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Vehicle dynamics and driver behaviour

Introduction This project will take an experimental and theoretical approach to understanding a driver’s speed choice and accelerator/brake control strategy, particularly in urban freight situations where the vehicle spends little Read more…

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Alternative fuels

This project will identify the most promising opportunities for partial or full fuel substitution in compression ignition engines, with a view to GHG reduction, while complying with the relevant noxious Read more…

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Low Energy B2B Delivery Vehicles

Introduction Large heavy goods vehicles are used in an urban context for various applications including deliveries to city centre supermarkets, department stores and convenience stores as well as refuse collection Read more…

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Minimising Energy Through Optimised Logistics

This project will develop methods for reducing energy consumption of urban freight systems by combined optimization of vehicle technologies and logistical operating principles.  Objectives (i) Develop and validate a general-purpose mathematical Read more…