Major challenges for international freight transport during the pandemic
Reduced capacity, major delays and cost increases for international freight transport, but little change in transport volumes related to Norwegian foreign trade.
The Norwegian charging market for electric cars is chaotic and not very user-friendly
The market for electric car charging is characterized by low profitability due to large start-up investments, a complicated system of actors and poor user experiences.
Increased competition in aviation have negative effects on pay and working conditions
After Norwegian airlines got access to the European aviation market cabin crew have become a low-paid occupational group.
Norwegian railways are worn out and have burst capacity
Norwegian railway infrastructure is in an insufficient condition, capacity in Eastern Norway is limited and delays are due to infrastructural conditions.
Electric vehicles cut emissions from goods delivery by 94 percent
Replacing diesel cars with small electric vehicles virtually eliminated greenhouse gas emissions from goods delivery in downtown Oslo.
The future of e-scooters depends on local and national regulation and facilitation
E-scooters, e-bikes and other micromobility offers both potential benefits and pitfalls, according to studies in a special issue of Built Environment on micromobility.
Electric flight route Stavanger - Bergen
Commitment to testing electric planes is socially beneficial
Investing in pilot case with electric planes on the Stavanger-Bergen route in the 2020s can accelerate electric aircraft in Norwegian aviation.
Comparing the Scandinavian automobile taxation systems and their CO2 mitigation effects
Despite their similarities, Scandinavian countries have adopted starkly different automobile tax regimes.
Wider roads result in fewer accidents
In roads with only two lanes and oncoming traffic, making the roads wider can reduce traffic accidents when traffic volumes are high.
Automated shuttles tested in regular urban traffic
Unexpected and abrupt stops of the shuttles, other road users dangerously overtaking or not giving way to the shuttles, and crucial technological and software challenges related to road safety were identified.