Author Archives: Sandra Vogel

Two Green Tyre Assessments: GHG Mitigation Potentials for Truck Tyres in Road Freight Transport in the European Union and China

  The transport sector is responsible for a great share of energy consumption, which directly correlates with the emission of polluting greenhouse gases (GHG) and therefore indirectly with climate change. Within this scope, road freight…

“Transport Demand Management in Beijing – Emission Reduction in Urban Transport” – Achievements of a Sino-German Cooperation Project

Air pollution, congestion, traffic accidents – the list of negative effects of the constantly growing volume of vehicle traffic in Beijing is long. Despite several policies that restrict vehicle registration and usage, between 2010 and…

Sino-German Electric-Vehicle Innovation Cooperation Congress

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) and the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) jointly hosted the Sino-German Innovation Congress on Electro-Mobility, with support of China Automotive Technology and…

A climate-friendly solution or exacerbation of the problem? Electric-vehicles in China

Monetary purchasing subsidies, super credits, tax exemptions and local incentives for industry and consumers: China is sparing no efforts in its drive towards market expansion for e-mobility. The motives of China’s industrial policy are straightforward,…