Finland should seek increase in biofuels use, according to study
VTT and the Government Institute for Economic Research (VATT) have completed a study commissioned by the Ministry of Employment and the Economy and the Ministry of the Environment, assessing the impact of the EU's 2030 Climate ...
Assessing stress in trucked sheep
A new way of measuring the stress levels of sheep during road transport, was discussed at the Australian Veterinary Association's Annual Conference this week.
Enabling environmental decision making on energy sources
The EU is getting serious about tackling transport emissions, which are responsible for some 25 % of all greenhouse gases. For example, mandatory EU emission reduction targets for new cars have been put in ...
Rail link is new 'silk road' from China to heart of Europe
It is one of the world's longest railways—an approximately 11,000-kilometre "modern-day silk road" that traverses Russia and Kazakhstan to link a megacity in the heart of China with a key commercial hub ...
Simulations to reduce emissions from road transport
Researchers at the UPM are developing a methodology to estimate atmospheric emissions from road transport that will help to make environmental decisions.
New technology targets slick winter highways
In the annual battle to keep roads clear of snow and ice, snowplows are about to get much more intelligent.
U.K. town to deploy driverless pods to replace busses
S. Korea tests 'electric road' for public buses
A South Korean city has begun testing an "electrified road" that allows electric public buses to recharge their batteries from buried cables as they travel.
Juiced roads: Volvo explores electric power for trucks, buses
Wood burning fires a winter health hazard
Research by a Victoria University student shows that particulate matter from wood burning fires is a winter health hazard in New Zealand.
'Aeroplane flaps' on lorries to save lives in Europe
Rolling out round-nosed lorries with aeroplane-style flaps at the back on Europe's roads would cut fuel costs, reduce carbon emissions and save lives, while giving a boost to the struggling auto sector, the ...
Toyota, Audi driverless demos will pull up to CES
Expert's report on economic and environmental advantages of High Capacity Vehicles
Award-winning research by a transport and logistics expert at the University of Huddersfield has shown that there would be economic and environmental benefits to individual companies and the country if the ...
Transport solutions for the future of the economy and environment
Traffic congestion is a serious problem. According to a recent study conducted by INRIX Europe, Belgium is the worst country in Europe for congestion, with motorists spending 55 hours a year in traffic jams, ...