24 09, 2021

The ORCA movie has been released!

2021-09-24T09:08:49+00:00September 24th, 2021|

The ORCA movie has been released! Watch it now to get an overview on the ORCA objectives, the developed innovations and the project partners.

30 07, 2021

Invitation to online final event

2021-09-15T08:47:55+00:00July 30th, 2021|

The ORCA Consortia is inviting you to its online final event scheduled for 22 September 2021 at 09:30-12:30 CET. The ORCA project aimed at designing clean, efficient, and green plug-in hybrid heavy-duty vehicles that are cost-competitive within the market: [...]

21 06, 2021

Save the date: ORCA project final event on 22 September 2021 (online)

2021-06-21T07:16:20+00:00June 21st, 2021|

When: 22 September 2021, between 9:30 & 12:30 am (CEST) Where: online Topic: ORCA Project - final event Register: here On 22 September, starting at 9.30 am, the ORCA team will [...]

3 06, 2021

The economic and environmental assessments of the ORCA vehicles have been completed

2021-06-21T08:04:09+00:00June 3rd, 2021|

The ORCA project aims to design clean, efficient, and green plug-in hybrid heavy-duty vehicles that are cost-competitive within the market: an IVECO Multi Modular hybrid passenger bus and a VOLVO [...]

19 05, 2021

Successful testing of the ORCA truck at the Vehicle Feature Lab

2021-05-19T09:24:45+00:00May 19th, 2021|

The ORCA truck has been successfully tested in the Vehicle Feature Lab at Volvo. From the 19th of April to the 3rd of May, the Volvo engineers have been busy [...]

1 02, 2021

General Assembly meeting

2021-05-19T09:08:43+00:00February 1st, 2021|

On 29 January, the Consortium held its General Assembly meeting online. The technical progress have been presented and discussed in detail, special attention was payed to the progress towards the [...]

5 10, 2020

Flash news: Bus Demo on roller bench

2020-10-05T08:52:37+00:00October 5th, 2020|

Before summer vacations the ORCA Bus demonstrator has been tested on roller test bench in electric mode using new multimodal driveline. Soon the vehicle will be completed with the installation [...]

21 09, 2020

Flash news: Regional Distribution Truck in full electric mode

2020-09-21T09:00:22+00:00September 21st, 2020|

A major milestone has been achieved in WP4 just before summer vacations started, the ORCA truck can finally be driven in full electric mode. Now the focus of the team [...]

21 09, 2020

Update: Optimisation Framework and Methodology

2021-05-19T09:11:20+00:00September 21st, 2020|

The work on ‘Optimisation Framework and Methodology’ is still progressing well, despite minor Covid-19 delays. An extensive comparison between CNG and Diesel engine has been performed to assess the impact [...]

27 03, 2020

Update: Regional Distribution Truck

2020-09-21T08:55:54+00:00March 27th, 2020|

ORCA is developing a distribution Plug-In Hybrid truck to be able to cope with future ZEZ (Zero Emission Zones) restrictions in cities and urban areas. The truck hardware build has [...]

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