Vehicle manufacturing

Manufacturing of vehicles, in particular in regard to engine, body and light weight design and other material-based components. This section does not include choice of transport (e.g. car sharing - this can be found in the "living/mobility" section) or fuel-based technologies (e.g. electro mobility "this is under "energy/transport")

Innovation: Fire Risks Assessment And Increase Of Passenger Survivability

Last update: 01.11.2013
Demo
The results of the project AIRCRAFTFIRE have different expected impacts on fire safety in aeronautics. The impacts follow the work programme performed by the AIRCRAFTFIRE consortium. AIRCRAFTFIRE will mainly: - evaluate the new fire threat induced by the massive use of composites in aeronautics; - provide flammability, toxicity and burning [...]

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Innovation: European Business And Biodiversity Campaign

Last update: 05.09.2013
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The Campaign consisted of a wide range of awareness raising and information actions. In total about 200 events and presentations have been realized and more than 500.000 people were reached by approaching the private sector and stakeholders: 1. Biodiversity Advocates from the private sector promoting business and biodiversity via taster [...]

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Innovation: Research In New Biomass-Based Composites From Renewable Resources With Improved Properties For Vehicle Parts Moulding

Last update: 29.08.2013
Demo
The consortium has successfully compounded several materials in preparation for developing the cast-sheet extrusion process. Injection moulding of test samples has begun with promising preliminary results. Validation tests of the polymers and of injected samples are also underway. ECOPLAST plans to deliver at least one biocomposite suitable for vehicle validation. [...]

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Innovation: Validation Of An Innovative Automotive Glass Process: Hot Oxygen Combustion And Hot Natural Gas

Last update: 15.08.2013
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Hoxygas technology furnace erection is ongoing. Expected outcomes relate to the validation of a new technology that is capable of reducing the environmental impact of conventional techniques used in producing flat glass. The new technology will decreases the use of oxidisers and fuel consumption and pollutant emissions. The main environmental [...]

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Innovation: Low hull resistance with Air Supported Vessel Technology - Video from BB GREEN tank testing at SSPA

Last update: 24.07.2013
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Impressive low hull resistance with Air Supported Vessel Technology. The ASV concept is patented "world wide". Patent and IPR owner is Effect Ships International AS, Sandefjord, Norway. Exploitation and/or use: Please contact Ulf Tudem. E-mail: ulf.tudem@effectships.com , office phone: + 47 334 65 650, mobile: + 47 908 51311.

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Innovation: European Assessment Of Global Publicly Funded Automotive Research Targets And Approaches

Last update: 16.07.2013
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The FP7 project EAGAR benchmarks the current public automotive research activities at international level, in particular the European Union with North America, Japan, South Korea, India, China and selected other emerging economies. The European Commission has stated objectives to improve the competitive position of the EU for economic benefit. Benchmarking [...]

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