Leonardi, Jacques and Baumgartner, Michael (2004) CO2 reduction and efficiency in road freight traffic: measures, baseline and potential. In: International Energy Workshop EMF/IEA(ETSAP)/IIASA, 22 - 24 Jun 2004, IEA, Paris.Full text not available from this repository.
The objective of our research was to analyse the relevant logistic factors influencing energy efficiency in road freight transport, while quantifying the potential for CO2 reduction. We carried out a survey and linked fuel consumption to transport performance parameters in 50 German haulage companies during 2003. Efficiency ranges from 0.8 tkm to 26 tkm for 1 kg CO2 emissions. The results show a high potential for improvements, given a low level of efficiency in vehicle usage and load factor, scarce use of lightweight vehicle design, incorrectly selected vehicle class and a high proportion of empty runs. Efficiency measures are poorly applied.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Subjects:||University of Westminster > Architecture and the Built Environment > Architecture and the Built Environment, School of (No longer in use)|
|Depositing User:||Miss Nina Watts|
|Date Deposited:||24 Mar 2009 15:33|
|Last Modified:||05 Oct 2011 18:01|
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