The transport sector is facing major challenges. Carbon dioxide emissions must be reduced significantly, as well as the emissions of air pollutants – both affecting health and the environment. Sustainable and efficient transports, as well as fuel and logistics solutions are important fields of activity for Sweden.

How we travel and transport goods both by sea, by road, by plane or train are crucial for our current climate change situation. The transport sector is still mainly supplied by fossil fuels, accounting for over a quarter of all global carbon emissions. Emissions of nitrogen oxides leading to eutrophication, acidifying sulphur dioxide, particulate matter, and a number of other hazardous substances for the environment and health follows in the tracks of those emissions.

The prospects to convert to a sustainable transport system are however good. New standards, new technologies, effective policy instruments and changes in behaviour all reduce both emissions and costs for society.

Source: www.ivl.se


Related Companies

2MA Technology

2MA Technology AB offers ISA, intelligent speed adaptation.

Abetong AB

Precast concrete products

Alelion Energy Systems AB

Alelion Energy Systems AB are pioneers within lithium-ion battery technology.

We work primarily with vehicles and materials handling, especially electric forklift trucks and other vehicles for storage and transport where lithium-ion technology is of great benefit to our customers’ businesses and the environment we all share.

AVL MTC Motortestcenter

AVL MTC Motortestcenter AB assists clients within the automotive industry in their development of better engines and gearboxes.


Related Reference Objects

Biogas plant Tuvan, Skellefteå

The municipalty of Skellefteå collect waste from homes and workplaces and produces there own biogasfuell for use in the municipality cars and in the public buses.

Biogas Xpose: sustainable biogas production through innovative technologies

BIOGAS XPOSE demonstrates how a region with a high demand for biomethane (BM) can increase the production of BM as a renewable vehicle fuel in an economically and environmentally viable fashion by maximizing regional waste as the resource. The project is reducing the total emissions of carbon dioxide with 334 600 tonnes by sustainable production of BM that replaces fossil fuels in the transportation sector. The project ended in 2018.

Campus Lindholmen – Optimising waste collection

Low-speed electric vehicles in combination with specially designed trailers collect sorted waste fractions and distribute the goods to various recipients.

City goods – A win-win model for delivery

To improve accessibility in the city centre, a joint goods reception for smaller deliveries to downtown shops has been established.


Related Visit Programs

Circular economy

Circular economy is all about a framework for an economy that is restorative and regenerative by design. Unlike in todays linear economy, in a circular economy we see everything as a resource for something else – waste doesn’t exist. How do business models need to change to suit a circular economy? What does this new way of thinking mean for the business community? How can profitable business models be combined with social and environmental responsibility? How can we design products right from the beginning, and do things even better, instead of just less bad?

ElectriCity – Cooperation for sustainable public transport

Gothenburg is currently the scene of ElectriCity – an exciting cooperative venture bringing together industry, research and society in the development and testing of solutions for next-generation sustainable public transport.

Electromobility

See how Gothenburg develops flexible and sustainable mobility solutions and services using electrical vehicles. Focusing on higher transport efficiency and sustainability, the city runs an array of leading projects in the field.

Goods transport

This tour shows Gothenburg’s different strategies for greener goods transport.

My Favorites