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Economic measurement of CO2 emission from fleet of Brazilian independent cargo carriers

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Author(s): Rodrigo Rosa da Silva Cruvinel | Paulo Victor Hermetério Pinto | Sérgio Ronaldo Granemann

Journal: Journal of Transport Literature
ISSN 2238-1031

Volume: 6;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 234;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: CO2 emission | fuel consumption | fleet renewal | top-down method | independent carriers

ABSTRACT
The research aims at measuring the possible environmental and economic benefits generated by renewing the Brazilian autonomous truck fleet. The article focuses on two specific points: the reduction of CO2 emissions and also the diminution of diesel consumption. The Top Down model will be used for calculating the CO2 emissions.
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