Automated Driving and Traffic Safety

by Peter Kronberg, Safety Director Volvo Group Automated driving holds promise of a revolutionary new way of providing transport and mobility. Indeed, the added value in improved productivity and efficiency that can be extracted in commercial transport operations appears to be substantial. But, the question of the impact of automation on road safety tends to divide the public in two distinct camps – one lauding … Continue reading Automated Driving and Traffic Safety

How shipping got its own Paris Agreement – and what that means

On Friday, 13 April, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and its member states agreed on an absolute target to reduce shipping emission “at least” 50% by 2050. Is this agreement a historic achievement or a collection of weasel words? How did we get here? And what still needs to be done? Continue reading How shipping got its own Paris Agreement – and what that means

Let’s get serious about saving lives!

Opinion Piece by Jean Todt, FIA President and UN Special Envoy for Road Safety For a number of years now we have been complaining about the consequences of road crashes, the millions of premature deaths, the tens of millions of serious injuries that impair so many people for life.  We have been documenting the progression of the scourge, gathering statistics, disseminating facts and figures.  We … Continue reading Let’s get serious about saving lives!