The EV Effect: Markets are Betting on the Energy Transition

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has calculated that USD 2 trillion in annual investment will be required to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement in the coming three years. Electromobility has a major role to play in this regard – IRENA’s transformation pathway estimates that 350 million electric …

Autonomous Bus Trial A Success At Tokyo’s Haneda Airport

BYD completed a 10-day trial operation of an autonomous driving bus earlier this month at Tokyo Haneda Airport. BYD partnered with All Nippon Airways (ANA), which is Japan’s largest airline, to complete the trial operation. The bus is BYD’s first autonomous-driving bus. The next step is to put it into …

Electric Fleets Can Fuel Decarbonisation Efforts. Here’s How

Without drastic action, emissions from mobility are on track to double by 2050 – making climate change irreversible and leading to a global misery greater than the pandemic. During the recent COVID-19 crisis, a growing number of cities announced their plans to forge multi-modal sustainable urban mobility ecosystems, with public transport …

Amman to Introduce New Bus Fleet Under EBRD Green Cities Programme

The population of Amman will benefit from the introduction of a new bus fleet in the Jordanian capital thanks to its participation in EBRD Green Cities, the Bank’s pioneering urban sustainability programme. In a first Jordanian project under the initiative, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing …

Electrical Fault Protection For Autonomous Vehicles

Picture this: you’re riding in an autonomous vehicle, with no steering wheel. It’s the future! You can sit in the back and sleep, do work, watch a movie, or spend time with loved ones. The car’s computer is taking care of everything, but like us, computers have needs. The computer’s …

Micromobility: Major Study Shows Electric Bikes Are Good For Health

Electric bicycles are divisive in the cycling community. Some cyclists think that they are for lazy people and others think that they are unsafe. But that’s not what the evidence shows. A systematic review of the literature on electric bicycles found evidence from studies that they are healthier than non-cycling …