RWTH Aachen presents e-truck prototypes at the “ADAC Truck Grand Prix”
As part of the BMDV-funded research project “SeLv”, a modular powertrain for trucks has been developed. The “Production Engineering of E-Mobility Components” (PEM) department of RWTH Aachen University presented different electric truck prototypes at the industrial fair of the “International ADAC Truck Grand Prix 2023” at Germany’s Nürburgring racetrack.
BMWK supports construction of three innovative LNG bunkering vessels
Berlin, 23 December 2022 – The Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) is funding the construction of three new bunker ships for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) with a total of approximately 62 million euros.
Consortium formed for developing new process technology to produce Sustainable Aviation Fuel
Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV) in Germany announces funding of EUR 3.1 mn for Methanol-to-SAF (M2SAF) development project. BASF, Thyssenkrupp, OMV, DLR and ASG join M2SAF consortium.
PEM presents fuel cell-capable heavy-duty electric truck
The Chair of ‘Production Engineering of E-Mobility Components’ (PEM) at RWTH Aachen University has presented the first roadworthy prototype of a heavy-duty electric truck to be equipped with a fuel cell to extend range.
Overview and classification of biofuels: New factsheet from NOW GmbH
What are biofuels and what role do they play in reducing emissions from transport? NOW’s biofuels factsheet provides a concentrated overview of figures and definitions, and provides an introduction to the most important aspects of the topic of biofuels.
BMDV supports ramp-up of climate-friendly road freight transport
In a summary of the first funding call on the guideline for funding commercial vehicles with alternative, climate-protecting drives and the associated refuelling and charging infrastructure (KsNI), the Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV) is publishing figures on approved vehicles, charging infrastructure and feasibility studies.
Mobile shore power: Study provides assistance for evaluation of potential in German ports
Commissioned by NOW, the study entitled: ‘Mobile shore power – technological possibilities and prerequisites‘ (Mobile Landstromversorgung – Technologische Möglichkeiten und Voraussetzungen (MoLa)), conducted by consultancies Hanseatic Transport Consultancy and MKO Marine Consulting, evaluates technological possibilities as well as prerequisites for the use of mobile shore power solutions in German ports. It should aid ports in switching to this climate-friendly technology option.