Results within the CEVOLVER project
The results within the CEVOLVER project have been divided in 8 different categories, please click the category to view the available reports.
Most of the reports are confidential (CO), in those cases only a public summary is available, which can be quite short.
- Setting the scene for a connected energy and thermal management concept
- Frameworks, methodologies, models and tools for optimisation of the electric and thermal management and assessment of connected EVs
- System and component testing using an EV prototype component carrier
- System development, vehicle, upgrade design and build and demonstration of a FORD EV
- System and component testing and demonstration using a CRF vehicle
- Validation and verification of the demonstrators and assessment of the energy and thermal management optimisation framework and methodology
- Communication, dissemination, and preparative exploitation activities
- Project management and coordination
- Ethics requirements
1. Setting the scene for a connected energy and thermal management concept
- Report on specification of brand-independent E/E interfaces, communication protocols, interactions of VCU and cloud by FEV (PU)
Report will detail and document all of the agreements achieved in WP1 regarding the specification of interfaces, protocol and planned interactions with the cloud.
- Report on use cases and methodology for developing user centric connected EVs optimized for lifetime, value, efficiency and reach by FEV (PU)
Evaluation and characterization of use cases derived from cloud data provided by partners and recommendations how to exploit this information in the development process.
- Report on brand independent system level and controls requirements by FEV (PU)
Requirements for vehicle system architecture (electrical architecture, electrical consumers, etc.) and related control features and the definition of VCU-to-cloud interfaces considering the leverage by 5G standards.
2. Frameworks, methodologies, models and tools for optimisation of the electric and thermal management and assessment of connected EVs
- Report on requirements for the virtual simulation framework by VUB (CO)
Report on the requirements developed in this WP with regard to the virtual simulation framework
- Report on base vehicle model with parametrization for flexible powertrain sizing and design by VUB (CO)
Description of the different models, their parametrization techniques, their validations, and their combination to obtain the entire base vehicle model, which will be used for further detailed investigations of the vehicle and components sizing
- Verification of operation of virtual simulation framework by IFPEN (CO)
Validation of an advanced simulation framework, extending the platform with a driver model, a model of the traffic environment, and connectivity capability, i.e., ready to receive information from cloud-based web services (real-time traffic data, weather, etc.), according to the real-life operation scenarios tested.
- Report on Modular Multi-level Thermal and Energy Management Strategy (CO)
This report is about the task Modular Multi-level Thermal and Energy Management Strategy of the
Work Package Frameworks, methodologies, models and tools for optimization of the electric and thermal
3. System and component testing using an EV prototype component carrier
- Vehicle Concept Deduction and Implementation by BOSCH (CO)
The resulting report will include and assess powertrain choices (front/rear) and corresponding thermal system
- Hardware setup of component carrier by BOSCH (CO)
A full vehicle (with or without a body is undecided) will be presented. It will contain two drives, battery and working
(bare-bone) E/E architecture, and basic thermal system.
- Implementation of basic and advanced functions into component carriers (CO)
This report covers the key outputs from task 3.2: functional adaptation for altered hardware in the prototyping vehicle. This task focuses on the implementation of basic and advanced functions into the vehicle control unit.
4. System development, vehicle upgrade design and build and demonstration of a FORD EV
- Report describing the Vehicle system technical specification sheet by FORD (CO)
Description of the concretized technical specifications for the demonstrator battery electric vehicle used in WP4 derived from the general specifications defined in WP1.
- Report describing the Optimized System Architecture
description of the optimized application-specific energy and thermal management system and strategies for the demonstrator
- Report on operational demonstrator vehicle that holds the optimised vehicle system, including all required components and subsystems (CO)
This report (D4.3) gives an overview of the controls setup in the WP4 demonstrator
5. System and component testing and demonstration using Fiat A class electric vehicles
- Documentation of the additional functional and architecture for realizing connected energy and thermal management for for Fiat class A cloud connected vehicle by CRF (CO)
- SW design specifications – summary report by CRF (CO)
- SW for Demonstrator and OEM cloud – summary report CRF (CO)
- Demonstrator vehicle with energy and thermal management functionality ready for test (PU)
this report focuses on the description of the modification activities performed on the two vehicle validators realized:
Vehicle Validator 1: realized starting from the Fiat 500e (North America) with in addition the OPTEMUS project heat pump system (CRU – Compact Refrigeration Unit).
Vehicle Validator 2: realized starting from the new Fiat 500e with DC fast charge functionality.
- User manual for the added functionnality for testing purposes (CO)
6. Validation and verification of the demonstrators and assessment of the energy and thermal managment optimisation framework and methodology
- Short description of the assessment of the vehicle range improvements for demonstrators developed
Evaluation of the benefits of the developed functionalities under controlled conditions against a reference.
7. Communication, dissemination, and preparative exploitation activities
- Short description of the setup of the dissemination tools by UNR (PU)
The launch of a public project website, accessible for the general public. A very short report will be uploaded with some key elements of the website and the dissemination tools.
- Dissemination Plan by UNR (PU)
A report describing het initial disseminaiton plan, including a list of expected dissemination actions for the whole project duration and shortly after. This list will be a “living” document throughout the project.
- Exploitation plan by UNR (CO)
The Exploitation Plan comprises the following elements:
– Initial list of exploitable results from the project, including partner responsible
– Target market and means of exploitation
– Timeline for the exploitation of each result
– IPR protection
8. Project management and coordination
- Project Handbook by UNR (CO)
Project management handbook including first draft of the quality assurance and risk management plan. The document will present the detailed work plan and guidelines for partners. It includes a schedule per task, responsible partner, related subtasks, related deliverables, and dependencies on other tasks. Revisions may be done in the course of the project.
- Initial Risk Plan by FEV (CO)
An inital risk managment plan will be uploaded as report to the system, inlcuding the list of expected risks (as foreseen in the project) and if applicable extended with additional (unforeseen) risks. All-in line with the format of the risks register in the EC system.
- Initial Data Management Plan by FEV (CO)
- Data Management Plan by FEV (CO)
A report describes the data management lifecycle for all datasets which are collected, processed or generated within the project.
9. Ethics requirements