Electric Buses Will Soon Be Picking Up Passengers in Ecuador

Electric buses will soon be picking up passengers in Ecuador after 20 of the low carbon vehicles were delivered to the city of Guayaquil. Technology giant BYD has worked with private bus operator Saucinc on the project – it previously introduced an electric taxi fleet to the country in 2017. …

New Intelligent Technology for Clean and Connected Vehicles in EU

Manufacturers across the EU are expected to start equipping their vehicles with new intelligent technology to help accelerate the deployment of clean, connected and automated vehicles. The Co-operative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS), to be implemented in line with the EU’s clean mobility targets, will allow vehicles to “talk” to each …

Fiat Chrysler Recalling 965,000 U.S., Canadian Vehicles over Excess Emissions

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV will recall about 965,000 gasoline-powered vehicles in the United States and Canada that do not meet emissions standards and will replace their catalytic converters, officials said on Wednesday. The recall, reported earlier by Reuters, was prompted by in-use emissions investigations conducted by the Environmental Protection Agency …

Oslo Adding 70 Electric Buses This Year

Oslo, Norway is the capital environmental city for Europe in 2019 and is dedicated to becoming a zero emissions city by 2030. So it is fitting that it is adding 70 electric buses to its public transportation fleet this year. Several electric buses have been operating in the city for …

The Best and Worst Airlines for Tackling Climate Change

Flying is bad for the environment but some airlines are better than others at limiting the damage. No airline is yet doing enough to reduce carbon emissions in the long term, but Delta (DAL) and United (UAL) are ahead of the pack when it comes to managing their greenhouse gas …

Electric Vehicles Could Lower Electricity Prices

Regular readers of this column are well aware of the wonderful benefits of EV ownership. However, electric vehicles can also have a positive impact on the electric grid, serving as the perfect complement to renewable energy sources. Jeff McMahon, writing in Forbes, notes that a growing body of evidence supports …

EU Gets Heavy-Duty on Emissions from Trucks

The European Union has agreed to reduce emissions from new trucks by 30% by 2030. The European Parliament and the Council, which represents the 28 member states, reached a provisional agreement which ensures between 2025 and 2029, new trucks will emit 15% less CO2 on average compared to 2019 emission …