• 28.11.2016

    Presentations from the final Conference

    After 3 years of project development the final project conference was held at 14th and 15th of September 2016 at the Applus IDIADA Technical Centre. This package contains a set of presentations held at the final conference days.

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  • 21.9.2016

    Companion Project Movie

    Vehicle platooning by COMPANION: An overview about the COMPANION system, the platoon coordination and special driving situations.

    Link (direct download)
    Link (youtube)

  • 10.8.2016

    Final Project Conference


    After 3 years of project development we are heading towards the final project event. The final project conference will be held at 14th and 15th of September 2016 at the Applus IDIADA Technical Centre:

    • Applus IDIADA Group, L‘Albornar
      Santa Oliva (Tarragona), Spain

    To register please send an email to: companion@idiada.com

  • 6.4.2016

    Dutch business community welcomes truck platoons

    Dutch business is keen to go forward with truck platooning. As evidenced at today’s European Truck Platooning Challenge, in the period ahead Albert Heijn, Jumbo and Unilever want to conduct increased testing of freight shipments with trucks driving in “trains” along the highway. Today minister Schultz van Haegen (Infrastructure and the Environment) welcomed six columns of trucks at Maasvlakte II, which had driven from a number of European cities to Rotterdam over the past several days.
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  • 6.4.2016

    Truck challenge reaches finishing line

    As part of the European Truck Platooning Challenge Scania and another five truck platoons today reached the Port of Rotterdam in the concluding stage of the world’s first cross-border initiative with smart trucks.
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