Clean and safe vehicles (thematic group 3.2)

Programme details

PREDIT 2: GT3.2

Clean and safe vehicles (thematic group 3.2)
Véhicules propres et sûrs (groupe thématique 3.2)
France
 
Programme type: Funding programme
Origin: National (France)
Duration: 1996 - 2000
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Background & policy context: 

N/A

Strategic Objectives: 

The target was to perfect a series of demonstrators of new vehicles, which integrate components and innovative sub-systems. Projects covered by this theme demonstrate the validity of innovative concepts and emergent technologies.

Programme organisation: 

Five themes are covered by this sub-programme:

- Private vehicles and agreed heavy lorries with very low level of emission and with reduced consumption;
- New generation of electric vehicles (intensified autonomy, reduced weight and costs);
- Road vehicles with hybrid propulsion;
- Active and passive safety in vehicles;
- Clean powered two-wheelers.

Leading Institutions:

Public institution

MINEFI - Ministère de l'Economie, des Finances et de l'Industrie (Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Industry)
Type of funding: 
Public (national/regional/local)
Programme funding arrangements and funding conditions: 

See main programme form for Predit 2 for details.

Participating countries: 
France
Total number of projects: 

n/a

Projects covered: 

Examples of projects are:

- Experimentation of a clean (compressed natural gas) bus
- Cost/profit analysis for a clean car: methodology and application to the electric car

Project Profiles:
  1. CNG bus test
  2. Non-thermal vehicle de-pollution plasmas
Contact Name: 
Secrétariat permanent du Predit
Organisation: 
METLTM - Ministère de l'Equipement DRAST (Research Directorate)
Address: 
Tour Pascal B
Zipcode: 
F-92055
City: 
La Défense cedex
Contact country: 
France
Telephone: 
+33 1 40 81 14 17
Fax Number: 
+33 1 40 81 15 22