Diesel Hybrids

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Electric Truck Overview — Electric Light-Duty Trucks, Medium-Duty Trucks, & Heavy-Duty Trucks

Published on December 6th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

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As exciting as the coming era of electric cars is, with its promise of swift, silent, emissions-free transportation for all, the truth is that trucks are some of the biggest polluters on the road. According to the US Department of Transportation, nearly 50% of all emissions from the transportation sector are attributable to light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks. So where are all the electric trucks? When will you be able to buy an electric truck? What's going on in the electric truck startup world? For the purposes of this discussion, we will look at four categories of electric trucks — light-duty trucks, delivery trucks, freight trucks, and trash trucks... Read More


Electric Vehicles

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CARB, EV1, Ford, And Trump — Where Do We Go From Here?

Published on December 6th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

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In December, 1996, General Motors began leasing its innovative EV1 to customers in California. The EV1 generated a great deal of interest in electric cars but there was a reason why it was only available in California. The California Air Resources Board had promulgated regulations requiring manufacturers to sell zero emission cars if they want to continue doing business in the state... Read More


Activism

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Indigenous People Deeply Involved In Dakota Access Pipeline Protest

Published on December 5th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

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Pollution and destruction from fossil fuel extraction affect all people worldwide. The plight of the Sioux Nation in North Dakota has attracted support from indigenous people from as far away as Norway who have convinced local investors to withdraw financial support for the project. ... Read More


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