The ETPC Network workshop, held in Brussels last Friday 2nd of March, was a very interesting and fruitful event, with many stakeholders participating and sharing news, lessons learnt and information on upcoming projects.
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On May 9, ERTICO will organise a European Parliamentary breakfast meeting to give MEPs an insight into the perspectives of automated mobility applied to freight road transport. The European ITS stakeholder community , will come together at the EP to present the Truck Platooning challenges at stake.
The Netherlands has made smart mobility the central theme for the Informal Transport Council during the 2016 EU Presidency. This meeting, on 14 April, brought together 28 European transport ministers in the Amsterdam Maritime Museum. Among others they signed the Declaration of Amsterdam (video).
The EU Truck Platooning Challenge on 6 April was a meaningful start to putting truck platooning on the map. In the Netherlands preparations start up for real life business cases in early 2017. Stakeholders meet in Utrecht (31 May) to discuss potential start-up qualifications for pilot projects.
The EU Truck Platooning Challenge 2016 will be on the agenda at the ITS European Congress (6-9 June) in Glasgow and at TEN-T Days (20-22 June) in Rotterdam. Findings and results from the Challenge will also be shared in a booklet packed with the lessons learnt.
On Monday 6 June the EU Truck Platooning Challenge will be present at the ITS European Congress in Glasgow. The Challenge team will organise a Next Step meeting discussing next steps to take towards realising platooning in Europe and the start of real life business cases in the Netherlands (2017).
The 16th edition of TENT-T days is scheduled for 20 to 22 June in Rotterdam. More than 1,300 participants have already registered. The EU Truck Platooning Challenge will also have a presence.
‘Trains’ of trucks (truck platooning) will be driving on our motorways before the end of the year. Large companies such as Albert Heijn, Jumbo and Unilever are embracing this innovative concept. Preparations for the first real practice tests are already underway.
Within the framework of the European Truck Platooning Challenge 2016 two MAN trucks covered around 900 kilometers from Munich to Rotterdam in a platoon. MAN project manager Daniel Heyes and his team speak about the challenges of the project.