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Achieving climate objectives in transport: Ways to electrify heavy-duty commercial vehicles and to use alternative fuels

Road freight transport is responsible for almost one third of domestic greenhouse gas emissions. In order to make its contribution to achieving climate change targets, further measures are needed for...

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How to transform the energy and transport system in the long term while protecting the climate and environment effectively? FVV looks back at the 2020 Autumn Conference

The Research Association for Internal Combustion Engines (FVV) holds its first completely digital conference // Dr. David Bothe, Frontier Economics, talked about the latest orientation study of the...

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Tax incentives for research and development FZuIG: How does the new funding instrument work?

The German law on tax incentives for research and development allows tax benefits for research expenditure. A new certifying body checks the substantive requirements and issues the applicant with a...

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Save the date: #P2X4A: From Production to Application 2021

The international P2X4A conference "From Production to Application" on 12 and 13 October 2021 brings together equipment manufacturers and users to discuss technical challenges, barriers and...

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Expert committee publishes recommendations regarding the use of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles

PHEVs could be trailblazers for electromobility and – by using alternative fuels – part of the drive portfolio of the future // Thanks to PHEVs, the transformation of the existing value networks could...

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FVV Annual Magazine »PrimeMovers. 2020« published

The Research Association for Internal Combustion Engines (FVV) publishes an annual magazine on the occasion of its Annual Meeting 2020 featuring a nuber of selected articles on relevant research...

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AiF Annual Magazine ZOOM 2019/2020 published

The German Federation of Industrial Research Associations (Arbeitsgemeinschaft industrieller Forschungsvereinigungen – AiF) has published its annual magazine ZOOM 2019/2020 // The magazine features...

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Green technologies create green business

Joint study by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and VDMA shows that green technologies enable almost 90 percent less greenhouse gas emissions in industrial applications // The market potential of...

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Fuel Cells - The Powertrain Transition II: New study published by VDMA, FVA and FVV

The Mechanical Engineering Industry Association VDMA together with the Research Associations for Drive Technology (FVA) and Combustion Engines (FVV) publishes trend analysis on the role of fuel cell...

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Accounting for renewable fuels in EU fleet targets – One path to lower CO2 emissions

The fleet targets set by EU CO2 emission legislation for new vehicles are an important element of the EU climate strategy // For the transport sector in Germany, a reduction of greenhouse gas...

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Reducing CO2 in the mobility sector: What really matters is an intelligent mix of alternative powertrains and fuels

In its second interim report, Working Group 2 of the National Platform "Future of Mobility" reviews the contribution that alternative powertrains and fuels can make to reducing CO2 emissions in the...

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