18 01, 2021

Project and Advisory Board meetings 2021

2021-01-18T09:32:40+00:00January 18th, 2021|

On 12 January, the Consortium held its General Assembly meeting online. The technical progress have been presented and discussed in detail. The project is at a crucial stage and progressing [...]

10 12, 2020

Replay available: ACHILES at the H2020RTR20 conference

2020-12-11T08:03:03+00:00December 10th, 2020|

Dr. Thomas Geury, the technical manager of ACHILES has presented the concept and results of the project at the H2020 road transport research results conference on 1 December. After the [...]

6 11, 2020

The ACHILES Brake system concept

2020-12-14T13:26:08+00:00November 6th, 2020|

Running an electric vehicle efficiently means avoiding frictional braking whenever possible. Deceleration only by the regeneration mode of the electric engine is sufficient for most of the standard vehicle use [...]

6 11, 2020

Rapid design and optimisation using low-fidelity models and their control strategies

2020-12-14T13:29:03+00:00November 6th, 2020|

Within the ACHILES project, low-fidelity models and control strategies have been developed for a generic representation of the Chassis systems. They will be used in the simulation environment to optimize [...]

6 11, 2020

The ACHILES Virtual Simulation Platform

2020-11-06T08:41:39+00:00November 6th, 2020|

Prior to the physical integration into the demonstrator, a digital twin (see image below) of the overall vehicle using high fidelity models is being integrated on the ACHILES virtual simulation [...]

6 11, 2020

Progress towards validation of the ACHILES concept

2020-11-06T08:39:52+00:00November 6th, 2020|

The ACHILES partners defined 52 tests for components and subsystems. The tests goals are to validate: the new wheel and brake concept; the central computing platform; the vehicle dynamics; and [...]

21 10, 2020

ACHILES at the H2020 road transport research results conference

2020-10-21T12:18:04+00:00October 21st, 2020|

The project coordinator VUB will present an overview on the ACHILES innovations at the H2020 road transport research results conference on 1 December, in the session between 9:30 and 12:30. [...]

13 03, 2020

ACHILES at GoMobility Exhibition

2020-03-13T14:44:47+00:00March 13th, 2020|

ACHILES project partner TECNALIA represented the project consortium at the GoMobility on 11 March.  ACHILES was part of the GoMobility’s poster exhibition and  presentation sessions. GoMobility is a meeting point [...]

14 02, 2020

Requirements and test specifications for the ACHILES Battery Electric Vehicle

2020-10-29T14:10:06+00:00February 14th, 2020|

The full requirements and specifications for the 3rd generation ACHILES Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) have been defined. The brake and drivetrain were designed for the special requirements of EVs and [...]

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