Electrify more

The Swedish Transport Administration is going to build one of the world’s first permanent electric roads, as one element of the objective to reduce emissions from heavy traffic.

The new electric road, which will run between Hallsberg and Örebro on the E20, will be taken into operation in 2025. This initiative is just the first step in a long-term strategy; the Swedish Transport Administration is already planning to add another 3,000 sq.m. to enable the charging of electrified vehicles while travelling.

Whichever solution is used will depend on continued technical developments as well as on which international standard will apply in future.

The transport sector accounts for one third of Sweden’s greenhouse gas emissions. This means that the new electric road is one of the key initiatives in achieving the goal of reducing emissions from transport by 70% within a ten-year period, thereby also helping to meet the EU’s climate goals.


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Bitumen to focus on core European markets

The world is changing at a rapid pace, and Nynas is now taking strategic steps to strengthen its competitiveness in core markets. Nynas will create a business footprint focusing on customers in the naphthenics and bitumen market in Europe, and significantly improve efficiency to deliver a competitive customer experience. Furthermore, Nynas will focus on four strategic sustainability areas: product development, environment and climate change, health and safety as well as people and society.


Appreciated Safety Day in Norway

To minimise the risk of accidents and injuries when loading and unloading bitumen, Nynas holds annual driver meetings.


Brains of Nynas: Sarah Badley

Sarah Badley works as Bitumen Sales Manager, covering the North of England, but is also responsible for the Nynas Bitumen Customer Service Centre in the UK. She joined Nynas in 2014, having spent many years working in the motor industry with brands including Porsche, Mercedes-Benz and BMW. Find out what's on her mind.


All the key players are working together to achieve the best possible result.

Katri Eskola, Specialist Road Maintenance Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency

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