Climate roadworks: How can we decarbonise road freight transport?

When it comes to moving goods, trucks are currently the most popular choice: The total capacity of freight transport on German roads has doubled over the last three decades and it now accounts for about three quarters of all freight transport. This development makes commercial road vehicles a backbone of our economic system but also […]

Electric energy billing for overhead line trucks

Overhead line truck on test track

Overhead lines on highways are a promising approach to decarbonise heavy freight traffic. In a new study, IKEM has examined the legal framework with regard to the billing of energy consumption and the integration of overhead line trucks into the energy market. In the ongoing research projects AMELIE 2 and ELISA II-B, actor models have […]