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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.

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Vehicle Striping

Monday, June 27, 2016

As from September 2016 you will be able to spot the graphic designs that will be applied to the vehicle combinations, which will be driving on roads across Europe.

 

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Aerodynamic concept

Monday, June 27, 2016

This article is about the aerodynamic measures which will be installed in the Transformers energy efficiency prototype.

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Holistic Simulation

Monday, June 27, 2016

The idea of the holistic simulation approach is to simulate the whole driveline of the Transformers Truck/Trailer in one model, including environment information, aerodynamic effects and hybrid-on-demand (HoD) components.

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Progress report

Monday, June 27, 2016

Progress report on the Electric Hybrid-on-Demand Framework

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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.

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News

European Truck Platooning Challenge 2016
Vehicle Striping

Events

April 16, 2018
Transport Research Arena 2018

Facts & Figures

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

Objectives 

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