Automotive

eMobility World Congress showcases ultra-thin smart interface for interacting with the new generation of cars

2024-03-13T11:09:12+01:00February 14th, 2024|Automotive, Fires, Functional Printing, Press Notes|

The Eurecat technology centre has developed a smart plastic surface just 3 millimetres thick which has an interface that allows users to interact and communicate with a machine, software or intuitive system with built-in LED lighting and capacitive sensors which is expected to be embedded in the central electronic control system of the new generation [...]

Eurecat unveils battery, hydrogen, robotics, new materials and plastronics technologies for sustainable mobility at eMobility World Congress

2024-03-13T11:05:54+01:00February 12th, 2024|Aeronautical, Automotive, Energy, Fires, Press Notes, Railway|

At the eMobility Expo World Congress, which brings together the European mobility industry from 13-15 February in Valencia, the Eurecat technology centre is to unveil its latest-generation technologies and solutions in batteries and electrification, hydrogen, robotics, new lightweight materials, plastronics and artificial intelligence to unlock sustainable mobility. “Eurecat will bring outstanding innovations to businesses to [...]

Novel lightweight materials to reduce weight of chassis components of Electric Vehicles by 40%

2024-02-08T14:16:09+01:00January 29th, 2024|Automotive, Metallic and Ceramic Materials, Press Notes|

Researchers at the International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) and the technological centre Eurecat, proposed novel material solutions based on high-strength steels, composites and hybrid materials with the objective to reduce the weight of electric car chassis components by 40%. The research was conducted as part [...]

Generative AI, breakthroughs in sensor technology and the potential of photovoltaic energy among the industry trends which will shape 2024

2024-02-20T12:08:23+01:00January 24th, 2024|Automotive, Autonomous and professional robotics, Energy, Materials Processing and Capital Equipment, Press Notes, Textile|

The introduction of generative artificial intelligence in virtually every link of the supply chains of many industrial sectors, the replacement of synthetic fibres in the textile industry and its resulting impact on the reduction of microplastics, breakthroughs in automotive sensor technology and the push for the Internet of Things (IoT) and the potential of [...]

Eurecat investigates manufacturing advanced materials with graphene for the automotive, aerospace, hydrogen energy and water treatment industries

2024-01-17T12:42:12+01:00December 20th, 2023|Aeronautical, Automotive, Energy, Functional Printing, Press Notes|

The Eurecat technology centre is coordinating the European GIANCE project which is to develop and test grapheme-based innovative and recyclable solutions to furnish industry with new sustainable materials and optimise their applications in the automotive, aerospace, hydrogen energy and water treatment industries. Specifically, the project aims to design, develop and scale up the next generation [...]

Eurecat develops new type of ultra-thin smart interface for the new generation of cars

2023-12-13T09:15:48+01:00December 11th, 2023|Automotive, Functional fabrics, Functional Printing, Plastic material, Press Notes|

The Eurecat technology centre has developed a smart plastic surface just 3 millimetres thick which has an interface that allows users to communicate with a machine, software or intuitive system with built-in LED lighting and capacitive sensors which is expected to be embedded in the central electronic system of the new generation of cars. [...]

Eurecat leads three European projects to optimise steel components and decarbonise their manufacturing process

2023-12-15T12:12:55+01:00October 25th, 2023|Automotive, Metallic and Ceramic Materials, Press Notes|

The Eurecat technology centre is leading three European projects with a total budget of €6.9 million which optimise a range of steel qualities to improve its properties and uses in the automotive, aeronautics and other sectors while seeking to reduce defects, manufacturing costs and carbon dioxide emissions during manufacture to further decarbonise industry. The initiatives [...]

Eurecat presents technologies and digital solutions for the automotive industry and electric and autonomous mobility in Brussels

2023-12-15T12:23:44+01:00October 18th, 2023|Automotive, Big Data, Canvi Climàtic, Data Science, Press Notes, Smart Management Systems, Sustainability|

At the European FORM Forum on the future of road mobility held this week in Brussels, the Eurecat technology centre is unveiling new technologies and digital solutions for the automotive industry to enhance transport anchored in autonomous vehicles and the resilience of connected autonomous mobility systems along with producing more sustainable and robust vehicles and [...]

New methodologies for designing and applying high-strength steels in the automotive and other industries

2023-10-26T13:53:48+02:00June 29th, 2023|Automotive, Metallic and Ceramic Materials, Press Notes|

The Eurecat Manresa technology centre has today showcased innovative testing methodologies for the design and optimal application of high-performance metallic materials which are of particular interest in the automotive, transport and other industries and have been developed as part of the European ToughSteel, Crystal and MiPre projects. Solutions have been unveiled to assess and determine critical properties in this [...]

European consortium to invest €4 million in developing safer, lighter and greener vehicle structures

2023-01-26T16:11:51+01:00January 25th, 2023|Automotive, Metallic and Ceramic Materials, Press Notes|

The European Flexcrash project, funded with €4 million by the European Union under its Horizon Europe programme, is to develop flexible and hybrid manufacturing technology using high-strength green aluminium alloys to produce adaptive crash-tolerant vehicle structures. The project addresses the main challenges facing the automotive industry including compliance with greenhouse gas emission regulations and [...]

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