Monthly Archives: March 2008

SCR or EGR, how hard can it be?

Somewhat surprised I learn that there is still some discussion about weather SCR or EGR is the better choice. When I moved from research to become environmental director at Volvo Bus Corporation, soon two years ago, we just finished the … Continue reading

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Political ambivalence about bio fuels

If you are not already about to buy new buses for your local city transports, imagine yourself being in the situation of having to invest in new buses in a near future. As public transport authority or service provider you … Continue reading

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Rapeseed oil to the air

Last Thursday the Swedish bus & coach operator Flygbussarna released the news that they will introduce rape seed oil (RME) for their buses.The news became relatively big on the Swedish national radio during last Friday. http://www.peopletravel.se/NewsItem.aspx?page=3132&&lang=EN  (Sorry for the Swedish) … Continue reading

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Sustainable fuels is not the most important

Yesterday, Maud Olofsson, Swedens Minister for Enterprises and Energy, opened the Swedish National Energy Convention. She took the opportunity to sumarise her recent visit to the Wirec Conference, in US capital Washington DC: “There was a general agreement, we don’t … Continue reading

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Common Procurement meeting in Nantes

The European Compro project arranged a workshop for environmental friendly technology the 4th of March. The Compro project aims at supporting the development of environmentally friendly technologies, by establishing common procurement criteria. Europe suffers, since long, from diverging demands on … Continue reading

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