Forget Flying Reindeer – Lapland’s Airports Are Switching to Renewable Diesel

Finnish airport operator Finavia is now powering its vehicles with fuel made from waste. At airports across Finland’s northernmost region of Lapland, vehicles are switching to oil refining firm Neste’s ‘MY Renewable Diesel’. Finnish airport operator Finavia has decided to adopt the fuel in its vehicles at Rovaniemi, Kuusamo, Ivalo and …

Harley Davidson Turns the Tables and Sparks a Livewire

The famed motorcycle manufacturer has announced its first electric motorbike will enter production next year. Harley Davidson has unveiled its new electric motorbike, called the LiveWire. The famed motorcycle manufacturer says the zero emission vehicle will be available for purchase in 2019 and is already production-ready. The company has announced it intends …

World’s Largest E-Bike Fleet to Roll out in Paris Region

I love electric bikes. They’re a great, low-carbon transportation option that requires much less work than traditional pedal bikes. So it’s exciting news that the Paris region is rolling out a massive fleet of them as a way to beat back traffic and air pollution. Starting September 2019, the Ile-de-France …

Zero Emission Motorcycle Enters the Race

Energica and Samsung have teamed up to create the Bolid-E Electric Motorcycle Prototype. The motor company and technology firm have teamed up to create the smart, zero emission vehicle, which aims to provide increased rider safety and deter theft through integrated smart technology. The clean electric vehicle (EV) uses intelligent …

EV Registrations Now Represent 8% of Canadian Car Sales

EV sales peaked at more than 13,000 units during the third quarter of 2018. Electric vehicle (EV) sales now represent more than 8% of new car sales in Canada. That’s according to a new report from clean tech firm Fleet Carma, which shows EV sales peakedat more than 13,000 units during the last …

Australia Unleashes Higher EV Speed Limits

Australia has announced electric cars will be able to keep travelling at maximum motorway speed limits, even when other vehicles have to slow down to reduce their emissions. The legal exception will allow electric vehicles (EVs) to keep driving at 80mph, compared to petrol and diesel cars having to drop …

Siemens Launches Field Test for Driverless Evs in Germany

A highly automated single-seat car and a shuttle bus will be used to research the interplay of intelligent infrastructure and the vehicles. Siemens is to test the interaction between autonomous electric vehicles (EVs), intelligent roadside infrastructure and cloud-based software services in Germany. It has launched a field test at its campus in Munich-Perlach, which …