The NREL has released a new study that attempts to determine how many EV chargers will be needed to support the transition to cars with plugs. The answer is, it depends.
7-11 has contract Toyota to develop an exclusive line of hydrogen fuel cell powered delivery trucks. The move is part of a larger effort by 7-11 to reduce its carbon emissions in Japan and promote more environmentally friendly vehicles, in general. The delivery trucks, themselves, will be built by Toyota’s Hino Motors unit. They will […]
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 latest test by Hyperloop One saw its XP1 pod hit 192 miles per hour. Meanwhile, Elon Musk is hinting he may want to get back into the Hyperloop game.
Los Angeles county’s public transportation agency has signed an agreement with BYD for 60 electrric buses as part of the area’s commitment to lower carbon emissions.
Hyperloop One completed it first successful test of it Hyperloop transportation pod at its DevLoop test track in Nevada on May 12. The company calls it a “Kitty Hawk” moment.
Scottish company MacRebur uses pellets made from recycled plastic to replace most of the bitumen used to make an asphalt road. the new plastic road is 60% stronger and last 10 times longer, the company says.
The Hydrogen Economy Keeps Inching Towards Reality at the University of Houston, where researchers have made a cheap hydrogen catalyst for water splitting.
India has announced a plan to sell only electric cars by 2030, a goal the IEA calls “ambitious.” With only a total of 5,000 electric cars on the road now, it is all or that.
The QLine electric street car line is set to open along Detroit’s famed Woodward Avenue this weekend. Supporters hope it will reinvigorate business in the downtown area and lead to demand for more regional transportation development.
Funding for the Peninsular Electrification Project for rail lines between San Francisco and San Jose has been included in the proposed budget agreed to by Congress this week. The project is expected to add 9,600 construction jobs for local residents.
Elon Musk sat down with Chris Anderson, curator of TED2017, in Vancouver and laid out his vision for the future of transportation.
Controversies over red light traffic tickets are common, and traffic light timing formulas are now being revisited.
In Vancouver for the TED2017 conference, Elon Musk teased a photo of the Tesla Semi and hinted he would announce up to 4 new Gigafactories this year. His company also released a new video explaining how Musk’s tunnel boring scheme might work.
Hyperloop One has slashed the length of its test track from 2 miles to under a half mile and pushed back its next scheduled test to May or June. It the Hyperloop anything more than a gleam in Elon Musk’s eye?
Nissan and Volkswagen are adding to the EV charging infrastructure along America’s busiest highways. Access to convenient chargers will help speed the electric car revolution.
A study by the Rocky Mountain Institute finds that demand charges assessed by utility companies can make the cost of doing business so high that public EV charging companies like EVgo can’t survive financially.
Hyperloop One held a conference in Washington, DC last week to outline its “Plan For America.” It includes 11 proposed Hyperloop One links across the country.
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.
Elon Musk told Trump’s economic adviser this week that he can bore tunnels underground all the way across the United States if need be. He appears to be anxious to help Uncle Sam spend taxpayer dollars.