Trucks. It’s not something you think about every day. But maybe you should. Or you should at least reflect over how it is that all the food and the products that you consume has likely been transported to you with the help of a vehicle that
A) releases huge amounts of carbon dioxide which adds totheclimate change.
B) releases nitrogen oxides and particles that are directly harmful to humans, especially children.
C) is so poorly designed that it’s extremely overrepresented in the statistics of deadly accidents involving bicyclists andpedestrians.
Those of us living in big cities need to drastically change the way we transport goods to our homes and our refrigerators. It is not sustainable to have trucks that destroy our environment, poison our lungs and run us over in traffic. The newly introduced environmental zone on Hornsgatan is a political means. Electronic trucks are a technological one. Max will tell you more about it.
Learn@Lunch is our lecture series made to stimulate and inspire your head while simultaneously filling your stomach. Since we all have time for lunch, we thought we would kill two birds with one stone and present relevant and current topics and questions, offer lunch – and learn something new every time.
Max Ahlborn is chief of communications at Volta Trucks. He also has a past in the Green Party (as among other things a political expert to minister of educations Gustav Fridolin and previously responsible for the Green Party’s digital elections 2014) as well as within communications bureaus as a head manager of B-Reel in New York and previous co-founder of Acne Digital. Among many things, Max has also been a part of starting the innovation conference Gather Festival and the social platform Copabet. Max trains and competes in Thai boxing for Odenplan Fightgym.