Monthly Archives: April 2010

Ice breaking in Switzerland

I’m always happy to return to Switzerland. As I did my PhD in Zurich, more than 20 years ago, I still feel a little bit Swiss. This year, the VÖV (Vereiningung Öffentlichen Verkher) held their biannual meeting in St. Gallen. … Continue reading

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Commute Greener

The commute greener community is growing. Today I visited an event for the European parliament members and their staff. Magnus Kuschel, the manageing director, presented the Commute Greener idea and how the app works: http://www.commutegreener.com Commute Greener allows you to … Continue reading

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Meeting the spring in Aachen

Last week I visited a meeting with PTAs in Aachen. As in most parts of Europe the discussion about different hybrids is vivid. The benefits of the very high fuel savings in a large variety of cycles and in combination … Continue reading

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Environmental Product Declaration for Volvo 7700 Hybrid

    Volvo Bus corporation make environmental product declarations for the complete buses that we develop. With the new hybrid the environmental impact during the full life cycle is of particular interest to safeguard the total impact. In this blog … Continue reading

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Road tolls for to finance infrastructure

Gothenburg has prioritised the environmental agenda since the mid 1970ties when the acid rain hit the region very hard. Industry and transports by shipping and road traffic today dominates the environmental load in the region of west Sweden. Recently decisions … Continue reading

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