The Multiannual Roadmap for the EGVI contractual Public-Private Partnership is the document of reference for the implementation of the PPP. Co-drafted at the launch of the initiative in 2013, it takes into account the roadmaps and Strategic Research Agendas from the three European Technology Platforms involved – ERTRACEPoSSSmartGrids.

In addition to the definition of research and development strategy, the cPPP roadmap is also detailing the expected impacts and governance model of the European Green Vehicles Initiative.

One of the main input to the multiannual PPP roadmap is the “Electrification of road transport” roadmap co-published by the three ETPs which is setting the scene, defining clear objectives, and listing the 2020, 2025 and 2030 milestones that require funding or policy action at European level.

Roadmap Scope

With a focus on the energy efficiency of vehicles using alternative powertrains, the EGVI cPPP aims at accelerating research, development and demonstration of technologies allowing the efficient use of energy in road transport.

The topics addressed within the EGVI cPPP concern all the technologies required at various product layers – from modules to systems and vehicles, as well as the integration of resources and the integration into the infrastructures.

The objective of this integrated approach is to cover the entire process chain from resource application to demonstration and creation of services, and to extend research and development to innovation.

More information can be found in the Multiannual Roadmap.

Mission and objectives

The challenge of energy efficiency of vehicles using alternative powertrains relates to several important objectives of the European Union:

Reduction of emissions and improvement of air quality

CO2 emissions reduction and fighting against climate change

Improvement of the energy security and increase the use of renewable energy sources.

The specific objectives of EGVI are:

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To integrate and demonstrate at least 20
innovative powertrains systems / technologies

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To integrate and demonstrate at least 20 innovative solutions in the area of electric storage system, electric components and systems and interfaces between vehicle and infrastructure.

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To contribute to the improvement of the energy transport system efficiency by 50 % from 2010 to 2030, including +80% energy efficiency of urban vehicles and +40% energy efficiency of long distance freight transport.

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The deployment of 5 million Electric
and Hybrid vehicles in the EU by 2020

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Battery lifetime and energy density doubled at 30%
lower cost
 in 2020 compared to 2009 Li-ion technology.

By developing energy efficient road transport vehicles, the initiative will not only address the societal challenge of sustainable transport and decarbonisation of the road transport system, it will also have a major impact on the innovative strength and global competitiveness of the European economy. Hence, the partnership is bringing a key contribution to growth and jobs across the continent.