Overview on China’s 14th Five-Year Plans in the Transport Sector

This paper aims at providing a comprehensive overview of the 14th Five-Year Plans (FYPs) relevant to the development of China’s transport sector until 2025 and beyond. The paper summarises the key elements, priorities and goals of the plans and draws a picture of the general development direction of transport in China. The focus of China’s […]

中国交通运输行业气候目标及行动建议 [中文版]

本研究从运输规模、运输装备及基础设施规模发展等方面系统分析了中国交通运输发展现状,并基于能源消费情况评估了交通运输碳排放现状。同时,本研究就中国交通运输行业的主要气候目标和政策措施进行了梳理,并识别出中国交通运输领域碳减排面临的主要问题与挑战。 此外,德国和欧盟在交通运输行业温室气体减排方面设置了雄心勃勃的目标,且已有诸多尝试探索和成功经验。本研究总结了他们的主要减排目标和关键举措,并就交通气候目标制定、减排策略及路径、减排措施建议等方面对中德在气候政策、能源战略、可持续交通、民航技术、城市交通、地方交通运输等领域的专家进行了深度访谈,结合中国交通运输当前形势和发展实际,进一步提出中国交通运输行业在优化运输结构,引导绿色出行,提高能源效率和进一步推广新能源使用等方面可采取的措施和行动建议。为推动中国交通运输行业制定节能减排低碳政策,尽早实现碳达峰提供决策依据和参考。

Climate Goals and Recommendations for Action in China’s Transport Sector [EN]

This research systematically analyzes the status quo of China’s transport development in terms of transport volume, equipment and infrastructure development, and then assesses the status quo of transport-related carbon emissions based on energy consumption. This research further summarizes major climate targets, as well as policies and measures in China’s transport sector, and identifies major challenges […]

Developing Smart Logistics for Sustainable Transport

With continuous developments and breakthroughs in digital and other new technologies, the logistics industry is increasingly becoming “smart.” Smart logistics enables the further optimisation of logistics flows and overall freight efficiency. By employing the latest communication technologies and digital solutions, real-time data about the location of transport vehicles and transport containers or the place where […]

Insights from China: How can we decarbonise the transport sector?

During the global online conference Transport and Climate Change Week 2022, the Sino-German Cooperation on Low Carbon Transport (CLCT) project was pleased to invite Mr Xu Honglei, vice president at the Transport Planning and Research Institute (TPRI) of the Ministry of Transport of the People’s Republic of China, to share insights on the key challenges […]

Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning [CN Version] 2/2

To promote smart and integrated urban mobility planning, the European Commission, in 2013, published the “Guidelines on Developing and Implementing A Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan”. Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans, also known as SUMP, aim at satisfying the mobility needs of people and businesses while improving the quality of life. The SUMP concept has been successfully applied […]

Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning [CN Version] 1/2

To promote smart and integrated urban mobility planning, the European Commission, in 2013, published the “Guidelines on Developing and Implementing A Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan”. Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans, also known as SUMP, aim at satisfying the mobility needs of people and businesses while improving the quality of life. The SUMP concept has been successfully applied […]

Policy Briefing & Translation: NEV Development Plan 2035

This document provides the briefing and English translation of the original New Energy Vehicle Industry Development Plan (2021-2035), which was published by the General Office of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China on 02 November 2020. The New Energy Vehicle Industry Development Plan (2021-2035) is a strategic top-level policy guiding the development […]

Overview on Battery Swapping and Battery-as-a-Service (BaaS) in China

New Energy Vehicles (NEV) and in particular battery electric vehicles are widely seen as key to make transport more sustainable and climate-friendly, and, in line with the promotion of renewable energy, to reach the climate targets of the Paris Agreement. In its current stage, the direct electrification of vehicles comes along with challenges. Even though […]