Cutting emissions from road transportation is a major part of the energy transition. Electrification promises to transform the way we move people and things around
New business models and changing attitudes to driving will only add to the decarbonisation of vehicle electrification, experts believe
MAJOR ISSUE Emissions from road transportation are a major contributor to climate change
DRIVING REDUCTIONS Most of the sector can be electrified and new business models could yield big emissions cuts today
KEY QUOTE I have customers already saying, ‘I have bought my last diesel truck’ ...
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A proposed tax on Danish road users is misguided and difficult to enforce. Taxing the type of vehicle would help increase the uptake of electric-powered trucks in the haulage sector, says Joakim Bansholm Nilsson from Volvo Denmark
The public transport sector has been hit hard by the covid-19 crisis. Since climate change is not taking a break, electrification must be at the centre of a green recovery. Smart depots will play a crucial role in transforming the face of urban transport, says Monique Mertins at Siemens Smart Infrastructure
Decarbonisation of haulage fleets within cities and on highways is reaching a tipping point as technology improves
By competing with each other in clean transport technology, Europe and China have the opportunity to keep oil prices, demand and production down, says Carl Pope, environmentalist and climate advisor to Michael Bloomberg
Trucks and ships could be two means of transport running on hydrogen gas, produced using electricity, in the coming years
As emissions from global aviation rise, companies are beginning to look closely at the idea of using electric planes for short-haul flights as a potential solution
This interview with Ole Bigum, head of operations at K2 management, a Danish consultancy providing engineering services for developers of wind and solar power, is part of a series of interviews that FORESIGHT will publish ahead of the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM9) and Nordic Clean Energy Week (NCEW), which will take place in Copenhagen and Malmo in May 2018.
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