June 30th, 2017 | by James Ayre
As part of the Mayor of London's ongoing efforts to reduce the city's growing air pollution problems, a new retrofit program has been announced that will result in around 5,000 buses being upgraded so as to meet the Euro VI emissions standard.
The program is reportedly expected to slash the emissions of the 5,000 or so buses in question by around 95%.
June 27th, 2017 | by Nicolas Zart
Autonomous vehicles have been in the news a lot this year, including the French autonomous shuttle maker NAVYA ARMA, which just announced its first assembly plant outside Europe will be in Michigan,
June 26th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Volvo has received an order for 13 electric buses for the Swedish city of Malmo. It is the largest electric bus order ever received by the company.
June 24th, 2017 | by James Ayre
Utah's Park City Transit recently deployed 6 all-electric Proterra Catalyst FC+ buses, which will be used to serve transit riders in the ski resort communities in Park City and Summit County, according to recent reports
June 24th, 2017 | by Nicolas Zart
The concept of low- to no-pressure travel through tubes has been around for a few hundred years, but it's clearly facing a revival of inspiration lately. It continues to capture imaginations as a promising future mode of transport, but also now investment dollars.
Today, the idea of achieving high-velocity travel in a controlled tube environment may have made a step forward, thanks to the startup Hyper Chariot Network
June 20th, 2017 | by Kyle Field
Stuttgart is a city that is plowing a path forward to an electrified future powered by renewable wind and solar energy. Its leaders envision citizens zooming around on electric bikes that can be loaded onto silent electric trains headed to destinations near and far
June 19th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan
Colorado is sometimes at the forefront of policies to protect clean air and the environment. As part of that and its effort to bring good jobs to the state, Colorado's one of the top states for solar energy. It also offers perhaps the best electric car incentives in the nation. Now, some in the state are also looking to clean up their buses. A nice bit of news in this regard comes from Aspen.
June 16th, 2017 | by Andrea Bertoli
Cleantech leaders from 11 countries are now set to converge on Berlin and Wroclaw for the next edition of our Cleantech Revolution Tour. We have longtime EV and solar leaders from the UK, France, the Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Ukraine, Slovakia, Hungary, the USA, Sweden, and Portugal joining the conference
June 15th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan
Transportation systems never stay still. They are practically by definition and ever-evolving part of our society. As you may have noticed, ever-changing and expanding multimodal transportation systems are increasingly relying on apps, or connected to apps
June 13th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan
Which electric vehicle incentives are most effective? Which will stimulate the most EV adoption? Which break down the biggest barriers to EV awareness, experience, and transition
June 10th, 2017 | by Kyle Field
In an attempt to summarize what he was looking for from a cutting-edge race vehicle, Emil Jellinek — one of the original designers of the first Mercedes-Benz vehicle — said simply, "I don't want a car for today or tomorrow, it will be the car of the day after tomorrow." In many ways, we are back at the same intersection of the end of an era of old technology as it is faced with the dawning of a new era
June 5th, 2017 | by James Ayre
Volkswagen Group's firm MOIA, focused on the emerging new mobility sector, is acquiring the pioneering Finland-based software firm Split Finland Oy
June 5th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan
If you've traveled much, it is easy to appreciate the convenience of tapping up an app for an Uber or Lyft, jumping in the ride, and getting rather easily to your destination. As well as travelers, urbanites are often pedestrians who combine metro, subway, and on-demand taxi services such as Uber and Lyft as a way of life
May 30th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan
Study after study after study after study shows exhaust from gas cars and diesel engines to be a major factor of disease in our world, and — tragically — in our children. With such a large amount of information on air pollution out there, why on earth would an administration claiming to care for children cut funding for clean transport (not to mention the EPA)? Is the party and its president simply disrobing its pro-child guise, its pro-life guise with the understanding that voters won't pay attention or care
May 28th, 2017 | by Andrea Bertoli
CleanTechnica's next Cleantech Revolution Tour is approaching, and it is packed with EV and clean energy leaders from around Europe.
Starting in Berlin (Germany) on June 27 (special networking activities), continuing on June 28 in Berlin (panel discussions and presentations), offering shuttle rides from Berlin to Wroclaw in a Tesla (first come, first served), and ending on June 29 in Wroclaw, Poland (panel discussions and presentations), the Berlin + Wroclaw edition of the 2017 Cleantech Revolution Tour — The Future Is Now: Surf The Cleantech €-Wave — will be focused on how to best invest your time and money into the cleantech future
May 25th, 2017 | by Roy L Hales
Bicycles have dominated Vancouver's "Rush Hour Challenge" ever since the event began in 2009. According to statistics from HUB Cycling, bikes came in first 73.3% of the time, while cars have been first 16% and transit 11% of the time. This year, bicycles once again triumphed in Vancouver's Annual Rush Hour Challenge
May 25th, 2017 | by Kyle Field
The City of St. Albert just took delivery on the first three electric buses BYD has delivered to Canada. The three BYD K9 buses are the first installment of the order of a total of seven electric buses for the city. The order represents a conversion of a full 10% of the city's bus fleet to electric, which will be fulfilled by the end of the year and shows its commitment to migrating its fleet to next-generation fuels
May 24th, 2017 | by Kyle Field
Motiv's core competency is in electric vehicle operating system development. Motiv has essentially built the software brain (with over the air updates!) for electric vehicles supported by a core suite of automotive-grade hardware and embedded controllers that Motiv builds in-house in Hayward, California
May 23rd, 2017 | by Nicolas Zart
A long battle in Montréal (Canada) between two international bus companies with a penchant towards autonomous e-mobility has finally ended. The Keolis et Transdev (Keolis vs Transdev) is over for now, as Keolis was selected to deploy its autonomous electric minibus. It will test its Navya shuttle for one year in real-life conditions
May 23rd, 2017 | by Kyle Field
BYD has announced that it has delivered an additional 20 of its e6 electric sedans to the existing Montevideo taxi fleet in Uruguay