HoD Trailer awarded [SCB]

Monday, December 11, 2017

The Schmitz Cargobull -TRANSFORMERS- Trailer has been awarded with the European Transport Award for Sustainability 2018, issued by the newspaper Transport.

Read more

TRANSFORMERS Final Conference

Tuesday, July 04, 2017

At 29 June the TRANSFORMERS Final Conference has been held at Volvo premises in Gothenburg. More than 100 people from more then 50 different organisations, from over 15 different countries visited the event. 

Read more

European Truck Platooning Challenge 2016

Monday, August 15, 2016

The European Shippers' Council (ESC) represents the logistic interests of manufacturers, retailers and wholesalers, collectively referred to as shippers. In the article about 'European Truck Platooning Challenge 2016' a reference has been made to the TRANSFORMERS project.

Read more

Newsletter #4

Monday, June 27, 2016

In this fourth edition of the TRANSFORMERS Newsletter we focus on the key innovations in the energy efficiency trailer including the aerodynamic optimisation of the overall vehicle combination, and the trailer mounted “Hybrid on demand” electric driveline.

Read more



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