ABB Powers P&O Super-Ferries Towards New Sustainable Transport Era

ABB to supply electric, digital and connected solutions for P&O Ferries’ two new vessels, including Azipod® propulsion and energy storage, cutting fuel consumption by one ton per return trip across the English Channel ABB has won […]

Volvo Cars starts production of Fully Electric XC40 Recharge

The XC40 Recharge is the first of several fully electric Volvos to come and today’s production start represents a significant step towards Volvo Cars’ ambition to reduce its CO2 footprint per car by 40 per cent […]

General Motors is Leading a Sustainable Renewable Energy Transition in the U.S.

New solar agreement brings renewable power to the Midwest and will push GM beyond the 1 GW threshold of renewable electricity use GM will source 180 MW of solar power from a new project in Arkansas […]

As Younger Workers Flee the Oil Industry, Some may be Coming to Work for Elon Musk

by Charles Morris These are sad days in the oil patch. US fossil fuel firms eliminated about 105,000 positions—roughly 20 percent of their workforce—between March and June, according to Accenture. BW Research Partnership puts the job losses […]

How Panasonic is Responding to Tesla’s Battery Day

by Matt Pressman Tesla’s Battery Day was a landmark event for the company. The Silicon Valley automaker plans to begin efforts to produce their own battery cells. Where does that leave Tesla’s existing battery suppliers? After years of […]

Rolls-Royce Completes Ground-Testing of Technology set to Power the World’s fastest All-Electric Plane

Rolls-Royce has completed testing of the ground-breaking technology that will power the world’s fastest all-electric plane. All the technology has been tested on a full-scale replica of the plane’s core, called an ‘ionBird’, including a 500hp […]

Electrify Canada to Install Overhead Canopies at Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Across Canada

New addition to station design will provide EV drivers with year-round protection from the unpredictable Canadian elements Toronto, ON (September 22, 2020) – Electrify Canada is enhancing the charging experience for electric vehicle (EV) drivers by announcing the […]

All-Electric Zero Emission Buses from Lightning Systems now offered on CALACT purchasing contract

Municipalities, counties and transit agencies can meet climate change, sustainability goals by purchasing all-electric, zero-emission buses through the California contract  LOVELAND, Colo., Sept. 24, 2020 – Communities throughout California can now purchase zero-emission, all-electric (ZEB) shuttle […]

Volkswagen & Uber Launch Pilot Project with Electric Vehicles in Berlin

Uber partners use e-Golf01 for “Uber Green” sustainable ride hailing service Day of action with partners held as virtual event Holger B. Santel, Head of Sales and Marketing Germany: “Through our cooperation with Uber, we are helping […]

Mercedes-Benz Wörth Plant to start Series Production of the eActros in 2021

Production of the Mercedes-Benz eActros will take place at Wörth Vehicles with electric drive will be incorporated flexibly into the existing production set-up New range of tasks will be generated in the manufacturing process The eActros: […]

First-of-its-kind, All-Electric Mobile Preschool Will Make ‘Magic’ in Colorado

The all-electric Winnebago Industries Specialty Vehicles ‘Magic Bus’ will bring learning to young children throughout the community beginning in October through the Vail Valley Foundation’s YouthPower365 education programming Vail, Colo., Sept. 24, 2020 — A first-of-its […]

New production site for e-drive components: BMW Group Plant Leipzig to start Battery Module Production in 2021

Leipzig. The BMW Group is further expanding its Germany- based production capacities for electric drives. From 2021, the Leipzig plant will also produce battery modules for the high-voltage batteries of the BMW Group’s electrified vehicles. By 2022, […]

Anaheim Transportation Network Electric Buses to Save  an Estimated $4.8 Million in Fuel Costs with Fleet Charge Management Services from AMPLY Power

The First-of-its-Kind 20-Year Charging-as-a-Service Agreement Aims to Power 46 Electric Buses Serving Residents, Businesses and Visitors to the Region [Anaheim, Calif., September 22, 2020] — Continuing down its path towards becoming California’s first all-electric bus fleet, the […]