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New regulations on sea transport sulphur emissions from January 1st 2020


Historically heavy bunker oil for ocean transport has contained high levels of Sulphur, being a residual product from crude oil distillation. The ship engine fuel combustion thereby generates emissions of Sulphur dioxide (SO2). Sulphur dioxide is harmful to human health, causing respiratory symptoms and lung disease. In the atmosphere, SO2 contributes to acid rain, which harms […]

Source: IMO

Back at Conlogic


During the 1st of January and the 6th of September 2019 Magnus Swahn was employed by the Swedish Transport Administration. Magnus has during this time period led the Governmental initiated investigation on Horizontal collaboration and open data. During the same period Magnus also finalized the research report on Activity based freight data. First reports from […]

Source: Conlogic

New Challenges


Since the 1st of January Magnus Swahn is employed by the Swedish Transport Administration to investigate opportunities and obstacles for access and use of more operational data regarding goods transport. The aim is to accomplish more efficient transport services and enhance tomorrows goods transport systems. The investigation on these topics and possible roadmaps is commissioned […]


Scania develops electric trucks supplied by fuel cells and hydrogen


In collaboration with Renova, Scania develops an electric truck where electricity is supplied through fuel cells driven by hydrogen. The project is a joint effort with KTH and the Swedish Energy Agency. Scania is also developing four distribution trucks on the same technical platform for the Norwegian retail company Asko. The truck will have a […]

Source: Ny Teknik

Lack of cobalt is hindering the development of electric vehicles


A new report from the EU Commission points out how an accelerated introduction of electric vehicles (EVs) increases the demand for lithium-ion batteries (LIB). This is expected to increase significantly in the future. Considering annual supply and demand balances in global average scenarios, including the effects of substitution over demand is already perceived to exceed […]

Source: JRC

Binding reduction targets for CO2 emissions from heavy-duty vehicles


The 18th of October the Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) in the European Parliament voted on new binding reduction targets for CO2 emissions from heavy-duty vehicles. CO2 emissions from trucks represent 25% of total road traffic CO2 emissions and 6% of total EU greenhouse gas emissions. With no action this is […]

Source: European Parliament

Volvo launches an autonomous electric semi-trailer tractor


Volvo recently presented their new product Vera, an autonomous and connected electric driven tractor. Its use is in freight centres where frequent and short distance transport of unified transport units is a common operation. The vehicles are designed to locate their position within centimetres, analyse what is happening with other road users, and thereafter respond […]


Study for more efficient and more climate smart transport in Sweden


The Swedish Government have decided to initiate three separate studies in order to enhance freight transport operations being more efficient and emitting less greenhouse gases. For these reasons the Swedish Government wants to evaluate if longer trucks should be allowed and how to stimulate the number of heavy duty trucks running on fossil free fuels. […]

Source: Swedish Government

New service for sales of reports and books in pdf-format


Today Conlogic launches a new service where offer the possibility to buy the book “Transportlogistik och miljö” (Transport logistics and environment, presently only in English) through our web site. The book is delivered immediately as a pdf-file  simultaneously as an invoice is generated  to the receiver. In the book a watermark defines the owner of this specific copy […]

Source: Conlogic

CO2 emission ceiling from heavy-duty vehicles


Lorries, buses and coaches emit around a quarter of the CO2 emissions from road transport in the EU which is some 6% of the EU’s total CO2 emissions. In order to curb these emissions, a proposal to enforce a CO2 emission standard for heavy-duty vehicles was launched by the EU Commission on May 17 2018. […]

Source: EU Commission

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