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  • Containers get a redesign to pack more in: Tellibox
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    Shipping containers are crucial for European and global trade and yet concerns about capacity and efficiency and potential environmental drawbacks have led for calls for a redesign. Tellibox, an EU funded project, has done exactly that, successfully demonstrating the MegaSwapBox – a 100 metre-cubed container that can be loaded from three sides and is compatible with multiple transport modes.
  • Are in-vehicle technologies improving road safety?
    As technology advances, vehicle manufacturers are incorporating more and more gadgets such as cell phones, satellite navigators and in-car video systems into vehicles. But what are the effects of these in-vehicle technologies (IVTs) on road safety? Ten European research partners are trying to determine how safe they really are.

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  • Innovation for our future mobility

    The projects showcased in this folder give you an overview of some of the results from European transport research and the impact they could have on our future society and your future mobility.

    The Transport Directorate of the European Commission's DG for Research and Innovation strives to support excellent European research projects in the field ...