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Category: Green

BMW’s Dream: A Hyperloop for Electric Bicycles

BMW’s Dream: A Hyperloop for Electric Bicycles

| December 21, 2017

BMW is in the works to create an elevated network of covered bicycle highways that would wind their way through congested Chinese cities. Imagine rented electric bikes, with fees charged based on the distance traveled, whisking commuters and tourists (at up to 15 miles per hour) to their destinations. “It’s our Hyperloop,” Markus Seidel, head […]

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Price Might Not be Right for a Very Used Tesla

Price Might Not be Right for a Very Used Tesla

| December 19, 2017

We understand that the Tesla is supposed to retain its value, but check this out. An Amsterdam company that has been operating a Tesla taxi fleet and was an early adopter of electric vehicles is now about to sell of dozens of used Tesla vehicles; but to some, the price seems steep. Tesla’s vehicles have […]

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Mercedes to Electrify All Commercial Vans

Mercedes to Electrify All Commercial Vans

| December 15, 2017

As part of its electrification plan, Mercedes-Benz will add electric drive to all its commercial vans and it is starting by taking orders for the new eVito all-electric van. Last year, Mercedes unveiled a prototype of its new all-electric van concept aimed at the delivery industry. The eVito is a mid-size van with a 41.4 kWh battery pack for a range “around 150 km” (93 […]

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Clean Energy Awarded Major Fueling Agreement for City of Santa Fe

Clean Energy Awarded Major Fueling Agreement for City of Santa Fe

| December 14, 2017

The City of Santa Fe, New Mexico, has contracted with Clean Energy to build a CNG fueling station for its transit and refuse fleets as well as offering access to the public. The clean energy furling station design will include fast-fill dispensers for Santa Fe Trails, the city’s transit agency, as well as time-fill dispensers […]

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Hawaii Pledges 100% Renewable Ground Transportation by 2045

Hawaii Pledges 100% Renewable Ground Transportation by 2045

| December 14, 2017

Leaders from all four counties in Hawaii gathered to pledge to transition all ground transportation in their counties off of fossil fuels by 2045, according to Blue Planet Foundation. Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell, Maui County Mayor Alan Arakawa, Kaua’i County Mayor Bernard P. Carvalho Jr., and Hawaii County Managing Director Wil Okabe, in the place […]

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Costa Rica Accelerates into Electric Transportation

Costa Rica Accelerates into Electric Transportation

| December 14, 2017

Costa Rica may look green to the eye, but it’s also quite green in another realm. Recently, it broke the world record for the longest consecutive time running on renewable energy — a whopping 300 days! Still, there is much to do. Costa Rica is still struggling to cut emissions associated with its transport system. […]

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