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Networked action for zero emissions: FVV publishes its new Annual Magazine »PrimeMovers. 2021«

The research association FVV publishes its new annual magazine 2021 »Networked action for zero emissions« including the latest reports on Industrial Collective Research (IGF) for the transformation of...

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Energy transition of transport: Valid insights can only be obtained by simulations of the entire energy system

FVV presented in early October the next report of its fuel studies series in an online seminar in autumn // In addition to comparative environmental, economic and societal costs and many ecological...

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Where do Germany and Europe stand in terms of fuel cell technologies for mobile applications?

There is a good chance that fuel cell technology can achieve a break-through in mobile applications // Its technological maturity in the automotive industry, its potential for synergies with other...

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NOW Annual Report 2020 published

The mission statement of NOW GmbH is a climate-neutral society. We support the federal government in its climate and industrial policy goals by coordinating funding programmes open to all technologies...

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13th International Expert Forum | E-MOTIVE 2021 by FVA | CfP

Call for Papers for the Online Conference on Electric Mobility and EV Powertrain & Drive Systems (21 to 23 September 2021): Submit your abstract until 30 April 2021

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MTZ Project Reports: Optimization of the Engine Water Jacket from Concept to Production-ready Level

By using complex thermal management strategies, it is possible to make the heat distribution of the engine more accurate and dynamic, thus increasing efficiency. As part of the FVV project “Accurate...

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WKM: The transformation of mobility requires a clear openness to technology in the political arena

Scientists call for a non-ideological debate on appropriate pathways to implement carbon-neutral powertrain technologies for passenger cars and commercial vehicles // Together with a mandatory...

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SocioMotion: FVV launches science dialogue on technology acceptance

Will the combustion engine have a long-term potential in the market or should we expect electric vehicles to reach 100% market share? Will robotaxis come to dominate the mobility landscape without...

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Innovation pitch "Hydrogen Republic of Germany" - basic research strengthens Germany's technological leadership

Federal Ministry of Education and Research starts funding 16 basic hydrogen research projects with 56 million euros // 48 litres of hydrogen are bound in these 80 ml of liquid (LOHC). Enough energy to...

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AiF appoints members of the Committee on Education, Research and Technology Assessment to the Senate

The German Federation of Industrial Research Associations "Otto von Guericke" e. V. appoints the members of the German Bundestag (MdB) Dr Anna Christmann (Bündnis 90/Die Grünen) and René Röspel (SPD)...

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Expert Commission on Research and Innovation publishes new yearly report for 2021

On 24 February, the Expert Commission on Research and Innovation (EFI) presented its 2021 report on Germany's research, innovation and technological performance to Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel //...

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NPM’s second progress report highlights importance of innovations for the transition to sustainable mobility

NPM’s key concern: an integrated view of mobility and user needs // Shaping transformation with innovations: the progress report 2020 gives an insight into the work of the NPM’s working groups over...

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