Berlin, The First Capital City with a Wirelessly-Charged E-bus Line – Press Release – Digital Journal

Berlin, The First Capital City with a Wirelessly-Charged E-bus Line BERLIN, GERMANY--(Marketwired - Sept. 1, 2015) -   A milestone has been reached in the development of electric mobility in Berlin with the commissioning of the world's first wirelessly charged electric bus in a capital city. The Berlin Transport Authority, Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG), has positioned itself as a pioneer in urban mobility by introducing four Solaris Urbino 12 electric buses equipped with th...
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European Parking Association unites in Berlin

The EPA Congress takes place in Berlin 23-25 September The European Parking Association (EPA) is the umbrella organisation of European parking associations. It was founded in 1983. The role of parking in sustainable transport policy will be a theme running through the three days of the European Parking Congress, which takes place in Berlin between 23-25 September. The congress is the biennial gathering of the European Parking Association (EPA), a network of national parking organisations w...
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EBRD may allot 100 million euro for modernizing public transportation in Ukrainian cities

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is eyeing the allocation of 100 million euro for the modernization of public transportation infrastructures in a number of Ukrainian cities, the bank said in a report published on Aug. 13. The focus will be placed on renovation and increasing transport's efficiency. Source: EBRD may allot 100 million euro for modernizing public transportation in Ukrainian cities
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The U.S. can learn from Germany’s successful transport policies to reduce CO2 emissions and petroleum dependence.

  In the past decade, the U.S. government has made renewed attempts to lower the C02 emissions of its vehicle fleet through stricter fuel economy and emission standards regulations. Ralph Buehler writes that these policies have met with little success. He argues that the U.S. should look to Germany for examples of successful policies which have reduced emissions by reducing the demand for car transport by making walking, cycling, and public transport more attractive modes of transport.  ...
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Clean tech could save corporate fleets €28 billion-a-year and cut CO2

Corporate fleet managers could save millions of tonnes of emissions and €28 billion a year by tapping it available efficiency measures and clean technologies, according to a new report from analysts CE Delft. The statistics in the report imply that corporate fleet managers have more power over the composition of our atmosphere than most politicians, or even most oil executives. Transport is responsible for nearly a quarter of greenhouse gas emissions, and road transport accounts for 72-81% o...
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Volvo Group Says it Reached Energy-Efficiency Goal Five Years Early | Transport Topics Online | Trucking, Freight Transportation and Logistics News

Volvo Group North America said it has reduced energy consumption at its eight U.S. manufacturing plants by 26.8% compared with 2009 levels, achieving its efficiency goal under the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Challenge five years early. Source: Volvo Group Says it Reached Energy-Efficiency Goal Five Years Early | Transport Topics Online | Trucking, Freight Transportation and Logistics News
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Express Trailers invests further in new DAF trucks – The Malta Independent

Express Trailers is once again investing in its ever-growing fleet of vehicles with the acquisition of 8 brand new DAF trucks which will now be deployed on its growing network across Europe. "At Express Trailers we are obsessed about optimising efficiency and reducing risks for stakeholders. Only a modern and reliable fleet of transportation vehicles, supported by proper monitoring technology, professionally driven by our team of drivers, can sustain increasing business and higher levels of s...
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