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  • Collaboration for sustainable transport

    Published Jun 23, 2022

    KTH President Sigbritt Karlsson and Scania CEO Christian Levin talks about strategic partnerships, and highlight ITRL as a good example of collaboration and multi-disciplinary research.

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  • Meet ITRL’s new vice-director

    Published May 30, 2022

    This month we welcome our new vice-director! Jens Hagman is joining the team to further develop ITRL 2.0.

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  • Driving the shift – Long-term partnerships for sustainable innovation

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    Representatives from KTH and Scania gathered outside for a quick group photo before the event.
    Published May 13, 2022

    ITRL is a center located in the heart of the KTH campus in Stockholm. The center studies the sustainability transformation of the transportation system in the light of automation, digitalization, conn...

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  • Research from ITRL on IVA’s 100-list

    Group photo of Frank Jiang, Elisa Bin, and Mustafa Al-Janabi.
    Elisa Bin, Frank Jiang and Mustafa Al-Janabi, founders of ABConnect.
    Published May 12, 2022

    The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) recently presented its 100-list with research projects that are expected to contribute to society and business. One of the people included is Fr...

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  • THE Innovation and Impact Summit 2022 visits ITRL

    A group of people listens to a presentation at ITRL
    On Wednesday participants could visit ITRL.
    Published May 02, 2022

    Last week Scania and ITRL welcomed participants from the conference THE Innovation and Impact Summit for a closer look at how strategic partnerships drive innovation and sustainable development.

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  • ITRL paper presented at Design Thinking Research Symposium 13

    Lina Rylander presenting at the conference.
    Lina Rylander presenting at the conference.
    Published Apr 21, 2022

    Industrial PhD student Lina Rylander presented Designing for change in complex socio-technical systems at a conference in Israel.

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  • ITRL Annual Report 2021

    Published Apr 08, 2022

    We look back at 2021 in our now released annual report. Read through updates, results from our projects and work in the main research areas.

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  • System-level impacts of self-driving vehicles Project summary

    Photo: Marcin Jozwiak on Unsplash
    Published Apr 05, 2022

    The project 'System-level impacts of self-driving vehicles' is coming to an end and recently presented its project summary.

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  • Watch: How can “yellow vests” be avoided?

    Published Mar 11, 2022

    Factors affecting citizens’ acceptance of climate policy

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  • Jonas Mårtensson appointed new director of ITRL

    Published Feb 07, 2022

    Jonas Mårtensson is the new director of ITRL, officially starting from November 2021. Jonas is professor at the division of decision and control systems, and he has been engaged in ITRL since the star...

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  • New paper on diagnosis service system for self-driving vehicles

    A collage of a truck and a portrait of Lina Rylander
    Published Dec 21, 2021
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  • Watch: Future Battery Recycling webinar

    Published Dec 16, 2021

    Road transport is beginning to become electrified, with electric cars amounting to about 1/3 of all sales in Sweden. However, what will happen to the batteries at the end of the road?

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  • Multi-million investment in development of connected, autonomous vehicles

    Blue car with 5g Ride printed on it
    An autonomous vehicle from the 5g Ride project.
    Published Dec 13, 2021

    The next phase in the development of the 5G Ride project, focusing on the public transport of the future. The ongoing collaboration on 5G connected, self-driving buses operated by Kista Science City, ...

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  • Royal visit at ITRL

    The kings listening to a presentation at ITRL.
    Photo: Fredrik Persson
    Published Nov 29, 2021

    How can we make remote control of self driving cars safer? The kings of Sweden and Spain visited ITRL and were given a demonstration of remote control safety systems for self-driving cars.

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  • Tullinge Work Hub Living Lab up and running again after pandemic

    A row of desks at the Living Lab
    Desks at Tullinge Work Hub Living Lab.
    Published Nov 11, 2021

    The living lab invites participants back after Covid-19 to continue investigate how working hubs closer to home can reduce time spent commuting and live more sustainably.

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  • Watch: The Future of Public Transport Webinar

    Published Oct 29, 2021

    Automated vehicles is a highly trending topic right now, but how is this shift from manual to self-driving perceived by the people currently working in the sector? For our first Breakfast webinar this...

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  • New project with Nobina to investigate autonomous buses without operators

    Autonomous buses on a snowy road.
    Autonomous buses from a previous project.
    Published Oct 14, 2021

    ITRL is joining forces with Nobina Technology in a new project to examine autonomous buses without a standby driver on-board. The project includes partners such as Telia, SL/Region Stockholm, Järfälla...

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  • How self-driving trucks will change our transportation system

    Autonomous trucks at a harbor.
    Autonomous trucks are already in use in some areas. Photo: Bernd Dittrich/Pexels.
    Published Sep 07, 2021

    Some say driverless trucks might start pulling up next to you at a red light in a decade. Trucks without drivers could change our transport system and reduce costs, but it might also increase road tra...

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  • Anna Pernestål steps down as director

    Portrait of Anna Pernestål.
    Published Jul 07, 2021

    As of July 1st Anna Pernestål will be stepping down as director of ITRL to start her new job at Scania. Anna will however continue to stay involved, allocating circa 25% of her time with the centre an...

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  • Watch: Sustainable Integrated Urban Freight - Research from the HITS project

    Published Jun 30, 2021

    Watch our very first Researchers’ Roundtable, join researchers and experts involved in the HITS 2024 as they explore the project through a system perspective, collaborating to build academic knowledge...

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