ABB Sets Course for Sustainable River Transport with Ten All-Electric Lisbon Ferries

Group press release | Zurich, Switzerland | 2021-04-12 ABB secures landmark contract with Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Gondán to supply all-electric power solution for fast 40-meter urban passenger ferries transporting up to 540 passengers each across Lisbon’s Tagus river. The ten […]

Winner Announced for The New Garage, A Volvo Cars Canada Design Challenge in Partnership with IDS

RICHMOND HILL, ON (Thursday, March 18, 2021) – Today, Volvo Cars Canada and the Interior Design Show Toronto are honored to announce Montreal-based Tiam Maeiyat as the winner of The New Garage, a sustainable design challenge. The highly regarded panel […]

Fairfax County & Dominion Energy Launch Public Service on Virginia’s First Publicly Funded Autonomous Electric Shuttle Pilot Project

Passengers can now get a free, zero-emissions ride from the Mosaic District to the Dunn Loring Metrorail station on an electric autonomous shuttle! Earlier today, federal, state, and local officials joined Fairfax County and Dominion Energy to celebrate the launch […]

James Dyson Award 2020 National Winners Announced

Over 1700 young inventors from 27 countries and regions entered the James Dyson Award this year, showcasing a breadth of ingenious inventions addressing problems such as microplastic pollution, IV infiltration and coral-reef degradation. Panels of tech […]

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 […]

LG Chem Suceeds Flying at the Highest Altitude with a Lithium-Sulfur Battery for the First Time in Korea

LG Chem has succeeded in flying at the highest altitude with a lithium-sulfur battery for the first time in Korea Loaded a lithium-sulfur battery on a solar-powered unmanned aerial vehicle (EAV-3) developed by Korea Aerospace Research […]

Video: Plug-In Ford Transit Custom Hybrid Introduces Automatic Electric Mode To Support Cleaner City Air

Live location data and geofence module automatically switches Transit Custom hybrid to electric drive mode in low-emission zones Over 500 UK orders for Transit Custom hybrid received within months of becoming eligible for Plug-in Van Grant, […]

EPA Made So Many Mistakes with Clean Cars Rollback, Even Its Own Lawyers Want to Know What’s Up

Originally published on blog of Union of Concerned Scientists. By Dave Cooke, Senior Vehicles Analyst On Monday, EPA’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) announced an investigation into the so-called “SAFE” rule, which rolled back Obama-era global warming emissions and […]

BMW i Ventures Invests in GenXComm to Increase Speed & Lower Cost of 5G Rollout.

Mountain View, Calif. (July 28, 2020) – BMW i Ventures announced today an investment in GenXComm, a company with ground-breaking technology that improves the performance and capacity of communication networks, and aims to significantly increase the […]

U.S. Department of Energy Announces Nearly $53.4 Million in Small Business Research & Development

Originally published on ENERGY.GOV The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) will fund 49 new Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) research and development projects across […]

Motiv Power Systems Deploys its First Electric Trolley with Hometown Trolley and the Town of Estes Park, Colorado

The new electric trolley provides residents and visitors mountain views with zero tailpipe emissions FOSTER CITY, Calif., July 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Motiv Power Systems, a sustainable technology company delivering all-electric chassis with a proven software platform for the […]

Volvo Cars Tech Fund invests in Blockchain Technology firm Circulor

Image, Volvo XC40 Recharge Battery Package Volvo Cars has made an investment in blockchain technology firm Circulor through the Volvo Cars Tech Fund, the company’s venture capital investment arm. Circulor and Volvo Cars have been working […]

Advanced Light-Receiving Technology from Toshiba Enables Solid-State LiDAR Free from Reliance on Mechanical Components

–Compact, low-cost and simple to install solution is suitable for wide variety of vehicle types- TOKYO—Addressing the ongoing migration towards autonomous driving, Toshiba (TOKYO: 6502) has announced the introduction of a high-resolution, long-range light-receiving technology for […]

DiDi Robotaxi Service Begins Operation in Shanghai

(Beijing, June 27, 2020) – Didi Chuxing’s on-demand robotaxi service will start picking up riders in Shanghai, China this week. Starting from June 27, upon sign-up through the main DiDi app, passengers may start requesting on-demand […]