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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 par...

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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...

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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, a...

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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 pers...

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  • Elisa Bin to teach coding at Pink Programming’s Machine Learning Camp

    Montage of Pink Programming and portrait of Elisa Bin.
    Pink Programming Summer Camp aims to create an inspiring environment where girls and women can improve their coding skills.
    Published Jun 29, 2021

    Research engineer Elisa Bin is joining Pink Programming’s summer camp to teach coding and deep learning in their effort to encourage more women to go ...

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  • Startup inspired by ITRL research nominated for award

    Published Jun 16, 2021

    The startup Gordian, originally a spin off from ITRL research, is nominated for the EIT Urban Mobility Accelerator Pitch Awards. On the 22nd of June (...

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  • Albin Engholm successfully defends his licentiate thesis on driverless trucks

    Albin Engholm holding flowers.
    Published Jun 10, 2021

    Researcher Albin Engholm sucessfully defended his licentiate thesis on June 9th at ITRL. The thesis provides an analysis of future impacts on the tran...

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  • Watch: A modern public transport solution

    Published Jun 04, 2021

    MMiB became the first project in Europe that integrated self-driving buses in public transport, the project aims at implementing an integrated and sus...

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  • ABE Södertörn releases report on autonomous buses

    A steering wheel in a bus.
    Published May 24, 2021

    The project has now released its final report, providing suggestions on how future self-driving electric buses can be utilized by analyzing a potentia...

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  • Business Model Labs to present at Drive Sweden Thematic Areas Meeting

    Published May 12, 2021

    Business Model lab is participating in Drive Sweden Thematic Areas Meeting: Business Models & Policy Development, on May 25th at 9 am.

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  • Watch: How Covid-19 changed the landscape of transportation webinar

    Published May 06, 2021

    In this very special edition of Breakfast Webinars from May 4th we invited ITRL researchers to present their work related to COVID-19. Watch below as ...

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  • Watch: Effekter av självkörande fordon

    Published Apr 19, 2021

    Despite the current focus on sustainability, what would happen if autonomous vehicles allowed more people to travel by car and therefore increase emis...

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  • Drive Sweden Business Model Lab kicks off 2021-2022

    Published Apr 16, 2021

    On March 30th Drive Sweden Business Model Lab held its kick-off for 2021-2022. Lab partners addressed solutions for sustainable business models in qui...

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  • Watch: Make way for the wealthy? Webinar

    Published Apr 13, 2021
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  • Making goods transport more sustainable with data sharing

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    Published Apr 09, 2021

    After 15 months Digigoods wraps up phase one. The project examines how to create a more efficient and sustainable goods transport system with digitali...

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  • Watch: Automated Vehicle Traffic Control Tower webinar

    Published Mar 19, 2021

    Missed our latest webinar? Watch our expert panel as they give us 5 perspectives on how we can manage a fleet of autonomous cars with the help of vehi...

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  • KOMPIS releases its final project report

    Published Mar 09, 2021
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  • The trade-off between virtual and physical activities during COVID-19

    Photo: CDC
    Published Mar 02, 2021

    New research explores how individuals have changed their activity-travel patterns and internet usage during the first wave of COVID-19, and which of t...

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  • Mistra SAMS kicks off Phase II with ITRL

    Published Feb 25, 2021
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  • Prestudy to investigate resilient and sustainable freight transport during Covid-19

    Photo: Marcin Jozwiak on Pexels.
    Published Feb 09, 2021

    Covid-19 created new challenges for the transportation sector and forced it to quickly readjust, a prestudy from ITRL looks to investigate how we can ...

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