With the support of the Lifelong Learning programme of the European Union


State of technology, infrastructure and standards

Present and predictable technology developments are assessed, concerning:

  • Electric drives / Motors / Power electronics
  • Electrochemical storage systems
  • Thermal-electric / hybrid systems

Standards and Regulations existing and under study are considered, as guide line to be followed for technology development, vehicle operations, maintenance and assistance, interaction with infrastructure.

Key aspects as safety, energy, environment, materials, and cost of resources are considered over the whole life cycle of the vehicle. Standards related to the various areas of the vehicle, infrastructure included are addressed as well.

The status will be continuously updated, according to the progress of the technology and the infrastructure development.