Monthly Archives: October 2010

Hibridos for Brazil

For most dense cities with dense traffic and congestion problems, there is a constant struggle to attract the car users to the public transports. Buses contribute much less than cars to the congestion and is mostly the preferred alternative to … Continue reading

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Public Transports in Latin America

The development of public transports in Latin America has by far exceeded the efforts in most other parts of the world. When visiting Mexico last week at the Latin American Public Transport Congress, it became evident for me how much … Continue reading

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Waste management in Mexico plant

Last week I had the oportunity to visit our factory in Tultitlan close to Mexico City. I have by now had the oportunity to visit seven Volvo factories in five countries and no doubt Tultitlan shows one of the finest … Continue reading

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Transport capacity of buses

I spoke at a seminar for investors in green technology recently. One of the questions I got concerned the capacity of bus routes. How high is the capacity of a standard bus route and a route with dedicated lanes? For … Continue reading

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