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Help Volkswagen Spend $2 Billion On Electric Car Infrastructure

Volkswagen has created a new website entitled Electrify America where people and institutions can make suggestions about how the first $400,000 it is required to invest in electric car infrastructure as part of the diesel cheating settlement reached with state and federal officials. The comment section closes January 16.

December 13th

Glycerin Powers Diesel Generators For Formula E Race Teams

It stands to reason that Formula E, the world’s only open wheel racing series that uses electric race cars, would want the electricity that charges the batteries in those cars to be as green as possible. Oddly enough, Formula E uses two large diesel generators mounted in a shipping container for easy portability for that […]

November 9th

US Maritime Administration: San Francisco Bay Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Ferry Feasible, But Expensive

A newly released feasibility study from the US Maritime Administration on the subject of a potential high-speed, hydrogen fuel-cell passenger ferry deployment in the San Francisco Bay, as well asĀ on the associated hydrogen fueling infrastructure, has provided some interesting new findings. The study — conducted by Sandia National Laboratories, and which examined the technical, regulatory, […]

November 7th

Everybody Cheats On Diesel Emissions Tests

Volkswagen has taken its lumps over the past year. Last September, theĀ International Council on Clean Transportation, after independent emissions tests, was the first to claim Volkswagen diesel emissions — especially NOx — were many times greater than advertised. Instead of being the prince of clean diesel technology, it became the dark knight of dirty diesel […]

September 11th