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IFEU Heidelberg

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Chart 15: Life-time CO2 savings of 10 % weight reduced annual new registrations

Life-time CO2 savings of 10 % weight reduced new registrations in 2000 [kt]

7000

Road vehicles

Rail vehicles

6000

5000

4000

3000

2000

900

1000

6600

83

48

73

0

Cars

City buses

Long

Heavy duty Subways/

distance

vehicles

urban

buses

>32 t

trains

Source: IFEU 2002 from various sources (Figures rounded)

Long

Long

distance

distance

passenger

freight

trains

trains

IFEU 2003

270

Regional trains

77

130

These results, however, do not reflect the efforts to achieve a weight reduction as such, for instance the impacts of light-weight materials production. This issue has to be ana- lysed within the framework of a Life Cycle Assessment which is beyond the scope of this study.

Energy savings by light-weighting

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