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Category: Green

World’s First Recycled Road Proves Smooth and Clean

World’s First Recycled Road Proves Smooth and Clean

| October 15, 2018

French company Vinci has built the world’s first stretch of motorway made entirely from recycled road materials. The “fully recycled road” is a kilometer long and is part of the A10 motorway between Pons and Saint Aubin in southwest France. It was built by two subsidiaries of Vinci Construction, Eurovia and Vinci Autoroutes. Vinci said that most of resources […]

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Is the U.S. Slipping Behind on Electric Vehicles?

Is the U.S. Slipping Behind on Electric Vehicles?

| October 15, 2018

As the the U.S. approaches a seemingly important “green” milestone — one million electric vehicle sold — the reality may in fact be a bit darker. A number of respected sources, such as Maxine Joselow, E&E News put the development into context. She recently wrote: “The United States started pursuing an EV market in earnest […]

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Advanced Solar Material Seeks to Boost New Power for Electric and Autonomous Vehicles

Advanced Solar Material Seeks to Boost New Power for Electric and Autonomous Vehicles

| October 10, 2018

One company is attempting to re-imagine how vehicles will tap supplemental solar power, given the increasing demands on the vehicles of the future.  So, imagine a technology that could be attached to the car’s surface and could provide additional power to the battery both while the vehicle is parked, and during motion. This is possible […]

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BYD Awarded Electric Bus Contract by WESTCOAST Sightseeing 

BYD Awarded Electric Bus Contract by WESTCOAST Sightseeing 

| October 10, 2018

BYD (Build Your Dreams) Canada has been awarded an order for zero emission, battery-electric buses by WESTCOAST Sightseeing, the first tour company in Canada to order clean energy buses, and the first to commit to having a 100% clean-energy fleet by 2023.   Battery and Electric Vehicle Pioneer BYD is the world’s largest manufacturer of electric […]

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XL Fleet Customers Top 75 Million Road Miles Driven

XL Fleet Customers Top 75 Million Road Miles Driven

| October 5, 2018

  XL, a leader connected vehicle electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets, announced that its customers have collectively surpassed 75 million total miles driven with vehicles powered by XL’s hybrid electric (HEV) and plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) systems.  The company estimates that its customers have saved nearly 1.5 million gallons of fuel, reduced CO2 […]

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Hybrid Cars Market Growing at Nearly 17% per Year

Hybrid Cars Market Growing at Nearly 17% per Year

| October 5, 2018

The global hybrid cars market is poised to grow at nearly 17% per year, according to a new research report.  The study depicts the presence of a highly competitive and emerging vendor landscape with a hint of fragmentation, says Transparency Market Research on the basis of a recently published report. And this competition is expected to […]

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