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

June 21st, 2021|Comments Off on Save the date: ORCA project final event on 22 September 2021 (online)

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 present the results of their [...]

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

June 3rd, 2021|Comments Off on The economic and environmental assessments of the ORCA vehicles have been completed

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 distribution truck. Cost-wise, the aim [...]

Successful testing of the ORCA truck at the Vehicle Feature Lab

May 19th, 2021|Comments Off on Successful testing of the ORCA truck at the Vehicle Feature Lab

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 setting up, installing, calibrating  and [...]

General Assembly meeting

February 1st, 2021|Comments Off on General Assembly meeting

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 project objectives. The consortium agreed [...]

Flash news: Bus Demo on roller bench

October 5th, 2020|Comments Off on Flash news: Bus Demo on roller bench

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 of the RESS and the [...]

Flash news: Regional Distribution Truck in full electric mode

September 21st, 2020|Comments Off on Flash news: Regional Distribution Truck in full electric mode

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 is on calibrating the driving [...]