Proposals will have to address all the following technical areas:
- Sub-systems and component concepts including electro-hybrid drives, optimized ICEs and after-treatment systems for alternative and renewable fuels, electric motors, smart auxiliaries, renewable energy production and storage and power electronics, suitable for real life operation under different mission conditions;
- Concepts for connected and digitalized fleet management, predictive maintenance and operation in relation to electrification where appropriate to maximise the emissions reduction potential;
- Implementation of required adaptations in VECTO accordingly to facilitate early take-up of the innovations.
Budget: between 20 and 25 EUR million.
Type of Action: Innovation Action (IA).