Lyft’s 100% Electrification Target, Autonomy, Charging — CleanTech Talk Podcast

Credit to Author: Winter Wilson| Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2021 03:22:22 +0000

In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Zachary Shahan, Director and CEO of CleanTechnica, and Sam Arons, Director of Sustainability at Lyft, sit down to talk about Lyft’s transition to 100% electric vehicles. You can listen to the full conversation in the embedded player below. Below that embedded SoundCloud player is a […]

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The Race to Tackling Transportation Emissions by Electrifying Ridehailing Fleets

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 20:33:16 +0000

A new insight brief calls for cross-sector collaboration between transportation network companies, policymakers, utilities and key cities’ stakeholders to align on ridehailing electrification and accelerate toward ambitious transportation-sector climate goals

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What We Learned from 100 Million Miles of Ridehailing Data

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 18:55:09 +0000

Transportation network company (TNC) fleets, like Uber and Lyft in America, Didi in China, and Ola in India, may account for a relatively small share of the number of total automobiles on the road globally. But don’t let that fool you. Electrifying ridehailing has outsized potential to reduce emissions and catalyze electrification in other transportation sectors

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Didi Chuxing & BYD Team Up To Make The D1, An Electric Ride-Hailing Vehicle

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 00:11:32 +0000

Didi Chuxing and BYD had teamed up to build the first electric car designed exclusively for use as part of a ride hailing service.

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Tesla Model X Used For New Orange County Electric Vanpool

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2020 17:30:12 +0000

In California, Orange County (the Orange County Transportation Authority) has made a couple of changes when it comes to its vanpools. First of all, the fleet of vehicles in operation has dropped from 470 vehicles to 164 vehicles. In the midst of this cut in operations, Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) is also beginning a shift to electric vehicles, starting with a Tesla Model

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Lyft or Uber Electric Car Cuts 3× More Pollution than Your Electric Car

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 21:58:03 +0000

A study published yesterday by researchers at the University of California, Davis, reminds us all why Lyft and Uber drivers should electrify faster than anyone, and why a Tesla app-based taxi service — robotaxis or not — would be so helpful

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Electric Vehicles Cheaper Than Diesels For Uber Drivers In Many European Capitals

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 13:25:10 +0000

Transport & Environment has a new report out that shows electric cars can be cheaper for Uber drivers to use than diesel cars in many European capital cities, including Paris, Madrid, Lisbon, and Berlin

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Lyft: 100% Electric Vehicles By 2030. CleanTechnica: Ya Think?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 03:23:17 +0000

Lyft published the positive announcement last week that it would be 100% electric by 2030. Naturally, this is significantly uplifting news, but the responses from some members of CleanTechnica senior staff while eating avocado and cheddar cheese wedges

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Intel Buys Moovit for Mobileye’s Mobility-as-a-Service Goals

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 17:19:20 +0000

Intel is trying to pull a few key (but large) pieces together in order to remain a tech leader in 2025, 2030, and beyond. The latest move was acquiring Moovit for $900 million

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Tesla Taxi Australia Looks To Scale Its Platform For Managed Fleets Of Rideshare/Rental Cars

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 20:30:59 +0000

The Australian EV market has been a surprisingly slow market. This could be due to several factors, including a limited choice of models and the price of EVs in a market with limited incentives (unlike the awesome incentives we see in Norway)

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