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Life cycle assessments reveal electric vehicle roll out hazards
Life cycle assessments reveal electric vehicle roll out hazards
A new report by Gothenburg, Sweden-headquartered carmaker Volvo shows that electric vehicles must still overcome big environmental challenges, even as they reduce greenhouse gas emissions .
Electric cars - Making the move from niche to mainstream
Electric cars - Making the move from niche to mainstream
Battery electric cars are slowly gaining in popularity among consumers in Europe as mainstream automakers respond to an industry-wide shift away from petrol and diesel vehicles.
Cities: how smart strategies can turn into effective action plans
Cities: how smart strategies can turn into effective action plans
When Justin Bieber made his way to Stockholm in September 2016, city officials hardly expected the tween heartthrob to pave the way for sustainable urban policy .
Airbags for ships save lives, environment and cargo
Airbags for ships save lives, environment and cargo
When a ship runs aground, or two vessels crash into each other, the damaged one may lose its stability, or worse, sink. But imagine if after a ship accident, balloons popped up like car airbags to keep the disabled vessel upright and afloat .
Dr. David O. Kronlid: “If you think about the existential dimension of mobility you also have to embrace the fact that there are values integrated in the use of mobility technology”
Dr. David O. Kronlid: “If you think about the existential dimension of mobility you also have to embrace the fact that there are values integrated in the use of mobility technology”
You suggest that climate change research could benefit from embracing a complex or holistic concept of mobility. How? Geographical and social mobility is tied into what I call existential mobility.
How are we reducing greenhouse gas emissions from urban mobility?
How are we reducing greenhouse gas emissions from urban mobility?
Within a project called Ticket to Kyoto five European public transport companies try to drastically reduce their CO2 emissions. These companies are Dutch RET, British GMPTE, German moBiel, French RATP and Belgian STIB.
Infrastructure and renewable energy for FCV’s
Infrastructure and renewable energy for FCV’s
Fuel cell vehicles (FCV’s) are already in use, but only for demonstration purposes, and a good infrastructure for hydrogen refuelling is not in place yet.
Will the fuel cell vehicle live up to all the hype?
Will the fuel cell vehicle live up to all the hype?
To reduce the vehicle impact on the environment many companies are introducing new technology. Fuel cells came into the spotlight last year when leading vehicle manufacturers said they expect to introduce a few hundred thousand fuel cell vehicles (FCV’s) to the market beginning in 2015.
A Green Energy
A Green Energy
In Sweden, an industrial factory co-digests ley crops and organic household waste to create biogas fuel and helps in reducing dependency on fossil fuels for transportation.