The Schmitz Cargobull -TRANSFORMERS- Trailer awarded

The German newspaper 'Transport' has awarded the winners of the European Transport Award for Sustainability 2018.

The prize was awarded to 16 companies for their outstanding and sustainable performance within the commercial vehicle industry. In addition, six companies received a special price for the forwarding and transport logistics industry. To read the complete article (in German) click here.

In the category bodies and trailers Schmitz Cargobull was awarded with the TRANSFORMERS Hybrid-on-Demand (HoD) Trailer.
More information about this HoD trailer is to be found in Deliverable 4.5 (which is to be downloaded as a public summary) and at this page.

TRANSFORMERS_HoD_1_Normal with text

TRANSFORMERS_HoD_2_Lowered Roof with text


The winners of the European Transport Award for Sustainability 2018 on the stage of the Feiheizhalle in Munich



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