Electric Bus Manufacturer Solaris Releases Sustainability Report

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2022 17:00:13 +0000

Here at CleanTechnica, we’ve been covering Solaris quite a bit. It is a bus manufacturer in Europe that’s making big strides in electrifying public transit in European cities, so that’s right up our alley. A couple months ago, the company reached an important milestone with the sale of its 2000th electric bus. Over 140 carriers […]

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Kenya’s Fuel Subsidy Could Have Bought 28,000 Electric Buses!

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2022 02:30:15 +0000

Petroleum products contribute a significant portion of Kenya’s annual import bill. Petroleum products imported by Kenya increased by 12.0% to 6.4 million tonnes in 2021, costing the country a whopping $3 billion! Kenya’s fuel subsidy program that was rolled out to cushion consumers from skyrocketing petrol, diesel, and kerosene prices has been a hot topic in […]

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Switch Mobility Ltd. Brings Electric Double-Decker Bus To India

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2022 18:00:34 +0000

Double-decker buses are cool. Maybe it’s that they hold a lot of people, or maybe the inner child in all of us just thinks the idea of a multi-story building going down the road is just neat. Whatever the reason, they have a certain charm about them. And now, with Switch Mobility’s new electric double-decker […]

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Roam Launches First Electric Mass Transit Bus In Kenya

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2022 14:45:34 +0000

As the Siemens Stiftung’s “Testing E-Mobility Business Models at WE Hub Victoria Limited in Kenya” field report says, “Mobility is the basis for the overall development of a society: it gives the population access to jobs, markets, social facilities, and health care. In addition, mobility itself creates jobs.” Access to reliable and affordable transport services […]

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South America Plugin Vehicle Markets, A Brief Overview — Part 3: Uruguay & Colombia

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2022 03:02:37 +0000

By Juan Diego Celemín Mojica “Passionate for all things Latin American, I’ve been closely following the energy and mobility transitions since they started to be present south of the Equator.” If you missed part 1 and part 2 of this series, see: South American Plugin Vehicle Markets, A Brief Overview — Part 1: Argentina, Peru, […]

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Nearly 2,000 Zero-Emission Trucks & Buses on California Roads — New Data

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2022 16:26:34 +0000

New Data Shows Nearly 2,000 Zero-Emission Trucks and Buses on California’s Roads, 43 Related In-State Manufacturers A new tool from the California Energy Commission (CEC) provides a snapshot of zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty vehicles on the state’s road for the first time. Another displays information about companies with in-state zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) manufacturing operations. According […]

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A City In Taiwan Tells Us How It Plans To Be A Big Cleantech Player

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 17:50:48 +0000

If you go to a news search like Google News and search for Taiwan, you’ll find a whole lot of bad news right now. As of this writing, Taiwan’s facing armed animosity from the mainland after a visit by US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Military exercises, threats, and even missiles flying over Taiwan’s […]

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Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust for California — $423 Million in Funding Available

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2022 11:20:31 +0000

Funding for California’s VW Mitigation Trust is ongoing. Find out more about the project types and how to apply. Courtesy of California Air Resources Board. The Volkswagen (VW) Environmental Mitigation Trust provides about $423 million for California to mitigate the excess nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions caused by VW’s use of illegal emissions testing defeat devices […]

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