School Buses Should Go Electric – Here’s How

Vehicles offer huge health and economic benefits Originally published on CommonWealth Magazine. By Duncan McIntyre,  CEO of Highland Electric Transportation DEEP WITHIN Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s Build Back Better plan for creating a more resilient, sustainable economy […]

New Applications From LiquidPiston Enable Aircraft Electrification

New Applications From LiquidPiston Enable Aircraft Electrification To Improve Drone and Rotorcraft Flight Duration and Fuel Efficiency Using the company’s innovative X-Engine, LiquidPiston is working with the U.S. Army and its xTechSearch small business technology competition […]

Strongest Car Brain Determined on the First Day of 2020i-VISTA Grand Challenge

CHONGQING, China, Sept. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — “Go!” At 9 a.m. on September 12th, with the referee’s order, “2020i-VISTA Grand Challenge” kicked off in Lijia Park of China General Technology Group and China Automotive Technology and Research Center, Chongqing. On the first […]

Aurus Escort: Putin’s Presidential Motorbike Will Be Electric

The French publication Moto Station, “Le premier” motorcycle news portal in France, offers some interesting news on Russian President Vladimir Putin. Putin is modernizing his fleet, and he chose a newly developed range of vehicles under the […]

Electric Cars: The Lifeline of the Auto Industry, Reports IDTechEx

BOSTON, Aug. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In the past two decades, the car market has declined twice: first due to the 2008 economic crisis, and then due to falling sales in China. Most recently, the lockdowns implemented to combat […]

New York City Transit Authority Places Order for Allison Electric Hybrid Equipped New Flyer Buses to Upgrade its Fleet

The largest transit authority in the United States is adding 50 New Flyer buses equipped with Allison H 40 EP™ electric hybrid propulsion systems. INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul. 28, 2020– New Flyer and Allison Transmission, the largest global […]

CATL to Supply Batteries to Trailer Dynamics to Accelerate Road Transport Electrification in Europe

NINGDE, China, July 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited (CATL) <300750.SZ> and Trailer Dynamics GmbH (Trailer Dynamics) have signed a battery supply agreement for a new way to electrify long-haul trucks. According to the agreement, CATL […]

HOMER Grid Software Now Models Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Boulder, Colo – HOMER Energy by UL, a global leader in the development of standard-setting energy modeling software, today announced that HOMER Grid, software for designing grid-tied distributed energy projects, can now model how hybrid systems […]

Aral to build more than 100 Ultra-Fast Charging Points at retail sites in Germany

Bochum, 24 July 2020 – Aral, bp’s market leading fuel retail brand in Germany, is set to invest in a network of ultra-fast charging infrastructure across the country. Following a successful 12-month pilot project at five of […]

Toray to Supply Carbon Fiber Composite Materials for Lilium’s All-Electric Air Vehicle

Originally on Toray Industries, Inc. Tokyo, Japan, July 14, 2020 – Toray Industries, Inc., announced today that it has concluded an agreement with Lilium GmbH to supply carbon fiber composite materials for the Lilium Jet. The […]

IDTechEx Asks if COVID-19 Will Accelerate the Shift Towards Electric Light Commercial Vehicles

BOSTON, July 24, 2020, PRNewswire — The COVID-19 pandemic has forced shoppers online, driving huge demand for home delivery. Moreover, growth has the potential to resume beyond the pandemic: in addition to consumer goods, the genie is […]

Optifuel Combats Climate Crisis with RNG Hybrid Line-Haul Locomotive Reducing Emissions 99.5%

40% of the U.S. Population in Urban and Environmental Justice Communities Will Directly Benefit from Zero Criteria Pollutants and CO2 Emissions, While Railroads Will Reduce Their Fuel Expenses by 50% and Significantly Reduce their Carbon Footprint […]