Why does diesel power well over 90% of all trucks, vans and buses on the roads today? What will it take to increase the market uptake of alternatively-powered vehicles in the future?
Watch this animated video to learn more about the potential of the full range of powertrain options available for trucks, vans and buses. These include conventional combustion engines running on diesel or petrol and alternative drives, fuelled by biofuels, natural gas and hydrogen, as well as electric and hybrid-electric technologies.
Sharing vehicle-generated data can have added value for drivers. But at the same time, people may also have legitimate concerns about how this data is shared and protected.
These interviews discuss the best means of providing safe and secure third-party access to vehicle-generated data and explain why allowing direct access to in-vehicle data would pose serious security and safety risks to both the vehicle and its occupants.
As well as the heavy-duty vehicles themselves, vehicle components, trailers, alternative fuels, transport logistics and infrastructure all play a decisive role in bringing down CO2 emissions from road transport as part of an ‘integrated approach’.
Connected and automated driving is rapidly shaping the automobile industry's future, creating new areas of business with new players, thereby impacting existing business models. It also promises a whole new potential for safe, efficient, comfortable and environmentally-friendly mobility.
What digital infrastructure will be needed for the cars of the future? How can this data be shared in a controlled and secure manner? How can we best secure personal data?
Europe's truck manufacturers emphasise the importance of innovation to an industry that is making huge strides in the safety and fuel-efficiency of its vehicles. Cooperation on innovation today will deliver the truck of the future tomorrow.