Interview of the ESPRIT coordinator (in French) during the Autonomy fair 2017 by AriadR )

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Kaitek has invited ESPRIT to the workshop 'Transition to light electric vehicles: a chance to disrupt urban mobility?' organized on July 4th (14.00-19.00) at the UNINDUSTRIA conference room in Reggio Emilia.

ESPRIT communication event at Hillington Park

  A communication event was held on the 10th January 2017 at Hillington Park in Glasgow...

UNIABDN has been given a conference presentation on ESPRIT called Factors affecting the development of electric vehicle-based car-sharing schemes at the 49th Annual Universities’ Transport Study Group Conference in Dublin on January 4-6, 2017.


Mid-term ESPRIT project news

  The ESPRIT project has reached the halfway point. The consortium met in L’Hospitalet de Llobregat for the  Month 18 meeting...

ESPRIT present at Conferenza DIITET 2016 in Rome

Location: Rome (Italy)

Chiara Boldrini, CNR, has been presented the ESPRIT project at the Conferenza DIITET 2016 through a presentation called Il Progetto H2020 ESPRIT: Easily diStributed Personal RapId Transit.

   The automotive Techdays is an event organized every 2 years in Lyon to discover the best in  French innovation...


ESPRIT in Rio de Janeiro for the 19th IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference in November 1-4 2016

Location: Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Raffaele Bruno, CNR, was presenting a paper on infrastructure planning exploiting a queueing theoretical model at the 19th IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference in Rio de Janeiro on November 1-4, 2016. The paper title was Optimal Deployment of Stations for a Car Sharing System with Stochastic Demands: a Queueing Theoretical Perspective.

Richard Mounce from University of Aberdeen, wrote an article on the UITP Combined Mobility and Intermodality Newsletter - Edition 6 about ESPRIT: Stackable electric vehicles for car-sharing.

ESPRIT showcased at the 44th European Transport Conference in Barcelona in October

Location: Barcelona (Spain)

 VECTOS, CNR, PDC and CEA were at the 44th European Transport Conference (ETC) organized by the Association of European Transport (AET) in Barcelona on October 5-7, 2016.


ESPRIT features in Le Parisien newspaper

  The ESPRIT project was featured in the newspaper Le Parisien on the 24th September 2016 in an  article entitled ...

TEAM RED presents in multiple events to talk about the ESPRIT project

Location: Barcelona (Spain) and Brussels (Belgium)

  Dr. Bodo Schwieger from Team Red was present both at the 1st Light Electric Vehicle Summit (LEVS) and  at the 20th International Forum on Advanced Microsystems for Automotive Applications (AMAA 2016) ...

Elisabetta Biondi from CNR has been presenting a paper on the impact of energy demand from a car sharing system on the electric grid at the ...

European Mobility Exhibition (Salon Européen de la mobilité) in Paris

Location: Paris (France)

ESPRIT mockup For the first time ever, ESPRIT cars were exposed to the public through a full scale mockup showing 2  vehicles able to switch from single vehicle to roadtrain configuration...


  Helen Porter from PDC and Valéry Cervantes from CEA were present at the 11th ITS (Intelligent Transport System) European Congress  to present a joint paper from PDC/CNR on advanced transport modelling and a paper from CEA on the results of the successful command law of the ESPRIT vehicles in road train configuration...

ESPRIT was at the Transport and Air Pollution (TAP) Conference in Lyon in May 2016

Location: Lyon (France)

TAPlyon2The 21st International Transport and Air Pollution Conference took place in Lyon on 24th—26th May 2016. The aim of the conference was to bring together scientists, international experts, users and decision makers to ...

Francesco Guaraldi from KAITEK was present at the dissemination event L'Italia sostenibile: idee e azioni per il futuro (Sustainable Italy: idea and actions for the future) in Bologna on 20-21 May 2016.

PCIM conference 2016 CEA has presented the ESPRIT charging method at PCIM (Power conversion and Intelligent Motion) Europe      Conference 2016 ...


Location: Glasgow, Scotland (UK)

M12 meetingThe ESPRIT consortium met in Glasgow for the Month 12 meeting to discuss progress. Overall it was agreed that the project is on track. The meeting particularly focussed on the vehicle design and the potential for further funding to be able to demonstrate ESPRIT on a larger scale.

CNR present the activities on the operations models at three events

Location: Leuven (Belgium), San Francisco (USA), Singapore

IEEEsmartcitiesIEEE ENERGYCON 2016 (Leuven, Belgium, 4-8 April 2016) was dedicated to experts carrying out research focused on energy and power systems 

The IEEE workshop on Smart Cities and Urban Computing was held in San Francisco, CA, USA, on April 11th

CNR also attended the 1st Workshop on Agent Based Modelling of Urban Systems (ABMUS 2016), which was held in conjunction with the 15th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2016) in Singapore, on May 10th

VECTOS exhibits at Polis Annual Conference on 19-20 Nov 2015

Location: Brussels, BELGIUM

Paul Curtis from VECTOS was participating to the Polis Annual Conference in Brussels on 19-20 Nov 2015 where he could present the ESPRIT project  to the POLIS community.

University of Aberdeen showcase esprit AT ELECTRIC VEHICLE EVENT at Edinburgh napier universityJohn Nelson and Richard Mounce of the University of Aberdeen went to the Electric Vehicle Event at Edinburgh Napier University on 28th October. The event was well attended, including by ...


Marc Segura from LH-CAT was present in L'Hospitalet de Llobregat on October 27, 2015 to raise profile of the project at the seminar “La mobilitat en vehicle elèctric. Accions per a la millora de la qualitat de l’aire” (Mobility in electric vehicle. Actions to improve air quality).


Location: PARIS

ESPRIT PROJECT ON TRACKThe consensus at the progress meeting in Paris (21st—22nd Oct) is that the ESPRIT project is generally on track.

ESPRIT PROJECT PARTNERS meet with advisory board

Location: PARIS

ESPRIT PROJECT PARTNERS meet with advisory boardThe ESPRIT project has now been running for six months. Whilst in Paris to discuss progress so far, project partners got a chance to ...


Location: Ljubljana

VECTOS EXHIBIT AT CIVITAS FORUMOn 7-9 October, Vectos raised awareness of the ESPRIT project at its exhibition stand at the CIVITAS Forum in Ljubljana. CIVITAS is the EU's leading network on clean urban transport and mobility and the annual conference draws more than...


Location: BRUSSELS

ESPRIT Project Coordinator Valery Cervantes of CEA presented at the European Association of Motorcycle Manufacturers‘ (ACEM) Annual Conference at...

Valéry Cervantes from CEA has presented the ESPRIT project at the Journée de la Mobilité Durable (Sustainable ...