Centro Ricerche FIAT (CRF)

Centro Ricerche Fiat, founded in 1978, has the mission to develop and transfer innovative products, processes and methodologies in order to improve the competitiveness of the products of the Fiat Group. Also through the cooperation with a pan-European and increasingly global network of more than 1800 partners from industry and academia, CRF conducts collaborative research initiatives at the national and international levels in partnership with all the key public and private stakeholders concerned with sustainable mobility, targeting specifically the industrial exploitation of research.

Role in the project

In the proposal, CRF will:

  • Provide recommendations for PEMS packaging concerning vehicle and testing boundary conditions, with the aim to reduce the impact in terms of weight and dimensions, and looking for tips and solutions for a smart use, on-vehicle installation and protection of the system.

  • Perform on road measurement testing, providing at first one reference GDI vehicle (representative of the last SoA technologies – downsized, TC, GDI, MultiAir distribution) and, in the last part of the project, testing the demo vehicle issued from the « Upgrade » project proposal.

CRF will also contribute to the testing of CNG vehicles addressing the Direct Injection system technologies, currently under development within the H2020 – “GasON” project.


Centro Ricerche FIAT (CRF)

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