LCA and vehicles

Funded by Swedish Energy Agency, partly
Type Working group
Time period 2017-04-25 - Ongoing

LCA & vehicles have gathered leading industrial companies in Sweden together with researchers to discuss upcoming questions within LCA.

Background

In a changing world where the vehicles of tomorrow will have a different design compared to those of today new challenges will occur. A grand implementation of electrical an autonomous drives will require LCA knowledge of materials and customer behavior. LCA & vehicles have gathered leading automobile companies in Sweden together with researchers to discuss upcoming questions within LCA.

Aim & objectives

Co-operation between Swedish industry to handle upcoming LCA questions regarding vehicles.

Outcomes

The group did arrange a full day meeting in 2017 to form the group and discuss upcoming topics. Several following meetings has been held connecting individuals to better form a Swedish LCA society within the automobile industry. In september 2018 the group held a full day meeting with the aim to see potential outcomes of future regulations for electric vehicles and LCA and how to manage those outcomes in best way possible.

Project organisation
Chalmers University of Technology IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute KTH Royal Institute of Technology NEVS NTNU RISE Research Institutes of Sweden Scania Stena Metall Swedish Energy Agency Swedish Transport Administration Swedish Environmental Protection Agency Swedish Transport Agency Vattenfall Volvo Cars Volvo Group
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