- ABS Strategies for Heavy Vehicles
Research aimed at improving the performance of ABS systems in heavy vehicles.
- Active Steering of Long Combination Vehicles
Work aimed at exploring the benefits gained by adding steering to long combination vehicles.
- Energy Efficiency of Vehicles
Research into the energy efficiency of long combination vehicles (LCVs) and the benefits of regenerative braking
- Load Measuring Mat and Weigh-in-Motion
The development of weigh-in-motion sensors and the TRG's Load Measuring mat. Multipl-sensor Weigh-in-motion technology.
- Longer Semitrailer Project
This project is building a longer semitrailer with the CVDC's active steering technology, in partnership with SDC, Tridec, Goodyear, Haldex and Wincanton.
- Vehicle Dynamics and Suspension Design
Research into the design of suspension for heavy vehicles by the CVDC
- Vehicle-Road Interaction
Research related to the dynamic interaction of vehicles with the road, and the results this interaction has on both the road and the vehicle.
- Vulnerable Road Users
Research into collision avoidance between low-speed HGVs and cyclists
Feb 12, 2013
Advanced Braking Technology: Cover Story of 'Transport Engineer' February 2013
Dec 03, 2012
CVDC is pleased to announce Anthony Best Dynamics (ABD) as the newest member of the consortium.
Nov 27, 2012
The CVDC was delighted to receive a new FH12 tractor unit from Volvo Trucks during the CVDC meeting in September 2012.
Nov 07, 2012
CVDC is pleased to announce Wincanton as the newest member of the consortium.
May 14, 2012
CVDC is pleased to announce SDC as the newest member of the consortium.