Press clippings


Press Clippings

This section contains news articles about MODALES. Click on the boxes below to read the content. 

Driver-centric approaches to lower traffic emissions

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Published in October 2023.

Interview available in English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, and Polish.

Source: CORDIS

RACC Newsletter 2023

RACC Newsletter, May 2023. Read more.

Source: RACC

Figure of the month: 15%

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Published on 27 April 2023

Source: IRU

FIA Region I leads MODALES campaign on low-emission driving tips

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Published on 12 April 2023

Source: FIA Region I

Stefan Trimmel wins FIA Region I 2022 International Best Young Driver Contest

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Published on 20 October 2022

Source: FIA

Winners of the 2022 International Best Young Driver Contest

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Published on 11 October 2022

Source: FIA Region I

A 15-minute driving lesson can help reduce driving emissions by up to 15%

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Published on 28 June 2022

Source: Neste

MODALES: 10 tips to reduce air pollution - Article in French

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Published on 23 March 2022

Source: Automobile Club Association

Cerema at the 14th ITS European Congress in Toulouse - Article in French

Description of the contribution of MODALES partner Cerema to the ITS European Congress in May/June 2022, including the Special Interest Session organised by MODALES. Read more.

Published on 8 June 2022

Source: Cerema News

“Less throttle, more profit” – Article in Greek

Article courtesy of MODALES partner CERTH in the Greek newspaper Kathimerini. It refers to MODALES results, explaining how eco-driving is good for both the environment and your pocket; it can reduce fuel consumption by up to 40%. Read More.

Published on 17 April 2022

Source: Kathimerini (“Daily of Sunday” newspaper)

Are autonomous vehicles a revolution? - Article in Turkish

Istanbul Okan University has established a real-time simulation system in this project and it is being used effectively in the project. The newly accepted MODALES project also aims to optimize the driver behavior characteristics in a way that will minimize emissions in vehicles with the use of smart systems. Read more.

Source: TESID

VTT is studying the effect of driving style on exhaust emissions - Article in Finnish and English

VTT is involved in the EU Horizon 2020 project called MODALES, which studies, among other things, the role of driver driving in exhaust emissions. There are a total of 15 test drivers, all of whom are VTT employees. Each of them, in turn, runs twice in a row about 30 km of route, consisting of sections of street, road and highway. Read more.

Published on 6 May 2021

Source: VTT Finland

RACC Newsletter 2021

RACC Newsletter, May 2021. Read more.

Source: RACC

LIST projects selected as part of Luxembourg’s "STROUM BEWEEGT" initiative - Article in French and English

The five successful LIST projects selected for the initiative and hailing from two departments at LIST; Environmental Research and Innovation (ERIN) and IT for Innovative Services (ITIS) are as follows […]. Read more.

Published on 01/04/2021

Source: LIST

Partnerships to improve the environmental impact of products

The transport sector has to tackle the challenges posed by climate change and air pollution. Brembo, through its Research and Development activity, monitors the continuous evolution of the sector, directing research into the best braking system toward solutions able to meet the challenges of the future such as electrification, autonomous driving and digitalisation. Read more.

Published in June 2021

Source: Brembo

Press clippings on the ERTICO Newsroom

MODALES Final Conference: project wrap-up marks a key milestone on the road to greener driving

FIA Region I takes MODALES’s low-emission driving tips on the road

MODALES Final Conference on reducing vehicle emissions will take place on 12 May

MODALES: achieving a reduction of emissions through effective cooperation with Chinese partners

MODALES is driving towards net zero emissions

Lower your driving emissions with MODALES

MODALES needs your opinion on legal recommendations regarding vehicle tampering!

MODALES: low-emission driving awareness campaign to start tomorrow

Latest strategy on how to lower driving-related emissions revealed

Save the date for this free webinar “Mid-term results on the road to low emissions” on 28 May

Registrations are open for the event ‘Mid-term results on the road to low emissions’

When innovation meets clean mobility with research and academia

New guidelines on low-emission driving now available

How to lower emissions by improving driver behaviour

Where sustainability and safety meets users: RACC talks strategy

Are you an environmentally-friendly driver? LIST talks about the new app that will find out!

Towards more sustainable mobility: interviewing ERTICO’s project co-ordinators

EU-funded project publishes research on cross-border vehicle tampering

Transitioning to cleaner mobility with European funding

Contribute to research on vehicle tampering

Adapt your driving behaviour and lower emissions with this workshop

New clean mobility project kicks off in Brussels

RACC newsletter featuring MODALES interview - Article in Catalan

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January 2021 edition

Source: RACC

Fusing Wireless Network Data to Analyse Indoor Social Distancing

LIST has established expertise in this research area, having worked on both indoor geolocation and user profiling models through projects such as the H2020 project MODALES, which aims to investigate how driving behaviour correlates with vehicle emissions  Read more.

Published on 21 December 2020


LIST takes the initiative to create the smart cities of the future - Article in English

The development of so-called smart cities has become a priority for governments worldwide as the pace of urbanisation quickens. According to the United Nations, more than half of the world’s population now live in urban areas, and urbanisation is a major phenomenon in almost every country across the globe. Read more.

Published on 03/04/2019

Source: ITOne, Luxembourg

History of OPINA

TTIS organizes many collaborative EU and national R&D projects with the members of e-Hike and e-Hikelink. Some existing and recent projects are as follows […]. Read more.

Added in June 2021

Source: Opina project

ERTICO to lead new European clean mobility project - Article in English

The impact of road traffic on local air quality is a major policy concern and MODALES (MOdify Drivers’ behavior to Adapt for Lower EmissionS) is a new EU research project that will contribute to a reduction in pollution from all types of motorized vehicles by encouraging the adoption of low-emission oriented driving behavior and maintenance choice. Read more.

Published on 13 September 2019

Source: Traffic Technology Today

Maintaining your vehicle and modifying your driving behavior to reduce polluting emissions: the MODALES research project - Article in French

The objective of the MODALES project is to substantially reduce the air pollution created by motorized vehicles, by encouraging drivers to adopt virtuous behavior both in terms of driving and maintaining their vehicle. Read more

Published on 9 October 2019

Source: Cerema

MODALES: Reducing air pollution by modifying user behaviour - Article in English

From September 2019, FIA Region I will participate in the new EU research project MODALES (MOdify Drivers’ behaviour to Adapt for Lower EmissionS). Read more.

Published on 18 July 2019

Source: FIA

HORIZON 2020 project MODALES opening meeting, of which UTAS is a partner, was held in Brussels - Article in Turkish

HORIZON 2020 project MODALES opening meeting, of which Istanbul Okan University “Transport Technologies and Intelligent Automotive Systems Research and Application Center” (UTAS) is a partner, was held in Brussels on 16 October 2019. Read more.

Published on 17 October 2019

Source: Okan University

HORIZON 2020 project MODALES inaugural meeting of which UTAS is one of the partners was held in Brussels - Article in Turkish

MODALES is one of the most important projects prepared to improve the relationship between vehicle power unit, brake, tire and driver, including air quality particles. Retrofit, vehicle inspection and regular maintenance relationships will also be covered within the scope of the project. Read more

Published on 17 October 2019

Source: OKAN University

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020
research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 815189.