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  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers

    Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed amid great acclaim with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers. Held from 26 – 29 October, the Expo was jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • AAA Joins the Electric Drive Transportation Association

    The Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) -- the preeminent industry association dedicated to advancing electric drive as a core technology on the road to sustainable mobility -- today announced that AAA has joined the Association. "With more than 52 million members, AAA is dedicated to providing industry leading information and support for the sustainable mobility options offered ...


  • Imtech: Toyota order; first large-scale network for electric transport

    Gouda - Royal Imtech N.V. (IM-AE, technical services provider in and outside Europe) announces that it will be installing a high-tech network of intelligent charging points at the home addresses of owners of the new Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid and at all Toyota dealers in the Netherlands. Between 1,300 and 2,500 charging points are expected to be installed at the homes of ...


    By Royal Imtech N.V

  • Green transport boost

    The green transport industry has gained momentum this week after a key developer of eco-friendly cars announced plans to manufacture 'tens of thousands' of vehicles per year from 2011. Better Place intends to initially launch the electric vehicle programme in partnership with Renault in Denmark and Israel, reports the Guardian. ...


    By Energy Saving Trust

  • Green transport future for Heathrow

    Written by Mark Stephens The future of green transport was revealed at the Science Museum on August 12th. A driverless electric shuttle cab was unveiled, which by next year will be taking thousands of passengers to and from Terminal Five at London's Heathrow Airport. The Personal Rapid Transport (PRT) system, worth £2.5 million, can travel at speeds of up to 25mph using a combination ...


    By Energy Saving Trust

  • 2011 Alternative Clean Transportation

    The 2011 Alternative Clean Transportation "ACT" Expo opens today at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif., convening the largest gathering of alternative fuel and clean vehicle stakeholders in the U.S. this year. More than 1,100 attendees will gather at the three-day event, designed to showcase successes in advanced ...

  • The Alternative Clean Transportation Expo

    Welcome to the future of transportation and the largest gathering of alternative fuel and advanced, clean technology vehicles in the United States. The ACT “Alternative Clean Transportation” Expo is designed to showcase the emerging technologies, vehicles and equipment innovations, and future funding opportunities that can fuel long-term success in fleet operations. This fleet-driven, ...

  • ChargePoint is Helping Electrify America’s Transportation

    This is part three of a four-post series celebrating National Drive Electric Week (September 15-21, 2014). The Department of Energy's Vehicle Technologies Office supports plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) development and deployment efforts ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • The President of the International Association of Public Transport calls on Ministers to bank on public transport

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Brussels, 27 May 2011 The President of the International Association of Public Transport calls on Ministers to bank on public transport Alain Flausch, President of the International Association of Public Transport (UITP), made a ...

  • Eaton to power energy-efficient transportation in Washington, D.C. with electric vehicle charging network

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced it will collaborate with the Greater Washington Regional Clean Cities Coalition (GWRCCC) to provide electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure planning and consultation for the Greater Washington, D.C. region. The goal of the one-year project, funded by a Department of Energy (DOE) grant, is to create a safe, reliable and ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEVs) to Be Displayed on June 22 During Sustainable Transportation Day

    On June 22, the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE’s) Fuel Cell, Bioenergy, and Vehicle Technologies Offices will host a Sustainable Transportation Day showcasing EERE’s strategic investments in sustainable transportation technologies. Attendees will include DOE staff, EERE leadership, and transportation stakeholders from the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • U.S. EPA honors former San Joaquin Valley school transportation director for electric school bus advocacy

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today presented John Clements, former Director of Transportation for the Kings Canyon Unified School District (Reedley, Calif.), with the region’s prestigious Environmental Champion award for his work to deploy zero emission, battery-electric school buses and refrigerated lunch delivery trucks in the San Joaquin Valley, and for his statewide work as ...

  • Mitsubishi Motors and Yamato Transport Start Light Commercial Electric Vehicle Field Testing for Collection/Delivery Operations

    Tokyo, Oct 19, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Yamato Transport Co., Ltd. (Yamato Transport) and Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced that they have started field testing for parcel collection and delivery operations with the use of a prototype light commercial electric vehicle (EV) built by MMC.Yamato Transport is working to reduce environmental burden in all areas of its express home delivery ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Québec – California to Collaborate on Electrification of Transportation

    Québec’s Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight against Climate Change, David Heurtel and California’s Secretary for Environmental Protection Matt Rodriquez today formalized a new collaborative effort aimed at the electrification of transportation. The partners agreed to set up a Québec-California working group to facilitate the exchange of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Hong Kong’s First Pure-Electric Taxis Begin Service, Revolutionizing Public Transport

    Today, BYD announced the launch of Hong Kong’s first all-electric taxi fleet, BYD e6 electric cross-over sedan at a launch ceremony held at the Hong Kong Science ...


    By Sime Darby

  • Sustainability for North American freight transportation

    Cross-border cooperation to improve environmental performance of the North American freight system is urgently needed-not just to enhance environmental sustainability, but to safeguard regional economic competitiveness, according to a new report from the Secretariat of the Commission ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Montréal and the Electric Circuit – Charging Electric Cars Downtown

    Pierre Arcand, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Minister responsible for the Northern Plan, inaugurated the first curbside charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs) in downtown Montréal, with Montréal’s executive committee member in charge of transportation, Aref Salem, and Hydro-Québec President and Chief Executive Officer Thierry Vandal, representing ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Effects of electric vehicles on the climate

    A new study suggests that a 50 per cent reduction in road transport emissions as a result of using more electric vehicles will result in a cooling effect on the climate. The researchers compared the overall impact on climate and air quality of sourcing electric power for vehicles from zero carbon sources, such as wind and solar power, and sourcing it from standard power plants. Road transport ...

  • Montreal to join the electric circuit

    The City of Montreal has announced its intention to join The Electric Circuit and roll-out public charging stations for electric vehicles on its territory in 2013. The announcement was made by the founding partners of The Electric Circuit-Les Rôtisseries St-Hubert, RONA, METRO, the Agence métropolitaine de transport (AMT) and Hydro-Québec. "This project is another step in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Here comes the electric plane

    The Txchnologist, the GE-sponsored online magazine, wraps up its aviation month with a week devoted to space travel, including this far-out feature on the E-Plane: Confronted with substantially the same environmental mandates that prompted the auto industry to develop electric cars, the aviation industry has begun gearing up to do the same. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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