Uber is resisting pressure from the California DMV to obtain a state permit before allowing its semi-autonomous cars on the streets of San Francisco and claiming it has the moral high ground in the dispute.
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General Motors will build some autonomous Chevy Bolt cars at the same factory where the regular cars are manufactured. They will be used in test fleets in Michigan, San Francisco and Scottsdale.
The Green Festival Expo comes to the Embarcadero in San Francisco November 11 – 13. Come learn about living in a sustainable economy and mingle with like minded people from around the world.
Scoot, the ride sharing service in San Francisco that specializes in zero emissions vehicles, has obtain funding for hundreds more GenZe 2.0 electric scooters from Mahindra.
Less than one year after launching a hydrogen-electric passenger ferry concept, San Francisco has upped the ante with a new $4.75 million commitment from the US Department of Energy to pump up the local hydrogen-fuel-cell electric vehicle market. The funds will go to promote emerging fuel cell EV technology, by helping to decrease the cost […]
Thanks to Scoot rentals in San Francisco, the crazy-fun, crazy-cute Renault Twizy EV is now available for half-hour rentals!
Via Bikocity: We are all aware of the financial argument for using public transportation — it is way, way cheaper. Weighing out the costs and benefits is tricky, but the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) monthly Transit Savings Reports have made it beautifully clear. Ranking the savings for the 20 cities with the highest rates of public transportation […]
The San Francisco Bay Area saw the greatest shift from solo auto commuting to “alternative” forms of transportation in the whole of the country for the years of 2006 through 2013, according to new figures from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. In 2012, the San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA, metropolitan statistical area even had the third-lowest […]
Originally published on EV Obsession. Some of the factors contributing to the relatively fast adoption of electric vehicles (EV) in some American metropolitan markets have been identified and characterized by a new study from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT). The dominant ones, according to the new report, are: stronger consumer incentives, a broader […]
A 5 mile long, 200 mph HyperLoop test track is set to begin construction somewhere between Los Angeles and San Francisco in central California.
Bosch is opening its North American eBike headquarters in Irvine, California, in a bid to expand eBike sales across the continent.
Spinlister wants to create a peer-to-peer bike-sharing network that is expanding to include both surfboards and skiiing/snowboarding equipment.
If somebody paid you $1,000 to unplug your EV, would you? That’s the gist of the BMW i ChargeForward pilot program, which pays people not to plug-in.
While Elon Musk is too busy to invest any time ointo the Hyperloop, 100 scientists and engineers have come together to make the Hyperloop a reality.
Designers from five cities were teamed up with bicycle builders from their respective city, and given the task of designing the best commuter bike.
Autonomous cars are being hailed as the solution to urban sprawl, pollution, and of course traffic congestion. But what if they have the opposite effect?
American fans will finally get their chance to see and drive the Energica Ego as the electric motorcycle comes stateside with the “Where is my Ego?” tour.
Despite passionate protests and serious legal challenges, this week the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority approved a controversial trial program that will allow companies like Google to use private shuttles at public bus stops. This program is an embodiment of the class warfare attitude that has become a festering wound in America.
In a world where cars are quickly becoming too expensive for many small business owners to operate, there are some clever alternatives and solutions being bandied about. Among them is the Lit Motors Kubo, a unique cargo-carrying electric scooter they’ve turned to crowdfunding to make it happen. San Francisco-based Lit Motors has been working on […]
There are literally thousands of homeless people who call San Francisco home, but there are just 16 public shower stalls shared between them. A new project aims to solve two problems with one solution, turning old Municipal buses into mobile showers for the city’s most vulnerable residents.