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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.
DenCitys lösningar skall vara attraktiva och tillgängliga för alla
4 June 2019
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!
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.
New OECD report: HCT - efficient, safe and sustainable road freight
17 May 2019
The report (High Capacity Transport Towards Efficient, Safe and Sustainable Road Freight) from the work within the ITF/OECD's work group for HCT was published on 2 May. The project was initiated in 2015 via Sweden and the HCT programme. Jerker Sjögren, previously programme manager for CLOSER, served as chair and Thomas Asp served as a Swedish representative in the management and work group.
Effective forms of collaboration have never been more important
14 May 2019
Lina Moritz is a new program director at CLOSER, the national collaborative platform for sustainable freight transport solutions located at Lindholmen Science Park's offices in Gothenburg and Stockholm. The financing of a new five-year period for CLOSER is also finalised. "We are entering a new exciting phase", says Lina Moritz in this interview, where we learn a little more about the new program director and how she approaches her assignment."
New project manager with focus on urban mobility
15 April 2019
Since January 7, Anders Forsberg has been a new project manager at CLOSER, where he will initially work with urban mobility and DenCity. Anders gives us some insight into his thoughts about which challenges we face in phasing out the fossil energy supply and what we will contribute at CLOSER.
Time to define concrete measures and joint strategies!
3 April 2019
Which fuels and which energy source will be possible and economically justifiable when the emission of CO2 must be reduced by 70 per cent by 2030? Although there is no lack of technology, there is a great deal of uncertainty within the freight transport sector. Now it is time to define concrete measures and joint strategies. For this reason, CLOSER started the new Energy Supply and Logistics focus area in early 2019.
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