Category: Renewable Energy / Environment

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Report Finds Electric Trucks and Buses Both Economical and Critical to Reducing Greenhouse Gases

From garbage trucks to transit buses to “big rigs,” heavy-duty vehicles powered by diesel are a major source of air pollution. Emissions from these vehicles have been linked to adverse health impacts and are a significant contributor to global warming. But a new report finds that trucks and buses powered …

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Uber to Help Drivers Save Up for Electric Vehicles

Uber announced this week that the company will help drivers in London convert to cleaner transportation by raising $260 million toward electric vehicle purchases. Many drivers shy away from EVs today because EV sticker prices are higher than for internal combustion engines, and purchase decisions are determined in large part based …

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With Holistic Approach, Mazda To Introduce Electric Vehicles

Every automaker takes pride in their engines, but few match the passion and conviction shown by Mazda. Mazda has reason to believe it’s on the right track; in 2016, for the fourth year in a row, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency named the company, whose fleet-wide adjusted fuel economy performance …

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U.K.’s Royal Mail Goes Electric, Reducing Tailpipe Emissions and Lowering Operating Costs

Growing up, I remember finding out the mail was delivered because my dog barked on hearing the mail truck. Starting later this year, lucky customers on certain routes in the United Kingdom will no longer have that convenience because the U.K.’s Royal Mail Fleet has begun deploying more than 100 …

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