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Sweden takes international initiative to achieve low emissions in the transport sector
Sweden has taken the initiative to draft a joint statement from the roundtable on transport and climate at the International Transport Forum in Leipzig. Participating ministers and state secretaries from Chile, Poland, the Netherlands, Morocco, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Romania and Sweden have agreed that the climate must be considered when developing national transport policies and programmes.
Efficient, high-capacity and sustainable freight transport – a national freight transport strategy
A strategy that can address the needs of tomorrow’s modern freight transport systems.
The Government’s plan for infrastructure – how we build Sweden strong and sustainable
The Government has adopted a national plan for infrastructure for the period 2018–2029. It is a total investment of SEK 700 billion and the largest railway investment in modern times. The plan covers major investments in both new construction and restoration and modernisation of existing infrastructure. The decision also covers significant investments in maritime transport infrastructure and roads. This is made possible due to the Government investing SEK 100 billion more than in the previous plan period.
Third high-level meeting on connected and automated vehicles led to common conclusions
Minister for Infrastructure Tomas Eneroth chaired the meeting in Gothenburg on 18–19 June 2018, where EU transport ministers met to discuss connected and automated driving on the roads.
French-Swedish Strategic Partnership for innovation and green solutions in the transport sector
Swedish and French Ministers Tomas Eneroth and Elisabeth Borne agree to take decisive steps in Gothenburg to implement the French-Swedish Strategic Partnership for innovation and green solutions in the transport sector.
Tomas Eneroth to lead high-level meeting on connected and automated vehicles
Minister for Infrastructure Tomas Eneroth has invited the EU transport ministers to discuss connected and automated driving on the roads. The meeting will take place in Gothenburg on 18–19 June 2018.
Barents: 25 years of successful cooperation
The Barents cooperation has laid the foundation for far-reaching people-to-people cooperation and high-level political dialogue in the European Arctic. The 25th anniversary of cooperation was marked by a seminar at the Permanent Mission of Sweden to the European Union on 5 June to highlight cooperation in an EU perspective and to look ahead.
Inquiry paves way for automated vehicles
The Government’s Inquiry Chair Jonas Bjelfvenstam presented on March 7 2018, his final report ‘The path to automated driving – market introduction’ (SOU 2018:16) to the Minister for Infrastructure Tomas Eneroth. The Inquiry proposes regulatory changes necessary to begin using and developing automated vehicles on roads over the next few years.
Sweden and India agree to deepen their innovation cooperation
Sweden and India today signed a joint innovation partnership to deepen the collaboration between the two countries and contribute to sustainable growth and new job opportunities. The partnership was signed in connection with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Stockholm.
Sweden to host UN conference on road safety in 2020
The UN General Assembly in New York confirmed on Thursday 12 April that Sweden will host the Third Global High-Level Conference on Road Safety in 2020.