The Gotland region in Sweden is trying to counter climate change effects by working towards a goal of becoming fossil-fuel-free in 2040, which is five years ahead of the national deadline in Sweden. All freight distribution transportation has changed to fossil-free vehicles.
“We already operate with electric vehicles throughout Sweden, and know how that works out. Now we take the next step and invest in electrified distribution in a whole region – to really make a difference,” said a freight company. “On top of that, we gain valuable knowledge on electrified operations both in urban areas with many starts and stops, and in rural areas with distances more than 300 kilometres.”
The aim is for Gotland to be the world’s most sustainable island