TruckAero - Variable Body Geometry for Commercial Vehicles

  • Prenner, Martin (Co-Investigator (CoI))
  • Fabian, Jürgen (Co-Investigator (CoI))
  • Stadler, Severin (Co-Investigator (CoI))

Project: Research project

Project Details


The project treats the creation of a variable curtain sider trailer prototype for long-distance haulage and a timely limited operation at a carrier for assessment and evaluation of a potential reduction of fuel consumption and operational costs. The new, patented technology enables a variable adjustment of the trailer body geometry and provides required transportation volume at the same time. Project targets contain a verification of simulation results regarding fuel consumption and CO2 emissions reduction, as well as findings from practical use. The gathered data and information represent a basis for further industrial research.
Effective start/end date1/07/1430/06/15


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