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CO2 REduction for long distance transport

Objective

"The project proposal CORE (CO2 REduction for long distance transport) is a collaborative large-scale integrating project for a call within FP7-SUSTAINABLE SURFACE TRANSPORT (SST)-2011-RTD-1. The project consortium consists of three truck manufactures in Europe, Volvo, Daimler and IVECO, together with 13 other partners in the automotive industry and universities.
The objective is to demonstrate a substantial reduction of CO2 emissions, 15% improved fuel efficiency compared to a EURO V engine and at the same time fulfilling EURO VI emission legislation. By using novel technology and combine them in flexible engines with a high level of precise control, performance advantages will be achieved with improvements in emissions and fuel consumption. The research will focus on efficient air management, combustion and control for the diesel engine, together with optimizing the powertrain layout utilizing electric hybridization, downsizing and electrification of auxiliaries and alternative fuels.
Research to the aftertreatment system is included to further improve the powertrain efficiency. This will be combined improvements to the base engine friction for developing highly efficient drivelines for long distance transports.
CORE is divided into five sub-projects, three that will focus on different engine technologies. These activates are supported by two cross divisional projects where friction reduction and improvements to the NOx aftertreatment technologies are studied. The project results will be assessed by vehicle simulations. Results will be evaluated for legislation test cycles and in real life drive cycles. The project will demonstrate three diesel powertrains and one natural gas truck."

Field of science

  • /engineering and technology/environmental engineering/energy and fuels/fossil energy/gas
  • /social sciences/social and economic geography/transport
  • /engineering and technology/environmental engineering/energy and fuels

Call for proposal

FP7-SST-2011-RTD-1
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Funding Scheme

CP-IP - Large-scale integrating project

Coordinator

VOLVO TECHNOLOGY AB
Address
Gotaverksgatan 10
405 08 Goteborg
Sweden
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 1 539 016
Administrative Contact
Johan Engström (Dr.)

Participants (15)

CENTRO RICERCHE FIAT SCPA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 1 997 300
Address
Strada Torino 50
10043 Orbassano
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Massimo Casali (Dr.)
CHALMERS TEKNISKA HOEGSKOLA AB
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 225 000
Address
-
41296 Goeteborg
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Katarina Ekman (Ms.)
DAIMLER AG
Germany
EU contribution
€ 2 026 172
Address
Mercedesstrasse 137
70327 Stuttgart
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Bernhard Kolb (Mr.)
FEDERAL-MOGUL BURSCHEID GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 390 050
Address
Buergermeister-schmidt-strasse 17
51399 Burscheid
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Steffen Hoppe (Dr.)
GOTTFRIED WILHELM LEIBNIZ UNIVERSITAET HANNOVER
Germany
EU contribution
€ 74 640
Address
Welfengarten 1
30167 Hannover
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Friedrich Dinkelacker (Prof.)
HONEYWELL TECHNOLOGIES SARL
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 449 953
Address
Route Du Bois 37
1024 Eclubens - Vd
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Chris Holt (Mr.)
INGENIEURGESELLSCHAFT FUER AUTO UND VERKEHR GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 487 690
Address
Carnotstrasse 1
10587 Berlin
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Alexandra Junker (Ms.)
JOHNSON MATTHEY PLC
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 205 156
Address
Farringdon Street 25 5Th Floor
EC4A 4AB London
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
åsa Johansson (Dr.)
JRC -JOINT RESEARCH CENTRE- EUROPEAN COMMISSION
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 125 010
Address
Rue De La Loi 200
1049 Brussels
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Giorgio Martini (Mr.)
METATRON SPA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 209 400
Address
Via Angelelli 61
40013 Castel Maggiore Bologna
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Roberto Venturi (Mr.)
POLITECNICO DI MILANO
Italy
EU contribution
€ 129 698
Address
Piazza Leonardo Da Vinci 32
20133 Milano
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Matilde Cambiaghi (Ms.)
POLITECNICO DI TORINO
Italy
EU contribution
€ 150 000
Address
Corso Duca Degli Abruzzi 24
10129 Torino
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Ezio Spessa (Prof.)
RHODIA OPERATIONS
France
EU contribution
€ 155 006
Address
25 Rue De Clichy
75009 Paris
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Emmanuel Rohart (Dr.)
RICARDO CONSULTING ENGINEERS LIMITED
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 546 500
Address
Bridge Works
BN43 5FG Shoreham By Sea
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Chris Such (Mr.)
UMICORE AG & CO KG
Germany
EU contribution
€ 188 435
Address
Rodenbacher Chausee 4
63457 Hanau Wolfgang
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Juergen Bachmann (Mr.)