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An Aviation Pioneer Goes All In on Electric Planes

June 21, 2019

Via: Wired

When André Borschberg started flying as a 15 year old, he didn’t worry about how much fuel he had to burn to get and stay aloft. These days, it’s pretty much all he thinks about. It has been three years […]


Impact & Regulations, Vehicles

Canada introduces $5,000 incentive to buy electric vehicles

May 2, 2019

Via: TreeHugger

Now how about some incentives to get people out of cars? That’s former astronaut Marc Garneau, now Canada’s Minister of Transport, with Member of Parliament Deb Schulte pretending to fill up an electric car, as if you stand beside an […]


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End of Diesel Engines Is in Sight, Daimler’s Roger Nielsen Says

April 25, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

LONG BEACH, Calif. — The beginning of the end is here for the internal-combustion truck engine, said Roger Nielsen, CEO of Daimler Trucks North America, the largest truck manufacturer on the continent. And the replacement for diesel-run trucks will be […]


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E-Cargo bike from EAV could replace vans for deliveries

April 12, 2019

Via: TreeHugger

The electric quadracycle is clad in a composite made from hemp and cashews. The air quality is really bad in cities like London and the traffic is really slow. Meanwhile, with the growth of online shopping, there are more and […]


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Mercedes Remakes the Minivan as an All-Electric Luxury Ride

March 5, 2019

Via: Wired

IT WASN’T SO long ago that if you had a family to haul hither and thither, you got a minivan. In 2000, Americans bought 1.25 million of the things. By 2007, though, that number had dropped to 800,000, and it […]


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Two mail giants commit to 100% electric vehicles

March 4, 2019

Via: TreeHugger

Fleet purchasing may turn out to be critical to electrification. There’s little doubt that corporate support for renewables has served as an important backstop against political obstructionism, and we may soon start to see a similar dynamic when it comes […]


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Tesla finally releases its ‘affordable’ Model 3

March 1, 2019

Via: TreeHugger

It was a while coming, but this could be a pretty big deal for your average buyer. Ever since Tesla started talking about the Model 3, electric car nerds (and just about everyone else too) has been talking about its […]


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Hyundai Nexo Review: The Hydrogen Fuel Cell-Powered Electric SUV

February 22, 2019

Via: Wired

Watching the Hyundai pull into the parking spot, I cringe a bit with the stress that strikes when I feel like I’m holding other people up. The car is wiggling backward and forward, backward and forward, trying to fit into […]


Impact & Regulations, Vehicles

Lyft backs lawsuit against EPA fuel economy roll back

February 20, 2019

Via: TreeHugger

Big Auto is increasingly coming up against Big Tech. Most TreeHuggers know that Big Auto is busy opposing fuel efficiency standards, even as they claim to be preparing for an electric future. Fortunately, they are not the only corporate special […]


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Why Electric Cars Struggle in the Cold—and How to Help Them

January 30, 2019

Via: Wired

Lately, Tesla has been keen to emphasize the performance of its cars on snow and ice, tweeting out a video of the Model 3 swashbuckling about a winter proving grounds and running a promotion in which customers can win the […]