Platooning Together

Multi-brand Truck Platooning will become a reality in Europe, thanks to the EU-funded ENSEMBLE initiative.

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Platooning technology has made significant advances in the last decade, but to achieve the next step towards deployment of truck platooning, an integral multi-brand approach is required. Aiming for Europe-wide deployment of platooning, ‘multi-brand’ solutions are paramount. It is the ambition of ENSEMBLE to realise pre-standards for interoperability between trucks, platoons and logistics solution providers, to speed up actual market pick-up of (sub)system development and implementation and to enable harmonisation of legal frameworks in the member states.

Truck Platooning comprises a number of trucks equipped with state-of-the-art driving support systems – one following the other. This forms a platoon with the trucks driven by smart technology, and mutually communicating. Truck platooning is innovative and full of promise and potential for the transport sector.

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The main goal of the ENSEMBLE project is to pave the way for the adoption of multi-brand truck platooning in Europe to improve fuel economy, traffic safety and throughput.

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News Making multibrand, cross border Platooning a reality

In a key meeting on 28 May, the ETPC (European Truck Platooning Challenge) Platform together with the European project ENSEMBLE showed the progresses and vision of Platooning to European Commission’s representatives from INEA, DG RESEARCH and DG MOVE.

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Making multibrand, cross border Platooning a reality
News Placing drivers at the heart of innovation

Improved road safety, fuel savings and advanced driver assistance in congestion and hilly terrain are just some of the concrete benefits that European and US truck platooning can offer. This disruptiv

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Placing drivers at the heart of innovation
News WEBINAR: Is truck platooning a potential solution to truck driver shortage?

With driver shortage threatening to disrupt future supply chains, how can technology potentially support the industry? What have we learned from the leading European project on truck platooning, ENSEM

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WEBINAR: Is truck platooning a potential solution to truck driver shortage?
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