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Category: Green

City of Bogota Sets Green Trends with Gas Buses from Scania

City of Bogota Sets Green Trends with Gas Buses from Scania

| December 30, 2018

The City of Bogota in Columbia is paving a green pathway with its transit buses with the purchase of Scania Euro 6 gas buses — considered to be among the most quiet and clean-burning anywhere. Here’s the scoop: In November, TransMilenio in Bogotá, selected Scania to deliver 481 Scania Euro 6 gas buses. What’s more, […]

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Electric Bus Manufacturer, BYD, Applauds CA Air Resources Board

Electric Bus Manufacturer, BYD, Applauds CA Air Resources Board

| December 17, 2018

BYD (Build Your Dreams), a pioneer in battery-electric technology headquartered in Los Angeles with an electric bus manufacturing facility in Lancaster, CA, applauds the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for adopting the Innovative Clean Transit regulation requiring a zero-emission transit system by 2040. “Thank you to the California Air Resources Board and Governor Brown for […]

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Global Sales of Electric Drive to Grow 9% through 2030

Global Sales of Electric Drive to Grow 9% through 2030

| December 16, 2018

A new report from Navigant Research that analyzes the global market for electric drive trucks and buses, with a focus on hybrid, plug-in hybrid, battery electric, and fuel cell powertrains, anticipates that global annual sales of electric drive medium and heavy duty vehicles (eMHDVs) are expected to experience a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9% through 2030.  […]

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Volvo Trucks to Debut All-Electric VNR Regional-Haul Model

Volvo Trucks to Debut All-Electric VNR Regional-Haul Model

| December 13, 2018

Volvo Trucks announced that it will introduce all-electric Volvo VNR regional-haul demonstrators in California next year, operating in distribution, regional-haul and drayage operations. Sales of the VNR Electric in North America will begin in 2020. “We are proud to announce the Volvo VNR Electric, designed to support cities focused on sustainable urban development and fleets […]

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Blackburn Energy Announces Patent on Kinetic Energy Capture System

Blackburn Energy Announces Patent on Kinetic Energy Capture System

| December 11, 2018

Blackburn Energy, Inc. announced the availability of RelGen, a new technology that eliminates dependency on a truck’s alternator to generate electricity.  RelGen, applying the principles of kinetic energy recovery systems (KERS), like those used in Formula One racing, captures energy that otherwise is lost while braking, converts it to electricity, then saves it into a […]

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Scania Delivers Fuel Cell Refuse Truck

Scania Delivers Fuel Cell Refuse Truck

| December 11, 2018

Scania is developing a fuel cell refuse truck together with Renova, a waste handling company in western Sweden, that  will feature a fully electrified powertrain as well an electrified compactor.  “We are highly interested in gaining more experience of fuel cells in actual customer operations,” says Project Manager Marita Nilsson, Electric Powertrain Technology at Scania. “Fuel cells […]

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