Country:Sweden
Year:2000
Policy status:Ended
Date Effective:2000
Policy Type:Voluntary Approaches>Negotiated Agreements (Public-private sector), Economic Instruments>Direct investment>Procurement rules, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Research programme >Technology development
Policy Target:Transport
Agency:Programradet for fordonsteknisk forskning, VINNOVA
Funding:500 MSEK for the period 2000-2005
Description:An agreement was signed in April 2000 between the Swedish government and the vehicle manufacturing companies in Sweden. This joint government and industry programme is a five-year R&D programme aimed at the development of new technology to minimise the environemental impact of cars and heavy vehicles. There are several subprogrammes, including on advanced combustion technology, fuel-cell technology and electric-hybrid vehicles. The total budget for the programme period 2000-2005 is SKr 1,800 million. Public funding is SKr 500 million.

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