29 Aug '13, 9am

A project to cut the emissions of 400 HGVsin Gothenburg has seen emissions drop by average of 30%.

A project to cut the emissions of 400 HGVsin Gothenburg has seen emissions drop by average of 30%.

A project to cut the emissions of haulage trucks in the Swedish city of Gothenburg has yielded great success, dropping emissions by average of 30 per cent across the 400 vehicle participants. Project participant Volvo now wants to share the success of Gothenburg’s Climate-Smart City Distribution project, to help other cities learn how they too can cut the emissions from their road freight. One of the key ways the project participants reduced emissions was to swap diesel vehicles for vehicles that used three different technologies; either able to run on a renewable fuel such as biodiesel, biogas or DME, using hybrid technology or able to run on methane-diesel fuel. But that was not all the project did to improve efficiency of Gothenburg’s haulage, the project also explored ways to improve logistics systems, so that companies made more efficient utilisation of existing vehic...

Full article: http://www.thegreencarwebsite.co.uk/blog/index.php/2013/0...

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