The Conference of European Directors of Roads (CEDR) is a platform for cooperation and
promotion on improvements to the road system and its infrastructure. Its 27 member
states and their road authorities can seize the future of smart mobility infrastructure.
There is a whole range of initiatives and alliances around ITS and smart mobility.
Connecting Mobility provides oversights on this. The action programme knows what is
going on here, nationally and internationally, it marries up developments and ensures
that parties can link-up.
Connekt is an independent network of corporates, governmentals and knowledge
institutes who pool their strengths to arrive at a sustainable improvement of mobility in
The European Commission represents the interests of the EU as a whole. It proposes
new legislation to the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union, and
it ensures that EU law is correctly applied by member countries
DITCM Innovations is an open innovation organisation in which government, industry
and knowledge institutes work together on the successful introduction of cooperative
systems to sustainably support mobility and accessibility.
Rijkswaterstaat is responsible for the design, construction, management and
maintenance of the main infrastructure facilities in the Netherlands. This includes the
main road network, the main waterway network and water systems.
RDW, the Netherlands Vehicle Authority, looks forward to major Challenge outcomes
including harmonization, e.g. exemption procedures.
The Dutch government sees the potential of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) and is
investing in these systems (ITS). As vehicle authority the RDW takes a leading role around
developing and implementing ITS regulations.
At DAF it’s all about trucks. Our core activity is developing and manufacturing light,
medium and heavy commercial vehicles.
The Daimler Group is one of the biggest producers of premium cars and the world’s
biggest manufacturer of commercial vehicles, with a global reach.
Iveco is a global manufacturer of light, medium and heavy commercial vehicles, city and
intercity buses and coaches, fire fighting vehicles, defence vehicles and off-road vehicles
for construction and mining work
MAN Truck & Bus is one of the leading providers of commercial vehicles and transport
At Scania trucks that little bit extra is standard, making them the natural choice of drivers
and operators everywhere.
Volvo Trucks is the second largest producer of heavy trucks and transport solutions
within the entire truck industry. We supply the haulage industry with complete
The Netherlands is ready for the next step towards the introduction of automated trucks
in Europe in 2020: the 2016 European Truck Platooning Challenge. We are keen to
position this subject high on the agenda of the EU Presidency and to open the Dutch
roads for ‘learning by doing’.