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By from News. Published on Oct 04, 2015.

Latest Publications from the CVDC

CVDC Slip-Control Braking System featured on BBC

By from News. Published on Jun 17, 2015.

CVDC Slip-Control Braking System featured on BBC

Tridec releases Path-Following Steering

By from News. Published on Jun 16, 2015.

Tridec releases path-following steering system

The Mechanics of Heavy Duty Trucks and Truck Combinations - A Four Day Professional Development Course: 7-10 July, 2014

By from News. Published on Jan 28, 2014.

The Cambridge Vehicle Dynamics Consortium (CVDC) is pleased to present a four day event focussed on the dynamics of heavy goods vehicles. The event will include the definitive UMTRI course on heavy truck dynamics as well as hardware and software demonstrations and hands-on exercises.

Slip Control Braking Vehicle Tests Completed

By from News. Published on Nov 06, 2013.

Researchers in the CVDC recently completed the first set of full scale straight-line braking tests on the CVDC's new slip control braking system.

Advanced Braking Technology featured in Transport Engineer

By from News. Published on Feb 12, 2013.

Advanced Braking Technology: Cover Story of 'Transport Engineer' February 2013

Anthony Best Dynamics Joins the CVDC

By from News. Published on Dec 03, 2012.

CVDC is pleased to announce Anthony Best Dynamics (ABD) as the newest member of the consortium.

Volvo Donates Tractor Unit to CVDC

By from News. Published on Nov 27, 2012.

The CVDC was delighted to receive a new FH12 tractor unit from Volvo Trucks during the CVDC meeting in September 2012.

Wincanton Joins the CVDC

By from News. Published on Nov 07, 2012.

CVDC is pleased to announce Wincanton as the newest member of the consortium.

SDC Trailers Joins CVDC

By from News. Published on May 14, 2012.

CVDC is pleased to announce SDC as the newest member of the consortium.

CVDC Represented at EuroBrake 2012

By from News. Published on Apr 24, 2012.

Leon Henderson presented his latest work on HGV slip control at EuroBrake 2012 in Dresden.

CVDC Meeting September 2011

By from News. Published on Sep 15, 2011.

The CVDC had its bi-annual meeting at the headquarters of Poclain Hydraulics in Verberie, France. The consortium discussed research performed over the last 6 months, and future directions.

CVDC Represented at VPPC 2011

By from News. Published on Sep 10, 2011.

Will Midgley presented recent results of his research into regenerative braking for articulated heavy vehicles at the Vehicle Propulsion and Power Conference 2011 in Chicago, USA.

CVDC Represented at IAVSD 2011

By from News. Published on Aug 20, 2011.

Leon Henderson presented some of his recent work on Tyre Dynamics and Slip-Control Braking at the 22nd International Symposium on Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks, held in Manchester, UK.

Tridec B.V. joins the Consortium

By from News. Published on Apr 01, 2011.

CVDC is pleased to announce Tridec B.V. as the newest member of the consortium.

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PhD approved

Feb 03, 2016

Qiheng (Matt) Miao's PhD dissertation 'Vision-based path-following control of articulated vehicles' has been approved by the university.

PhD approved

Aug 01, 2015

Amy Rimmer's PhD dissertation 'Autonomous Reversing of Multiply-Articulated Heavy Vehicles, PhD Dissertation, in Engineering Department' has been approved by the University.

PhD approved

Mar 09, 2014

Leon Henderson's PhD dissertation 'Improving Emergency Braking Performance of Heavy Goods Vehicles' has been approved by the University.

News on the Centre for Sustainable Road Freight

Feb 24, 2013

The Centre for Sustainable Road Freight is a new initiative involving researchers in heavy vehicle engineering at Cambridge; the Logistics Research Centre at Heriot Watt University working with a Consortium of companies from the road freight and vehicle manufacturing industries. The aim is to make road freight transport more sustainable. Follow links to two articles about the centre...

PhD Approved

Dec 01, 2012

Will Midgley's PhD dissertation 'Regenerative Braking of Urban Delivery Heavy Goods Vehicles' has been approved by the University.

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