Final Conference - 29th June 2017 @VOLVO

The TRANSFORMERS consortium is pleased to invite you to the TRANSFORMERS Final Conference.
The consortium have developed and demonstrated two innovative semi-trailers:

  • an energy efficiency (HoD) trailer
  • a load optimisation trailer

The innovations on the energy efficiency trailer include a trailer mounted, “Hybrid on Demand” electric driveline, and various innovative measures to optimise the aerodynamics of the complete vehicle. The load optimisation trailer includes innovative solutions to increase the loading efficiency, and also includes innovative aerodynamic improvements. Since summer 2016 the TRANSFORMERS vehicles have been seen on roads across Europe, and at the Final Conference, we are proud to explain the innovations, the results that we have achieved, and our vision for the future.


An impression of what you can expect   

  • Presentation of the goals and achievements of the TRANSFORMERS project   
  • Industry requirements & KPI for transport logistics   
  • Explanation of the Hybrid On Demand and Load Optimised trailer innovations and developments   
  • Results from simulations, track and public road testing   
  • Evaluation of the business cases that support the commercialisation of the TRANSFORMERS innovations   
  • Future concepts in Road Freight Transport
  • Key note speaker: Lars Stenqvist - Executive Vice President of the Volvo Group Trucks Technology & Volvo Group Chief Technology Officer



Conference information

VOLVO Trucks Experience Centre, Göthenborg, Sweden
Please note that only registered visitors can participate at the event.

Thursday 29th June 2017 from 9:00-17:00

A full day programme will be provided to you after registration to the event. An impression is given above. Lunch is included.

Transfer & Hotel:
Transportation is offered from Gothenburg city to the conference venue. You can also come by car.
A number of rooms are available at Hotel Gothia Towers in the centre of Gothenburg (around €130 for a single room).
Necessary information will be send to you after registration

Looking forward to meeting you there!




HoD Trailer awarded [SCB]
TRANSFORMERS Final Conference


Facts & Figures

  • Full name: Configurable and Adaptable Trucks and Trailers for Optimal Transport Efficiency
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Start date: 1 September 2013
  • Total budget: 7.9 M€
  • EC Funding: 5.2 M€


  • Develop and demonstrate Hybrid-on-Demand Driveline for Truck-trailer Combination
  • Develop innovative complete vehicle aerodynamic measures
  • Develop innovative loading efficiency measures