The vehicle industry is undertaking a huge transformation. New requirements from customers and governments are pushing producers to meet the sustainable development goals in different ways. Producers of cars, trucks and agricultural machines are adjusting…
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On October 6, Swedish life cycle experts in the vehicle field gathered to discuss and exchange knowledge from the industry and research area. The ambition was high, the atmosphere was creative and the air…
Anders Nordelöf, PhD candidate at Environmental Systems Analysis, Chalmers recently defended his thesis “Using life cycle assessment to support the development of electrified road vehicles”. Anders is also active in the Swedish Life Cycle Center’s network as a member in the working group LCA and vehicles. Following the debate about electric road vehicles in Sweden this is a very actual topic. We asked Anders 3 quick questions about his thesis.
In a changing world where the vehicles of tomorrow will have a different design compared to those of today new challenges will occur. LCA & vehicles have gathered leading automobile companies in Sweden together with researchers to discuss upcoming questions within LCA.
Type Working group
Time period 2017-04-25 - Ongoing
That was one of the topics discussed last Thursday on a full day arranged within the working group LCA & vehicles. 20 life cycle experts gathered in Stockholm to discuss the life cycle perspective connected…
Case study at ABB – A part of CPM project “Analysis tool for calculating environmental impact and efficiency of transport systems”
Author Santén, Vendela; Westerdahl, Jenny; Fridell, Erik
Jenny Lagergren is a new co-worker at Swedish Life Cycle Center as a substitute for Anna Wikström and Sara Palander, who are on parental leave. As a project manager her responsibilities will focus on the…
Life cycle perspective highlighted during successful concluding program conference for the collaborative research program Renewable transportation fuels and systems
n October 25-26 the concluding program conference for the Swedish Energy Agency and f3 collaborative research program Renewable transportation fuels and systems was held at SLU in Uppsala. More than 100 participants joined the conference,…
Author Belhaj, Mohammed; Fridell, Erik; Jerksjö, Martin; Wolf, Christina
Facing increasing volumes of freight transportation there is increasing pressure on monitoring and mitigating the negative impact on the environment and society that follows. Within this project 9 reports and publications within the logistics field was produced as well as the TrEx tool, an analysis tool for calculating environmental impact and efficiency of transport systems.
Type Research project
Time period 2009-01-01 - 2012-12-30