Mercedes-Benz Electric Trucks Now Shipping, More Coming

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 30 Jul 2022 05:38:23 +0000

Large electric trucks are easy to get excited about. They can cut a lot of emissions — CO2 emissions as well as other types of pollution that cause cancer, asthma, and various other human ailments and death. This is why, since the Tesla Semi was unveiled in 2017, many of us have been eagerly awaiting […]

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BP Opens Electric Truck Charging Station

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sat, 30 Jul 2022 00:35:24 +0000

In a recent press release, bp announced the opening of its first ultra-rapid charging stations for medium and heavy-duty electric trucks, which will allow companies in the sector to decarbonize more quickly. According to the IEA, tailpipe CO2 emissions have increased on average 2.2% each year since 2000. “With the transition to electric vehicles well […]

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More Electric Vehicles, No More Excuses For US Postal Service

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2022 18:35:30 +0000

USPS electric vehicles Oshkosh DefenseThe US Postal Service finally commits to more electric vehicles, and a $3 billion carve-out in the new climate bill should help grease the skids.

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US DOE Announces New EV Infrastructure & Development Funding

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2022 18:55:13 +0000

A $96 million government funding opportunity is now available to assist with the decarbonization of the American transportation industry. The cash will be used to enhance electric vehicle charging availability, develop alternative-fueled non-road vehicles that are more efficient and less expensive, and develop electric drive components and materials to maximize EV efficiency and affordability. “To […]

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Scania Helps DB Schenker Go Fossil-​Free On Swedish Island Of Gotland

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2022 18:50:37 +0000

Climate change is affecting islands everywhere in bad ways. Floods, droughts, water shortages and damage to infrastructure are just some of the problems. The Gotland region in Sweden is trying to counter these effects by working towards a goal of becoming fossil-free in 2040, five years ahead of Sweden’s national deadline. One way they’ve made […]

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Amazon Rivian Deliveries Start

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sat, 23 Jul 2022 05:10:34 +0000

People in ten US cities are about to see a new delivery vehicle from Rivian on the road delivering Amazon packages. The e-commerce giant has been working with Rivian to create a more sustainable fleet of vehicles that will help it reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2040. The vehicles are built from the bottom up […]

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Wind Power Returning To Open Seas, Now With AI

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2022 17:05:50 +0000

cargo ships sails wind power seawing airbusThe shipping giant K Line has high expectations for wind power and the fuel efficient cargo ship of the future.

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Amazon Claps Back At Walmart, Launches New Electric Vehicle

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2022 14:05:12 +0000

electric vehicle Rivian Amazon delivery vanEveryone is talking about the electric vehicle race between Amazon and Walmart, but the US Postal Service is also coming on strong.

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