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Category: Transport & Travel
Buy An Electric Car And Save The Planet! Not So Fast, Consider The Alternatives First
First of all, don’t get me wrong, I love electric cars. In a world where cars is something we want, need, and enjoy, the electric kind seems the lesser kind … [Read full article]
The Evolving Cobalt Story & Tesla
A “cobalt drought” didn’t seem like a factor in electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing just a few years ago. After all, as recently as 2013, the Union of Concerned Scientists felt … [Read full article]
200K Tesla Vehicles Now Delivered In USA, Tax Credit Phaseout Begins
Originally published on EV Obsession. Tesla has confirmed on its website that it has officially delivered its 200,000th vehicle. The confirmation came as Tesla updated its website listing out the … [Read full article]
Bloomberg Model 3 Tracker Stands At 2,350 Cars A Week
The Bloomberg Model 3 production tracker has been updated as of June 3. How many of the cars is Tesla making each week now? Come inside to find out.
California PUC Approves Massive Transportation Electrification Program
The California PUC has approved a massive new plan that will see almost $400 million invested in electrifying transportation in the state, especially for medium and heavy duty trucks.
Privacy, Ethics, & Silicon Valley’s Role In The New Mobility Industry
If we had a show of hand right now, how many would say they completely trust their computers, handheld devices, smart TV, and other smart devices? Chances are high that … [Read full article]
New York City Banning Cars From Central Park For First Time In A Century This Summer
Owing to the aim of reducing air pollution and local auto accidents, cars will be banned this summer from New York City’s Central Park — after more than a century … [Read full article]
PSA Group Gets Into Electrification Game
First published on EV Obsession. The PSA Group, which includes Peugeot and Citroen, has revealed its electric vehicle (EV) roadmap by creating a dedicated unit called the Low Emission Vehicles … [Read full article]
Lyft Launching Program To Offset Carbon Emissions Of On-Demand Taxi Service Rides Via “Green” Investments
The on-demand taxi service provider Lyft is launching a new program whereby the carbon emissions footprints of the rides it provides will be offset through investments into various “green” offsets — renewable energy projects, reforestation work, etc. — a company spokesperson has revealed.
International Maritime Organization Agrees To 50% Carbon Emissions Reductions By 2050 (Compared To 2008 Levels)
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has reached an agreement with constituent countries to put a plan into place to reduce the shipping sector’s greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50% … [Read full article]
Boring Co. Raises $112.5 Million In Equity, 90% Coming Via Elon Musk
The Boring Co has raised $112.5 million in new equity, the company has revealed — with 90% of that figure coming by way of Elon Musk himself. The revelation comes … [Read full article]
Sweden Places Major Bet On Electrified Highways To Recharge Electric Vehicles
A section of highway near the airport in Stockholm, Sweden, has been fitted with new technology that can recharge electric vehicles while they drive. It could lower carbon emissions and reduce the cost of electric vehicles because they could use smaller batteries.