Clean Transportation

» Electric Roads Could Be a Path to a Driverless Future
Israel and Sweden experiment with a new way to increase the uses of electric cars.
By Clifford Krauss, New York Times
October 7, 2019

» East Coast states outline carbon pricing plan
Plan would use tax-like structure on fuel
By Andy Metzger, CommonWealth Magazine
October 1, 2019

» City grids risk being overwhelmed by EV growth: Report
By Chris Teale, Utility Dive
September 10, 2019

» White House Prepares to Revoke California’s Right to Set Tougher Pollution Rules
By Coral Davenport, New York Times
September 5, 2019

» 6 electric aviation companies to watch
By Shane Downing, GreenBiz
August 20, 2019

» Zeppelins stopped flying after the Hindenburg disaster. Now scientists want to bring them back.
The proposed airships would move cargo more efficiently than oceangoing freighters — and produce far less pollution.
By Jeremy Deaton, NBC News
August 19, 2019

» Automakers, Rejecting Trump Pollution Rule, Strike a Deal With California
By Coral Davenport and Hiroko Tabuchi, New York Times
July 25, 2019

» Arizona’s new EV growth plan could save customers billions, groups say
Robert Walton, Utility Dive
July 12, 2019

» Dutch Company Reveals An Electric Car That Charges Itself With Sunlight
By Arjun Walia, Collective Evolution
July 11, 2019

» Climate Change Denialists Dubbed Auto Makers the ‘Opposition’ in Fight Over Trump’s Emissions Rollback
By Hiroko Tabuchi, New York Times
July 2, 2019

» Alice, 9-Seat Electric Airplane, Gets Its 1st Buyer — Cape Air
By Nicolas Zart, Clean Technica
June 27th, 2019

» Canada Signals a Willingness to Challenge Trump on His Clean-Car Rollback
By Coral Davenport, New York Times
June 26, 2019

» Long distance solar EV Lightyear One has 725 km range
June 25, 2019

» State Funding For Electric Vehicle Rebates Dries Up
By Craig LeMoult, WGBH News
June 24, 2019

» To compete in the global battery arms race, the US must spur its domestic market, analysts say
Industry experts say the United States has to create incentives for lithium-ion battery products to encourage manufacturers and decrease its dependence on Chinese imports.
HJ Mai, Utility Dive
June 24, 2019

» Another Deceptive Letter Bashing the Electric Car Tax Credit Circulating Congress, Courtesy of FreedomWorks
By Ben Jervey, DeSmog Blog
June 16, 2019

» The rise of EVs could overwhelm the grid, but PG&E has a better plan
A new framework gives utilities a way to identify and seize electrification value with managed charging
Herman K. Trabish, Utility Dive
June 13, 2019

» For Widespread Adoption of Electric Vehicles, Many Roadblocks Ahead
Consumer polling shows lack of charging stations, higher price tag, little awareness of incentives pose obstacles
By Jacqueline Toth, Morning Consult
May 22, 2019   

» Google Maps adds live EV charger information
By Jason Plautz, Smart Cities Dive
April 24, 2019

» What Is Holding America’s EV Future Back While The World Charges Ahead?
Sponsored Content By Cleantechnica
April 21st, 2019

» Plummeting battery prices to make electric cars cheaper than gas cars in 3 years
By Joe Romm, Think Progress
April 16, 2019

» Awesome Solid State Battery Breakthrough News: Part 347
By Steve Hanley, Clean Technica
March 27, 2019

» A Real Tube Carrying Dreams of 600-M.P.H. Transit
Virgin Hyperloop One is testing a system that would put passengers in pods hurtling through vacuum tubes. Other companies are moving ahead with similar plans.
By Eric A. Taub, New York Times
February 18, 2019

» Senator John Barrasso Parrots Koch Talking Points to Kill Electric Car Tax Credit
By Ben Jervey, DeSmog Blog
February 5, 2019

» Volkswagen proposes ‘paradigm shift’ by opening EV platform to competitors
By Chris Teale, Utility Dive
February 4, 2019

» Are Electric Cars Only for the Rich? Sacramento Is Challenging That Notion
By Bradley Berman, New York Times
January 24, 2019

» In Massachusetts, momentum builds for carbon pricing for transportation
By Sarah Shemkus, EnergyNews.US
January 11, 2019

» The Keystone State may have found the key to the next wave of transportation electrification
Pennsylvania’s combination of guiding principles, legislation and collaboration among a broad array of stakeholders may show how to move the EV market into its next phase of development.
Herman K. Trabish, Utility Dive
January 11, 2019

» Before the Electric Car Takes Over, Someone Needs to Reinvent the Battery
Solid-state technology promises to be cheaper and charge faster than anything on the road today. But no one is close to figuring it out.
By David Stringer and Kevin Buckland,
January 6, 2019

» In landmark agreement, Mass., eight other states vow to cut transportation emissions
By David Abel, Boston Globe
December 18, 2018

» When will electric airliners make sense?
Don’t hold your breath unless you can hold it to mid-century.
John Timmer, ARS Technica
December 14, 2018

» California Requires New City Buses to Be Electric by 2029
By Hiroko Tabuchi, New York Times
December 14, 2018

» Mass. exploring carbon fee on auto fuels
By Andy Metzger, Commonwealth Magazine
December 14, 2018

» Buses Are the Electric Vehicle Everyone Should Be Talking About. Here’s Why.
By Adrian Martinez, Earth Justice
December 13, 2018

» Martha’s Vineyard transit plan goes beyond electrification
By Sarah Shemkus, EnergyNews
December 10, 2018

» Baker-Polito Administration Extends Electric Vehicle Rebate Program
Additional funding continues successful consumer rebate program into 2019
By the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources
December 6, 2018

» White House proposal to end EV tax credit comes under fire
By Chris Teale, Utility Dive
December 6, 2018

» Trump administration plans to end electric-car tax credits
By Eric C. Evarts, Green Car Reports
December 4, 2018

» 1M EVs in the US ‘a step in our journey’ to combat climate change
Speakers at an event celebrating the milestone also noted electric vehicles could play a large role in the fight against climate change and carbon emissions.
By Chris Teale, Utility Dive
December 3, 2018

» EV Drive coalition begins lobbying effort to save tax credit
By Eric C. Evarts, Green Car Reports
November 30, 2018

» Why the UK is beating the US on transportation electrification, Part 1: Customers first
By Erika Myers,
November 29, 2018

» GM cuts jobs, ends models amid shift to electric and autonomous cars
Jason Plautz, Utility Dive
November 27, 2018

» 2019 Looks Good for Electric Vehicles as New York Pushes Electrification of Transportation
By Elisa Wood, Microgrid Knowledge
November 26, 2018

» New York announces $250M electric vehicle corridor, DC fast charger rollout
By Robert Walton, Utility Dive

November 20, 2018

» Albuquerque, NM scraps electric bus deal, delays BRT rollout again
By Katie Pyzyk, Utility Dive
November 19, 2018

» The Wheels on These Buses Go Round and Round With Zero Emissions
By Brad Plumer, New York Times
November 12, 2018

» IMO 2020 Regulations and Fuel Price Impact Explained
By OPIS Staff Report,
October 29, 2018

» An Ambitious Global Effort to Cut Shipping Emissions Stalls
The International Maritime Organization agreed this year to cut greenhouse gas emissions 50% by 2050, but its members are struggling to agree on how to get there.
By Phil McKenna, InsideClimate News
October 26, 2018

» A Microgrid for Every Electric Bus Stop in Martha’s Vineyard Town
By Lisa Cohn, Microgrid Knowledge
October 16, 2018

» Is it time to hop on the hydrogen train?
By Lloyd Alter, TreeHugger
September 20, 2018
“To supply the German trains, gas company Linde will provide gas from their refineries, so for now and the foreseeable future, this train is running on fossil fuels. “The plan is that hydrogen will be produced onsite via electrolysis and wind energy at a later stage of the project.”

» Germany launches world’s first hydrogen-powered train
By Agence France-Presse, The Guardian
September 17, 2018

» A Big Week For Reshaping the Electric Grid with EVs
By Lisa Cohn, Microgrid Knowledge
September 14, 2018

» 35 California mayors sign on to support 100% EV state transit proposal
Iulia Gheorghiu, Utility Dive
August 23, 2018

» A Koch-Fueled Attack on Electric Buses Picks up Speed
By Dana Drugmand, DeSmog Blog
August 20, 2018

» Canada should hold firm and reject Trump’s efforts to roll back vehicle standards
By Clean Energy Canada
August 2, 2018

» Electric vs. Diesel vs. Natural Gas: Which Bus is Best for the Climate?
Jimmy O’Dea, Blog – Union of Concerned Scientists
July 19, 2018

» The Challenges of Zinc Air Batteries
Despite some attractive refueling arguments, rechargeable zinc air batteries are not yet ready for prime time.
By Kevin Clemens, Design News
May 3, 2018

» China’s Built a Road So Smart It Will Be Able to Charge Your Car
Bloomberg News
April 11, 2018

» MBTA should prioritize electric transit in Chelsea and other environmental justice communities
Letter to the Editor By Veena Dharmaraj, Zero Emission Bus Organizer, Massachusetts Sierra Club and Maria Belen Power, Associate Executive Director, GreenRoots, Chelsea. Chelsea Record
July 21, 2018

» Pave Over the Subway? Cities Face Tough Bets on Driverless Cars
Transit advocates fear that unrealistic hopes for new technology — and how soon it’ll get here — could lead cities down the wrong path.
By Emily Badger, New York Times
July 20, 2018

» Colorado Adopts California Clean Car Standards in Defiance of Trump Admin
By Ben Jervey, DeSmog Blog
June 19, 2018

» How the Koch Brothers Are Killing Public Transit Projects Around the Country
By Hiroko Tabuchi, New York Times
June 19, 2018

» Electric buses and trucks a big (rig) opportunity for Canadian innovators
Sarah Petrevan, Clean Energy Canada
June 14, 2018   

» Switching To Electric MBTA Buses Could Have Major Environmental Impact, Report Finds
By Katie Lannan, State House News Service via WBUR
May 03, 2018

» 15 minute charge for a 300 mile range? DOE moves to boost EVs
By Robert Walton, Utility Dive
May 2, 2018

» CNN Wrongly Blames Electric Cars for Unethical Cobalt Mining
By Ben Jervey, DeSmog Blog
May 2, 2018

» It’s cold outside. What about EVs?
By Anna Vanderspek, MassEnergy
December 20, 2017

» Electric Trucks Begin Reporting for Duty, Quietly and Without All the Fumes
By Erica Gies, InsideClimate News
December 18, 2017

» Electric vehicle charging gets a jump: Eversource’s $45m program will support rapid buildout
By Dave Packard, Commonwealth Magazine
December 14, 2017

» Emission Reductions from Electric Cars Will Increase Every Year
January 2017

» Electric buses could beat CNG buses by a mile … or 6
By Tina Casey, Clean Technica
June 10, 2015

» Green is the New Black with Asphalt Made from Algae
The next generation of roads might be made from discarded plant product rather than oil-based bitumen.
By Jessica Lombardo,
May 29, 2015