After years of playing second fiddle to battery-powered electric vehicles, hydrogen electric fuel cell vehicles are steamrolling into the zero emission transportation spotlight.
UPS will work with partner Workhorse, a battery-electric transportation technology company, to develop and deploy a fleet of 50 custom-built plug-in electric delivery trucks with zero emissions. The goal is to make trucks that cost as much to buy as do traditional fuel-based delivery vehicles – even without taking into account subsidies. Show More Summary
United Airlines and the Chicago Department of Aviation will invest a total of $1.43 million to purchase 26 new pieces of zero emissions ground support equipment, replacing older, diesel-fueled equipment at Chicago O'Hare. Grant funding...Show More Summary
Jaguar E-type Zero, a Jaguar icon reinvented with a zero emissions powertrain, won ‘Best Use of Electricity Since the Lightbulb’ The post Jaguar Unveils E-Type Zero appeared first on LUXUO.
Nissan will introduce its e-Power petrol-electric drivetrain in Australia in the near future, to complement its zero emissions car rollout, led by the new Leaf due at the end of 2018 – and set to comprise 12 electric Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi vehicles by 2022. This self-described technology ‘bridge’ is Nissan’s unique twist on plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and […]
Electric cars have a lot of perks: zero emissions, a quiet ride and instant acceleration. But can they save you money? Probably not.
California governor Jerry Brown has signed an executive order that sets a goal of 5 million zero emissions cars on the state's roads by 2030. The state will invest $2.5 billion to greatly expand the number of charging and hydrogen refueling stations available to California residents.
A bill in California seeks to ban registration of vehicles that aren't zero emissions, in 2040. Steven Greenhut writes: It's about time that members of Congress and the California legislature got really serious about combating the nation's pollution problem. Show More Summary
Representative body for Australia’s motoring industry, the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI), says it will not necessarily lobby government to apply subsidies encouraging the take-up of zero emissions vehicles. Instead,...Show More Summary
The Dubai Taxi Company has added a Toyota Mirai fuel cell powered car to its low and zero emissions taxi fleet as an experiment to gauge its effectiveness in revenue service,
The ACT prides itself on being a leading jurisdiction when it comes to responding to climate change. We have been courageous in our aspirations and have worked hard to meet them. While there were many sceptics when our 100% renewable electricity target was adopted, two years out from the deadline and after significant planning and […]
ABB has announced it will provide key components for power distribution for the Eglinton Crosstown project, a new light rail transit line (LRT) in Toronto, Canada.
Maryland's most populous county has declared its ambitious intention to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2035. The Washington Post reports that the wealthy county is one of the first jurisdictions … Click to Continue »
The Australian National University has published a new study which shows that Australia can meet its 2030 carbon emissions target of reducing emissions by 26-28% by 2030 by replacing all coal-fired power stations with renewables at zero net cost.
By Anna Hirtenstein (Bloomberg) — Cie. Maritime Belge SA has built the first commercial ship that runs on hydrogen and produces zero pollution, taking the world a step closer to cargo without emissions. The Hydroville passenger shuttle can operate on compressed hydrogen as well as regular fuel oil, according to the Belgian company. Show More Summary
A new study by ANU has found Australia can easily meet its 2030 carbon emissions target by replacing coal-fired power stations with renewables at zero net cost.
On the 13nd of November, the Netherlands' first sustainable parking garage opened. Taking the concept of sustainability in its broadest meaning, the facility is not just operating at zero energy emissions, but has also been constructed in a recycling-friendly way. Show More Summary