The principle of mutually beneficial cooperation and partnership between technologies is alive and well as electric vehicle (EV) sales and corresponding EV charge infrastructure spur each other on.
Southern California Edison (SCE), the largest electricity provider for Southern California, is collaborating with Volta Charging in an innovative outdoor advertising campaign to communicate the benefits of driving electric vehicles (EVs). The ads will appear on charging stations owned and operated by Volta at Vons grocery store in Lakewood, CA. ... Read more »
National Grid, a major utility in the UK and US, joined EV100 earlier this month, committing to transition its fleet of over 5,700 vehicles to electric – 2,879 vehicles in the UK and 2,905 vehicles in the US – and install charging for staff at all locations by 2030. EV100 ... Read more »
General Motors announced today it will increase its electric vehicle and autonomous vehicle (EV and AV) investments from 2020 through 2025 to $35 billion.
As sales of electric vehicles soar, and as the price of automotive batteries declines, demand for battery management systems will jump. The battery management system market is projected to grow at a 15% CAGR between 2021 and 2030, according to a new report from ResearchAndMarkets.
Ford Motor Company is working on a supply-chain initiative focused on finding drop-in applications for carbon-negative PET plastic produced from sustainable wood residues. PET plastic helps make cars lighter and more fuel efficient, and often comprise a large percentage of a vehicle’s mass.
Governments aiming for net-zero emissions by 2050 must do more to spur the adoption of electric vehicles, according to a new report from BloombergNEF (BNEF). Electric vehicles represent a $7 trillion global market opportunity between today and 2030, and $46 trillion between now and 2050, but that won’t be enough to reach the goal unless certain measures are taken.
Los Angeles City Planning and the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) unveiled proposed changes to the City's existing Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Program.
The next 10 years are likely to be dramatic in terms of electric heavy commercial vehicles; in China, the trend is already well underway, particularly with electric trucks, but the rest of the world is expected to follow in coming years. Though momentum is strong, the challenges are not insignificant — mostly relating to range and charging speed.
As businesses grapple with return-to-work strategies – office, fully remote, hybrid? – a new UK study finds that a 32-hour work week could help fight climate change by reducing emissions more than 20%. Using data from numerous government and academic sources, the report illustrates that shifting to a four-day working ... Read more »
Boeing and Alaska Airlines announced today they are partnering on the latest Boeing ecoDemonstrator program and will flight test about 20 technologies on a new 737-9 to enhance the sustainability of air travel.
BYD, a top electric bus (e-bus) maker, has introduced its latest innovation – a battery-electric Type D school bus with top-priority safety features, superior performance capabilities, and a sleek design. The Type D can seat up to 84 passengers, and can be equipped with an ADA liftgate. The bus has ... Read more »