Tag: fuel efficiency


Every ship’s efficiency rating will be made public, says ICS

November 4, 2020

Via: Splash 247

The ‘A’ to ‘E’ operational efficiency rating of every ship above 5,000 gt will be made fully public and updated on an annual basis, according to the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS). This rating system could be adopted as soon […]

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 […]


Ford begins production on StreetScooter WORK XL electric delivery trucks

October 12, 2018

Via: TreeHugger

Given the sheer size of logistics company DHL, it was encouraging when they announced that they were going to start using electric trucks. What was even more encouraging, however, was the fact that they promised to start producing and selling […]


Experimental Starship Initiative Truck Completes Cross-Country Test

June 11, 2018

Via: Transport Topics

A Starship landed in Jacksonville, Fla. But there were no aliens on board, just 40,000 pounds of reef-building material hauled cross-country in an experimental lightweight truck with streamlining everywhere. And within days of making the trip, it was shown June […]

Impact & Regulations

New study shows that urban driving is way up, rural driving is way down

July 17, 2017

Via: TreeHugger

Whenever I see an email from Michael Sivak in my inbox, I know I am going to be depressed. He is the Director, Sustainable Worldwide Transportation, at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) and sends out reports that […]

Impact & Regulations

Why stronger fuel efficiency standards are so important

March 27, 2017

Via: TreeHugger

TreeHugger used to be all about incremental steps you could take to reduce your carbon footprint, but most of our readers have changed their lightbulbs by now and we totally gave up on clotheslines. The problems we face are so […]

Impact & Regulations

Auto dealers want Trump to weaken car emissions rules

January 31, 2017

Via: The Hill

Auto dealers are joining the call from carmakers for President Trump to roll back his predecessor’s aggressive vehicle emissions rules. At the group’s annual meeting in New Orleans, leaders and members of the National Automobile Dealers Association argued that the […]

Impact & Regulations

EPA decides not to weaken car efficiency rules

December 1, 2016

Via: The Hill

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) won’t weaken the car fuel efficiency standards it set in 2012, despite pleas from the auto industry. The EPA proposed Wednesday a formal finding that the standards should remain in place and do not need […]