ENERGY SAVINGS IN TRANSPORT - POSSIBILITIES AND ILLUSIONS

ENERGIESPAREN IM VERKEHR - MOEGLICHKEITEN UND ILLUSIONEN

THE AUTHOR REPORTS ON THE VDA CONFERENCE IN WHICH DISCUSSIONS WERE HELD ON THE FEASIBILITY OF ENERGY SAVINGS IN TRANSPORT. THERE APPEAR TO BE THREE STARTING POINTS: REDUCTION OF VEHICLE MILEAGE, MORE USE OF MODES OF TRANSPORT WHICH USE LESS ENERGY, AND REDUCTION OF SPECIFIC ENERGY CONSUMPTION. THE FIRST TWO MEASURES ARE NOT CONSIDERED TO BE PARTICULARLY VIABLE, BUT THE THIRD IS DEALT WITH IN DETAIL, WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO THE POSSIBILITIES OF SAVING ENERGY BY SENSIBLE DESIGN (OPTIMUM BODY SHAPES, VEHICLE WEIGHTS).

Language

  • German

Media Info

  • Pagination: 12-7
  • Serial:
    • KFZ-Anzeiger
    • Volume: 31
    • Issue Number: 13
    • Publisher: Stuenings-Verlag GmbH
    • ISSN: 0341-9681

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01289254
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (BASt)
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Nov 21 2010 1:41AM