Tag Archives: transport

GM CEO Thinks U.S. Will Take Decades To Switch To EVs — She Could Be Right, And Here’s Why

GM’s Mary Barra thinks that it the U.S. may take decades to fully switch EVs. This has nothing to do with GM, but the 250 million ICE vehicles in existance — Read on cleantechnica.com/2020/06/11/gm-ceo-thinks-u-s-will-take-decades-to-switch-to-evs-she-could-be-right-and-heres-why/amp/

Posted in Events International | Tagged | Leave a comment

Ford expands EV production team and factories for electric F-150 and eTransit

Ford to hire additional employees and invest $US100 million to expand production capacity of its all-electric F-150 and all-new E-Transit. — Read on thedriven.io/2020/11/13/ford-expands-ev-production-team-and-factories-for-electric-f-150-and-etransit/amp/

Posted in Events International | Tagged | Leave a comment

World’s most energy efficient vehicle rolls on to new heights

Electric vehicles have come a long way in the last decade or so, moving people from A to B with ever-improving efficiency, but none quite match the levels of a student-built railroad car called Eximus IV, which has just set … Continue reading

Posted in Events International | Tagged | Leave a comment

Future sailors: what will ships look like in 30 years?

With a target to halve its huge carbon footprint, the race is on to find new technologies to green the world’s shipping fleet — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/may/03/future-sailors-what-will-ships-look-like-in-30-years

Posted in Events International | Tagged | Leave a comment

On-demand bus service strikes chord in Sydney – no car required

Sydney commuters are taking to a new on-demand bus service rolled out in the city’s west, with many choosing to use the service over their own private car. — Read on thedriven.io/2019/09/04/on-demand-bus-service-strikes-chord-in-sydney-no-car-required/amp/

Posted in Events local, Events National | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

California’s Ban on Gas Vehicles is Also Good News for the Grid and the Auto Sector

California’s Ban on Gas Vehicles is Also Good News for the Grid and the Auto Sector – Rocky Mountain Institute — Read on rmi.org/californias-ban-on-gas-vehicles-is-also-good-news-for-the-grid-and-the-auto-sector/ Imagine this in USA, convulsions for Trump!

Posted in Events International | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Supply chains generate massive carbon emissions

25 September, 2020 – When it comes to cutting carbon emissions, think global. Think multinational. Think Coca-Cola, or Total. But don’t fly. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/supply-chains-generate-massive-carbon-emissions/

Posted in Events International | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Airbus Unveils Hydrogen Designs for Zero-Emission Flight – Bloomberg

European planemaker Airbus SE unveiled three designs it’s studying to build hydrogen-powered aircraft as it races to bring a zero-carbon passenger plane into service by 2035. — Read on http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-09-21/airbus-unveils-hydrogen-powered-designs-for-zero-emission-flight

Posted in Events International | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Swedish consortium unveils mammoth wind-powered car carrier

Swedish consortium unveils a modern-day sailing ship which will be capable of carrying 6-7,000 vehicles an feature sails 80 metres high. — Read on thedriven.io/2020/09/10/swedish-consortium-unveils-mammoth-wind-powered-car-carrier/ For a country as dependent on international trade by ocean freight, with so much experience … Continue reading

Posted in Events International | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Electric buses and trains are the answer, not more cars

A silent and largely ignored health hazard accompanying our daily commute is that of air pollution. Are more cars, even if electric, the answer? — Read on thedriven.io/2020/09/02/electric-buses-and-trains-are-the-answer-not-more-cars/

Posted in Events National | Tagged | Leave a comment