27 03, 2020

Update: Optimisation Framework and Methodology

2021-05-19T09:11:53+00:00March 27th, 2020|

Cycling and calendar ageing tests are currently being performed at the VUB to characterise the bus prototype battery storage system with relevant State of Charge and State of Health algorithms. [...]

12 11, 2019

The fourth ORCA General Assembly meeting

2019-11-12T11:30:25+00:00November 12th, 2019|

The fourth ORCA General Assembly meeting The fourth General Assembly meeting took place on 24 and 25 October 2019 at VUB’s premises in Brussels, Belgium. The main focus has been [...]

27 09, 2019

The ORCA Demonstrators

2021-05-19T09:10:25+00:00September 27th, 2019|

ORCA will produce two hybrid demonstrator vehicles: a truck and a bus. They will be exhibited at the project’s final event. The Regional Distribution Volvo Truck ORCA is developing a [...]

27 09, 2019

ORCA at Upcoming H2020 Project Workshop

2019-09-27T09:30:37+00:00September 27th, 2019|

ORCA will participate in the poster session of GHOST and iModBatt’s workshop. The workshop will be held on 18 October in San Sebastian and it will focus on reducing the [...]

29 04, 2019

Bluways Joins ORCA as New Project Partner

2019-04-29T08:47:18+00:00April 29th, 2019|

ORCA partners are pleased to announce the addition of Bluways to the ORCA project.  Bluways’ expertise is in optimising energy storage life cycles, performance, stability, and reliability in the scalable [...]

29 04, 2019

ORCA at the International Electric Vehicle Symposium (EVS)

2019-04-29T09:34:07+00:00April 29th, 2019|

ORCA project partner Vrije Universiteit Brussel will present two project related papers at the upcoming EVS32. Researcher Duong Tran will present his paper, Co-Design Approach and Optimization for Plug-In Hybrid [...]

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 [...]

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