Mar 21, 2017 |
After five years of research, Volvo Trucks has unveiled the Volvo Concept Truck, which reduces fuel consumption by 30 percent. In addition to improved aerodynamics and reduced weight, the truck features a hybrid powertrain - one of the first of its kind for heavy-duty trucks in long haul applications.Read More
Jan 17, 2017 |
HH Ferries converts Aurora and Tycho Brahe, large ferries on route between Helsingborg and Helsingör, to pure battery power. The conversion is the largest single investment project in the company’s history, and the world novelty is made possible by custom-made systems and revolutionary charging technology solutions.Read More
May 24, 2016 |
Urban public transport is about to become more sustainable. Innovative electric bus technologies with different charging infrastructure solutions are likely to transform the bus fleets of European cities in the coming years, improving air quality and noise levels. Tomas Byberg, CEO of the bus company Byberg & Nordin, knows what the transformation looks like: ”We deployed our first electric...Read More
May 3, 2016 |
Aircraft tractors are often in the shadows of the many times larger vessels they are towing. Still, the work they do is necessary for airport procedures to function. Kalmar Motor, one of the world’s leading manufacturers, has now developed a range of electric and hybrid tractors able to move aircraft of all sizes. ”Our company, Kalmar Motor, was hived off...Read More
Feb 23, 2016 |
At the end of 2015, the first results from the unique project Bäckhammars Algbruk (Bäckhammar’s Algae Factory), run by SP, were presented. ”For the last three years, we have used waste from Bäckhammar’s pulp and paper mill to produce biomass at the test bed. The aim has been to make use of excess resources to produce algae biomass in...Read More
Oct 20, 2015 |
Volvo Cars was the first carmaker to develop and produce a diesel-based plug-in hybrid powertrain with the launch of the V60 D6 Twin Engine in 2012. The new model V60 D5 Twin Engine, unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in 2015, is receiving a lot of attention. ”The Twin Engine technology with both diesel and electric engines quickly proved...Read More
Sep 15, 2015 |
There is a global quest for the vehicle fuels of the future. Oil prices are fluctuating, and with growing concern over the climate effects of fossil fuels, the search is on for products with lower carbon dioxide emissions. Biogas, electricity and ethanol are the commercialized alternatives. Now, Swedish consumers can choose diesel and gasoline containing tall oil, a renewable...Read More
Sep 8, 2015 |
Swedish solutions in environmental technology, such as waste management systems, is arousing the interest of many countries. Besides the practical issues such as waste collection and treatment, it is a matter of looking at waste as a resource. Waste can be used for energy production, materials recycling, and sometimes to extract fertilizer. There is also a wide-spread interest in...Read More
Aug 25, 2015 |
The combustion of aviation fuels releases carbon dioxide. Emissions are easily calculated, since they are correlated to fuel consumption. The impact on the climate is the same regardless of where and at which altitude the emissions are released. Currently, aviation represents two percent of global carbon dioxide emissions, but according to the IPCC the share may reach three percent...Read More
May 19, 2015 |
“We want to build a society independent of fossil fuels,” says Rolf Hasselström, President and CEO of Opcon AB. “Our goal is products and systems that combine minimal environmental impact with optimum performance, reliability and long life.” “Today, a very small percentage of waste heat is recovered for energy production. We see a great potential for our waste heat-to-electricity...Read More
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