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5th E-VOLVE Cluster Newsletter

June 1st, 2021|Comments Off on 5th E-VOLVE Cluster Newsletter

The 5th E-VOLVE Cluster newsletter has been published! Read it and find out more about its member projects: ACHILES, SELFIE, FITGEN, CEVOLVER, SYS2WHEEL, EVC1000 and TELL!

Progress regarding the ACHILES AUDI Q2 BEV demonstrator

May 18th, 2021|Comments Off on Progress regarding the ACHILES AUDI Q2 BEV demonstrator

Two years and half after the beginning of the ACHILES project (December 2018), the integration into the Audi Q2 BEV demonstrator is well under way. The modelling, design and prototyping of the powertrain and chassis [...]

Project and Advisory Board meetings 2021

January 18th, 2021|Comments Off on Project and Advisory Board meetings 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 well with the virtual and [...]

Replay available: ACHILES at the H2020RTR20 conference

December 10th, 2020|Comments Off on Replay available: ACHILES at the H2020RTR20 conference

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 presentation a lively discussion took [...]

The ACHILES Brake system concept

November 6th, 2020|Comments Off on The ACHILES Brake system concept

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 cases. Through consequent use of [...]

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

November 6th, 2020|Comments Off on Rapid design and optimisation using low-fidelity models and their control strategies

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 their design and the design [...]