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E-grocery can reduce transport

E-grocery gives new opportunities for consumers in terms of improved accessibility and services. It also means new logistics challenges for companies. Grocery e-commerce could contribute to a more transport efficient society through reduced car usage of consumers. In a study financed by the...

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Designing automated driving HMI for a city bus (in TrustVehicle)

The TrustVehicle project developed and demonstrated an intuitive human machine interface (HMI) for automated driving functionality of an electric city bus with professional drivers. One critical part of Automated Driving (AD) development is the HMI design. Information presented on the HMI is...

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To impose VAT on electric cars will cut the sales by 50 percent

By imposing VAT on electric cars in Norway the sales will be cut in half and the average CO2 emissions from new cars will increase by about 60 percent. In Norway zero-emission cars constituted 54,3 percent of all new cars purchased in 2020. If electric cars are subject to full VAT sales will...

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Trains, humans and systems

Several VTI projects are looking at the human factor of the railway system. One project looks at preventing trespassing on the railway tracks, another is looking for the root causes of human errors in rail traffic management. When unauthorised people encroach on railway tracks, this creates major...

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VTI’s train simulators still rolling despite the pandemic

Work with VTI’s train simulators continues to develop, largely thanks to collaboration with train operators and instructors. This year has already welcomed one new user – with many more showing interest. There is still no sign of the pandemic having affected the work with train...

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