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Expanding and aligning green freight programs in Latin America

From June 27-29, Argentina’s Ministry of Transportation with the support from Argentina’s Ministry of Energy and Mining, Argentina’s Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, the United...
Published 2017.10.23: Publication

Latin America green freight workshop

From June 27-29, Argentina’s Ministry of Transportation with the support from Argentina’s Ministry of Energy and Mining, Argentina’s Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, the United...
Published 2017.07.28: Event

Barriers to the adoption of fuel-saving technologies in the trucking sector

Freight trucks are the backbone of most economies, because they are responsible for a significant portion of goods movement. Although freight trucks make up a relatively small percentage of the on-...
Published 2017.07.07: Publication

Germany's G20 leadership could expand international cooperation on vehicle efficiency

Since Germany began its G20 presidency last December, the German leadership has made it clear that the energy sector is a top priority for 2017. The new Sustainability Working Group (SWG) has...At the next G20 Summit in July in Hamburg, Germany can lay the groundwork to achieve substantial energy savings and environmental benefits in three important ways.
Published 2017.05.17: Blog Post

Freight assessment blueprint: Practical guide for evaluating freight transportation in support of national green freight programs

This document aims to provide step-by-step guidance for conducting a freight assessment when the ultimate goal is to develop a green freight program. As more countries and regions explore ways to...
Published 2017.03.27: Publication

Ulises Hernández

Published 2017.03.20: Profile

Money in your pocket and a good night's sleep

Mike Roeth at the North American Council for Freight Efficiency told me a story last week about a U.S. husband-and-wife trucking team. The husband was reluctant to give up his 12-year-old truck,...Helping (again) to correct some misinformation about the costs of cleaner heavy-truck emission standards in Mexico and the United States.
Published 2016.03.04: Blog Post

Is there an e-Autobahn in our future?

In the small town of Templin, Germany one hour north of Berlin, on the site of an old Soviet airfield, Siemens engineers are hard at work on what could be the future of low-carbon freight transport....How will the heavy duty vehicle sector achieve decarbonization in the long term? Perhaps a new technology being developed by Siemens will be part of the answer.
Published 2015.09.25: Blog Post

Global Green Freight Action Plan launched

The Global Green Freight Action Plan was officially launched yesterday, 27 May 2015, at the International Transport Forum's 2015 Annual Summit in Leipzig, Germany. The Action Plan is a product of...
Published 2015.05.28: News

Green freight programs and technology verification

Voluntary “green freight” programs have been established in a number of countries and regions, with the goal of increasing the fuel efficiency (and reducing GHG emissions) of trucking fleets and...
Published 2015.04.03: Publication

Costs and adoption rates of fuel-saving technologies for trailers in the Canadian on-road freight sector

This report, “Costs and adoption rates of fuel-saving technologies for trailers in the Canadian on-road freight sector,” is the outcome of a collaboration between the ICCT and Pollution Probe, a...
Published 2015.02.11: Publication

Global Green Freight Action Plan Highlighted at UN Climate Summit

One of the highlights of last month’s Climate Summit in New York City was the announcement of the “Global Green Freight Action Plan” to decrease the climate impacts of global freight movement by...Fifty nation states, private companies, NGOs, IGOs, CSOs endorsed the Global Green Freight Action Plan at the UNSG Climate Summit in NYC—a huge achievement right out of the gate. The full list of...
Published 2014.10.08: Blog Post

Barriers to adoption of fuel-efficiency technologies in the North American on-road freight sector

This study paves new ground in its diverse, expansive coverage of the Class 7 and 8 tractor-trailer fleet. Using phone, focus group, and on-line survey methods, the authors interviewed nearly 1,900...
Published 2013.07.29: Publication

Rachel Muncrief

Published 2012.12.28: Profile

Market barriers to increased efficiency in the European on-road freight sector

There are several technical and operational measures available to improve the fuel efficiency of truck fleets, but many of these measures are currently not universally implemented. Even cost-...
Published 2012.11.21: Publication

Cristiano Façanha

Published 2011.09.23: Profile