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 […]

Comparative Study on Urban Logistics and Last Mile Delivery Processes in Germany and China

In recent years, the e-commerce and online retail sector in Germany and China experienced an unparalleled rise in parcel volumes. The COVID-19 pandemic and thus the increased shift to online activities encouraged this development. Simultaneously, climate protection and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions have become a high priority. Negative effects of last mile deliveries […]

Policy Briefing & Translation: Work Plan for Promoting the Development of Multimodal Transport and Optimizing and Adjusting the Transport Structure (2021-2025)

This documents provides the briefing and English translation of the the five-year Work Plan for Promoting the Development of Multimodal Transport and Optimizing and Adjusting the Transport Structure (2021-2025), which was issued by the State Council of the People’s Republic of China on 7 January 2022. According to the goals set out in the Work […]

Research on the Development of the Fuel Cell Vehicle Industry in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region

This report identifies current projects and policies on the development of both commercial as well as private fuel cell vehicles (FCV) in China, focusing especially on the promising Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, and projects the economic viability of different FCV technologies for a number of rollout scenarios until 2030. In the assessment and projections, significant promise of […]

Case Study Research on Urban Logistics and Last Mile Delivery Processes in China – A Case Study of Suzhou [CN Version]

The Chinese parcel delivery industry has experienced a continuous expansion in recent years due to a steady increase in e-commerce transactions. In order to meet customer expectations towards reliable and rapid parcel deliveries, efficient logistics and last mile delivery processes must be ensured. Simultaneously, urban logistics procedures are key to reduce waste and emissions-related to […]

Case Study Research on Urban Logistics and Last Mile Delivery Processes in China – A Case Study of Suzhou [EN Version]

The Chinese parcel delivery industry has experienced a continuous expansion in recent years due to a steady increase in e-commerce transactions. In order to meet customer expectations towards reliable and rapid parcel deliveries, efficient logistics and last mile delivery processes must be ensured. Simultaneously, urban logistics procedures are key to reduce waste and emissions-related to […]

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 […]

Radverkehrssysteme in China

This document is part of ten keystone papers looking at current emerging topics in the building and city sector, focusing on energy efficiency and resilience. The keystone papers were developed within the framework of the Sino-German Urbanisation Partnership as a basis for its working topics.