In 2012, 17% of Europeans were aged 65 and older and in 2020 this will rise to 28%. Meanwhile, the mobility needs of the elderly are also changing. Maintaining a driver's licence is an important issue of independence today, both for ...
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Range of Electric SOlutions for L-category VEhicles (RESOLVE)

Start date: May 1, 2015, End date: Apr 30, 2018,

RESOLVE proposal aims at enabling the development of a range of cost-effective, energy efficient and comfortable ELVs (Electric L-category Vehicles) that will primarily attract ICE car drivers to switch to ELVs for daily urban commutes.EU cities are increasingly congested due to the demand and usage of motor vehicles that results in emissions and noise levels increase and scarcer parking, affectin ...
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Heavy Duty Gas Engines integrated into Vehicles (HDGAS)

Start date: May 1, 2015, End date: Apr 30, 2018,

The overall objective of HDGAS is to provide breakthroughs in LNG vehicle fuel systems, natural gas and dual fuel engine technologies as well as aftertreatment systems. The developed components and technologies will be integrated in up to three demonstration vehicles that are representative for long haul heavy duty vehicles in the 40 ton ranges. The demonstration vehicles will: a) comply with the ...
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Software Defined Storage for Big Data (IOSTACK)

Start date: Jan 1, 2015, End date: Dec 31, 2017,

The main objective is to create IOStack: a Software Defined Storage toolkit for Big Data on top of the OpenStack platform. IOStack will enable efficient execution of virtualized analytics applications over virtualized storage resources thanks to flexible, automated, and low cost data management models based on software defined storage (SDS). Major challenges are:1) Storage and compute disaggregati ...
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LNG-BC: Liquefied Natural Gas Blue Corridors (LNG BLUE CORRIDORS)

Start date: May 1, 2013, End date: Apr 30, 2017,

"LNG Blue Corridors unites/mobilizes the critical mass of experience (know-how, expertise, (industrial) parties and stakeholders) in LNG transport and infrastructure technology. It involves cooperation between heavy duty vehicle manufacturers, fuel suppliers, fuel distributors and fleet operators. The project includes a first definition of European LNG Blue Corridors, with strategic LNG refuelling ...
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Zero Emission bUs Systems (ZEEUS)

Start date: Nov 1, 2013, End date: Apr 30, 2017,

Electrification of the public transport is a raising trend in Europe, and electric buses are soon expected to enter markets as one of the most interesting options for matching urban environmental targets. Electrification is driven by both economics and politics. However, although technology is not yet fully matured and ready for wide commercialisation, a large demonstration project will facilitat ...
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Support action for Vehicle and Road Automation network (VRA)

Start date: Jul 1, 2013, End date: Dec 31, 2016,

The improvement of sensors, power train control as well as communication, make possible the automation of vehicle driving. Vehicle prototypes are currently capable of driving automatically, in road and urban environment. The automation is provided by systems in the vehicle and/or deployed on the road infrastructure, so that the process is named Vehicle and Road Automation.Partial or full automatio ...
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The objective of the project is to develop co-operative mobility technologies for supervised vehicle platooning, in order to improve fuel efficiency and safety for goods transport. The potential social and environmental benefits inducted by heavy-duty vehicle platoons (or road trains) have been largely proven. However, until now, the creation, coordination, and operation of such platoons have been ...
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Interoperable GCDC AutoMation Experience (i-GAME)

Start date: Oct 1, 2013, End date: Sep 30, 2016,

The objective of i-GAME is to develop technologies that speed-up the real-life implementation of automated driving, which is supported by communication between the vehicles and between vehicles and road-side equipment. These automated systems must be safe and able to cope (to a certain extend) with different circumstances. And the technology must not be too specific to be able to be used in a wide ...
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Electric Vehicles (EV) are subject of many R&D projects aimed at improving their components and overall physical (structural) architecture. In addition, several research projects exist that seek to innovate the overall control system that 'orchestrates' the way all these components perform together in passenger EV.IMPROVE focuses on in-vehicle ICT innovations for commercial (fleet operated) vehicl ...
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The CONVENIENT project targets a 30% reduction of fuel consumption in vehicles for long-distance freight transport by developing an innovative heavy-truck archetype featuring a suite of innovative energy-saving technologies and solutions.From the customer viewpoint, fuel efficiency is top priority because of its significant impact in terms of cost (in the EU, fuel represents about 30% of the Total ...
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Seven European cities (Bordeaux, Copenhagen, Eindhoven-Helmond, Newcastle, Thessaloniki, Verona & Vigo) have joined forces with the objectives of substantially improving road safety, increasing energy efficiency and reducing level of congestions for road transport.In order to address these topics the cities and industrial partners will jointly implement three cooperative services, Road Hazard Warn ...
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"Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells (PEMFCs) are complex nonlinear systems. In order to improve their durability, efficiency and to decrease the cost, time of development, design of new diagnostic tools is crucial.Powerful mathematical models of the dynamic behaviour of PEMFCs are necessary for the design and improvement of diagnostic tools. The project PUMA MIND will enhance the understanding of ...
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Wireless charging for Electic Vehicles (UNPLUGGED)

Start date: Oct 1, 2012, End date: Mar 31, 2015,

UNPLUGGED project aims to investigate how the use of inductive charging of Electric Vehicles (EV) in urban environments improves the convenience and sustainability of car-based mobility. In particular, it will be investigated how smart inductive charging infrastructure can facilitate full EV integration in the urban road systems while improving customer acceptance and perceived practicality. UNPLU ...
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To achieve the aims of reducing energy consumption and CO2 emissions, Fully Electric Vehicle (FEV) needs to reach significant market shares. However, the advent of FEVs in mass production presents new challenges to automotive manufacturers due to the immaturity of the new building blocks, which can reduce FEV's safety and reliability. Among them, is the electric powertrain: i.e. electric traction ...
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"Recent studies suggest that vehicles, driven in electric mode, either hybrid or pure electric vehicles, are considerably quiet and, thus, that they constitute a safety hazard for pedestrians and bicyclists in traffic. It is claimed that such vehicles are not acoustically perceived due to the power unit being exchanged from a combustion engine to electric motors; something that essentially cuts aw ...
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Smart Connected Electro Mobility (smartCEM)

Start date: Jan 1, 2012, End date: Dec 31, 2014,

Four European cities/regions (Barcelona, Gipuzkoa-San Sebastian, Newcastle and Reggio Emilia) have come together to demonstrate the role of ICT solutions for cities and citizens in addressing shortcomings of electro mobility. Electric power solutions have proven to offer a potentially ground-breaking solution for more energy-efficient and less petrol-dependent vehicles and transport systems. The ...
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In this project is considered the possible impact of new European regulations–regarding new tyres safety and environmental performances–on the SMEs working with retreaded tyres. One expected consequence of these on new tyres will be the slow decreasing of the interest on retreaded tyres in the market. This will compromise the future activity of SMEs working in the field, and also determine a fatal ...
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According to the World Health Organisation Global status report on road safety 2009, pedestrians account for more than 19% of road fatalities in the EU-27. It is well known that most accidents with pedestrians are caused by the driver being in alert or misinterpretation of the situation. For that reason advanced forward looking integration safety systems have a high potential to improve safety for ...
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"OPTIBODY, is a new concept of modular structural architecture for electric light trucks or vans (ELTVs) that will focus on the improvement of passive safety in order to help to reduce the number of fatalities and severe injuries.This new structural concept is composed of a chassis; a cabin improving current levels of EVs’ comfort, occupant protection and ergonomics; and a number of add-ons bringi ...
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Advanced Electric Vehicle Architectures (ELVA)

Start date: Dec 1, 2010, End date: May 31, 2013,

"Increasing energy costs and stringent CO2 emission targets drive the growing market opportunity (and societal need) for fully electric vehicles (EVs). The ELVA project focuses on electric cars for city passengers and urban delivery where traffic volume is high and the impact on the local environment is most significant. Knowledge transfer to other vehicle types will be facilitated by a novel desi ...
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The development of road vehicles during the past decade has led to vehicles with improved passive safety. Systems of airbags, seat belts and protective structures have increased safety for the drivers, passengers and lately also pedestrians. Testing programmes for assessment of these passive safety measures have been established. ICT-based safety functions ("active safety") such as electronic sta ...
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"ASSESS mobilises the European research community and car industry to develop a relevant set of test and assessment methods applicable to a wide range of integrated vehicle safety systems. Methods will be developed for driver behavioural aspects, pre crash sensing performance and crash performance under conditions influenced by pre crash driver and vehicle actions. The gained know-how will be impl ...
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"The project aims to encourage a step change in personal transport usage through the development of environmental road trains (platoons).Systems will be developed that will facilitate the safe adoption of road trains on un-modified public highways with full interaction with non-platoon vehicles. These systems will be developed as prototype systems.A scheme will be developed whereby a lead vehicle ...
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Intelligent Dynamics for fully electric vehicles (ID4EV)

Start date: Jun 1, 2010, End date: Oct 31, 2012,

The objective of the ID4EV project is to develop energy efficient and safe brake and chassis systems for the needs of fully electric vehicles and the improvement of active safety and comfort for a faster introduction of fully electric vehicles. These systems will be optimized to the requirements for FEVs. Beside the development and optimization of the most relevant sub-systems of a vehicle with re ...
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Frontal Impact and Compatibility Assessment Research (FIMCAR)

Start date: Oct 1, 2009, End date: Sep 30, 2012,

"For the real life assessment of vehicle’s safety in frontal collision the compatibility (described by the self protection level and the structural interaction) between the opponents is crucial. Although compatibility has been analysed worldwide for years, no final assessment approach was defined. Taking into account the EEVC WG15 and the FP5 VC-COMPAT project activities, two test approaches are t ...
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Child Advanced Safety Project for European Roads (CASPER)

Start date: Apr 1, 2009, End date: May 31, 2012,

"The objectives of CASPER are to reduce fatalities and injuries of children in traffic accidents. A badly injured child or a dead child is everything nobody can tolerate. Children are more and more often involved in all modes of transportations; they have no choice; they are bind to the adult careers, taking for granted that the adults will take good care of them. CASPER will address two main as ...
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Recent figures from WHO and ETSC reveal frightening statistics on road traffic accidents across Europe and beyond • 1.2 million people worldwide are killed in road crashes each year with up to 43,000 dying in Europe • Up to 50 million are injured with at least 600,000 hospital admissions on a European level directly attributed to road traffic accidents. This costs European society approximately 16 ...
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Enabling protection for older children (EPOCH)

Start date: Jan 1, 2009, End date: Dec 31, 2011,

Across most of Europe, children under 3 years must use an appropriate child restraint in any vehicle. If seat belts are fitted, the law now also requires children up to the age of 12 years or up to 150 cm in height to use an appropriate child restraint. Child restraints sold in the EU must conform to UNECE Regulation 44. To date, the regulations in this field have relied on the P series child dum ...
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Testing and Evaluation Methods for ICT-based Safety Systems (eVALUE)

Start date: Jan 1, 2008, End date: Dec 31, 2010,

Going forward to accident free traffic, evaluation and standardised testing methods of ICT-based safety systems are essential. The main focus of the proposed research project is to define objective evaluation and testing methods for ICT-based safety systems. Performance test results presented to the public will help to promote the use of ICT-based safety systems. The project is based on safety sys ...
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"The overall objective of the EAGAR Coordination Action is to benchmark the current public automotive research activities at international level, in particular to benchmark EU countries with North America, Japan, Korea, India, China and other new and emerging economies and to identify potential international cooperation areas. Europe has created a robust methodology to develop good roadmaps, deta ...
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