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How longer and heavier vehicles will contribute to a better environment and more efficient transport system
18 June 2019
Longer and heavier vehicles on parts of the road network – how goods transport is made more efficient is an important part of the solution 'CO2 emissions from heavy road traffic must be reduced,' says Thomas Asp, head of the High Capacity Transport area within CLOSER. We have already avoided thousands of tons of carbon dioxide emissions with our projects.
Smart cameras will improve railway efficiency
13 June 2019
Work with identification and registration of rail cars with freight often takes place manually at the terminals, which is both expensive and very time-consuming. A new technology which automatically registers the cars in real time is being demonstrated in Europe.
Triona new partner in CLOSER
13 June 2019
Triona is a leading and reliable supplier of innovative IT solutions that combines industry-specific competence and skills in transport infrastructure, traffic, transports, forest industry and energy-/automotive industry.
Geofencing – new tool in town!
5 June 2019
The first geofencing applications appear in city streets: hybrid vehicles are turned to electric mode within specific areas, and speed is limited close to schools. Within this frame, forty European experts met 29 May in Gothenburg to discuss geofencing and see the technology in action.
New public super-fast charger for heavy electric vehicles installed in Gothenburg
4 June 2019
An entirely new type of charging station adapted for heavy traffic, such as distribution trucks and cleaning vehicles is now installed in Gothenburg. The public charging station located at Falutorget is the first of its kind and can also be used to charge passenger vehicles.
DenCity's solutions will be attractive and accessible to everyone
4 June 2019
A workshop on social sustainability was held during the consortium meeting in DenCity held on 7 May. 'Social sustainability is something that many people find somewhat vague, probably because there is no clear definition,' says Frida Åberg, head of urban development for the City of Gothenburg, who held the workshop.
Increased postal and parcel service in demand in sparsely populated areas
28 May 2019
How can participant and data integration contribute to improved accessibility to parcel services, reduced transport costs, new delivery alternatives and a network of representatives that is more adapted to recipients outside of larger urban centres? This was the primary question during CLOSER's, the Swedish Parcel Representatives' and the National Representative Platform's seminar on 25 April.
TRA2020 – Rethinking transport - call for papers & demos
23 May 2019
The event brings together the experts from around the world to Helsinki to discuss the newest innovations and the future of mobility and transport. You can submit your paper as well as your demonstration proposal until May 31!
Joint loading for a higher service level in densely-populated cities
21 May 2019
'If we succeed in combining the parcel boxes with joint loading at Lindholmen, the Lindholmen delivery can solve the problems of the final ten kilometres and simultaneously offer a high service level, which I believe will be a very attractive service.' Those are the words of Louise Larsson, who is responsible for joint loading within the framework of DenCity.
Long-distance freight transport can be made more efficient - We must improve, not restrict!
21 May 2019
"We must not limit the possibilities for improving the efficiency in shipment of goods - we must find ways to better utilize the advantages of every individual mode of transportation in order to handle the right task in the transport system," says Kristoffer Skjutare, who is responsible for multimodal solutions within CLOSER, the national collaborative platform for sustainable freight transport solutions.
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