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Future Mobility Lab




Within the scope of the joint research project “ecoDriver”, funded by the European Commission, the Institut für Kraftfahrzeuge (ika) of the RWTH Aachen University investigates an improved design of the Human-Machine-Interface (HMI) to encourage green driving, aiming to reduce fuel consumption in a long-term observation.

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eCoMove is an EC-funded project within the 7th framework programme that will create an integrated solution for road transport energy efficiency by developing tools to help drivers sustainably reduce unnecessary fuel consumption (and thus CO₂ emissions), and to help road operators manage traffic in the most energy efficient way.

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Until 2017, it is planned to setup 600 CCS rapid-charging stations which will load batteries up to 80 percent of their maximum capacity within less than thirty minutes.

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