Issues and challenges
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- A tyre revolution
- A new generation of car tyres is being made with a list of intriguing ingredients. Peter Snel, group head of R&D at Dutch tyre specialist Apollo Tyres, detailed some of the differences: "We have a tyre here where we have some Guayule rubber in the tyre, instead of the normal natural rubber that we use as standard in our tyres. Here we have a tyre where we have dandelion latex in the tyre instead of the normal natural rubber."
- Satellite applications for emergency handling, traffic alerts, road safety and incident prevention
- With supporting infrastructure and applications in place, SafeTRIP technology could allow automatic payment of road-user charges (such as road tolls or congestion charges) across Europe or give passengers the ability to look for hotels or restaurants and book them while on the move.
City Logistics Research, a Transatlantic Perspective
Published on: 28/01/2014
FP7 final call round-up
Published on: 23/01/2014
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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 ...