This year’s ITS European Congress will take place in Strasbourg, France, on June 19-21. The Congress highlights the latest developments in intelligent transport systems (ITS), with demonstrations, special interest sessions, panel debates, workshops and more.

The OptiTruck Project will be participating at the Congress with a Special Interest Session (SIS) on the “Potential of ITS services and predictive truck technology to reduce CO2 emissions”. For more information, see below:

SIS34 – Potential of ITS services and predictive truck technology to reduce CO2 emissions

Topic: ITS and the environment

Where: Madrid 1 room

When: Wednesday, June 21st, 2017, 14:00 – 15:30

Organiser: Jean-Charles Pandazis, ERTICO – ITS Europe

Moderator: Jean-Charles Pandazis, ERTICO – ITS Europe


Andrew Winder, ERTICO – ITS Europe

Josep Maria Salanova Grau, CERTH-HIT, Greec

Iraklis Stamos, IRU Projects, Belgium

Kerem Koprubasi, Ford Otosan, Turkey

Alois Danninger, AVL/AT, Austria


This session will present an overview of ITS measures with the greatest potential for reducing CO2 emissions from Heavy Goods Vehicles. It will present key results from recent studies and demonstrations demonstrating the impact of ITS services in freight transport and logistics, as well as recent innovative activities using ITS data for Predictive Powertrain control in intelligent trucks leading to optimal fuel consumption. It will include a panel discussion on the way forward in terms of bringing together ITS measures and innovative truck technology to improve fuel efficiency, to reduce emissions and to allow the freight transport industry to meet its targets.

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