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$11 Million For Hardcore Vehicle Electrification

Via EV Obsession: Up to $11 million in new funding will be available to projects demonstrating medium + heavy-duty power train electrification or dual fuel fleets, via a new funding opportunity announcement (FOA) from the US Department of Energy. The Department of Energy (DOE) has predicted that this FOA will result in 2 to 4 new funding […]

September 14th

Complete Transportation In Copenhagen (Exclusive Video)

Following up on my intro for the “Electrifying Transport” panel at the recent Renewable Cities Global Learning Forum in Vancouver, Canada, his piece shares and summarizes the presentation given by Brian Hansen, Head of Department Citywide Strategies for the City of Copenhagen. While the panel was generally about the electrification of transportation, some of the panelists noted the importance of a […]

August 25th

World’s Fastest Charging Electric Bus Debuts in China

The world’s fastest charging electric bus is now operating in the eastern Chinese port city of Ningbo. According to local transportation authorities, the public bus — which was manufactured in Ningbo and runs along a 24-stop, 11 kilometre route — takes as little as 10 seconds to charge up and be ready for the next leg of its journey. […]

August 5th

BYD Electric Buses Keep Air Clean For 2015 Special Olympics

Originally published on CleanTechnica. A large number of BYD’s all-electric, zero-emission buses were used during the recent 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles as athlete transportation, according to a recent press release. Considering that this recent event was the biggest Special Olympics yet hosted, with 6,500 different athletes competing and requiring transportation, the […]

August 5th

London Getting 50 More Electric Buses

In China, some cities have ordered thousands of electric buses. Unfortunately, most cities around the world haven’t even tested out one yet. But the ones that have been piloting them have generally found out that they work well and can cut air and noise pollution while costing the same as a diesel bus on a lifetime basis. […]

July 17th