With its Transport Program, the DLR is the second largest institutionally funded transport research body in Europe: 26 DLR institutes follow a systematic, programmatic approach. It uses networks and synergies – with national and international facilities and economic and political bodies – to develop concrete solutions for a sustainable transport system.

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EUFAL: Electric Urban Freight and Logistics

Although it is commonly believed that EVs are suited to perform last mile deliveries in particular in urban areas, only some companies make use of electric delivery vehicles. Up to now, electric vehicles have been considered as perfect substitutes of conventional vehicles. But...

HI-DRIVE

HI-DRIVE addresses a number of key challenges that currently hinder the progress of vehicle automation developments Hi-Drive addresses a number of key challenges, which are currently hindering the progress of developments in vehicle automation. Our key aim is to advance the state...