Volvo Bus give some Insights to Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)


During the latest year Volvo have had an ambition to present a more in depth information on important areas for the passenger transport industry with the headline “Mobility Insights” (passenger transport insights). The latest issue is about Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) for electric buses. it provides some insights for the Industry.

The rapid transition to electromobility has sparked a broader discussion about the total environment impact of electric vehicles. To quantify the impact, there is a standardized method; Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). How does Volvo Buses work with LCA? How can LCA help public transport authorities, operators and other stakeholders when opting for the most sustainable solution? Volvo Buses’ expert Maria Wedenby explains:

5 questions and answers about LCA

What new environmental requirements are placed on suppliers of electric buses?

How far has the bus industry come in terms of LCA?

How does Volvo Buses work with LCA?

What is the environmental impact of an electric bus from a life cycle perspective?

What role does LCA play in the shift towards a circular economy?

Maria Wedenby has been responsible for Public Affairs at Volvo Buses since January 1, 2022. She has extensive experience in the bus industry and in-depth knowledge in electromobility and sustainable transport solutions. In her former role as City Mobility Director at Volvo Buses, she worked closely with cities, authorities and operators to ensure the optimal system solutions. As Head of Public Affairs, Maria Wedenby represents Volvo Buses in international committees within industry organisations, such as UITP and ACEA.
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