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26 11, 2018

The ORCA co-design methodologies

2018-11-26T09:16:11+00:00November 26th, 2018|

In the ORCA project special focus is given to the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Optimisation Framework for heavy-duty vehicles therefore two co-desing methodologies [...]

26 11, 2018

Energy management strategy toolbox

2018-11-26T09:15:57+00:00November 26th, 2018|

In order to achieve maximum fuel reduction performance, HEVs demand a dedicated Energy Management Strategy (EMS).  In the ORCA project, a toolbox has been developed by TNO that can automatically [...]

25 04, 2018

Virtual simulation tool

2018-04-25T10:18:15+00:00April 25th, 2018|

The ORCA project aims to enhance the performance of European hybrid Heavy-duty (HD) vehicles. The better performance can be realized by overall objectives such as 10% reduction of system costs [...]

25 04, 2018

Decision on e-axle

2018-04-25T10:18:36+00:00April 25th, 2018|

The ORCA project investigates electrical axles for trucks due to the potential to improve the total cost of ownership (TCO). In the ORCA solution improvement of the TCO is accomplished [...]