New research centre

The establishment of the new research Centre is chronicled in this news story from the University of Cambridge. The article describes the overall research aims of the Centre. Visit the Research pages   full details of the research objectives.

The overall aims of the Centre are to:

  1. research the sustainability of road freight transport: from tactical to strategic, fundamental to applied, micro and macro-level perspectives;
  2. develop innovative technical and operational solutions to road freight transport challenges;
  3. develop tactics and strategies to meet Government emissions reduction targets for the road freight sector, mapping out ways to provide an 80% reduction in CO2 emissions due to road freight transport by 2050.