Hertz, Oil Giant BP Builds Over 100,000 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Rental car company Hertz and oil giant BP announced on Tuesday that they have signed a deal to develop and operate charging stations for electric vehicles across North America. BP’s EV charging company, BP Pulse, will build the charging stations and provide software and services to manage the stations and keep Hertz’ fleet charged. BP … Read more

Toronto’s new electric bikes would be great if they ever actually worked

With a few exceptions, cycling is by far the fastest way to get around downtown Toronto…if you can hold one for over a year before it gets stolen. Chronic theft is one of many factors fueling the explosive growth of Toronto’s bike-sharing system, along with increased interest in outdoor fitness options, unreliable public transportation, and … Read more

How the Paddington Tram Depot fire in 1962 fueled the Brisbane transportation revolution

On a September evening in Brisbane, 60 years ago, a fire that would sound the death knell for the city’s tram network spread through the Paddington Tram Depot. The huge depot stood high above the city on the side of a hill on La Trobe Terrace, the tall wooden supports shadowing houses on either side. … Read more

Electric vehicle sales are accelerating, but should drivers adapt?

Electric vehicle sales are on the rise and could hit a record this year, but drivers may still be reluctant to adapt as cost and infrastructure issues get in the way. In a report from the Paris-based International Energy Agency called Tracking Clean Energy Progress, the agency said global electric vehicle sales doubled to nearly … Read more

Biden called for tweet promoting electric vehicles while posing with gas-powered Corvette

Auto enthusiasts called on President Biden to promote electric vehicles in a tweet featuring an image of him posing with a gasoline-powered car during a recent visit to the Detroit Auto Show. “You all know I’m a car guy,” the president tweeted with the photo of a 2023 Chevy Corvette Z06, which he took behind … Read more

New SUV promises the best of both worlds

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US EPA to tackle utility emissions with new rules

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to impose new limits on traditional pollutants such as ozone and coal ash to encourage the retirement of the country’s remaining coal-fired power plants, after the Supreme Court overturned the agency’s ability to impose sweeping climate regulations. had limited, according to EPA chief Michael Regan. Zachary Goelman produced this … Read more

US EPA to tackle utility emissions with new rules

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to impose new limits on traditional pollutants such as ozone and coal ash to encourage the retirement of the country’s remaining coal-fired power plants, after the Supreme Court overturned the agency’s ability to impose sweeping climate regulations. had limited, according to EPA chief Michael Regan. Zachary Goelman produced this … Read more

At least 40% of US Postal Service’s new delivery trucks will be electric – Tampa Bay Now

(CW44 News At 10 | CNN) – The US Postal Service said on Wednesday that at least 40% of its new delivery vehicles will be electric, up from the 10% it had once committed to, following a response from the Biden administration and others . Under the revised plan, the postal service would purchase 33,800 … Read more