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Materials Science - Transport - 20.04.2018
Start of work for the world’s largest electric truck
The eDumper dump truck is the largest electric vehicle in the world and will be in operation in the quarry from 20 April.

Transport - Chemistry - 09.04.2018
The fight for clean emissions continues
The fight for clean emissions continues
It is exactly 20 years since experts from Empa and VERT published the first test results on diesel particle filters.

Materials Science - Transport - 28.03.2018

Transport - Environment - 27.03.2018
Good Traffic Estimates Today Can Create Better Roads for Tomorrow
Carnegie Mellon University's Zhen (Sean) Qian, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering , is driving to make a smoother road for urban planners by creating more accurate ways to estimate traffic conditions.

Physics - Transport - 15.02.2018
Profitable for both sides
The young company Swiss Hydrogen is located in Fribourg. Here work is under way on competitive high-performance fuel cells that could be used in environmentally friendly vehicles or deployed as stationary power generators.

Innovation - Transport - 23.01.2018

Transport - Chemistry - 09.12.2017
The fight for clean emissions continues
The fight for clean emissions continues
It is exactly 20 years since experts from Empa and VERT published the first test results on diesel particle filters.

Astronomy / Space Science - Transport - 20.09.2017

Transport - Materials Science - 13.09.2017
World's largest electric vehicle
World’s largest electric vehicle
A Swiss consortium of companies is constructing the largest electric vehicle in the world - in record time.

Transport - 17.07.2017
From rail to sky in a Clip-Air capsule
From rail to sky in a Clip-Air capsule
Summer series - students works. For his Master's project, Martin Ellwanger worked on the capsules that are an integral part of the Clip-Air modular airplane.

Transport - Materials Science - 23.05.2017
Soot particles from GDI engines
Soot particles from GDI engines
Are new gasoline cars environmentally friendly? Not always, says a new study led by Empa scientists: some direct-injection gasoline engines emit just as many soot particles as unfiltered diesel cars did in the past.

Materials Science - Transport - 28.04.2017
When electric vehicles crash, what happens to the battery?
When electric vehicles crash, what happens to the battery?
How EV batteries behave in detail during crash loads and what influence the previous life of the battery has on its safety is being investigated by TU Graz and partners in the K-project "SafeBattery".

Transport - Materials Science - 06.10.2016
Rapidly fueled for a long range journey
Rapidly fueled for a long range journey
Empa has launched Switzerland's first hydrogen station for passenger cars on its campus in Dübendorf.

Transport - Environment - 05.08.2016
Studying more eco-friendly mobility in a Fribourg neighborhood
Studying more eco-friendly mobility in a Fribourg neighborhood
!- 05.08.16 - Summer series on student projects (5) - Charles Jeanbart's semester project brings the question of mobility into the Solar Decathlon, an inter-university competition to design an autonomous solar house.

Transport - 23.06.2016
Autonomous shuttles take over the old town in Sion
Autonomous shuttles take over the old town in Sion
23.06.16 - Driverless vehicles will be tested on public roads - a first for Switzerland - starting today.

Transport - 28.04.2016

Transport - Materials Science - 22.02.2016
Simulating future noise
Simulating future noise
Noise is disturbing and can be harmful to health. Empa researchers have now succeeded in simulating road noise by means of «auralisation». The aim is to make noise audible along traffic routes that are merely in the planning stage - and thus include countermeasures at the same time. Auralisation is understood as making audible those sound events that will only occur in the future.

Environment - Transport - 02.02.2016
Bolivia looks to improve its air quality
Bolivia's cities suffer from severe air pollution. A Swiss project entitled Aire Limpio is helping to improve their air quality.

Transport - Chemistry - 01.02.2016
Hydrogen: a fuel with a future
Hydrogen: a fuel with a future
Just how safe, sustainable and economical are hydrogen-powered vehicles? This was the question that around 300 experts and members of the interested public addressed during a conference held at Empa.

Physics - Transport - 11.07.2012
Distribution of soot particles in particulate filters of diesel vehicles seen for the first time
Distribution of soot particles in particulate filters of diesel vehicles seen for the first time
Nowadays, all diesel motor vehicles are fitted with a particulate filter as standard, as part of the Euro5 Emission Standard. These filters prevent the harmful soot and ash particles in exhaust gases from entering the environment. However, within the automotive industry, exactly how the soot particles are deposited inside these filters has not been known.

Materials Science - Transport - 12.09.2011
Lightening the load with composite materials
Lightening the load with composite materials
EPFL's Laboratory of Composite and Polymer Technology is participating in HIVOCOMP, an EU program to develop innovative materials for the automotive industry.

Transport - 05.07.2011
EPFL paves the way for PostBus to grow
EPFL paves the way for PostBus to grow
A study commissioned by PostBus Switzerland Ltd. and carried out in three EPFL laboratories identifies the needs and expectations of the Swiss public regarding "combined" mobility, which curre

Transport - Innovation - 21.06.2011
Red Light, Green Light - Automated Driving Takes The Wheel
Today, at the HAVEit Final Event, 17 partners from the European automotive industry and scientific community, including EPFL, are set to demonstrate the highly automated future of driving.

Transport - Computer Science - 17.06.2011
Europe looks into helicopter commuting
Europe looks into helicopter commuting
A European research program is studying the feasibility of a new kind of individual transport that avoids traffic jams by taking to the skies.

Transport - 08.06.2009
Growing impact of urban freight traffic
08.06.2009 / Bern - SNF Between 1993 and 2003 the number of journeys by commercial vehicles within the Swiss conurbations rose by half.