The EU has set a goal for 2030 of reducing CO2 emissions from road freight transport by 30% from the 2005 level. Achieving that goal will involve treating trucks as integrated systems.
Governments should increase resilience to cope with droughts and flooding due to climate change, says World Water Council's Benedito Braga as the World Water Forum gets underway, or else face water crises in the future.
The Bundestag will re-examine why Germany's security authorities failed to stop Anis Amri. The asylum seeker killed 12 people when he drove a truck into a Berlin Christmas market in 2016.
The trucks division of German carmaker Daimler has delivered its first fully electric lorries to companies in Europe, as the global race to mass produce the first generation of "green trucks" heats up.
A truck driver was handed a steep fine after driving his vehicle off the highway — and onto the Nazca Lines, a 2,000-year-old archaeological wonder only visible from the air. Local media said he wanted to avoid a toll.
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