Volvo Delivers Its 1st Electric Heavy-Duty Truck In Africa

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sun, 19 Mar 2023 13:37:28 +0000

In some ways, it’s going to be a little easier to electrify transportation in developing countries. While the top selling car in history is the Toyota Corolla, its sales are dwarfed by the Honda Super Cub and its variants, and motorcycle sales are dwarfed by those of bicycles like the Chinese Flying Pigeon. Motorcycles and […]

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Buses, Trucks, Trains, Shipping, & Aviation Will Electrify More Than US Transportation Blueprint Thinks

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 02 Mar 2023 17:35:45 +0000

DALL·E generated image of a US multilane highway full of electric semi trucks, digital artThe US will waste a lot of time, money, and energy on bad decarbonizing transportation approaches and end up less competitive as a result.

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US Transportation Blueprint: Good Intentions, Weak Diagnosis, & Possibly Irrelevant

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Wed, 01 Mar 2023 17:37:30 +0000

DALL·E generated image of people walking and cycling beside canal with electric container ship, digital artWhile the US will waste a lot of time, money and energy getting there and end up less competitive as a result, most US transportation will decarbonize regardless, although often not as the new transportation blueprint supposes.

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8 Things To Know About Electric School Bus Repowers

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2023 03:09:17 +0000

Repowering existing school buses with a new electric drivetrain shows promise to provide school bus operators with a lower cost and more sustainable vehicle compared to buying a brand-new electric school bus. An electric repower — sometimes referred to as an electric conversion or retrofit — involves the removal of a vehicle’s internal combustion engine […]

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Dear Maryland: It’s Time To Drive Clean Trucks & Buses

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2023 16:40:14 +0000

Electric bus charging stationI love living in Maryland. We’re living in a historical moment, and I can’t help but do a lil’ happy dance around the possibilities of the new administration and the groundwork laid by the Climate Solutions Now Act which set some of the most ambitious climate targets in the country. Amid all this I’m grateful […]

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Association Of American Railroads Aligned With US DOT In Derailing Electrification

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2023 19:30:01 +0000

DALL·E generated image of American freight train derailed, digital artThe Association of American Railroads is lobbying hard to radically reduce rail as a freight delivery option in the US. It’s the exact opposite of a rational business strategy.

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Buses, Beer, & CARB Kept BYD Busy Through The Winter

Credit to Author: Raymond Tribdino| Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2023 16:35:44 +0000

BYD electric busStarting with a ride-and-drive of made-in-America all-electric trucks to a delivery of a EV truck to a beer brewer and acknowledgement of the gain of CARB’s scoping plant, BYD (Build Your Dreams) was busy through the winter and into the new year. At the Harbor Trucking Association’s Zero-Emission Ride and Drive event in Long Beach, […]

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Wireless Charging for Autonomous Electric Buses — World 1st

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2023 19:04:54 +0000

How many buzzwords can you fit into one story or title? Wireless charging for autonomous electric buses is about as good as it gets. (Perhaps we could squeeze “AI” in there somewhere.) Well, it certainly caught my attention. The news comes from WiTricity, which calls itself “the leader in wireless EV charging.” Unsurprisingly, the setting […]

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Super Metro Adds First Electric Bus To Its Fleet For Operation In Nairobi

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2023 16:01:04 +0000

Super Metro Sacco, one of Nairobi’s leading public transport operators, has just introduced its first electric bus as part of its fleet. Supplied by Kenyan electric mobility start-up BasiGo, the 25-seater K6 electric bus started operating yesterday and will ply the CBD to Kikuyu and CBD to Kitengela routes. The bus is the first of […]

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