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Belgium-Brussels: VECTO: Extension to hybrids and further technical support
Contract award notice
Results of the procurement procedure
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
VECTO: Extension to hybrids and further technical support
VECTO is the tool that will be used for certification purposes. It has been developed by the Commission and can determine CO2 emissions and fuel consumption from Heavy Duty Vehicles (HDVs). Certain vehicles' categories have been already introduced in the certification regulation and the tool is capable of handling them. Hybrid vehicles are not covered from the tool at the moment and in this tender there are certain tasks where the contractor shall be working in order to address this type of vehicles. At the end of the contract the tool and the software should be updated in a way that all tasks have been incorporated in the latest version of the tool. Some budget has been also foreseen for technical support. The tool has to be regularly updated in order to follow the latest developments in the field of automotive.
Open call for tender, single contract for 36 months months, non renewable.
Section IV: Procedure
Section V: Award of contract
Section VI: Complementary information
In line with Article 134.1.e) of the Rules of Application to the Financial Regulation No 2015/1929 of 30.10.2015, during the 3 years following conclusion of the original contract, the contracting authority will be able to use the negotiated procedure for additional services (without prior publication of a contract notice) for new services or works consisting in the repetition of similar services or works entrusted to the economic operator to which the same contracting authority awarded an original contract, provided that these services or works are in conformity with a basic project for which the original contract was awarded after publication of a contract notice, subject to the conditions set out in paragraph 4 of Article 134.
Tender documents will be available for download at the address indicated under Heading I.3. The website will be updated regularly and it is the tenderers' responsibility to check for updates and modifications during the tendering period.
You may submit any observations concerning the award procedure to the contracting authority indicated under Heading I.1.
If you believe that there was maladministration, you may lodge a complaint to the European Ombudsman within 2 years of the date when you became aware of the facts on which the complaint is based (see http:// www.ombudsman.europa.eu). Such complaint does not have as an effect either to suspend the time-limit to launch an appeal or to open a new period for lodging an appeal.
Within 2 months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1.