News 27/09/2018

EGVI Project Monitoring Report 2017

2017 accomplishments by EGVI cPPP. EGVI Project Monitoring report 2017 has come out! 2017 has been a year of very busy year for the partnership. A lot of activities were carried out at many differe...
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News 20/09/2018

#H2020RTR18 European Conference: Results from Road Transport Research in H2020 projects

It is back for a 2nd edition! Block you agenda: 28 & 29 November 2018 - Brussels. Registrations are now open   ERTRAC, EGVIA and the European Commission are delighted to...
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News 25/06/2018

#EVinthegrid2018 Workshop

Presentations available now! More than 10 years ago, EVs were an exception on the market. Today, they are a fully integrated in the vehicles offer: increasing number of EVs are sold annually an...
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News 20/06/2018

EGVIA Workshop EVs and their integration into the grid. State of play and challenges – 20.06.2018 – Brussels

Challenges and potential solutions for a large scale uptake of electro-mobility in Europe will be at the heart of the discussions during this workshop, especially focusing on the challenges of E...
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News 27/04/2018

MAIN EGVIA HIGHLIGHT @ #TRA2018 – VIENNA

Check out what TRA 2018 brought to EGVIA. More than 3,500 visitors, 100 sessions organised and given throughout the 4 days, 8,500 minutes of scientific discussion and amongst more t...
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News 24/04/2018

Lightweight electric could soon be a common sight. How?

Read about RESOLVE and ESPRIT projects contribution In Horizon Magazine, discover the full article on how fleets of compact e-vehicles could help air pollution. RESOLVE and ESPRIT ...
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News 16/04/2018

EGVI cPPP Project Portfolio 2018 edition

It is now available! The present edition of the portfolio contains the full list of projects launched under the framework of the Green Vehicle Initiative (2014 - 2017) The hard copy of...
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News 05/04/2018

TRA 2018 – Vienna – April 16th to 19th

From 16th to 19th April, EGVIA will be at the Transport Research Arena - TRA - taking place in Vienna. With ERTRAC, EGVIA will co-host the stand G04.
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News 30/03/2018

“Factories of the Future for Automotive” – Insights to results from key European projects to be exploited in the Automotive Industry

Brussels, 28.02.2018, EGVIA organised jointly with ERTRAC and EFFRA the "Factories of the Future for Automotive” workshop. It was an opportunity to gain insight into key European-funded projects being conducted within the context of Factories-of-the-Future cPPP, and potential exploitable results for the automotive industry.
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News 26/03/2018

Report from EC on R&I recommendations for battery cell

The report from the European Commission on R&I recommendations for battery cell sets out short and medium-term priorities - including several recommendations on Europe’s transition to a low-emission transport and a sustainable energy economy.
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News 27/02/2018

OVERVIEW – 1st European conference (with the support of the EC) Results from road transport research in H2020 projects November 29 – 30, 2017

With the support of the European Commission, EGVIA & ERTRAC organised the 1st European-wide conference to showcase the results of selected H2020 funded projects on road transport related areas.
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News 20/12/2017

Updates on the Solutions partnership and the UEMI: Urban Change Maker!

Newsletter providing updates on recent events of the UEMI and its cooperation with other sustainable mobility initiatives.
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News 19/12/2017

TRA-Newsletter, Issue 08, December 2017

Check out the latest news concerning TRA Conference 2018.
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News 14/12/2017

Outcomes of the ERTRAC-EGVIA 1st European Conference on results from road transport research projects in H2020 (#H2020RTR)

Last 29th and 30th November, together with the support from the European Commission, ERTRAC and EGVIA organised the very first conference on results from Road Transport Research projects in H2020.
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23/11/2017

TRA2018 is now open for registration

2018 edition of Transport Research Arena to be held on 16 - 19th April 2018 in Vienna

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News 21/11/2017

EGVIA reaction to the mid term evaluation report of the cPPPs

The European Green Vehicles Initiative Association (EGVIA) has been informed about the mid-term evaluation report performed by the independent expert group and published in October 2017. This documen...
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News 14/11/2017

Calling all EU-funded R&I projects: Showcase your project!

Are you a project manager of a EU H2020 funded research? Do you want to increase your project visibility?
DG Research and Innovation wants to help you!

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News 27/10/2017

Publication of the 2018-2020 Work Programme

The EGVI Call and the Transport Work Programme 2018-2020 were officialy published by the European Commission on 27th October. 

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News 27/09/2017

Battery and Hydrogen Electric Vehicles for zero emission transport

While decarbonisation of the European transport sector remains a challenge for the upcoming years, EGVIA (European Green Vehicles Initiative Association) and HE (Hydrogen Europe Association) signed a common paper aiming at clarifying the complementarities and specific nature of the technological areas covered by the two technologies.

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News 19/09/2017

EGVIA – ERTRAC 1st European Conference Results from road transport research in H2020 projects

29 & 30 November 2017 - Brussels. Registration is open!
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News 15/09/2017

New Joint Electrification of Road Transport Roadmap published

The 3rd edition of the document is extending the outlook until 2030, such that it can serve as an input for the strategic discussion about the next Framework Programme.

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News 09/06/2017

Brief – EGVIA’s HDTrucks 2017 Workshop

European funded project results: Reduction of CO2 emissions from Heavy-Duty Trucks

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News 15/05/2017

EMEurope Call 2016 – Call for Experts

Invitation to international experts to assess EMEurope Call 2016 proposals. Deadline extended to 9 June 2017.

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News 10/04/2017

European Transport Innovation Challenge 2017

Award for young transport innovators!

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News 21/03/2017

TRA 2018 – Call for abstracts

The Call for Abstracts for the TRA2018 is open! 

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Press Release 13/03/2017

ERTRAC 2017 Annual conference – Press release

Digitalisation & Decarbonisation: towards the future European transport system - Outcome of ERTRAC's annual conference 2017

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News 20/02/2017

UEMI/SOLUTIONS: Call for Urban Change Makers

The Urban Electric Mobility Initiative (UEMI) and the urban mobility SOLUTIONS network are calling for cities from Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America to become involved as leading city, take-up city or training participants. 

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News 27/01/2017

European-funded competition TRA VISIONS 2018

TRA VISIONS 2018 invites Young and Senior researchers from all over Europe to submit innovative transport concepts.

The European-funded competition TRA VISIONS 2018 has started its ideation phase. Young and senior researchers throughout Europe are invited to submit innovative concepts on future transport matters until the end of October 2017 in order to enhance efficient and sustainable transport and mobility of people and goods.

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News 23/01/2017

New Research & Innovation Roadmap Smart Networks for Energy Transition: 2.5 billion euros investment in R&I over next 10 years to help manage Europe’s Energy Transition

The new 10 year ETIP SNET Research & Innovation (R&I) Roadmap 2017-26 provides the system view to the entire energy transition by addressing a scope larger than smart electricity grids: It also encompasses interactions with the gas and heat networks and focuses on integration of all flexibility solutions into the power system, including energy storage technologies.
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Press Release 14/12/2016

New European Platform Smart Networks for Energy Transition R&I kicks off six Working Groups

A call for Working Groups experts is about to be launched over the next month
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News 26/10/2016

Job offer – Communication officer

EGVIA and ERTRAC are looking for an external support of their communication activities.

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News 24/10/2016

Joint EC & EGVIA workshop for advanced automotive batteries research – European projects’ contributions to the key user requirements

On October 12th, the European Commission and EGVIA (European Green Vehicles Initiative Association) organised a joint workshop for advanced automotive batteries research – European projects’ contributions to the key user requirements. 

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News 26/07/2016

Update of the EGVI Work Programme 2016-2017

The European Commission updated the 2017 work programme of Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation scheme, which will invest €8.5 billion in research and innovation next year.

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News 26/04/2016

TRA 2016 – Invited session on Impact assessment and success stories from Green Cars Initiative

On 20th April - in the framework of TRA 2016 - EGVIA organised a successful workshop to present the main findings of the impact assessment of the European Green Cars Inititiative. 

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News 20/04/2016

Publication of the impact assessment of the European Green Cars Initiative

Launched at the peak of the financial crisis, in 2008, the European Green Cars Initiative has funded 113 collaborative R&I projects in various areas such as batteries ageing and energy density, safety improvement, lightweight vehicles, energy efficient long-distance transport …

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News 08/02/2016

The European Commission is launching two Horizon Prizes

The European Commission will award €1.5 million for the best technology retrofitting existing diesel engines without increasing fuel consumption; and €3.5 million for a fully innovative conventional fuel engine and powertrain technology for future vehicles. The expected impact is to reduce emissions of pollutants under real driving conditions to the lowest level possible while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. 

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News 09/11/2015

Stephan Neugebauer from BMW nominated new Chairman of EGVIA

EGVIA has nominated a new Chairman: Stephan Neugebauer, from the BMW group. Dr Neugebauer has been elected during the last EGVIA General Assembly meeting on 23rd October.

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News 09/11/2015

TRA 2016 – Registration opening

The registration to the TRA - Transport Research Arena 2016 is now open.

TRA is the most important transport research event in Europe, gathering every 2 years the key stakeholders: researchers, experts, operators, industry and policy-makers. The 2016 edition will take place in Warsaw, Poland from 18th to 21st April2016. 

Early birds are available until 15th February 2016.

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News 15/10/2015

Publication of the EGVI call and Transport Work Programme 2016-2017

The EGVI Call and the Transport Work Programme 2016-2017 were officialy published by the European Commission on Wednesday 14th October.

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Press Release 20/07/2015

Collaboration Agreement signed between JRC and EGVIA on electric vehicle battery testing

On July 16th, the Joint Research Center and EGVIA signed a Collaboration Agreement on battery testing.

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News 25/02/2015

Publication – Electric Vehicle Batteries: Moving from Research towards Innovation

This edited volume presents research results of the PPP European Green Vehicle Initiative (EGVI), focusing on electric vehicle batteries.

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News 29/10/2014

Save-the-date: ERTRAC 2015 Conference

The ERTRAC 2015 Annual conference will take place on the 3rd of March 2015 in Brussels. This event will be organised with the support of EGVIA.

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News 24/10/2014

New EGVIA Chairmanship / Endorsement of new EGVIA Members

Jean-Luc di Paola-Galloni (Valeo) was nominated Acting Chairman by the General Assembly of EGVIA. He succeeds Wolfgang Steiger (Volkswagen) who retired on 1st October after serving for many years as Chairman of the EGCI / EGVI PPP and EGVIA.

On the same occasion, the General Assembly endorsed three new members - Daimler Trucks, the University of Bologna, and the University of Warwick - bringing the EGVIA membership to 78 members. To see the full list of members, click here.

We wish them a fruitful collaboration within EGVIA, and express many thanks to Wolfgang Steiger for his dedicated work in initiating and guiding the EGCI / EGVI PPP and EGVIA over the past six years.

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News 23/10/2014

Information Day on the EGVI PPP took place on 21 October 2014

An Information Day on the Green Vehicles Initiative and other research PPPs was organised by the European Commission on 21 October 2014, in Brussels. The aim of this event was to give the research community an overview of ongoing activities in Horizon 2020, and to support the preparation of proposals for the 2015 calls.

A specific session dedicated to the Green Vehicles Initiative took place in the afternoon and was followed by a brokerage and networking event, supported by the European Green Vehicles Initiative Association.

The video of the event and the slides presented during the sessions are available for consultation.

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News 09/07/2014

EGVI Expert Workshop on ‘Testing of EV’ took place on 3 July 2014

The EGVI Expert Workshop on ‘Testing of Electric Vehicle Performance and Safety’ was organised on Thursday 3 July 2014, in Brussels.

More information about this event is available on the following webpage.

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News 12/05/2014

Call for posters – EGVI Expert Workshop on Testing of EV – 3 July 2014

An EGVI expert workshop dedicated to the topic of 'Testing of Electric Vehicle Performance and Safety' will be held in Brussels on 3 July 2014. All experts of the stakeholder community of the European Green Vehicles Initiative are invited to propose a poster on testing activities related to the topic of the workshop.

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News 25/04/2014

TRA Conference 2014 took place on 14-17 April, in Paris

TRA 2014 brought together almost 3,000 participants from Europe and beyond, and from various backgrounds, around the theme «Transport Solutions: From Research to Deployment». 

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News 26/03/2014

GO4SEM project launched in September 2013

GO4SEM - Global Opportunities for small/medium enterprises in electro-mobility.

This two-year project started on September 2013. It involves partners from Belgium, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, Luxembourg, Spain and Romania. And include European associations, industrial and academic partners. This project is funded by the European Commission (DG CONNECT - Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology). Interested European SME or SME clusters willing to become part of the e-mobility SME community are welcome to register for the newsletter on the project website. There are also possibilities to join the project as an associated member.

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News 14/03/2014

EV City Casebook 2014 – Call for nominations open until 31 March 2014

The new EV City Casebook seeks nominations for 50 BIG Ideas that will shape the future of electric mobility. It aims at highlighting examples of transformative policies, technologies, projects and business models.

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News 22/01/2014

EGVI Expert Workshop on ‘Post Li-Ion Batteries’ took place on 21 January 2014

A European Green Vehicles Initiative expert workshop dedicated to the topic of 'post lithium ion batteries for electric automotive applications' was held in Brussels on 21 January 2014, with the objective to discuss the current state of European and national research activities in the domain, and identify the needs and challenges to be addressed in future European research and innovation projects in the framework of Horizon 2020.

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News 15/01/2014

European Electric Vehicle Congress (EEVC) 2014 – Call for presentations

The European Electric Vehicle Congress 2014 will take place from 2 to 5 December 2014, in Brussels. Presentation proposals must be submitted online before 15 June 2014.
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News 18/12/2013

Information Days on the EGVI PPP on 16-17 December 2013

The Information Days of the Research PPPs on Green Vehicles, Factories of the Future, Energy-efficient Buildings and Sustainable Process Industry were hold in Brussels on Monday 16 and Tuesday 17 December 2013.

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News 17/12/2013

Official launch of the EGVI PPP on 17 December 2013

The European Green Vehicles Initiative contractual public private partnership was launched on Tuesday 17 December, with the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding between Mr. Wolfgang Steiger, representing EGVIA, and Mrs. Maire Geoghegan-Quinn, EU Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science.

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News 11/12/2013

Publication of the EGVI Call and Transport Work Programme 2014-2015

The EGVI Call and the Transport Work Programme 2014-2015 were officialy published by the European Commission on Wednesday 11 December.

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News 05/09/2013

Joint EC / EGCI Workshop on EV Systems Architecture and Standardization Needs

In continuation of a series of successful expert workshops bringing together the FEV stakeholder community to engage in focused discussions of currently relevant R&I topics, an expert workshop on E/E architecture of electric vehicles and FEV standardization needs will be held on 23 October 2013 in Brussels.
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News 21/08/2013

AMAA 2014 Call for Papers published

18th International Forum on Advanced Microsystems for Automotive Applications Smart Systems for Safe, Clean, and Automated Vehicles 23-24 June 2014, Berlin, Germany
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News 15/07/2013

EV Batteries: Moving from Research Towards Innovation

Joint EC / European Green Cars Initiative Workshop 2013 - 10 April 2013, Brussels
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News 12/06/2013

Find out about the results of the projects of the European Green Cars Initiative

A new regular feature, the 'Project highlight of the month', aims to report on new developments, breakthroughs and results of the projects of the European Green Cars Initiative. The first project to b...
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News 12/04/2013

Final Version of Multiannual Roadmap of the European Green Vehicles Initiative PPP in Horizon 2020

The draft of the EGVI MAP, the roadmap for the contractual public-private partnership European Green Vehicles Initiative to be implemented in Horizon 2020, has been discussed at the Stakeholder Consul...
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News 01/08/2012

Consultation on the European Green Vehicles Initiative PPP

The successor of the European Green Cars Initiative PPP implemented in FP7, the contractual public-private partnership European Green Vehicles Initiative is in preparation for implementation in Horizo...
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News 31/07/2012

PPPs Information Days 2012 held by the European Commission

On 09-10 July 2012 the European Commission held the FP7 Information Days for the Public Private Partnerships on 'Energy-efficient Buildings, Factories of the Future and Green Cars'. This event was sp...
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News 29/07/2012

Research PPPs Information Days 2011 held by the European Commission – Presentations Published

On 11-12 July 2011 the European Commission held the FP7 Information Days for the Public Private Partnerships on 'Energy-efficient Buildings, Factories of the Future and Green Cars'. This event was sp...
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News 18/05/2012

DG Infso to become DG Connect

As of 1 July 2012, the Directorate General Information Society and Media (DG Infso) which is one of the European Commission Services involved in the PPP European Green Cars Initiative be known as the Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG Connect).
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News 29/07/2011

Third Round of Calls for Proposals of the PPP European Green Cars Initiative Published

On 20 July 2011 the European Commission published the Third Round of Calls for Proposals of the PPP European Green Cars Initiative covering aspects of the Transport and ICT themes of the 7th Framew...
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News 04/07/2011

European Green Cars Initiative Shows Products, Projects and Strategies in the European Parliament

High Level Event Green Cars PPP, Workshop "Portfolio of European Green Cars Projects", 31 May 2011, Brussels
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News 10/12/2010

Joint EC/EPoSS/ERTRAC Expert Workshop 2010 discussed R&D needs and implementation paths for EV battery manufacturing in Europe

Press Release On 30 November 2010 the European Commission jointly with the European Technology Platform on Smart Systems Integration (EPoSS) and the European Road Transport Advisory Council (ERTR...
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News 13/09/2010

European Green Cars Experts gathered in Berlin

More than 140 leading experts from the automotive, energy and ICT sectors as well as researchers and representatives of public authorities from all about Europe attended a Joint Strategy and Networking Event "Thinking Ahead the PPP European Green Cars Initiative" held on 10 September 2010 at the premises of the European Commission in Berlin, Germany. The event was organized by ICT4FEV, the Europan Technology Platform on Smart Systems Integration (EPoSS) and VDI/VDE-IT. The prupose was to facilitate the building of consortia for the second round of proposals of the European Green Cars Initiative, and to discuss the further implementation of the initiative in FP8.
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News 20/07/2010

2011 Calls of the European Green Cars Initiative published

The European Commission on 20 July published the Calls for Proposals of the second phase of the PPP European Green Cars Initiative covering aspects of the Transport, NMP, ICT and Environment themes of...
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News 09/04/2010

European Green Cars Initiative Ad-Hoc Industrial Advisory Group published recommendations for a EU Strategy on Clean and Energy Efficient Vehicles

Recommendations of the European Green Cars Initiative Ad-Hoc Industrial Advisory Group for a EU Strategy on Clean and Energy Efficient Vehicles...
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News 17/02/2002

EV Experts Calling for EU Battery Research and Manufacturing Capacities

Electric vehicles experts from all around Europe are calling for strengthening research, development and manufacturing activities in the domain of battery cells and systems.
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