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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California May Soon Mandate Uber & Lyft Shift To Electric Vehicles

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 26 May 2020 02:43:03 +0000

California wants more EVs for Uber and Lyft, and may have a plan to make that happen. Despite the ongoing pandemic, though, California believes now is the time for Uber and Lyft to get their act together environmentally

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Seoul Is Subsidizing 700 Electric Taxis

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2020 11:00:28 +0000

South Korea’s capital, Seoul, is purchasing 700 electric taxis. This subsidy is worth 18.2 million won (around $15,000) per EV, far more than the 12.7 million ($10,300) subsidy for buying an EV for personal use. Seoul is making foreign manufacturers, not only Korean brands, eligible for funding

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Sony Electric Car … Australian Fire Insanity … Zombie Solar Energy Storage System — CleanTechnica Top 20

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 12:00:24 +0000

The biggest, hottest, most enticing CleanTechnica stories last week were led by Sony unveiling an electric car, the impossible-to-comprehend scale of this month’s Australian wildfires, and a solar energy storage device from the 1980s that has come back to life. You may have noticed something unusual by now — there wasn’t a single Tesla story in the top 3! That’s the first time in a long time, and ironic considering that Tesla stock [TSLA] went bonkers last week (and is still going bonkers)

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Current Taxi (Get It? Current As In Electrical Current) Is Hiring In Canada

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 01:33:43 +0000

There is a taxi company in Canada called Current Taxi. It has an all-electric fleet, or should we say, an all-Tesla fleet. The company is now hiring drivers. One of the perks, of course, is that you get to drive a Tesla. Current Taxi’s goals is to change the way of the taxi industry one ride at a time

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Las Vegas Taxi Company Orders Hundreds Of Teslas

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 07 Jan 2020 03:34:03 +0000

Kaptyn, a Transportations as a Service (TaaS) technology company in Las Vegas, today launched 30 Teslas in its on-demand transportation (i.e., taxi) service in Vegas. Initially, I thought, “That’s a big order. We should probably cover that.” As I jumped into the story, though, I saw it was about much more than 30 Teslas

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The Future Is Now In Indonesia As BYD Lands Order For 200 Electric Taxis For Jakarta & Bali

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2019 17:13:20 +0000

BYD is electrifying Bali and Jakarta with a new order for a fleet of 200 of BYD’s fully electric T3 vans from the operator of the largest taxi network in Indonesia, PT Blue Bird Tbk. The new order is the largest order for fully electric taxis in history in Indonesia and also sets a new record for BYD for its electric vans outside of China

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