Gothenburg Partners With Volvo To Create A Climate-Neutral City

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 23:35:17 +0000

The Swedish city of Gothenburg is home to one of the largest and busiest ports in the world. Despite this, the city has set a rather ambitious climate goal for itself. With the help newly created urban zones that will serve as test beds for advanced sustainable technologies, Gothenburg plans to become a climate-neutral city by the year 2030. What’s more, they’ve enlisted Volvo to help

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Denmark, Luxembourg, & Netherlands Lead On Electric Buses In Europe

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 16:07:34 +0000

Denmark leads the way when it comes to putting zero-emission urban buses on the streets in Europe, with 78% of new vehicles being electric, according to the latest data from green NGO Transport & Environment

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Only Belgium & Slovakia On Track To Meet EU Air Pollution Targets

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 23 Dec 2020 08:48:22 +0000

All of the EU’s member states but two have failed to show how they will slash air pollution to comply with the emissions limits set out in the EU’s National Emission Ceilings Directive, a troubling new report finds

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Ministers Greenlight 50% Toll Discount for Emissions-Free Trucks

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 11 Dec 2020 01:49:37 +0000

Hauliers driving emissions-free trucks will get at least half off road tolls in the EU under a new tolling system given the go-ahead by transport ministers this week. Fossil fuel trucks will be charged based on their CO2 emissions, with more efficient heavy-goods vehicles paying less

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The Eximus IV Is The World’s Most Energy Efficient Electric Vehicle

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 23:15:49 +0000

The Eximus IV can go nearly halfway around the world using the energy contained in just one liter of gas!

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Tesla Batteries Get 2nd Life In Electric Sightseeing Boat

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 13 Nov 2020 17:26:21 +0000

As more and more Teslas get old (or get into accidents), there are more and more Tesla batteries available for new purposes. One clever use is as batteries in electric boats. In Sweden, the sightseeing boat Sylvia is powered by second-life Tesla batteries that were combined for 190 kWh of energy storage capacity

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Finland Logs Its Largest Electric Bus Order Ever — 106 Electric Buses

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 07 Oct 2020 16:52:10 +0000

Electric buses are flowing across Europe, with record order after record order. Finland now has a fresh record for electric bus orders within its borders, with transit agency Nobina ordering 106 electric buses from

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Canada, China, Chile, Finland, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, & Sweden To Collaboratively Grow Zero-Emission Commercial Vehicle Manufacturing, Infrastructure & Deployment

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 23:08:18 +0000

Noting the climate, economic, jobs and health benefits it would bring, today nine nations on four continents agreed to work collaboratively to grow zero-emission commercial vehicle manufacturing, infrastructure and deployment at home and globally

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