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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…

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,…

Congestion Charging – Policy Guide copublished by GIZ and ADB now available

With the Clean Air Action Plan of 2013 Beijing started the discussion on introducing congestion charging to reduce traffic volume, relieve congestion and subsequently transport related air pollution. With the support of GIZ, the Beijing…

Financing Sustainable Urban Transport in China – Discussion paper published

  Over the last decade, China has experienced explosive urban development, rapid motorisation and a fast growing demand for urban mass transport systems. To further develop new and to maintain existing systems, permanent and reliable…