Centro Ricerche FIAT is an industrial research organization having the mission to promote, develop and transfer innovation for providing competitiveness to its partners within the Stellantis  group.

With a full-time workforce of more than 850 highly trained professionals, CRF fulfils this task by focusing on the development of innovative products, implementation of innovative processes development of new methodologies and training of human resources.

CRF is the lead centre for the Stellantis group for the innovation on advanced internal combustion engines, hybrid and electric vehicles. CRF participated in several collaborative European projects. 

The most relevant projects on fuels and biofuels processing were BIOFEAT, Profuel and BIOH2.  Moreover, CRF was involved in the CLEANENGINE project devoted respectively to clean engine technologies for alternative fuels and lubricants.

Currently, CRF is an active partner of the running project HeattoFuel and Waste2Road devoted to the production of biofuels with innovative and sustainable processes.

Main Tasks in the Project ECO2Fuel

  • Catalytic materials
  • Atomistic simulations for the optimization of NiFeOx(anode) and Cu2O (cathode)
  • Combustion engine adaptation (work package leader)
  • Fuel specifications
  • Chemical analysis
  • Validation on vehicle