Centro Ricerche FIAT (CRF) is an industrial research organisation having the mission to promote, develop and transfer innovation for providing competitiveness to the FCA group. With a full-time workforce of more than 850 highly trained professionals, CRF fulfils his task by focusing on the development of innovative products, implementation of innovative processes development of new methodologies and training of human resources. To properly cover a very wide technological spectrum, CRF has developed a global network with national and international institutes, private and public research organisations, universities and companies, through the promotion of common research activities, associations, conferences and seminars, and researchers’ mobility.
The University of Limerick is to lead an €8m EU research project to greatly enhance the range and power of EVs to suit future demand.
A team from the University of Limerick (UL) is taking on the challenge of making faster-charging, longer-lasting batteries for electric cars. The group, part of the UL