Lightning Systems Launches New Energy Division Focused On Making Fleet Charging Easy

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 17:05:15 +0000

Colorado-based electric powertrain builder Lightning Systems has launched a new division focused on bringing the latest EV charging solutions to its customers. In addition to simply providing EV chargers and supporting financing, the new division will help fleet managers build a comprehensive charging system to ensure they are up to the task of providing round the clock charging to keep the fleet on the road

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Conexxion Delivers A Hydrogen Bus … With A Trailer?

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 16:02:22 +0000

hydrogen bus trailerBuilt to showcase fuel cell stacks built with existing technology, these hydrogen bus test mules sure proved … something! Right

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Road Revenue Plummets — New Ways To Fund Infrastructure Projects Needed

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 17:50:13 +0000

COVID-19 era traffic levels are at a fraction of the previous year’s totals. As road revenue plummets — in the word according to legacy transportation analysts — road infrastructure projects that keep our labor force on the job and support the economy are in real jeopardy

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Driving Electric In Africa Is A Whole Lot Cheaper Than Driving ICE: Part 3

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 17:30:15 +0000

We continue with our push to show that driving electric in Africa can be a whole lot cheaper than driving ICE. How cheap? In some cases, driving electric is as good as driving for free thanks some really cheap residential electricity tariffs in several countries

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China Is *Crushing* USA In Electric Bus Growth. Proterra Wants To Change That.

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 02:16:46 +0000

When it comes to electric vehicles, passenger cars grab most of the headlines — especially fast and glamorous ones made by a certain California company. However, electric buses represent one of the most exciting stories in the EV world — electrifying buses offers a huge opportunity to reduce emissions, and cut costs for transit agencies

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Proterra Delivers 21 Electric Buses, Chargers, & Complete Energy Management System To ETS

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 18:05:07 +0000

Canadian transit operator Edmonton Transit took delivery of the first 21 electric buses from Proterra this month from a total order of 40 electric buses for the year. The 21 buses will go into service in August, providing nearly silent, emissions free transit service to Edmonton residents

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The Moving Forward Act: 10 Ways House Infrastructure Proposal Can Increase Electric Vehicles, Clean Energy, & Resilient Transportation

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 11:00:03 +0000

Proterra electric busThis massive infrastructure bill is the result of the work of many committees in the House. The centerpiece is the surface transportation bill (sometimes known as the highway bill) that gets passed about every 5 years. Then other legislative pieces got added, including adding tax incentives for electric vehicles and clean energy. The result is a good bill that will pass out of the House — the question, as always, is what will happen in the Senate

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Suicide By A Thousand Cuts: Trump’s War On America

Credit to Author: George Harvey| Date: Sat, 25 Jul 2020 15:36:35 +0000

There is a saying, “United we stand, divided we fall.” It comes in many forms, in many languages, including Abraham Lincoln’s “A house divided against itself, cannot stand,” a fairly close restatement from the Bible

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Uganda’s Kiira Motors: Electric Bus Pilot Program & Jinja EV Factory Construction Update

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 23:05:36 +0000

Ugandan electric vehicle manufacturing firm Kiira Motors wants to take advantage of all those clean electrons to power the transition to electromobility in Uganda and beyond. Kiira has also been running a pilot for its Kayoola Electric buses. We caught up with Kiira Motors CEO Mr. Paul Isaac Musasizi to find out how the pilot has gone so far

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A Tesla Model 3, A Powerpack, & A Semi-Truck Shell Walk Into A Bar …

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 21 Jul 2020 14:01:32 +0000

We’ve learned a few things about the Tesla Semi battery lately that I haven’t seen elsewhere, so I decided to create an article (and bad joke) about it

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