28 May '12, 2pm

SARTRE road train premieres on public roads; focus now shifts to fuel consumption

SARTRE road train premieres on public roads; focus now shifts to fuel consumption 28 May 2012 SARTRE public road test. Click to enlarge. Vehicle platoon tests in the SARTRE (Safe Road Trains for the Environment) project—a joint venture between Ricardo UK Ltd, Applus+ Idiada, Tecnalia Research & Innovation, Institut für Kraftfahrzeuge Aachen (IKA), SP Technical Research Institute, Volvo Technology and Volvo Car Corporation—are making progress. (Earlier post .) For the first time a road train comprising a Volvo XC60, a Volvo V60 and a Volvo S60 plus one truck automatically driving in convoy behind a lead vehicle has operated on a public motorway among other road users. While there remain many challenges to full scale implementation, the SARTRE project has demonstrated a very practical approach to the implementation of safe road train technology that is capable of delivering ...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2012/05/sartre-20120528.html

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