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San Joaquin regional transit district opens first 100% electric, zero-emissions bus rapid transit route in the U.S.

Stockton, California – San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) will convert its existing Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Express Route 44 to 100 percent battery-electric, zero-emissions buses in August.  451 more words

Commercial Vehicles

Where is the Air-Powered Car?

It’s been a decade since we’ve seen examples of the Air-Car. Since then, the idea of using air pressure to power a car has spread, with minimal fanfare. 283 more words

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Mayors Sign Pact To Set Goals For Emissions-Free Ports Of Los Angeles, Long Beach

SAN PEDRO (CBSLA.com) — The mayors of Los Angeles and Long Beach Monday signed a pact that sets clean-air goals for their ports, reaffirming their commitment to adopting the… 451 more words

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Finland is increasingly Bio-land: Helsinki switches to biofuels

Finland is the cradle of the bioeconomy. And maybe someone could someday propose to change the name from Finland to Bio-land. The latest news is that buses in the Helsinki region and most of machinery and trucks used by the City of Helsinki are switching to waste and residue-based biofuels. 456 more words

Economy

Canadian Government Develops Zero-Emissions Vehicle Strategy

Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport and Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, announced on May 26 that the Government of Canada is moving forward to develop a sustainable urban mobility strategy by increasing the number of zero-emission vehicles (ZEVS) on Canadian roads by 2018. 312 more words

Electric Vehicle

Infographic: Saving the planet one mile at a time

With the whole motoring world doing what it can nowadays to create brand new cars that have as close to zero carbon footprint as possible, we thought we’d do our best to guide people who own slightly older cars so they can also cut down their carbon footprint by doing a few simple things. 61 more words

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