Monthly Archives: March 2012

One bus = 50 cars

Last week I visited Montreal. The week before a $73 million project on electro mobility was announced by Quebec Government and Nova Bus is one of the partners.  (read about it here) This legendary Nova LFS bus announces that a load … Continue reading

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Life cycle swamp

I have been warned by experienced colleagues not to get caught in the life cycle swamp. Still, analyzing well-to-wheel efficiency is very useful in order to understand how different energy sources are used most efficiently. It works in both directions. … Continue reading

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Hybrids to Hamburg

Hamburg and affiliates have recently bought Volvo hybrid buses. When I visited the area recently there were by coincidence eight of the buses standing in the court of the Volvo workshop in Hamburg. The transport authority, Hamburger Hochbahn, is probably the … Continue reading

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