Volvo Upgrades its 7900 Series Electric Bus – and its all-new battery gives it a 125 Mile Range with even more available through wireless charging!
Browsing the "Infrastructure" Tag
Last week, the Australian government has revealed plans to build a new, 1800 kilometer-long electric highway on coastal roads running along the Great Barrier Reef. featuring free EV charging stations. The project is an effort to promote EVs in Australia as countries like Britain and France move to completely ban the sales of diesel and […]
The Hydrogen Economy Keeps Inching Towards Reality at the University of Houston, where researchers have made a cheap hydrogen catalyst for water splitting.
A highway tunnel underneath the city of Seattle was completed on April 4. It took years to complete but Elon Musk says he can make boring machines that are 10 times faster.
Giant windmills are awesome, but have you ever wondered how they got to where they’re sitting? Watch this and find out.
Travel site GoEuro has ranked 20 nations according to their high speed rail systems. The US was ranked 19th, behind Turkey and Uzbekistan.
Over the last few years, raising gas taxes has been a trendy answer to improving transportation infrastructure across the United States. When raising funds for improving transit, it has often been suggested that states raise the tax on gasoline and diesel fuel. This year, there are at least 9 states, according to taxjusticeblog.org, that are […]
While the comments section has been busy talking about hydrogen fuel cells, Mercedes-Benz has been busy building up both the cars and infrastructure.
A new survey shows that over two thirds of Americans would consider using high speed rail instead of airlines to travel across the country.
Blue Indy got its official start today, launching an all-electric ride sharing service in downtown Indianapolis- but do they have all their ducks in a row?
Originally posted on CleanTechnica You would think everybody would be on board with making the world a better place. Yet there are those who have been convinced, whether by propaganda or profit margin, that the world should rely on fossil fuels for as long as possible. As if that’s not bad enough, there are always […]
A study by the National Science Foundation says EV tax credits have been ineffective at encouraging people to switch to electric cars.
The European Union has revised its alternative fuel station policy for member states, and most noticeably the new rules lack guidelines for hydrogen fuel.
Thinking about the infrastructure that enables a city to start cycling in a big way in terms of what it costs is wrong. Think of what a bike city can SAVE!
Strava Metro is a new service that utilizes big data using global positioning satellite (GPS) technology to track cyclist activity around cities. The service is aimed to help municipalities and bike enthusiasts’ organizations gain a greater understanding how bicyclists use city streets, and in turn improve the situation to benefit pedestrians, cyclists, and drivers. The […]
China presents a unique challenge to Tesla, including faster high-speed trains, a lack of charging infrastructure, zero government financial support, and worst of all, a lack of brand perception. Can Tesla overcome?
America prides itself on being numero uno in a wide array of categories, though one area where the U.S. has fallen farther and farther behind is public transit. For decades politicians have pushed for large and costly highway expansions and improvements rather than public transportation, and the reason is simple; wealthy donors don’t use public […]
People like gas-powered cars. Some people like the range and freedom they’re granted by the quick, accessible filling stations. Others- maybe most- just like the fact that they can fill up their car with dino-juice and not worry about it again for a week or so. Is that lazy? Sure it is. Is that what’s […]
Need to find a charging station for your electric car? Check out this infographic and see where all of America’s 20,000+ charging stations are located!
After driving an EV for 5 years, a recent study indicates that as many as 80% could replace their current car with another new EV. Now that’s owner loyalty!